One of the most violent nations in the world credited the United States with helping improve security and cut homicides by 50 percent this year. The president of El Salvador … Click to Continue »
Social studies teachers across the country are celebrating right now. The U.S. National Archives ? aka the official record-keepers of America ? uploaded a lot of historical GIFs on Friday. Teaching just got hella more fun! The rumors...Show More Summary
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Lone children living in the shanty town near Calais are likely to go missing or risk being trafficked when France dismantles the migrant camp, the United Nations said on Monday, urging authorities to speed up the reunion of children with families in Britain.
The National Farmers Union (NFU) General Counsel and Vice President of International Relations Dave Velde represented the world’s farmers during high-level meeting of the United Nations (U.N.) earlier this month to discuss global antibiotic resistance, which concluded with all 193 U.N. Show More Summary
From the Middle East to the heart of Europe, countries are struggling to deal with a massive surge of desperate people crossing their borders, some fleeing for their lives, others escaping poverty and in search of jobs. The number of people forced to flee their homes is staggering. Show More Summary
The National Offshore Wind Strategy September 2016 (U.S. Departments of Energy and the Interior) Executive Summary Offshore wind energy holds the promise of significant environmental and economic benefits for the United States. It is an abundant, low-carbon, domestic energy resource. Show More Summary
There are good reasons for why the United Nations named 2016 the 'Year of Pulses'.
5. Angelina Jolie, because her love affair with the UN may have ended her marriage. 70% of marriages end because one partner does too much pro bono work for the United Nations. Everyone has a theory about what caused the Brangelina split. Show More Summary
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres continues to lead the race to become the next United Nations Secretary-General after a fifth U.N. Security Council secret ballot on Monday, diplomats said.
The United States of America is a nation of many nations. Within this vast expanse, you carve out your own destiny, define your existence, and struggle against the walls, both real and imagined, that box you in. You choose to look past...Show More Summary
The world is facing its worst refugee crisis since World War II. According to the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNCR), there are 21.3 million refugees across the globe. A vast majority of these refugees come from Africa and the Middle East, with Syrians accounting for nearly one-fourth of the total refugee population. Show More Summary
Moscow on Monday slammed the United States and Britain for accusing Russia of "barbarism" and war crimes in Syria in speeches at the United Nations. "We note the overall unacceptable tone and rhetoric of the representatives of the United Kingdom and the United States, which can damage and harm our relations," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.
Aviation industry backs UN proposal to limit pollution from international flights - even though the measure could cost companies $24bn annually. ||| New York - The aviation industry is supporting a United Nations proposal to limit pollution from international flights even though the measure may eventually cost companies $24 billion annually. Show More Summary
A United Nations rights rapporteur told AFP on Monday she intended to visit the Philippines to investigate President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly war on crime, but was seeking security guarantees for people she planned to speak with. Duterte...Show More Summary
By John Stone Later this week the United Kingdom National Health Service is scheduled to publish a new set of adult psychiatric morbidity statistics, including autism, based on data collected in 2014. Below is the text of my response to...
UNITED NATIONS ? Turkey has lambasted the international community for what it feels is an inadequate response to the Syrian crisis and for neglecting to fully embrace the humanitarian values the U.N. strives to uphold. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan flayed the West in particular during last week’s U.N. Show More Summary
Two years after the launch of the He For She campaign, actress and United Nations Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson continues apace with her feminist projects. A few days ago she spoke at the U.N. about campus safety, and today she wished bell hooks happy birthday on Twitter. She also contributed to a Global Goals video focused on women’s empowerment. Read more...
Since 1947 the MX OF Nations have been taking place once a year all over the world. 2016 marks the first time the event has been back at Maggiora MX park since Team USA dominated in 1986. The United By Power 3-Part Series presented by FMF Racing and Rockstar Energy gives an in depth look into what goes on as Team USA Cooper Webb, Jason Anderson and Alex Martin take on the world.
Kim Kardashian sent shockwaves through the United States when social media started buzzing with the rumor she was considering voting for Trump. As per Buzzfeed, she said in an interview with Wonderland, “At first I thought, ‘Oh my god, I’m so Hillary [Clinton],’ but I had a long political call ... More »
Philippines Foreign Minister Perfecto Yasay told the United Nations on Saturday his country's new president, Rodrigo Duterte, had an "unprecedented" mandate and the world should not interfere in his crackdown on crime. Addressing the annual U.N. Show More Summary