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Indian Prime Minister to Push for Reforms in Address to UN Saturday

Posted September 24th, 2011 at 12:23 am (UTC-5)
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Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is expected to call for changes to the membership of the United Nations Security Council when he addresses UN General Assembly on Saturday. India is one of several countries hoping to gain a permanent seat on the council if changes are made. Mr. Singh is also pushing for an international […]

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Iraqi President Urges Turkey, Iran to Halt Attacks Against Kurds

Posted September 23rd, 2011 at 1:34 pm (UTC-5)
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Iraqi President Jalal Talabani has urged Turkey and Iran to stop bombing northern Iraq’s Kurdistan region, where suspected Kurdish rebels are operating. In comments Friday to the United Nations General Assembly, Mr. Talabani said the bombing is victimizing many civilians. He called on Turkey and Iran to use diplomacy and dialogue to ease tensions with […]

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Iraqi President: Invest in Iraq

Posted September 23rd, 2011 at 11:34 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi President Jalal Talabani has invited other nations to invest in Iraq, saying the country is restoring its strength after decades of internal and external war and international sanctions. Mr. Talabani spoke during the third day of debate at the United Nations General Assembly. He said Iraq is working on legislation to protect investors and […]

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Iraq, South Sudan Slated to Speak at UN Friday

Posted September 23rd, 2011 at 9:14 am (UTC-5)
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The United Nations General Assembly holds its third day of general debate Friday, with the leaders of Iraq, the new country of South Sudan, and Israel slated to speak. General debate continues on Saturday and Monday through Friday of next week. On Thursday, in one of the most controversial of the speeches, Iranian President Mahmoud […]

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Iran’s President Blasts Western Powers in UN Speech

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 3:58 pm (UTC-5)
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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, during a speech to the U. N. General Assembly Thursday, harshly criticized the United States, Israel, and the West, accusing them of provoking wars, promoting global discord and spreading “totalitarianism.” Mr. Ahmadinejad also blamed what he called “arrogant powers” of the West for causing worldwide recession and social inequalities. While he […]

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Iran’s President Blasts Western Powers in UN Speech

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 2:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, during a speech to the U. N. General Assembly Thursday, harshly criticized the United States, Israel, and the West, accusing them of provoking wars, promoting global discord and spreading “totalitarianism.” Mr. Ahmadinejad also blamed what he called “arrogant powers” of the West for causing worldwide recession and social inequalities. While he […]

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Iran’s President Hammers West at UN Meeting

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 1:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Thursday slammed the United States, Israel, and the West, accusing them of provoking wars, promoting global discord and spreading “totalitarianism.” During a speech to the United Nations General Assembly, Mr. Ahmadinejad also blamed what he called “arrogant powers” of the West for causing worldwide recession and social inequalities. While he […]

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Ahmadinejad to Address U.N. General Assembly

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 9:03 am (UTC-5)
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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will address the United Nations General Assembly Thursday — a day after Iran released two American hikers it had held for two years on suspicion of spying. Iranian media say President Ahmadinejad’s speech is expected to focus on the themes of global management and fundamental reform of the United Nations. During […]

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Ahmadinejad to Address U.N. General Assembly

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 1:38 am (UTC-5)
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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will address the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, just one day after Iran released two American hikers who had been held for two years on suspicion of spying. During past addresses to the U.N., President Ahmadinejad has denied the holocaust and expressed doubt about the official version of the September […]

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U.S., France Urge Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 7:38 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says there can be “no shortcut” to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, as French President Nicolas Sarkozy proposes a timetable of up to one year to solve the conflict. Both leaders took the podium at the United Nations General Assembly Wednesday. Palestinian leaders are preparing to submit their application for full U.N. […]

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