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Pope Francis Tells United Nations They ‘Must Begin Redistribution Of Wealth’

Pope Francis Tells United Nations They ‘Must Begin Redistribution Of Wealth’

Pope Francis told U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday that the world body must do more to help the poor and should encourage the “legitimate redistribution” of wealth.

| May 9, 2014 | 28 Comments
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Israel’s Worst Fears Coming True As Obama And Iran Get Cozy

Israel’s Worst Fears Coming True As Obama And Iran Get Cozy

Netanyahu’s strategy is to say that this whole Iran-peace thing is a big hoax,” Gilboa said. “There are no buyers for his message.”

| September 29, 2013 | 33 Comments
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A Bitter Obama Refers To United Nations Process As ‘Hocus Pocus’

A Bitter Obama Refers To United Nations Process As ‘Hocus Pocus’

To see the leader of the Democrat Party be this dismissive of the United Nations in the run up to his rush to war in the Middle East has to be disconcerting to the House Democrats Obama will need to win congressional approval of his Syria strikes.

| September 6, 2013 | 30 Comments
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Obama Supports UN Gun Treaty That Hobbles 2nd Amendment

Obama Supports UN Gun Treaty That Hobbles 2nd Amendment

Obama and the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday signed off on a sweeping, first-of-its-kind treaty to regulate the international arms trade

| April 2, 2013 | 79 Comments
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GAME CHANGER! UN Approves Palestinian Statehood Recognition Upgrade

GAME CHANGER! UN Approves Palestinian Statehood Recognition Upgrade

The U.N. General Assembly approved a resolution on Thursday giving implicit recognition to Palestinian statehood despite threats by the United States and Israel to punish the Palestinian Authority by withholding funds for the West Bank government.

| November 30, 2012 | 13 Comments
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DENIED! Germany Says They Will NOT Back Palestinian State Request At UN

DENIED! Germany Says They Will NOT Back Palestinian State Request At UN

Germany will not back a Palestinian bid for a diplomatic upgrade at the United Nations, the government spokesman said on Wednesday.

| November 28, 2012 | 6 Comments
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United Nations Plan To Seize Control Of The Internet

United Nations Plan To Seize Control Of The Internet

Next week the United Nations’ International Telecommunications Union will meet in Dubai to figure out how to control the Internet. Representatives from 193 nations will attend the nearly two week long meeting, according to news reports.

| November 26, 2012 | 29 Comments
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United Nations To Begin Planning International Drone Surveillance

United Nations To Begin Planning International Drone Surveillance

“The United Nations wants to use drones for the first time to monitor fighting in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where Rwanda has been accused of aiding rebels,” says the report, quoting U.N. officials.

| November 24, 2012 | 7 Comments
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Within HOURS Of Winning Re-election Obama Approves UN Gun Ban Talks

Within HOURS Of Winning Re-election Obama Approves UN Gun Ban Talks

Hours after U.S. President Barack Obama was re-elected, the United States backed a U.N. committee’s call on Wednesday to renew debate over a draft international treaty to regulate the $70 billion global conventional arms trade.

| November 8, 2012 | 33 Comments
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United Nations Calls For BOYCOTT Of US Companies Friendly To ISRAEL

United Nations Calls For BOYCOTT Of US Companies Friendly To ISRAEL

The United Nations calls for an international campaign of economic warfare on American companies that do business in Israel, including Hewlett-Packard, Caterpillar Inc., and Motorola Solutions Inc.

| October 26, 2012 | 36 Comments
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Palestinian Statehood Resolution Expected To Pass At UN In November

Palestinian Statehood Resolution Expected To Pass At UN In November

The Palestinians’ push for upgraded status at the United Nations is likely to succeed, the president of the UN General Assembly said on Friday, while warning the United States against cutting UN funding over the issue.

| October 20, 2012 | 6 Comments
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Obama At UN: ‘The Future Must Not Belong To Those Who Slander The Prophet Of Islam’

Obama At UN: ‘The Future Must Not Belong To Those Who Slander The Prophet Of Islam’

“The future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam. Let us condemn incitement against Sufi Muslims, and Shiite pilgrims.”

| September 25, 2012 | 39 Comments
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One World Gov’t? Obama Tells World Libya Attacks Were Against The UN!

One World Gov’t? Obama Tells World Libya Attacks Were Against The UN!

