Showing Archived Posts

Pakistani, Afghan Presidents Deplore Violence

Posted September 25th, 2012 at 9:45 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

The presidents of Pakistan and Afghanistan have deplored the loss of life in their countries as a result of terrorist attacks and international military intervention. Pakistan’s Asif Ali Zardari told the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday that safety and security has been his administration’s primary concern, as tens of thousands of people have been killed […]

Tags: , , , , , Posted in South Asia

President Zardari: Pakistan Suffered Heaviest Losses From Terrorism

Posted September 25th, 2012 at 7:40 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Pakistan’s President Asif Ali Zardari says few countries have lost so many people to terrorism or invested so much into fighting terrorists as his has. Listing the number of civilians, soldiers and police, as well as his own wife, who were killed in terrorist attacks in Pakistan, Mr. Zardari told the United Nations General Assembly […]

Tags: , , Posted in South Asia

UN General Assembly Debate Ends

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 8:44 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

The annual debate of the United Nations General Assembly has ended, with Russia calling for the lifting of the No-Fly Zone over Libya, Pakistan reiterating its resolve to fight terrorism, and North Korea and Venezuela criticizing U.S. policies. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Tuesday said it is time that the U.N. Security Council-imposed, NATO-operated, No-Fly […]

Tags: , , Posted in US

North Korea Blames US For Tensions

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 8:25 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

North Korean Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs Pak Kil Yon has blamed the United States for continued tension on the Korean peninsula. In his address Tuesday at the U.N. General Assembly the head of the North Korean delegation said the region would turn into a theatre of war if Pyongyang did not have a powerful […]

North Korea Blames US For Tensions

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 8:09 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

North Korean Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs Pak Kil Yon has blamed the United States for continued tension on the Korean peninsula. In his address Tuesday at the U.N. General Assembly the head of the North Korean delegation said the region would turn into a theatre of war if Pyongyang did not have a powerful […]

Tags: , , Posted in East Asia Pacific

Cuba Criticizes Longstanding US Embargo

Posted September 26th, 2011 at 7:40 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez has criticized the longstanding U.S. trade embargo against his country, saying it has cost the communist-led island $975 billion. Rodriguez made the comment Monday during an address before the United Nations General Assembly. Rodriguez, however, said Cuba’s government reiterates its willingness and interest to move toward the normalization of relations […]

Tags: , Posted in US

Brazil’s President Opens UN General Assembly Debate

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 5:08 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff opened the annual debate of the United Nations General Assembly Wednesday by saying fast-growing emerging economies can play a role in helping to stem the global economic crisis. President Rousseff is the first woman to open the General Assembly. Ms. Rousseff, who also is Brazil’s first woman president, told delegates that […]

Tags: , , Posted in US

UN Secretary General Urges Action on Non-Communicable Diseases

Posted September 19th, 2011 at 1:07 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday the anticipated increase in the number of deaths by non-communicable diseases over the next decade is “alarming.” But he said the ways of lowering the death rates from disease like diabetes, cancer, lung and heart disease are simple. In his speech, the secretary-general warned world leaders that the “prognosis […]

Tags: , , , Posted in US

Calendar

December 2019
M T W T F S S
« Jan    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031  

Archives

Categories