Stoking fear among followers is not clever politics but a recipe for self-destruction, warns UN rights chief
New York: In a scathing address to the Human Rights Council, the top United Nations rights official on Wednesday warned political leaders who stoke fear and intolerance among their followers for the sake of their own ambitions are merely copying the behaviour of previous generations of once strong, but ultimately catastrophic, leaders and politicians. more
Conflict casts shadow on fight to end hunger in some regions – UN agriculture agency
New York, Dec 22(Just Earth News): Conflict and protracted crises in a handful of countries in the Near East and North Africa are hindering efforts to eradicate hunger in the region by 20 ...