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Visions of 74th UNGA key to attaining global development - Muhammad Bande
The President of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, says the visions of the 74th General Assembly of ensuring peace
UN General Assembly President arrives Nigeria to rousing welcome
Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), arrived Nigeria to rousing welcome on Thursday night on a four-day official visit to the country.
Who's who in the Ukraine scandal engulfing Trump?
Donald Trump survived the two-year Russia election meddling probe intact, but the revelation that he asked Ukraine to dig up dirt on potential 2020 election campaign rival Joe Biden has now exploded into a scandal threatening his presidency.
As feud heats up, Trump says Biden was subject of Ukraine call
US President Donald Trump on Sunday confirmed he did discuss former vice president Joe Biden and corruption allegations in a phone call with Ukraine's leader, as Trump's opponents called for his impeachment.
No decision yet on admitting Nigeria into security council, UN clarifies
Nigeria’s hope to join the security council of the United Nations (UN) may not come to fruition anytime soon, as the big five – Britain, United States, Russia, France and China – are yet to arrive at a consensus to welcome more countries into their fold. Twenty-five years after the mandate to reform the council,…
Africa50 to support continent’s gas for clean power, others
Africa50, in a statement made available to The Guardian, said it will support the development of Africa’s natural gas resources to help countries produce clean power, accelerate their industrialisation...
Israel PM lashes Iran, claims secret atomic warehouse
Israel's prime minister on Thursday accused arch-enemy Tehran of harboring a secret atomic warehouse, making deft use of ample props and vowing that his country would never let Iran develop nuclear weapons.
Thousands greet Qatar's emir on return home
Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani travelled to Turkey, France, Germany and the US -- where he addressed the UN General Assembly -- his first overseas engagement since Qatar was isolated politically by neighbouring states.
Kabila at UN pledges DR Congo elections but still no date
Addressing the General Assembly, Kabila appealed for support from his "true friends" as his country confronts what he described as major logistical and security challenges to organize the vote.