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US Ambassador To UN, Nikki Haley Resigns

US President Donald Trump has accepted the surprise resignation of UN Ambassador Nikki Haley. He told reporters in the Oval Office alongside Mrs Haley that she would be leaving the post at the end of the year after doing “an incredible job”. The 46-year-old…

9th October 2018

Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan Dies At 80

Loading... Former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan has died. According to Ghanaian media, he died in Switzerland, this morning August 18th after a brief illness. Mr. Annan was the 7th Secretary-General of the United Nations. Born in Kumasi on April 8, 1938, Annan was…

18th August 2018

Israel’s Gaza Response is ‘Wholly Disproportionate’ – UN

The UN human rights chief says Israel used “wholly disproportionate” force against Palestinian border protests which have left over 100 people dead. Zeid Raad al-Hussein told a meeting in Geneva that Gazans were effectively “caged in a toxic slum” and Gaza’s occupation by Israel…

18th May 2018

UN,Pope, Others Condemns Donald Trump For Recognizing Jerusalem As Israel Capital

Pope Francis, the United Nations, the European Union and others have criticized President Trump’s decision to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel. The international leaders in separate statements, criticized the Trump administration’s decision on Wednesday to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel,…

7th December 2017

North Korea Threatens US With ‘Greatest Pain’ After UN Sanctions

North Korea has threatened the United States with the “greatest pain” it has ever suffered following new sanctions imposed by the United Nations. Pyongyang’s envoy to the UN accused Washington of opting for “political, economic and military confrontation”. US President Donald Trump said the…

12th September 2017

UN: Nearly Half a Million Displaced Syrians Return Home

About 440,000 people displaced within the country returned to their homes since January, UN refugee agency says. Nearly half a million displaced Syrians have returned to their homes since the beginning of the year, mainly to find family members and check on property, the…

1st July 2017