'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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Memo to President Obama, Congress, the Department of Justice, the FBI, Boston Police Department and any others looking into the horrific bombings at the Boston Marathon finish line: Don't bother. America did it.
There is evidence that Syria's government forces used chemical weapons in several areas around Homs, Aleppo and even Damascus, British and French diplomats told the U.N. on Friday.
As Secretary of State John F. Kerry prepares to travel to Korea next week, the United States can use White House back channels to talk to Kim Jong-un — but all efforts to pressure Mr. Kim into better behavior will fail if the United States caves and grants formal talks (“‘Reckless’ Kim Jong-un won’t be tolerated; Kerry strikes back at North Korean threats,” Web, Tuesday).
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is "deeply troubled" by North Korea's recent statements and actions and wants world powers to help calm the situation.
''Earth Hour" ticked away while we slept through Saturday night, the bright idea of environmentalists who want to shame the rest of us into turning off the lights. Anyone who stayed up for it wasted the hour. The stunt is an extension of the hype surrounding global warming, preaching the message that individuals can "make a difference" and alter temperatures in the cosmos.
More than 60 dignitaries and pro-democracy advocates from around the world have signed an open letter to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon requesting that the world body conduct an investigation into the tragic deaths of Cuban dissidents Osvaldo Paya and Harold Cepero in an automobile accident in July 2012.
There he goes again. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon erroneously has asserted, for the fourth time in two years, that “all [Israeli] settlement activity in the occupied Palestinian territory, including east Jerusalem, is illegal under international law.”
The United Nations rejected a claim for damages on behalf of more than 5,000 Haitian cholera victims and their families on Thursday, citing diplomatic immunity.
Former top U.S. officials denounced the State Department, the United Nations and Iraq for failing to protect unarmed Iranian dissidents in a camp near Baghdad and blamed Iran for a weekend rocket attack that killed six refugees and wounded 50.
President Obama's Inauguration Day vow to fight climate change is facing an unexpectedly early test as a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline now rests solely with his administration.
Indian diplomats are promoting an inexpensive computer that could bring technology to the world's poor as a great development for India, although all of the parts of the device appear to be made in China.
Latin superstar Ricky Martin is telling a U.N. conference on homophobia that he wishes he could come out again so he could tell people struggling with their identities that "it's just beautiful _ you find love."
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced a $2.27 billion initiative Tuesday to help eradicate cholera in Haiti and the Dominican Republic, vowing to work aggressively to secure donations for the ambitious but still mostly unfunded 10-year plan.
Syrian rebel commanders have elected a new 30-member leadership council and a chief of staff, a senior rebel said Saturday in a major step toward unifying the opposition that is fighting to oust President Bashar Assad.
An Israeli-Palestinian showdown over plans for new Jewish settlements around Jerusalem escalated on Wednesday. Israel pushed the most contentious of the projects further along in the planning pipeline, and the Palestinian president said he would seek U.N. Security Council help to block the construction.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announces Thursday, March 21, 2013, that the United Nations will investigate the possible use of chemical weapons in Syria, at United Nations headquarters.