Third Committee Approves 13 Drafts on Persons with Disabilities, Ageing, Human Trafficking amid Protracted Votes on Human Rights in Syria, Myanmar

The Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) expressed itself on human rights situations in Myanmar and Syria, as well as on human trafficking and inclusive development for persons with disabilities, approving 13 draft resolutions on those and other topics in …

Third Committee Approves 13 Drafts on Persons with Disabilities, Ageing, Human Trafficking amid Protracted Votes on Human Rights in Syria, Myanmar

The Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) expressed itself on human rights situations in Myanmar and Syria, as well as on human trafficking and inclusive development for persons with disabilities, approving 13 draft resolutions on those and other topics in …

Netanyahu’s Main Coalition Partner Pushes for Early Election

Israel moved closer to early elections Friday after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s main coalition partner, the ultra-nationalist Jewish Home party, said it wants a vote as soon as possible, and will press for consultations on a date on Sunday.

The …

EGYPT TO CONTINUE PEACE EFFORTS IN WAR-RAVAGED GAZA: OFFICIAL

CAIRO, Egypt- Egypt said that, it will continue efforts to cool off conditions in the Gaza Strip, after two days of fierce fighting between Gaza militants and the Israeli army.

Addressing a meeting of the Arab League council, on the …

African Leaders Meet for ‘Last Push’ on AU Reforms

African leaders are set to gather this weekend for a special summit aimed at pushing through long-debated reforms to their pan-continental body.

The changes seek to streamline and empower the African Union ´┐Ż an ambitious call for an organization often …