News headlines for “Geopolitics”, page 3

  1. In the Shadows of the Wars in Ukraine & Gaza, Iran and Russia are Growing Ever Closer

    - Inter Press Service

    BERLIN, Germany, Apr 08 (IPS) - Russia and Iran currently appear to be pulling firmly in the same direction in terms of foreign policy; ‘What has caused humanity’s suffering is unilateralism and an unjust global order, one manifestation of which can be seen in Gaza today.’ These were the words of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi during a meeting with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, on 7 December.

  2. World News in Brief: Haiti aid response, strikes across Lebanon’s Blue Line, UNEP welcomes Iran prisoner release, healthcare for the displaced

    - UN News

    UN humanitarians on Monday made clear the emergency response in Haiti’s capital continues despite ongoing insecurity caused by months of gang-led violence there.

  3. Security Council urged to ‘end the bloodshed’ in Gaza

    - UN News

    The President of the UN General Assembly appealed on Monday for “all those with leverage” to use their power to bring an end to the six-month-long war in Gaza.

  4. Attacks on Ukrainian nuclear facilities ‘must cease immediately’: UN atomic watchdog

    - UN News

    The head of the UN nuclear watchdog agency reiterated that attacks against nuclear power plants in Ukraine are “an absolute no go”, following direct military action targeting the Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) on Sunday.

  5. Palestinian request for UN membership in spotlight amid fears for Rafah invasion

    - UN News

    The Security Council prepared to convene on Monday to consider a Palestinian request for United Nations membership as humanitarians expressed deep concerns about Israel’s planned invasion of Rafah and the desperate lack of aid reaching Gaza.

  6. Hope grows for UN mission to ‘flood’ Gaza with food, despite fears of imminent Rafah invasion

    - UN News

    The UN’s overriding mission in Gaza to ‘flood the place with food’ and avert famine, has moved forward this week thanks to Israel’s public pledge to increase the flow of aid, despite signs on Sunday that the feared invasion of Rafah is imminent.

  7. Ecuador-Mexico: ‘Cardinal principle’ of diplomatic inviolability must be upheld says UN chief

    - UN News

    The decision by Ecuador to forcibly enter the Mexican Embassy on Saturday and arrest a former vice president of the Andean country on corruption charges represents a breach of international law, the UN Secretary-General has said.

  8. Following Asian Countries’ Leads, Climate Action Opportunity for Developing Nations

    - Inter Press Service

    OSLO, Norway, Apr 06 (IPS) - In the deserts of Gujarat, something remarkable is happening. On my recent visit i saw hundreds of trucks moving under the warm Indian sun. Thousands of hardworking young people from all corners of Bharat, as Indians now often call their nation, are turning around the previously empty and harsh landscape.

  9. Gaza: ‘Systematic dismantling of healthcare must end’ says WHO

    - UN News

    With the largest hospital in Gaza largely destroyed and out of action, access to healthcare has now become “totally inadequate” following six months of brutal fighting between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants, said the World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday.

  10. First Person: The genocide survivor protected by a mass murderer

    - UN News

    When the Genocide against the Tutsis in Rwanda began in April 1994 Eric Eugene Murangwa was a footballer at one of the country’s top clubs. Although he is a Tutsi, he was protected by a member of the notorious Interahamwe, responsible for killing hundreds of thousands. Ahead of the 30th anniversary of the genocide, marked on 7 April, Mr. Murangwa shared his extraordinary story with UN News.

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