News headlines for “Geopolitics”, page 3

  1. ‘Intense diplomatic efforts’ continue to ensure food and fertilizers reach those in need

    - UN News

    The first shipment of fertilizer donated by Russian producers to countries hit hard by rising global food insecurity, has left the Netherlands bound for Malawi, the UN Spokesperson said in a statement on Tuesday.

  2. Digital Human Rights Need to be Enshrined in Law

    - Inter Press Service

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Nov 28 (IPS) - The upcoming consultation on the Global Digital Compact presents a unique opportunity to ensure that human rights in the digital world are protected in international common standards.

  3. UN Deploys Unarmed Weapon in Humanitarian & Peacekeeping Operations

    - Inter Press Service

    UNITED NATIONS, Nov 28 (IPS) - A sign outside the United Nations reads, perhaps half-seriously, that it is a “No Drone Zone”—and “launching, landing or operating Unmanned or Remote-Controlled aircraft in this area is prohibited”.

  4. Ukraine: Heading into winter without heat or water, needs in Mykolaiv are 'critical’

    - UN News

    In the south of Ukraine, people have no water, electricity or heat, and food is scarce, the UN Spokesperson said on Monday. 

  5. Israeli-Palestinian conflict nearing ‘boiling point’, UN envoy warns

    - UN News

    Conflict between Israelis and Palestinians “is again reaching a boiling point”, the UN Middle East envoy told the Security Council on Monday, warning of escalating violence amid a stalled peace process. 

  6. ‘Critical opportunity’ to protect against biological warfare, countries hear

    - UN News

    The international community should push ahead with stalled plans to prevent biological weapons from being developed in the wake of COVID-19, the UN’s top disarmament official insisted on Monday. 

  7. Central African Republic: UN chief strongly condemns airfield attack which left one peacekeeper dead

    - UN News

    The UN Secretary-General on Saturday strongly condemned an attack on an airfield in southeastern Central African Republic (CAR) which left one peacekeeper from Morocco dead, while his unit was attempting to secure the perimeter.

  8. Push Forward Act Now to End Violence Against Women and Girls

    - Inter Press Service

    UNITED NATIONS, Nov 25 (IPS) - Five years ago, the global #MeToo movement brought new urgency and visibility to the extent of violence against women and girls. Millions of survivors came forward to share their experience. They forced the world to recognise a reality that shames every one of us. Their courage and voice led to a powerful collective activism and a sea-change in awareness.

  9. Black Fraud-Days and the Shocking Cost of Staying Fashionable

    - Inter Press Service

    MADRID, Nov 25 (IPS) - Please take a quick look at this short report before rushing to shop on a Black Friday, Christmas sales and all those long chains of big discounts and wholesales, most of them are fake, as often denounced by consumers organisations that report that the business usually inflates prices before launching such deals.

  10. The World Cup of Opportunity

    - Inter Press Service

    DOHA, Qatar, Nov 25 (IPS) - The sun is shining, and the temperature sits at an idyllic 28 degrees Celsius. The Uber driver taking me to work is from Pakistan and devastated about the recent loss to England in the T20 Cricket World Cup final in Australia.

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