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Taliban Releases Two Detained UN Journalists

Two international journalists detained by the Taliban in Kabul, Afghanistan, while working for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have been released, the agency announced Friday afternoon.“We are relieved to confirm the release in Kabul of the two journalists on assignment with UNHCR, and the Afghan nationals working with them,” the UNHCR tweeted.…

U.N. to Hand Security Council over to Russia Next Week

Russia will assume the presidency of the U.N. Security Council on February 1 for one month according to the body’s regular protocol, which rotates its leadership among the council’s members approximately every 30 days. The U.N. Security Council is one of six principal organs of the United Nations. It is responsible for making decisions that impact…

‘Very Dangerous’: Greta Thunberg Slams Biden Over Climate Record

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg ripped President Joe Biden for not leading on climate change and investing in new fossil fuel infrastructure in his first year.“I mean, it’s strange that people think of Joe Biden as a leader for the climate when you see what his administration is doing,” Thunberg told The Washington Post in…

Africa Fumes at Omicron Travel Bans: ‘Racism Is a Very Blunt Tool’

More African leaders on Monday joined South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera in condemning travel bans against their nations – imposed hurriedly by U.S. President Joe Biden and other Western and Asian governments after the discovery of the Omicron coronavirus variant – as unreasonable actions driven by virus panic and racist…

World Leader Slams Greta Thunberg For ‘Complaining Just For Complaining’

Rwandan Environment Minister Jeanne d’Arc Mujawamariya slammed youth activist Greta Thunberg on Friday for her criticism of the ongoing COP26 climate summit.The top Rwandan diplomat said Thunberg’s critique of a carbon credit system, which developing nations are largely in favor of, was unnecessary, Politico reported. Under a carbon credit system, countries and private businesses that…

Wyoming Sen. Barrasso Demands Carbon Footprint Info Of Biden’s Trip To UN Climate Conference

A top Senate Republican sent letters to several Biden administration officials, demanding information on their travels to Glasgow, Scotland, for a global climate summit.Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member John Barrasso asked the officials how many staff from their agency are attending the conference, how much that travel will cost U.S. taxpayers and…

Twitter Rolls Out ‘Pre-Bunk’ Feature To Counter Climate Change Denial

November 01, 2021 6:33 PM ET Twitter announced that it would introduce a feature to combat climate change denial and promote “authoritative information” on Monday.The so-called “pre-bunk” feature will be a digital hub on Twitter’s website where users can find resources and commentary from environmental experts about climate change, the social media platform said. The…

Humanitarian Group Pressuring Elon Musk For Money Is Already Flush With Cash

The U.N’s World Food Programme said billionaires including Tesla CEO Elon Musk need to give them billions of dollars or 42 million people would die.Despite its complaints of reduced funding and purported need to cut food rations to Kenya, the World Food Programme (WFP) received $8.4 billion in contributions in 2020 alone and closed the…

Afghanistan: Women Protest ‘Shameful’ U.N. Silence on Taliban Repression

Women in Kabul, Afghanistan, organized yet another protest on Tuesday demanding the Taliban terrorist organization, which currently runs the country, allow them to return to work and re-open schools for girls. The protesters also addressed the international community – and the United Nations, in particular – demanding that self-proclaimed women’s rights advocates pressure the Taliban…

Coal Mines Making Comeback as Biden and Company Head to Climate Change Summit

Next week President Joe Biden and 13 members of his cabinet will fly to Glasgow, Scotland, to attend the United Nation’s climate summit where he and other world leaders will vie to make the greatest commitments to fight so-called climate change. The trip comes as domestic crises continue and the coal industry that Barack Obama…
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