Tag : UN
U.S. Pres. Donald Trump title : Trump to Sign Executive Order Stopping Funds to UN Agencies that Recognize the Palestinian Authority as Member
summary : Pres. Donald Trump is poised to issue an executive order that will defund United Nations agencies and other international organizations that recognize the Palestinian Authority or Palestine Liberation Organization as a member.
date : Jan 28, 2017 10:53 AM EST
Twitter title : Twitter Warns Law Enforcement Agencies On Using Its Data For Surveillance
summary : Twitter is taking an action against the inappropriate use of their service. The social media platform has a policy that prohibits developers from allowing any other entity, like the law enforcement agencies, to use their data for surveillance. Twitter issued a warning that they will suspend or terminate the access of those that violate their rules.
date : Nov 24, 2016 11:49 AM EST
Connectivity title : Nearly 4 Billion People Are Still Offline, A UN Report Revealed
summary : Internet access is a privilege that can be enjoyed by less than half of the world's population. On the other hand, nearly 4 billion people are still offline. The recent report of the United Nation's International Telecommunications Union (ITU) also showed how the use of internet varies among countries, gender, educational background, economic status and other factors.
date : Nov 23, 2016 11:08 AM EST
Yazidi Child title : 1,131 Christians Identified by Name Killed by ISIS, Says Report
summary : There are at least 1,131 Christians, whose names and location of death have been recorded, killed by the Islamic terror group ISIS, according to a report submitted to the U.S. State Department.
date : Nov 02, 2016 09:38 AM EDT
Rodrigo Duterte title : Philippine Pres. Duterte: ‘God Told Me To Stop Cursing’
summary : Rodrigo Duterte, the tough-talking president of the Philippines, said on Thursday that God talked to him and told him to stop cursing.
date : Oct 29, 2016 09:56 AM EDT
ISIS title : Iraq: 19,000 Civilians Killed In Less Than 2 Years, UN Report Finds
summary : Nearly 19,000 civilians were killed in Iraq during the 21-month period between January 2014 and October 2015, a toll that United Nations' representatives are calling "staggering" in a new report released Tuesday.
date : Jan 19, 2016 10:12 AM EST
title : U.S. Slams Sudan on Blocking U.N. Investigation into Mass Military Rape of 200 Women, Girls in Darfur
summary : A report released by Human Rights Watch (HRW) claimed that over 200 women and girls were raped by the Sudanese military in October 2014, prompting condemnation by the United States. The Sudanese government has denied all allegations.
date : Feb 12, 2015 08:17 PM EST
Yemen Unrest title : United Nations Issue Dire Warning on Yemen’s Freefall as al-Qaida Makes Its Move
summary : Shortly after the United Nations warned that the country of Yemen could enter a civil war and break apart soon, fighters linked to al-Qaida managed to seize a large army base in the southern part of that country.
date : Feb 12, 2015 04:50 PM EST