News headlines for “Arms Trade—a major cause of suffering”, page 3

  1. ‘Force alone is not the answer’ says UN counter-terrorism chief

    - UN News

    International cooperation is vital to confront the multi-faceted challenges resulting from terrorism, the head of the UN Office dedicated to confronting the scourge worldwide said on Thursday, calling for decisive multilateral action.

  2. World News in Brief: Warmest January on record, Sudan diplomacy push, catching childhood cancer early

    - UN News

    In the battle to slow global warming, January was the hottest month on record according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on Thursday.

  3. Gaza: Israel’s censure of rights expert should not distract from possible war crimes

    - UN News

    An independent expert appointed by the UN Human Rights Council said on Thursday that Israel’s decision to ban her from entering the country is nothing new and must not distract from atrocities being committed in Gaza.

  4. Security Council: Continued Libya impasse threatens country’s future

    - UN News

    Progress towards credible elections in Libya is impossible without an agreement between the key political players, the UN’s top envoy to the north African country said on Thursday.

  5. Ukraine recovery and reconstruction: $486 billion over the next decade

    - UN News

    Reconstruction and recovery in war-torn Ukraine is projected to cost $486 billion over the next decade, up from $411 billion estimated a year ago, a UN-backed study published on Thursday has revealed.

  6. Gaza: Threat of ground invasion looms over Rafah

    - UN News

    Amid ongoing airstrikes targeting Gaza's southernmost city of Rafah and reports that Israeli forces have conducted a military operation inside the Nasser Hospital Complex, concerns over a potential ground invasion of the densely populated border city are escalating.

  7. Stories from the UN Archive: The presentation that launched a war

    - UN News

    Twenty-one years ago in February, US Secretary of State Colin Powell held up a tiny blue-capped vial in the UN Security Council, claiming Iraq and President Saddam Hussein were producing weapons of mass destruction (WMDs).

  8. The West’s Frankenstein Moment

    - Inter Press Service

    SYDNEY, Feb 14 (IPS) - Israel continues to defy its strongest backer the US and its western allies in its quest to control the land from the “River to the Sea”, and in the process ethnic cleansing of the Palestinian population.

  9. Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Religion & Demographics

    - Inter Press Service

    PORTLAND, USA, Feb 14 (IPS) - Together religious identity and demographics play an important role in the decades-long conflict between Israelis and the Palestinians. If the Palestinians, who are largely Muslim and Christian, had been Jewish, they would have been allowed to live in their homes on their lands and be entitled to be Israeli citizens.

  10. North Ignores Perfect Storm in Global South

    - Inter Press Service

    KATHMANDU, Nepal, Feb 14 (IPS) - A gathering ‘perfect storm’ – due to various developments, several quite deliberate – now threatens much devastation in the global South, likely to most hurt the poorest and most vulnerable.

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