UNGA 2016
UNGA 2016

What’s the point of Lebanon going to the UN General Assembly?

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

The 71st United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) kicked off this week as the leaders of 193 countries ......

Russia, US ‘in a parallel universe’ over Syria

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

The United States and Russia blamed each other for Syria’s failing ceasefire Wednesday, ......

The Gulf states at the UNGA: What is at stake?

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are very keen on the 71st UN General Assembly ......

Erdogan at UN urges global action against preacher

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday demanded international action against the ......

Obama: ‘No military victory to be won’ in Syria

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

US President Barack Obama insisted diplomacy is the only way to end the brutal five-year conflict in ......

Clinton, Trump vie for world leaders’ attention at the United Nations

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

With national security again a major US election issue after bombings in New York and New Jersey, ......

Iran’s president in Cuba to meet Castros

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani arrived in Cuba Monday for a visit in which he was expected to meet ......

UN urges those with ‘influence’ to end Syria war

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon opened the annual General Assembly debate on Tuesday with a call to ......

Saudi Crown Prince meets US officials, UN chief on sidelines of UNGA

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef has met on Monday with United States Secretary of State John ......

London ‘lifejacket graveyard’ aims to send message to UN summit

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Aid organizations laid out 2,500 lifejackets symbolizing refugee crossings to Europe in a ......

Life jackets worn by refugees displayed in NYC ahead of UNGA

Monday, 19 September 2016

Hundreds of life jackets from Greece are on display at New York’s Brooklyn Bridge Park ahead ......

Terror and security through UN eyes

Monday, 19 September 2016

The evolution of UN thinking on countering terrorism is part of the development of building an ......

Trip to UNGA: Will it embolden Abadi over Mosul offensive?

Monday, 19 September 2016

Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is heading to New York to attend the UN General Assembly ......

Ban Ki Moon calls for action to address human mobility

Monday, 19 September 2016

The United Nations General Assembly held a high-level plenary meeting Monday to address large ......

Beyond politics: Exploring the UN’s hard-hitting art and culture shows

Monday, 19 September 2016

The United Nations headquarters in New York is known to be the showground of political sparring, ......

Top