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    U.S. Envoy Haley Berates UN Rights Council, Demands Reforms
    Jun07

    U.S. Envoy Haley Berates UN Rights Council, Demands Reforms

    GENEVA – U.S. President Donald Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations on Tuesday berated the U.N.’s top human rights body, calling it a “forum for politics, hypocrisy and evasion” that allows rights abusers to whitewash their images and foes of Israel to criticize the Jewish state unfairly. Nikki Haley, in the first...

    Naming and Shaming Human Rights Violators
    Jun07

    Naming and Shaming Human Rights Violators

    Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, in his address to the 35th session of the UN Human Rights Council in GenevaBy Zeid Ra’ad Al HusseinGENEVA, Jun 6 2017 (IPS)Fifty years ago, this was the day I first heard the sound of war. I was three and a half years old and, while fragmentary, I can still remember...

    Chrystia Freeland explains the world for you
    Jun06

    Chrystia Freeland explains the world for you

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland delivers a speech in the House of Commons on Canada’s Foreign Policy in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick “Mr. Speaker, here is a question,” Chrystia Freeland told the House of Commons on Tuesday morning, launching what was advertised as a major...

    Jared Kushner’s family is a legend in this Belarus town
    Jun06

    Jared Kushner’s family is a legend in this Belarus town

    Marina Yarashuk, director of the Museum of Jewish Resistance of Novogrudak, at the museum on June 1, 2017. (Cnaan Liphshiz) NOVOGRUDOK, Belarus (JTA) — People in Jared Kushner’s ancestral town tend to speak very highly of President Donald Trump. That’s generally the norm in the former Soviet Union. After all, Trump’s style goes...

    Chrystia Freeland on Canada’s foreign policy: Full speech
    Jun06

    Chrystia Freeland on Canada’s foreign policy: Full speech

    Former International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland answers a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, October 24, 2016. (Adrian Wyld/CP) Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland delivered this speech in the House of Commons on June 6. Mr. Speaker, Here is a question: Is Canada an...

    Poland, Ukraine seeking independence from Russian gas
    Jun06

    Poland, Ukraine seeking independence from Russian gas

    Poland and Ukraine say they are taking steps toward developing a regional gas hub that would end Central and Eastern Europe’s dependence on Russian supplies and keep prices in line with European standards. …read more Source: Iran...

    Poland, Ukraine Develop Gas Hub for Independence From Russia
    Jun06

    Poland, Ukraine Develop Gas Hub for Independence From Russia

    Poland and Ukraine said Tuesday they are working toward developing a regional gas hub that would end Central and Eastern Europe’s dependence on Russian supplies and keep prices in line with European standards. The region still relies to some extent on Russian natural gas and has been exposed to political pressure from Moscow, which has at...

    ‘Dingo’ Explained: The Strange Journey Of Alleged Kadyrov Henchman Nabbed In Kyiv Shooting
    Jun06

    ‘Dingo’ Explained: The Strange Journey Of Alleged Kadyrov Henchman Nabbed In Kyiv Shooting

    Chroniclers of the alleged hit man’s gangland stomping grounds and accounts of his previous run-ins with the law paint a brutal, troubled picture of Artur Kurmakayev. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    LGBT: Youth counsellor raises concern over TV programmes on same sex relationships
    Jun06

    LGBT: Youth counsellor raises concern over TV programmes on same sex relationships

    Omayaiwa said that the programmes are subtle campaigns disguised in forms of cartoons to capture the minds of children. A Youth Counsellor, Prof. Solomon Omayaiwa, on Tuesday in Abuja, raised concern over the increased cartoon programmes depicting same sex relationships on some television networks.Omayaiwa who is also the proprietor of Doxa...

    Egypt imposes tariffs on Chinese, Turkish, and Ukrainian steel
    Jun06

    Egypt imposes tariffs on Chinese, Turkish, and Ukrainian steel

    The tariff will be set at 17 percent for Chinese steel, 10-19 percent for Turkish steel, and 15-27 percent for Ukrainian steel. …read more Source:...