On Tuesday, member states of the United Nations voted down a proposal by Russia to curtail benefits to the same-sex spouses of U.N. employees. The vote was much more than a simple human resources question, with U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power making an appearance urging countries to vote down the Russian effort. The graph above illuminates how countries […]
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On April 2, the United States is going to war. Marines and special forces will lead a coalition of 27 nations against organized Islamic terrorists who control the nation of Isla Del Sol and its Shell Oil wells. And according to internal documents obtained by Gawker, the war will be over by next weekend. Read more...
While the world remains fixated on the negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, the Obama administration is facing another foreign policy showdown in the United Nations Security Council. By: Sangwon Yoon While the world remains fixated on the negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, the Obama administration is facing another foreign policy showdown in the United Nations […]
BELGRADE (Reuters) - A Serbian ultra-nationalist released on compassionate grounds by a United Nations war crimes court flaunted his freedom on Wednesday by setting fire to a Croatian flag two days after judges ordered him to return...
For the past two weeks, the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s “Clean Power Plan” for power sector carbon emissions has been the center of an ongoing debate between some of the nation’s foremost constitutional and environmental law scholars. read more
As we await news of the details of the imminent nuclear deal with Iran, it might be worth discussing what the deal will mean for the legitimacy of the United Nations, and the United States, on the world scale.
BAMAKO (Reuters) - Unknown attackers fired shells at a United Nations base on the outskirts of a town in northern Mali early on Wednesday, residents told Reuters.
After seven frustrating years as the United Nations official tasked with promoting Israeli-Palestinian peace, Robert Serry was finally saying goodbye. Speaking to the Security Council for the last time about the future of the peace process last week, he dropped some of his customary caution. Show More Summary
Speaking of Larry Summers: Why More Education Won’t Fix Economic Inequality: Suppose you accept the persuasive data that inequality has been rising in the United States and most advanced nations in recent decades. But suppose you don’t want to fight...
For the first 68 minutes of the United States men's national team's 1-1 draw with Switzerland, the frustration and concern created by last Wednesday's loss to Denmark were replaced by a large amount of positivity. Just as the nervesShow More Summary
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) and Move have reached agreement over the use of top level domains outside of the United States.
Activision have announced that the next game in their popular Call of Duty franchise will be called United Nations Diplomat and will feature the player experiencing the cut and thrust world of high-level international politics. "It's a departure for the series," Activision CEO Robert Kotick admitted. Show More Summary
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Player ratings for the United States national team’s friendly against Switzerland in Zurich.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - More than 25,000 foreign fighters from some 100 countries are linked to al Qaeda and Islamic State, with Syria and Iraq comprising a "veritable international finishing school for extremists," United Nations experts reported to the U.N. Security Council.
Today the United States took an important step towards its objective by formally submitted our commitment to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
The Obama administration officially committed the United States Thursday to cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 26 percent to 28 percent within 10 years. This is the sort of U.S. leadership necessary to keep major emitting nations moving toward significant curbs on the gases that cause global warming, a world effort that negotiators hope to formalize […]
Deputy Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General Farhan Haq said the United Nations welcomes the possible participation of Vladimir Putin in the 70th session of the UN General Assembly.
D.C. United defender Steve Birnbaum will miss four to six weeks with a sprained left ankle suffered early in Saturday’s 1-0 victory over the Los Angeles Galaxy. Birnbaum, a second-year starting center back who received a U.S. national team call-up in January, landed awkwardly after heading a corner kick on target. He was removed on […]