Geopolitics
Governance/Geopolitics
New York: President Mahmoud Abbas reiterated his appeal for the State of Palestine to become a full-fledged member of the UN, and warned of waning peace prospects with Israel, in his speech to the General Assembly on Friday. more
Libya working towards a democratic transformation, President tells UN

New York: Libyan President Muhammad Yunus Al-Manfi told the 77th session of the UN General Assembly on Tuesday that as it moves towards building a State of institutions and establishing p ...

Ukrainian President outlines peace formula that punishes aggression, restores security

New York: Russia must be punished for its “illegal war” against Ukraine, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy told the UN General Assembly on Wednesday – part of a “peace ...

‘The story of 2022 is freedom fighting back’ against aggression, UK Prime Minister Truss says in UN speech

With a full-scale war of aggression under way in Europe, the General Assembly was meeting this year “in a new geopolitical era that demands those who believe in the principles of th ...

Leadership Council marks ‘new era’ for Yemen, but country remains wary of terrorist threat

New York: President Rashad Mohammed Al-Alimi said on Thursday that with the formation in early April of the Presidential Leadership Council as the legitimate representative of the Yemeni ...

Somalia committed to tackling twin threats of looming famine and terrorism, President tells UN Assembly

Despite efforts to move past decades of drought and conflict, Somalia is facing some of the most complex crises in the world, its President said today at the UN General Assembly, urging i ...

Israeli Prime Minister Lapid backs two-State solution

New York: Prime Minister Yair Lapid on Thursday said a two-State solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was “the right thing” for Israel, but he cautioned that a future ...

World’s complex challenges are great, but not insurmountable, Assembly President says, opening 77th session

New York: At what he called “the most consequential moment of the last four decades,” General Assembly President Csaba KÅ‘rösi banged the ceremonial gavel to open the ...

Guterres calls for ‘coalition of the world’ to overcome divisions, provide hope in place of turmoil

New York: With people from all points of the globe crying out for relief and hope, international action on major challenges – from climate to conflict and securing sustainable devel ...

Sri Lanka: New Government urged to make progress on accountability, institutional reforms

New York: Sri Lanka is at a critical juncture and the new Government must make progress on accountability as well as institutional and security sector reforms, the UN human rights office, ...