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Un General Assembly 2012

We the Peoples of the United Nations: Civilian Carnage in Syria Illuminates Need for UN Structural Reform

Anna Therese Day | Posted 12.12.2012 | World
Anna Therese Day

As the spectacle of UN Week commenced against the backdrop of Syrian bloodshed, a discussion of structural UN reform could not be more timely.

Israel Tells the White House What to Do on Iran; Palestinians See Last Chance for Two-State Solution

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 11.28.2012 | World
Evelyn Leopold

Since everything and anything gets into the American election campaign, a General Assembly vote before November is not on the agenda. After that the to-ing and fro-ing begins.

The White Ribbon Alliance Citizen's Voice Reports From the UNGA in New York

David Mathias Lyamuya | Posted 11.27.2012 | Impact
David Mathias Lyamuya

The White Ribbon Alliance is bringing real and rapid change across Africa and Asia; holding governments accountable for pledges made and helping to release government funds, and ensure these are spent properly so that thousands of lives are saved.

'Clear Red Line' With Iran

Reuters | Posted 11.27.2012 | World

* Israeli leader seeks to maintain cooperation with U.S. * Clocks tick on Tehran's nuclear projects, U.S. election (Edits, adds lea...

Ahmadinejad: Iran Under Threat From 'Uncivilized Zionists'

Reuters | Posted 11.26.2012 | World

By Louis Charbonneau and Arshad Mohammed UNITED NATIONS, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Iran's president said on Wednesday his country was under ...

Middle East Permeates UN General Assembly Despite 50 Sideshows

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 11.25.2012 | World
Evelyn Leopold

The civil war in Syria and its 26,000 dead are dominating this week's U.N. General Assembly session but no solution is expected to emerge. The same goes for the Islamic uprisings against the United States and Iran's nuclear program.

Guess Who's Back In Town

Posted 09.24.2012 | World

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is back in town for the 67th session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York. On Monday, the Iranian president spoke out on Iran'...

Report: 20 Iran Officials Banned From Entering U.S.

Reuters | Posted 11.22.2012 | World

* Out of 160 Iranian visa applications, 20 refused -Fars * No reason given, but many officials subject to sanctions * Ah...

Turkish PM Reportedly Cancels Trip To U.S.

Reuters | Posted 11.21.2012 | World

ANKARA, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan has cancelled a Sept. 22-25 trip to the United States where he was due to attend a...