Tag Archives: UN

Obama and Putin had a 10-15 minute “informal conversation”

Obama and Putin had a 10-15 minute “informal conversation” at luncheon in France. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke Friday on the sidelines of a lunch for world leaders attending D-Day commemoration ceremonies, marking their first face-to-face … read more

China sentences nine to death in Xinjiang

Nine among 81 handed sentences for crimes ranging from links to “terrorist organisations” and inciting separatism. Authorities in China’s restive Xinjiang region have sentenced nine people to death for “violent terrorism” crimes, state media reported, as part of a nation-wide … read more

Unaccompanied Children from Central America arrive at US borders

Wave of Minors on Their Own Rush to Cross Southwest Border   Children’s Journey The great Central American migration is becoming dominated by women and children fleeing violence and economic hardship. MORE PICTURES HERE By FRANCES ROBLES  SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras — After … read more

Israel creates new special courts for migrant issues

Yonah Jeremy Bob  (JPOST) Courts to serve as permanent appeals courts for any decision by Population, Immigration and Borders Authority, Interior Ministry on migrant policy.   African migrant walks with suitcase in south TA Photo: REUTERS/Baz Ratner The Justice Ministry … read more

Vietnam Prepares Legal Action Against China, Prime Minister Says

By Bloomberg News Vietnam has prepared evidence for a legal suit challenging China’s claim to waters off the Vietnamese coast and is considering the best time to file it, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said yesterday in an interview. “We … read more