UN: COVID-19 pandemic will lead to higher infant mortality from other diseases

According to a new United Nations (UN) report, the number of deaths among children under 5 was the lowest on record in 2019 - just over 5 million, up from 12,5 million in 1990. About…

The International Criminal Court is interested in the actions of the US Army in Afghanistan: Washington responded with sanctions

The United States has imposed sanctions against several senior officials of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, including its chief prosecutor Fata Bensuda and the director of the Department of Jurisdiction Fakiso Benchojo, writes the BBC. From now on, they are banned from entering the United States, and their American assets will be ...

'America will remain sick and lonely': trump officially announced the US withdrawal from WHO

Trump sent a notice of US official withdrawal from WHO to Congress, Senator Menendez said. Earlier, the American president suspended funding for the organization and put forward a number of requirements for it, DW writes. US President Donald Trump has notified Congress of the country's official withdrawal from the World ...

Russia demanded to resolve the issue of non-issuance of US visas in UN arbitration

Russia requested the UN arbitration procedure to resolve the situation with the regular refusal of US visas to foreign diplomats, a diplomatic source told RIA Novosti. On February 25, the organization held a meeting of the committee on relations with the host country, at which the Russian side again raised this ...

UN General Assembly accuses Russia of trying to change the demographic situation in Crimea

At a meeting of the UN General Assembly, a resolution was adopted on the protection of human rights in the Crimea annexed by Russia. It took effect immediately. About it writes the Voice of America. 65 countries voted in favor, 23 against, 83 abstained. Among those who opposed ...

UN denied Russia postponement of meetings outside US

The first committee of the UN General Assembly, dealing with disarmament and international security, did not support Russia's proposal to transfer its work from the United States due to the non-issuance of visas to diplomats, RIA Novosti reports. The draft decision was named “Improving the efficiency of the work of the First Committee”. The document says that the General Assembly asks the UN Secretary General ...

Two UN committees suspended due to visa problems for the Russian delegation

The First and Sixth Committees of the UN General Assembly suspended work due to problems with issuing visas to delegates from Russia. Committees dealing with legal issues and disarmament and international security will continue to work on Tuesday morning in New York (17: 00 Moscow time), writes Lenta.ru with the link ...

'Scandalous situation': Russians were not given a visa to participate in the UN General Assembly in New York

Ten members of the Russian delegation, including a member of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev, did not receive American visas on time to participate in the UN General Assembly and are not flying to the United States, Kosachev said. He was going to New York, although he is under sanctions, writes the BBC. "IN…

For the first time in human history: UN announces emergency climate

The rapid melting of glaciers in Greenland, where 179 billion tons of ice melted only in July, fires in Siberia, Alaska, Canada and the Amazon in June and July of this year led to the release of tens of megatons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Everything,…

Accused each other of an arms race: what happened at a meeting of the UN Security Council on missile tests

An emergency meeting was convened at the UN Security Council, convened at the initiative of Russia and China in connection with the recent test of the US cruise missile with a conventional configuration. Broadcast from New York was conducted on the UN website. According to Moscow and Beijing, Washington’s actions pose a threat to international security, writes ...

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