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Marcos Rojo hoping to expedite Nicolas Otamendi’s transfer to Manchester United

3 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo is prepared to use his time with the Argentina national team to urge Valencia centre-back Nicolas Otamendi to join him at Old Trafford next season. Rojo and Otamendi were both named to manager Gerardo “Tata” … Continue reading ?

UN Says ISIS’s Cultural Destruction “May Amount to War Crimes”

8 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

Last Thursday, the United Nations General Assembly passed a non-binding resolution on ISIS's destruction of cultural heritage in Iraq, officially calling the group's actions "war crimes."

“We Don’t Like to Be at War With Our Neighbors”

After the failure of the Palestinian-Israeli talks led by Secretary of State John Kerry, the Palestinian Authority has focused on the United Nations and international organizations to achieve its goals. Palestinian Prime Minister Rami...Show More Summary

25 Numbers That Show Police Killings Are A Bigger Problem Than We Ever Knew

Two comprehensive reports published since Saturday provide new information about police killings in the United States, filling a void left by the lack of a national standard for reporting the use of deadly force. The Washington PostShow More Summary

To United Nations, Old Lives Don’t Matter

What could be worse than the death panels implicit in socialized medicine? Only one thing: death panels where it isn’t your government that choses who lives and who dies, but

Israel says U.N. grants Hamas-linked group NGO status

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Israel on Monday accused a U.N. committee that oversees non-governmental organizations of granting U.N accreditation to an association that it said promotes "anti-Israel propaganda in Europe" and is linked to the militant Palestinian group Hamas.

Presidential Proclamation– LGBT Pride Month, 2015

PROCLAMATION — LGBT PRIDE MONTH, 2015 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION From the moment our Nation first came together to declare the fundamental truth that all men are created equal, courageous and dedicated patriots have fought to refine our founding promise and broaden democracy’s reach.  Over the course of...

Funding shortage threatens half U.N.'s humanitarian operations in Iraq

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - The United Nations said it would be forced to slash or shut down almost half its aid operations in Iraq without an immediate injection of new funds, at a time when a humanitarian crisis triggered by Islamic State insurgents is intensifying.

UN Agency Hits Back Against Accusations It's Pushing Abortions on Nigerian Rape Victims, Says It Abides by Law

The United Nations Population Funds has hit back against accusations that it's pushing abortions on Nigerian rape victims who are pregnant, stating that it always abides by the government's laws, and promotes voluntary family planning instead.

U.N. finds growing signs of Russian involvement in Ukraine war

GENEVA (Reuters) - A separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine is revealing increasing evidence, but not yet conclusive legal proof, of Russian state involvement, senior United Nations human rights officials said on Monday.

Why We Shouldn't Draw Any Major Conclusions from USWNT's Draw with South Korea

When the final whistle sounded on the United States women's national team's final sendoff game before the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, a sense of relief and disappointment came over the crowd and players on the pitch at Red Bull Arena. After...Show More Summary

Italy in Talks With UN on Ending Migrant Influx Via Mediterranean

Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said that Italian authorities are discussing with the United Nations ways to end the uncontrolled influx of migrants to the country.

New Zealand vs. USA: Date, Time and Live Stream for U20 World Cup 2015

Host nation New Zealand will hope to kick-start its assault on the FIFA U20 World Cup by beating the United States on Tuesday. Both teams experienced mixed fortunes on the tournament's opening day. The hosts were held to a goalless draw in Auckland by a stubborn Ukraine outfit. Show More Summary

National Trails Day 2015 in Northern California

National Trails Day 2015 is this Saturday, June 6th. What Exactly Is National Trails Day? It’s a national program run by the American Hiking Society to promote awareness and improvement of trails throughout the United States. Different...Show More Summary

Russian Inspectors to Fly Over United Kingdom Under Open Skies Treaty

Russian inspectors will conduct an observation flight over the territory of the United Kingdom, including Northern Ireland, under the Treaty on Open Skies, acting head of the Defense Ministry’s National Nuclear Risk Reduction Center told journalists on Monday.

USMNT Watch: Guzan Sits Once More, U20s Kick off World Cup Campaign

Frustration continued to mount among the United States men's national team fan base this weekend, as Brad Guzan 's lengthy stay on the bench at Aston Villa extended into the FA Cup Final. On the other side of the globe, some of the brightest...Show More Summary

Why We’re #WearingOrange on June 2nd

Gun violence is a national issue that impacts tens of thousands of Americans each year. Each day 88 people lose their lives to firearms in the United States, and countless other lives are permanently and irrevocably altered. The causes of … Please continue reading.

Oil leak discovered at Kuwait's Mina Abdullah refinery: state news agency

DUBAI (Reuters) - Kuwaiti National Petroleum Company (KNPC) announced on Saturday that a leak had been discovered in a water treatment unit tank at its Mina Abdullah refinery, the state news agency reported.

Probes of child abuse in Central African Republic should intensify: U.N. rights chief

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations human rights chief on Saturday urged several countries to intensify their investigations of alleged sexual abuse of young children in the Central African Republic by French and African soldiers posted in the conflict-torn nation.

Child Sex Abuse Cases Lost In Red-Tape? Even After A Year, The United Nations Is Clueless As France Investigates

The United Nations (UN) appears completely clueless on how to proceed about multiple instances of child sex and juvenile molestation cases that happened a year ago. Despite chronicled by its own staff, the U.N. doesn’t appear inclined to bring the perpetrators of this heinous crime to justice. Show More Summary

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