When you’re the chancellor of one of the world’s superpowers and you make a young girl cry you’re always going to come under fire. How do you think Angela Merkel handled it?
I don’t imagine life in Iraq is a walk in the park, but a recent report shows just how tough life in South Africa remains for so many of our citizens. So where do we go from here?
Victoria Beckham, she of the camera pout and all round skinniness, oh, and wife of David, made a trip to South Africa and put pics on Twitter…
A report released by UNAIDS details decreasing numbers of HIV in South African children. These improved numbers do not mean the country can become complacent though.
Go home, United Nations. You are drunk. At least now you know why nothing gets agreed upon there At the General Assembly budget committee meeting on Monday, United States Ambassador for Management and Reform at the United Nations, Joseph Torsella gave his colleagues a slap on the wrist for always showing up to negotiations drunk. Joseph “The [...]
Yesterday the United Nations voted overwhelmingly to recognise a Palestinian state, despite threats by the United States and Israel to punish the Palestinians by withholding funds for the West Bank government. The 193-nation approved the de facto recognition after the vote passed 138-9, with 41 abstentions.
Poor Gordon Brown. He was due to hold a press conference on Wednesday to discuss his role as the UN special envoy for global education, but only one journalist decided to go.
Well this is awfully troubling. Robert Mugabe, and his buddy, and political ally, Zambian president Michael Sata, have been honoured as “leaders for tourism” by the UN’s World Tourism Organisation. They join the likes of Drew Barrymore, David Beckham, Orlando Bloom, and Ricky Martin.