President Obama says the Muslim attacks on America are an “assault on the very ideals upon which the United Nations was founded.”

| September 25, 2012 | 12 Comments
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Iranian Terrorist Ahmadinejad Flashes Peace Sign At UN, Taunts Israel And The West

Iranian Terrorist Ahmadinejad Flashes Peace Sign At UN, Taunts Israel And The West

Flashing the peace sign, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told the UN on Monday that Iran is unconcerned by Israeli threats of attack but prepared to defend itself, adding that Israel has ‘no roots’ in the history of the Middle East and would be ‘eliminated’.

| September 24, 2012 | 20 Comments
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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Says Free Speech ‘Has Limits’

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Says Free Speech ‘Has Limits’

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told reporters in New York today that “free speech” has limits, especially when religious beliefs are involved.

| September 21, 2012 | 10 Comments
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Palestine To Ask UN For Statehood Recognition Next Week

Palestine To Ask UN For Statehood Recognition Next Week

The Palestinians will ask the United Nations to upgrade their status in the world body by year’s end, enabling them to pursue Israel through the international courts, a senior Palestinian official said on Thursday.

| September 20, 2012 | 3 Comments
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30-Nation War Games Begin Minesweeping In Persian Gulf Ahead Of Iran Strike

30-Nation War Games Begin Minesweeping In Persian Gulf Ahead Of Iran Strike

“This exercise is about mines and the international effort to clear them,” said Vice-Admiral John Miller, commander of US Naval Forces Central Command.

| September 18, 2012 | 10 Comments
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Ahmadinejad To Address UN On Yom Kippur

Ahmadinejad To Address UN On Yom Kippur

WASHINGTON – A PR duel will be in two and a half weeks during the United Nations General Assembly discussions in New York between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. The Iranian leader is expected to address the GA on the Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur, while Netanyahu will speak the […]

| September 9, 2012 | 10 Comments
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Iran REFUSES Nuclear Access To U.N. International Atomic Energy Agency Inspectors

Iran REFUSES Nuclear Access To U.N. International Atomic Energy Agency Inspectors

“During both the first and second round of discussions, the agency team requested access to the military site at Parchin. Iran did not grant permission for this visit to take place,” the Vienna-based IAEA said in a statement after the talks Monday and Tuesday talks in the Iranian capital. “We do not wait for enemies to take action against us,” said Iran, according to the semiofficial Fars news agency. “We will use all our means to protect our national interests.”

| February 21, 2012 | 8 Comments
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US Remains Silent As United Nations Works To Place Internet Under ‘International Control’

US Remains Silent As United Nations Works To Place Internet Under ‘International Control’

On Feb. 27, a diplomatic process will begin in Geneva that could result in a new treaty giving the United Nations unprecedented powers over the Internet. Russian PM Vladimir Putin said his goal and that of his allies is to establish “international control over the Internet” through the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a treaty-based organization under U.N. auspices.

| February 21, 2012 | 12 Comments
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UN Considers Creation Of A World Tax To Fund Global Social Programs

UN Considers Creation Of A World Tax To Fund Global Social Programs

“No one should live below a certain income level,” stated Milos Koterec, President of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. “Everyone should be able to access at least basic health services, primary education, housing, water, sanitation and other essential services.” The money to fund these services may come from a new world tax.

| February 3, 2012 | 2 Comments
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UN Tells Israel To Stop Building On Their Own Land

UN Tells Israel To Stop Building On Their Own Land

U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon pressed Israel on Wednesday to do more to get flagging Mideast peace efforts back on track, calling for a halt in West Bank settlement construction and urging the Israelis to submit concrete proposals on the key issues of borders and security ties with a future Palestine.

| February 1, 2012 | 3 Comments
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UN Chief Moon Demands The Jews Give Up Jerusalem, Calls Israel ‘Occupiers’

UN Chief Moon Demands The Jews Give Up Jerusalem, Calls Israel ‘Occupiers’

UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Sunday called for an end to Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories, saying the illegal building of settlements worked against a two-state solution. “The Israeli occupation of Arab and Palestinian territories must end. So must violence against civilians,” Ban said in a keynote address at a conference in Beirut on democracy in the Arab world.

| January 15, 2012 | 18 Comments
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Palestinian Flag Will Fly Over UNESCO Headquarters

Palestinian Flag Will Fly Over UNESCO Headquarters

The Palestinian flag will be hoisted Tuesday at UNESCO headquarters, over a month after its admission to the UN cultural agency sparked anger and reprisals from the United States and Israel.
President Mahmud Abbas will travel to Paris to attend the event, which led Washington to pull funding to the UN organisation, and which is seen by many as a step on the Palestinians’ road to eventual UN membership.

| December 11, 2011 | 1 Comments
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