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Iraq to resume payments of Gulf War reparations to Kuwait: U.N.

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Tuesday it had accepted a proposal from Iraq to pay 0.5 percent of its 2018 oil proceeds toward compensation for $4.6 billion owed to Kuwait for..
Reuters

Book Launch: A Second Chance for Europe -- Economic, Political and Legal Perspectives of the European Union

Tuesday 21 November, 2017United Nations University-MERIT, Maastricht University Campus Brussels, and the City of Maastricht will hold a book launch event for the edited volume: A Second Chance for..
Pressat

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News video: Ivorian migrants confirm existence of Libya's migrant slave markets

Ivorian migrants confirm existence of Libya's migrant slave markets 01:45

Ivorian migrants returning from Lybian detention centres have confirmed the sale of slaves in the North African country. A total of 155 returned to Abidjan on Monday night, each with a tale to tell...
Source: Euronews English -

News video: Syrian opposition leader resigns ahead of UN peace talks

Syrian opposition leader resigns ahead of UN peace talks 02:49

A former prime minister under Assad who defected following the 2011 uprising, Hijab has been the face of the Saudi-backed High Negotiations Committee (HNC) since December 2015.
Source: Al Jazeera STUDIO -

News video: Other Countries Support U.S. Listing North Korea As A Terror Sponsor

Other Countries Support U.S. Listing North Korea As A Terror Sponsor 00:31

on Tuesday, South Korea and Japan praised Donald Trump putting North Korea back on a list of state sponsors of terrorism. The designation allows the U.S. to impose more sanctions on Pyongyang, which is..
Source: Wochit News -

News video: Footage Shows Ongoing Construction at West Lorengau Refugee Housing Despite Government Claims Facility is Ready

Footage Shows Ongoing Construction at West Lorengau Refugee Housing Despite Government Claims Facility is Ready 00:46

Despite assurances alternative accommodation for refugees inside the former Manus Island detention centre was ready, footage taken from inside the West Lorengau facility on November 17 showed ongoing..
Source: Rumble -

News video: Libya Slave Auctions Horrify UN Chief

Libya Slave Auctions Horrify UN Chief 00:44

On Sunday the UN secretary-general said he is "horrified" at reports showing African migrants sold as slaves. He called for immediate investigations. Secretary-General António Guterres said the..
Source: Wochit News -

 

UK Foreign Secy Boris Johsnon says supporting India part of strategy after pulling out of ICJ race

The UK government today said the withdrawal of its candidate from the race for the last seat of the world court was part of its foreign policy objective to support India in the United Nations.
DNA

Chinese company denies bribery charge that led to arrest of Patrick Ho in US

US authorities have arrested former Hong Kong home affairs minister Patrick Ho Chi-ping and an ex-foreign minister of Senegal for allegedly masterminding a multimillion-dollar bribery scheme in Africa..
S.China Morning Post

BMO Global Asset Management Five-Year Outlook Report: Steady Global Growth Most Likely Scenario for Near Future

TORONTO, CHICAGO, LONDON and HONG KONG, Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- BMO Global Asset Management today released its annual Five-Year Outlook report, which examines the trends expected to dominate the..
PR Newswire Asia

U.N. urges Sudan to improve plight of Darfur's displaced people

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations urged Sudan to end violence and human rights abuses against the 2.6 million people displaced by its long conflict in Darfur, a U.N. report documenting the abuses..
Reuters

Lebanese Army On "Full Combat Readiness" At Southern Border To Counter "Israeli Enemy"

lebanese army on full combat readiness at southern border to counter israeli enemy
Two days after Israel provided the first ever official confirmation of covert ties with Saudi Arabia, a step many analysts see as a precursor to future conflict in the Middle East involving adversaries..
Zero Hedge

Libya:UN chief 'Horrified' at Buying and Selling of African Migrants

[UN News] Expressing horror at news reports and videos showing African migrants in Libya allegedly being sold as slaves, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday called on the..
allAfrica.com

Tips from a local: What Cardinal Bo recommends for Pope’s visit to Burma

Vatican City, Nov 21, 2017 / 05:00 am (CNA).- To prepare for Pope Francis’ trip to Burma, Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, the first and sole Burmese cardinal in the Church’s history, met with the..
CNA

Libya's parliament votes in favor of UN road map

A Libyan spokesman says parliament has voted in favor of the United Nations' new action plan, which gives new life to stalled political talks and aims at healing divisions.
FOXNews.com Also reported by •Seattle Times

U.N. rebukes Burundi, Philippines president Duterte for threats

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations human rights office on Tuesday condemned attacks and threats made against its investigators by senior Burundian officials and by Philippines President Rodrigo..
Reuters

Prelates urge Congress to fund UN climate-change body (USCCB)

The chairmen of 2 US bishops’ committees called on Congress to allocate $10 million to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
Catholic Culture

MailPix Launches Wood-framed Canvas Prints

MailPix customers can choose three frame styles for eight print sizes HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (PRWEB) November 21, 2017 MailPix, the photo-printing, canvas and gifting site, announced new..
PRWeb

US votes against UN resolution condemning Nazi glorification over free speech issues

us votes against un resolution condemning nazi glorification over free speech issues
The US has voted against a United Nations resolution that condemns the glorification of Nazism due to...
WorldNews

Putin Holds Surprise Meeting With Assad, Will Call Trump By Phone Later Tuesday

putin holds surprise meeting with assad, will call trump by phone later tuesday
One day before meeting with the leaders of Iran and Turkey in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russian President Vladimir Putin held a surprise meeting with his Syrian counterpart, Bashar al-Assad,..
Zero Hedge

Africa:U.S. Arrests Former Officials in Africa Bribery Schemes

[VOA] The bribery scheme was hatched in the halls of the United Nations in New York and spanned several continents.
allAfrica.com

Burundi:Continuing Support for Burundi Political Process Only Way Forward, Security Council Told

[UN News] Despite challenges towards inclusive dialogue in Burundi, the United Nations must continue to support the political process there, the Organization's envoy to the east African country told..
allAfrica.com

Calls mount for action on 'killer robots' after UN talks

calls mount for action on 'killer robots' after un talks
Geneva (AFP) Nov 17, 2017 "Robots are not taking over the world", the diplomat leading the first official talks on autonomous weapons assured Friday, seeking to ease criticism over slow progress..
Space Daily

Iranian president declares end to Islamic State

Original source for this article can be found on RT by clicking here © Reuters. FILE PHOTO – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani delivers remarks at a news conference during the United Nations General..
Newsline

Arcadis presents strategy update capitalizing on global trends

*Clear choices with focus on people, innovation, and performance, driving profitable growth* · Global trends like climate change, sustainable industries and expanding cities create opportunities..
GlobeNewswire


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