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China, Russia on North Korea China, Russia blame US for stoking tensions in Korea, call to ease sanctions on DPRK

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

Russia suspended from the UN Human Rights Council

China and Cuba opposed the resolution sponsored by the US and supported mostly by its allies in Europe and the Americas.

Russia-Ukraine Conflict As Ukraine war enters second month, an end seems nowhere near

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

Explained: What does expelling Russian banks from the SWIFT system mean?

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.

Russia-Ukraine Conflict US rejects Ukrainian call for no-fly zone, cites potential confrontation with Russia

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

US deportations of Haitian migrants could violate international law and other stories

Today we look at the conditions of migrants at the US-Mexico border, protests against Germany’s genocide reconciliation agreement in Namibia, and more

Climate crisis and vaccine inequity on the agenda for UNGA meeting and other stories

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

76th session of the UN General Assembly begins in New York; focus on climate change and vaccine equity 

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

International Day of Solidarity with Palestinians People’s movements across the world stand in solidarity with Palestinian people

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

Russia-Ukraine talks Russia-Ukraine agreement could mark the beginning of an end to conflict

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