Following the UNGA resolution, Israel announced withholding of USD 39 million of Palestinian money, which is likely to cause further suffering and impact basic services delivery in the occupied territories
The resolution was adopted by a vote of 87 in favor and 26 opposed. The US and Israel voted against the resolution while China and Russia supported it
The two nations defended their earlier veto against the UN Security Council resolution to impose further sanctions on North Korea and argued that the US has played a major role in stoking tensions in the peninsula
China and Cuba opposed the resolution sponsored by the US and supported mostly by its allies in Europe and the Americas.
The war in Ukraine has caused a massive humanitarian crisis in Europe and exposed several faultlines on the basis of race and geo-strategic calculations across the world, which, if unaddressed, will continue to undermine world peace in the future
In the most recent set of sanctions against Russia, the United States and European Union have decided to remove a number of Russian banks from SWIFT.
Though fighting on the ground has continued with Russian troops moving closer to Ukrainian capital Kiev, both Russia and Ukraine have agreed to a second round of talks after the first round in Belarus on Monday
Today we look at the conditions of migrants at the US-Mexico border, protests against Germany’s genocide reconciliation agreement in Namibia, and more
Today we look at the start of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, assassinations of social leaders and Indigenous people in Colombia, and more
Secretary General Antonio Guterres asked rich countries to deliver on their promise to provide USD 100 billion annually to help developing countries in their fight against climate change
People’s movements across the world expressed solidarity with the people of Palestine and called out governments and global institutions for their complicity and silence in the suffering of the Palestinian people
Chances for an end to the conflict in Eastern Europe have brightened following the first formal talks in the last three years between both countries’ leadership. The talks were held in Paris under a joint French and German initiative