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Ex-Yemen president's party says accepts peace terms

SANAA (Reuters) - The party of Yemen's former president, a main player in the messy, months-old civil war, said in an emailed statement that it accepts a peace plan brokered by the United Nations in talks in Oman.

Chile Adds Massive Ocean Sanctuaries To Growing Global List

5 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

The United Nations’ goal of protecting 10 percent of the world's oceans by 2020 is getting some serious commitments. Last week, New Zealand was praised for plans to establish the world’s third-largest fully protected marine sanctuary. Show More Summary

Special Report: China uses intimidation tactics at U.N. to silence critics

GENEVA (Reuters) - In a café lounge at the United Nations complex in Geneva, a Tibetan fugitive was waiting his turn earlier this year to tell diplomats his story of being imprisoned and tortured back home in China.

Chile Adds Massive Ocean Sanctuaries To Growing Global List

6 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

The United Nations’ goal of protecting 10 percent of the world's oceans by 2020 is getting some serious commitments.  Last week, New Zealand was praised for plans to establish the world’s third-largest fully protected marine sanctuary. Before the applause even died down, Chile swooped in and one-upped the island country. Show More Summary

Ex-U.N. General Assembly head, five others face U.S. bribery case

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. authorities charged a former president of the United Nations General Assembly, a billionaire Macau real estate developer and four others on Tuesday for engaging in a wide-ranging corruption scheme.

US 'Rogue Nation' to Evade War Crime Charges for Kunduz Bombing - NGO

Afghan Peace Volunteers Co-Founder Dr. Hakim claims that the United States will unlikely be charged with war crimes for the Saturday’s bombing of a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan because it acts as a rouge nation impervious to international human rights laws.

FMF Racing & Yamaha's United By Power, Episode 3

FMF Racing and Yamaha Motor USA present Episode 3 of United By Power, a series that documents Team USA as they set out to take home the MX of Nations crown for the USA.

Former UN General Assembly President Charged in Corruption Scheme

A fresh scandal involving a United Nations official is gaining momentum in the US, as a New York court has brought charges against former UN General Assembly President John Ashe for his alleged involvement in a years-long corruption scheme involving a Chinese billionaire real estate developer.

More Than a Dozen Environmental Organizations Warn of Trans-Pacific Partnership Risks

On October 5, after more than 5 years of closed-door negotiations, the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations finally reached an agreement on the increasingly controversial and unpopular Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal. Show More Summary

Deadly Robot Wars: Delay in UN Treaty Could Spell Doomsday

An urgent warning has been lodged with the United Nations that delays over negotiations pertaining to autonomous lethal weapons of the future could spell failure in the fight to stop deadly robot wars from becoming a reality.

Big palm oil's pledge to preserve forests vexes Indonesia

JAKARTA (Reuters) - The Indonesian government is asking major palm oil companies to row back on the historic “no deforestation” pledges they made at last year’s United Nations climate change summit, officials and company sources say...

Kunduz Must Not 'Be Left for the US Alone to Investigate' - Michael Maloof

After the United Nations said it would allow the United States to conduct its own investigation into the airstrike which left 22 civilians dead in a Kunduz hospital, many in the international community called foul. One of those critics is former US Defense Department official Michael Maloof.

Landon Donovan: Fire Klinsmann if United States loses to Mexico

The United States men’s national team has the chance to qualify for the FIFA Confederations Cup — which will be played in (...)

Major Broadcast News Networks Ignore Poll Showing 78 Percent Of Americans Want Citizens United Overturned

A recent Bloomberg poll showing 78 percent of Americans in favor of overturning the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission ruling received no coverage on national nightly news programs for ABC, CBS, NBC or PBS, nor Sunday morning political talk shows on ABC, FOX, or NBC. Show More Summary

US Bombing of Hospital in Afghanistan Deliberate – Anti-War NGO

The coordinator of the United National Antiwar Coalition non-governmental organization claims that US bombing of a Medicins Sans Frontiers hospital in Kunduz was deliberate.

France plans U.N. resolution targeting Syrian barrel bombs

PARIS (Reuters) - France's foreign minister said on Tuesday his country was working on a United Nations Security Council resolution aimed at stopping Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces from using barrel bombs against his population.

Landon Donovan says any other team in the world would fire Jurgen Klinsmann. Is he right?

The USMNT legend thinks the Mexico playoff should decide Klinsmann's fate. It won't, but let's indulge him. United States men's national team legend Landon Donovan spoke ahead of the Confederations Cup playoff against Mexico on Oct. 10. Show More Summary

Jurgen Klinsmann Should Be Fired If USA Lose to Mexico, Says Landon Donovan

Former United States international Landon Donovan believes that manager Jurgen Klinsmann should be fired if the national team lose to Mexico in their Confederations Cup play-off on Saturday. The German coach has been in charge of a largely...Show More Summary

Former UN General Assembly president linked to billionaire Macau developer in bribery scheme

A former president of the United Nations General Assembly and a billionaire Macau developer were accused of taking part in a four-year corruption scheme that included bribes to help fund a campaign... To view the full story, click the title link.

Top U.N. diplomat arrested over Chinese bribery scheme

Former president of the United Nations General Assembly accused of taking huge cash payout from a billionaire Chinese real estate mogul

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