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UN Security Council demands COVID cease-fire UNITED NATIONS The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Friday demanding that all warring parties immediately institute a sustained humanitarian pause to enable the unhindered delivery of COVID-19 vaccines and the vaccination of million | Feb 26, 2021 8:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Columbus, Ohio
Myanmar's UN ambassador defies military to plead for immediate global action to overturn coup Myanmar's United Nations Ambassador has pleaded for immediate international action to help overturn the country's military coup. | Feb 26, 2021 7:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Australia accused of 'shamefully' holding back global action on climate change United Nations calls on all countries to have concrete plans to phase out fossil fuels as fast as possibleAustralia has been accused of shamefully doing nothing and weighing down global action after a UN analysis found national pledges to cut greenhouses
The Guardian | Feb 26, 2021 7:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Some congressional Democrats question Biden's legal justification for Syria strike His administration said the strike was in response to Iranian-backed militia groups' rocket attacks on American forces in recent weeks, and was backed by Article II of the Constitution, as well as the Charter of the United Nations.
WRCB Channel 3 | Feb 26, 2021 6:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Chattanooga, Tennessee
United Nations: Countries pledges to cut emissions are far too meager to halt climate change A new analysis shows that global pledges to cut greenhouse gases arent even close to whats needed to stem global warming, and the world remains on a perilous trajectory, even as world leaders have promised more urgent action.
Washington Post | Feb 26, 2021 3:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN: Carbon-cutting pledges by countries nowhere near enough The newest pledges by countries to cut greenhouse gas emissions are falling far short of what's needed to limit global warming to what the Paris climate accord seeks, a new United Nations report finds.
Artesia News | Feb 26, 2021 1:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Artesia, New Mexico
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Global Action Is Very Far From Whats Needed to Avert Climate Chaos New climate pledges submitted to the United Nations would reduce greenhouse gas emissions by less than 1 percent, the world body announced.
New York Times | Feb 26, 2021 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN sanctions top Houthi police official in Yemen's capital UNITED NATIONS (AP) The U.N. Security Council imposed sanctions Thursday on a top police security official in Yemen's capital, which is controlled by Houthi rebels, citing his prominent role in intimidations, systematic arrests, detentions, torture, sexua
Lufkin Daily News | Feb 26, 2021 01:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lufkin, Texas
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Iconic tapestry of Picasso's 'Guernica' is gone from the UN UNITED NATIONS (AP) The iconic tapestry of Pablo Picassos Guernica is gone from its place of honor outside the U.N. Security Council in the United Nations headquarters complex overlooking New Yorks East River.
Lufkin Daily News | Feb 26, 2021 12:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lufkin, Texas
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New US envoy starts challenge to restore US on world stage UNITED NATIONS (AP) Linda Thomas-Greenfield presented her credentials as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday, officially taking on one of the most challenging jobs for the Biden administration of helping
Lufkin Daily News | Feb 25, 2021 8:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lufkin, Texas