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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 ...

LOOK: Obama Addresses The United Nations

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 11.25.2012 | World

President Obama is scheduled to address the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly at 10:00am E.T. Watch Obama's speech in the livestream...

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.

Myanmar Prez Makes Historic Trip To NYC

AP | AYE AYE WIN | Posted 09.24.2012 | World

YANGON, Myanmar -- Myanmar's reformist president left Monday for New York to tout his country's makeover at the United Nations and push for an end to ...

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'...

Frustration And Turmoil As World Leaders Meet

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 11.24.2012 | World

By EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press UNITED NATIONS -- Democratic uprisings across the Arab world and the Palestinians' bid for U.N. membership sp...

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...