Erdogan was speaking two days after a Muslim leaders meeting in Istanbul condemned US President Donald Trump’s decision, calling on the world to respond by recognising East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine.
P-5 Privileges Breached as Britain Blinks and Indian Judge is Elected to International Court of Justice
The UK withdraws its candidate, leaving the field clear for Dalveer Bhandari, who had the overwhelming support of the UN General Assembly.
A resolution introduced by the Africa Group in the UN General Assembly seeks a vote to suspend the UN independent expert on sexual orientation and gender identity, a position established by the UNHRC in June.
There were seven highly regarded and qualified women who could have been selected as the next UN secretary-general. So why did the job go to another man?
Venezuela’s UN representative Rafael Ramirez called Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s comments on Venezuela’s crisis “a gratuitous attack.”
The 193-member general assembly adopted a political declaration to spend next two years to help refugees, however, the declaration is not a legal binding.
Afghanistan-born Ahmad Khan Rahami is thought to have travelled multiple times to Afghanistan and Pakistan in recent years, including a year-long stay in Pakistan until March 2014.
The discouragement of the women candidates has drawn a lot of flak from the campaign to elect a woman as the next UN secretary general, which has questioned the council’s ability to ‘bring the UN into the twenty-first century’.
Despite stiff opposition from a handful of big powers – China, Russia, the United States – the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Monday unanimously adopted a decision to press ahead with the important task of reforming the Security Council. Officially titled, “Question of equitable representation on and increase […]