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Republicans Demand the Server from Hillary Clinton

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Republicans Demand the Server from Hillary Clinton

The Republican National Committee (RNC) has released a new video entitled ‘Demand the Server’ following the revelation that Hillary Clinton did not provide all of the work-related emails from her personal account to the State Department. “From Day One, Hillary Clinton has not been telling Americans the truth about her secret email server. Not only [...]

Syrian Crisis Causing Child Labor: Report

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Syrian Crisis Causing Child Labor: Report

The conflict and humanitarian crisis in Syria are pushing an increasing number of children into exploitation in the labor market, and much more needs to be done to reverse the trend, according to a new report released by Save the Children and UNICEF. The report shows that inside Syria, children are now contributing to the [...]

Congress Demands Removal of Vasundhara Raje

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Congress Demands Removal of Vasundhara Raje

Congress party today persisted with its demand for the sacking of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, saying there was a criminal nexus between her family and Lalit Modi, who is absconding to evade arrest in India in an alleged case of corruption. Congress says that two BJP leaders – Vasundhara Raje and Sushma Swaraj – [...]

Criminal Court to Bring Justice to People of Sudan

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Criminal Court to Bring Justice to People of Sudan

Over six years since the issuance of the first warrant of arrest against Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) said Monday that her Office’s determination to bring “independent and impartial justice” to the people of Sudan remains “unshaken”. “The question we need to ask of ourselves today is whether [...]

GOP Wants to Take Back the White House

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GOP Wants to Take Back the White House

The GOP has started an online petition asking support from Americans for the GOP candidate in the 2016 Presidential election. “For over six years, President Obama has shown us what top-down liberal policies look like: lost jobs, soaring debt, and a weakened global standing,” the petition suggests. “That’s why it is critical Republicans take back [...]

Getting Closer to a Solution: UN Libya Envoy

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Getting Closer to a Solution: UN Libya Envoy

Previewing what he hopes will be the last round of United Nations-backed political talks on Libya, the UN envoy for the country said Thursday the fact that all the participants in the dialogue have accepted a fourth draft proposal as the basis for a final political solution is “extremely encouraging” that agreement could be reached [...]

Narendra Modi Launches Smart Cities Project

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Narendra Modi Launches Smart Cities Project

Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India, said Thursday that for the first time in the country, the people, and the urban leadership would play the pivotal role in deciding the future course of their cities. He was speaking at the launch of three major urban development initiatives: AMRUT (Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban [...]

Taliban Attack on Afghan Parliament in Kabul

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Taliban Attack on Afghan Parliament in Kabul

It is absolutely clear that Afghanistan continues to need the support of the international community, as well as the sustained attention of the Security Council, Nicholas Haysom, the head of the UN mission in the country said Monday, warning the Security Council that there is no room for “complacency.” “Since my last briefing, there has [...]

UN Experts Deplore South Carolina Killings

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UN Experts Deplore South Carolina Killings

In the wake of the ‘appalling’ attack that left nine African Americans dead at church in South Carolina, a group of UN human rights experts has called for prompt action by authorities in the United States to investigate the hate crimes and urged measures to prevent gun violence affecting the security of African-Americans, their communities [...]

Congress Blames Modi for Farmers’ Distress

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Congress Blames Modi for Farmers’ Distress

In a fresh attack on ruling BJP in India, the opposition Congress party has once again blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his party’s anti-farmer policies. Congress said today that Modi had promised 50% profit for farmers in his election speeches. With a Rs. 50 per quintal hike (announced for paddy) the Indian farmer’s profit [...]

Mayors Respond to Charleston Church Shooting

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Mayors Respond to Charleston Church Shooting

  U.S. Conference of Mayors president Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson issued Thursday the following statement in response to the shooting in a Charleston (SC) church. “While the details of the shooting in a Charleston church are still unclear, the nation’s mayors are sickened by this news. We stand by Mayor Joe Riley, known as the [...]

Terrorist Attacks Target Mosques in Yemen

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Terrorist Attacks Target Mosques in Yemen

The United Nations Security Council condemned Thursday the “horrific” series of terrorist attacks on mosques which left dozens dead and wounded in the Yemeni capital of Sana’a. The attacks – perpetrated Wednesday – targeted three mosques in Yemen’s capital city in the latest bout of violence to convulse the war-torn country. During the period spanning [...]

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