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    News24.com | UN: Russia-backed rebels in Ukraine expel aid agencies
    Sep25

    News24.com | UN: Russia-backed rebels in Ukraine expel aid agencies

    The UN refugee agency has criticised Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine for shutting the door on international aid, while the rebels themselves said the ban was instituted to restore order. …read more Source:...

    What To Look For When Putin Speaks At The UN
    Sep25

    What To Look For When Putin Speaks At The UN

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s speech before the UN General Assembly will be watched closely for clues to his intentions, and what he wants the rules of the new world order to be. RFE/RL’s Mick Eckel gives us five things to watch for in his speech. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    At UN, Francis Pleads for Protecting Environment and Poor
    Sep25

    At UN, Francis Pleads for Protecting Environment and Poor

    In an address to the U.N. General Assembly, Pope Francis exhorted presidents and prime ministers to show leadership in combating climate change and poverty and in protecting refugees fleeing conflicts. The 78-year-old pontiff, speaking Friday morning at the United Nations headquarters in New York, tied “misuse and destruction of the...

    Ukraine bans Russian airlines: PM
    Sep25

    Ukraine bans Russian airlines: PM

    Ukraine announced on Friday it was banning Russian airlines, including Aeroflot, from flying into Ukraine, as part of a wave of sanctions against Russia. …read more Source: Iran...

    Pope Francis Challenges World Leaders To Set Aside Partisan Interests And Work Together For Peace
    Sep25

    Pope Francis Challenges World Leaders To Set Aside Partisan Interests And Work Together For Peace

    UNITED NATIONS — Pope Francis urged world leaders to “set aside partisan and ideological interests” and work together to protect the environment and care for all of humanity on Friday morning during his address to the United Nations General Assembly.UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon accompanies Pope Francis into United Nations...

    Russia says will retaliate after Ukraine bans its airlines – Interfax
    Sep25

    Russia says will retaliate after Ukraine bans its airlines – Interfax

    Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov said on Friday that Russia would be forced to take retaliatory measures after Ukraine banned Russian airlines, the Interfax news agency reported. …read more Source: Channel...

    Full text of Pope Francis’ speech to United Nations
    Sep25

    Full text of Pope Francis’ speech to United Nations

    Pope Francis’ address to the United Nations on Friday as prepared for delivery and translated by the Vatican: Mr President, Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you for your kind words. Once again, following a tradition by which I feel honored, the Secretary General of the United Nations has invited the Pope to address this distinguished assembly of...

    Russia says will retaliate after Ukraine bans its airlines – Interfax
    Sep25

    Russia says will retaliate after Ukraine bans its airlines – Interfax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov said on Friday that Russia would be forced to take retaliatory measures after Ukraine banned Russian airlines, the Interfax news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

    Vladimir Putin offers to meet Elton John after hoax call
    Sep25

    Vladimir Putin offers to meet Elton John after hoax call

    Vladimir “Vovan” Krasnov and Alexei “Lexus” Stolyarov, who are famous for prank-calling Ukrainian and Russian celebrities, prank-called John after they heard that the singer told BBC he would like to meet Putin to discuss gay rights. …read more Source: The Indian...

    Human Rights Without Frontiers calls on Armenia to investigate incidents of disproportionate use of force against peaceful protesters
    Sep25

    Human Rights Without Frontiers calls on Armenia to investigate incidents of disproportionate use of force against peaceful protesters

    OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Warsaw, 23 September 2015 Working Session 4 : Freedom of peaceful assembly and association Armenia: Repression of peaceful demonstrations Recommendations Human Rights Without Frontiers calls upon Armenia • to promptly, thoroughly and effectively investigate all incidents of disproportionate use of force...