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United Nations wants to use drones

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The U.N. wants to use drones, the French news agency Agence France-Presse reports. “The United Nations wants to use drones for the first time to monitor fighting in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where Rwanda has been accused of aiding rebels,” says the report, quoting U.N. officials. The international body …

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United Nations looking to control the internet

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United Nations report calls for Internet surveillance, saying lack of “internationally agreed framework for retention of data” is a problem, as are open Wi-Fi networks in airports, cafes, and libraries. The United Nations is calling for more surveillance of Internet users, saying it would help to investigate and prosecute terrorists. …

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US and Australia block Palestinian statehood bid at UN

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The UN Security Council has failed to adopt the Arab coalition’s bid calling for the creation of a Palestinian state and an end to Israeli “occupation”. The veto power US and Australia voted against the move with 5 abstentions. The draft resolution gathered only 8 votes in favour, so it …

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Philippine President threatens to quit United Nations

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has denounced the UN after it called for an end to killings blamed on his war on drugs, saying he might leave the organisation and invite China and others to form a new one. Two UN human rights experts last week urged the Philippines to stop …

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100’s of sexual assaults done by UN ‘peacekeepers’ – report

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A draft report on Tuesday, released by the United Nations internal oversight body, found cases of widespread sexual exploitation by the UN peacekeeping forces, while stationed in countries beset by conflict and natural disaster. The study focused mainly on the two countries of Haiti and Liberia, where ‘transactional sex’ is …

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United Nations global warming propaganda exposed

A new study published by the Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change has concluded that the impact of Global Warming on Earths natural resources is much less than predicted and is in fact responsible for improving plant growth and development. The study argues that the United Nations has …

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Children in Syria dying from United Nations vaccines

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A United Nations sponsored measles vaccine program in northern Syria resulted in 36 children suffering “excruciating deaths,” according to doctors in the area held by U.S. and Saudi mercenaries who are administering the program. Infants given the poisoned vaccine experienced rapidly falling heart rates and turned blue. Anti-Assad activists blamed …

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Mozilla rallies for opposition against secret Internet treaty

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Add another name to the list of critics concerned with attempts to rewrite the International Telecommunication Union to give governments control of the Internet: Silicon Valley’s Mozilla now officially opposes the ITU. Mozilla, the makers of the highly successful Firefox Web browser for Macs, PCs and smart phones, have come …

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Venezuelan president denied travel through US airspace

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Venezuelan Foreign Minister Elias Jaua told media that an aircraft carrying President Nicolas Maduro was denied travel over Puerto Rico’s airspace. President Maduro’s flight, which was en route to China, was forced to find an alternate path according to Jaua, who denounced the act as “an act of aggression.” “We …

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UN to consider action against Israel over Palestinian occupation

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A UN human rights expert has accused Israel of violating a number of international laws and resolutions while suggesting legal action, including travel bans, against the Middle Eastern state. Tel Aviv countered by saying the UNHRC “has lost all touch with reality.” “Israel’s role as occupier in the Palestinian Territory …

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Donald Trump: NATO is obsolete, UN doesn’t fix anything

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Donald Trump on Saturday went further than ever before in his criticism of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, telling a crowd here that we would be fine if NATO broke up. Mr. Trump had previously questioned the need for the organization, and on Saturday he reiterated his criticism that other …

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Palestinian authority rejects calls to postpone statehood bid

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says he intends on pressing forward with a statehood bid at the United Nations next week. He has turned down requests from the US, Britain, Germany and France to delay the bid. Abbas will formally request that the UN General Assembly upgrade the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) …

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UN demands prosecution of Bush-era CIA crimes

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A United Nations investigator has demanded that the US publish classified documents regarding the CIA’s human rights violations under former President George W. Bush, with hopes that the documents will lead to the prosecution of public officials. Documents about the CIA’s program of rendition and secret detention of suspected terrorists …

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UN tells Israel to let in nuclear inspectors

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A vote by the United Nations general assembly has called on Israel to open its nuclear programme to weapons inspectors. The UN general assembly has overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on Israel to open its nuclear programme for inspection. The resolution, approved by a vote of 174 to six with six abstentions, …

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