Articles Tagged with un

CIA Officials, Dick Cheney, Fight Back On ‘Torture Report': Call It ‘Poorly Done,’ ‘Partisan’ And ‘Full Of Crap’

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Following the release of what has come to be called the Senate Intelligence Committee’s “torture report,” interrogation techniques reportedly used by CIA interrogators of al-Qaida prisoners are being called “shocking” and “brutal“. Some are even calling for the heads of CIA members featured in the torture report, as well as that of former President Bush,… Read more »

The UN Wanted You To Eat Bugs For Thanksgiving Dinner, According To RYOT

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The issues on food shortages is a problem many countries are trying to solve. Because the production and maintenance of food products also relinquishes resources, they are also trying to find other means to reduce resource consumption (which may also be one of the major reasons why genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are being pushed in… Read more »

Nations Meet In Rome For Global Nutrition Conference

Delegates from around the world meet to discuss the world's nutritional challenges at International Nutrition Conference.

Representatives from over 170 nations as well as the WHO (World Health Organization) gathered on Tuesday for the opening ceremonies of the Second International Conference on Nutrition in Rome. The nutrition conference is aimed at finding solutions to the pressing nutritional problems of the international community, where over half of the planet’s population is suffering… Read more »

Iranian Nuclear Talks Resume

U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in July and will join negotiations again in Vienna later this week.

Iranian nuclear talks resumed yesterday as world leaders meet in Vienna to try and find a solution to the Iranian nuclear crisis. Representatives from the United States and other world powers including Britain, France, Germany, China, Russia, and representatives from the European Union have been meeting with Iran in an attempts to curb Iran’s nuclear… Read more »

Kobani: ISIS Flags Being Raised In Syrian City

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Kobani appears to be about to fall to ISIS and Kurds are trapped in the Syrian city, which has been under siege for about three weeks. The United Nations (UN) is warning of pending massacres and “humanitarian tragedies” if the Islamic State militants capture the Turkish border town. Kurds from around northern Syria have reportedly… Read more »

As Many As 700 Could Be Dead In Mediterranean Shipwrecks

The coast guard preparing to tow a yacht carrying refugees.

More than 700 migrants may have drowned in the Mediterranean sea last week while fleeing from Africa and the Middle East. According to Yahoo News, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) reported on Monday that several shipwrecks could result in a death toll of migrants for the entire year reaching 3,000. The worst of the… Read more »

UN Peacekeepers Freed From Syria After Firefight, Dozens Rescued

Devastated Syrian City Opens Again to Residents

Earlier this week, 43 UN peacekeepers were seized during firefight in Syria at Golan Heights. However, it has been reported that the peacekeepers have now been rescued amid a firefight with the rebels. Reuters reports that the nearly three dozen U.N. peacekeepers from the Philippines who had been surrounded for days by Islamist militants on… Read more »

Syria Refugees Top 3 Million With Half Of All Syrians Displaced, UN Says

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Civil war in Syria has left refugees seeking asylum in bordering countries. The United Nations says that over three million Syrian refugees have registered in neighboring countries calling it the biggest operation in the UN’s 64-year history. According to ABC News, the tragic milestone means that about one of every eight Syrians has fled across… Read more »

Uranium Found In Iraq By ISIS

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Uranium was found in Iraq by ISIS. The nuclear materials were reportedly used in scientific research and may or may not be capable of being weaponized. The country’s United Nations Ambassador Mohamed Ali Alhaki asked the U.N. Secretary General to help thwart the use of the uranium by terrorists groups in Iraq and around the… Read more »

Agenda 21: GOP Candidate Joni Ernst Vows To Stop UN Plan

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Stopping Agenda 21 is at the top of Joni Ernst’s “to do” list if she gets elected to the U.S. Senate. In a recently posted campaign video the Iowa Republican vowed to fight for the property rights of all Americans and thwart the presumed objectives of the United Nations plan. As previously reported by The… Read more »

The UN Agenda In Geneva Includes Disscussion On Killer Robots

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Killer Robots will be discussed at the UN for the first time since the words were paired together. The actual definition would be ‘autonomous machines able to identify and kill targets without human input,’ but everyone agrees that ‘killer robots’ sound like a much more urgent issue. To be clear, these robots don’t actually exist… Read more »

United Nations Banned From Overseeing Tennessee Elections

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United Nations election monitors have been banned from overseeing Tennessee elections results. In 2012 liberal-leaning groups voiced their concerns over state voter ID laws to the UN, which then became involved in the ballot casting process in the United States. A total of 44 election monitors were sent to a multitude of states (including Tennessee)… Read more »

Oklahoma Moves To Protect Citizens From Agenda 21 Measures

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The Oklahoma House of Representatives members voted overwhelmingly in support of a measure designed to protect the unalienable rights of property owners and due process procedures earlier this month in order to curtail Agenda 21 plans in the state. The Oklahoma Community Protection Act would nullify any Agenda 21 or related assaults on individual property… Read more »

David Guetta Donates New Song For UN Campaign #TheWorldNeedsMore____

David Guetta donates song to UN campaign #TheWorldNeedsMore___

French DJ David Guetta will share a new song and video for the United Nations campaign “#TheWorldNeedsMore____.” Guetta, the UN and other international aid organizations came together on Friday, November 22 to launch the campaign, which raises funds for humanitarian emergencies. David Guetta said in a statement: “Music is a powerful way to connect and… Read more »