UN Security Council rejects US resolution to extend Iran arms embargo

The embargo is due to expire on Oct. 18 as part of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal — formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA). The U.S. has been engaged in a significant diplomatic effort to get allies to embargo extended, warning that it would give Iran access to weapons that it […]

UN Security Council rejects resolution that would extend Iran arms embargo

Zhang Jun, China’s permanent representative to the United Nations, said the voting result on Friday once again shows that unilateralism receives no support, and bullying will fail. Any attempt to place one’s own interest above the common interests of the international community is a dead end.

The World Is Tearing Down Racist Monuments but Not in Italy

The cemetery is open year-round but the crypt is only open to visitors on the day of Mussolini’s birth, death, and his October march on Rome in 1922. There has never been a year when no one showed up, the Mussolini family has argued, citing the need for the city to pay for attendees to […]

KSCA plans to resume cricket in July; brings in changes to match schedule

“We would like to restart the cricketing activities including practice facilities, camps/matches only after exhaustive and comprehensive SOP is in place. We are waiting for the BCCI guidelines and SOP which is being prepared under the guidance of sports medical experts and it is to be implemented in all the state associations.

Cambridge results: CAIE agrees to review grading procedure after outcry

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood has said that Cambridge International has agreed to review its grading procedures regarding the recently declared CAIE results for O’ and A’ Levels after an outcry from Pakistani students who felt they were unfairly graded.

Minneapolis mayor proposes keeping vacant 100 police jobs

“Every single person in this body of government wants to see a focus on prevention and intervention, and public safety solutions that go well beyond policing,” he said. “Everyone who has signed up to serve this city wants to be sure that every single resident in every single neighborhood feels safe.”

Pennsylvania investigate sex abuse claims at care facility

Devereux, which is headquartered near Philadelphia, treats children with intellectual disabilities, mental disorders and trauma. It has been in existence for more than 100 years and is now the nation’s leading nonprofit health organization of its kind.

NDDC Probe: Senate Committee indicted Pondei’s EIMC on Lassa fever PPKs not me – Nunieh

The committee expressly stated that, the NDDC staff purportedly used by the EIMC for the distribution of the kits namely: Affiong Ekong (paid N36.75 Million); Adebayo Adetimehin (paid N18.33 Million); Abraham Derefaka (N5.97 Million) were actually proxies who were paid huge sums of money in pretext of distributing the kits to the 185 LGAs and […]

Do you know where to enjoy an offline holiday in Slovakia?

No signal, no internetIvana Rešutíková was born in the town of Brezno, in the Horehronie region in central Slovakia. She spent a number of years leading a city life, studying and working. But she has returned to Brezno to pursue her business idea. Her digital detox along with a spa in a forest are among […]

Why the statue of Harvard’s first Black graduate could be a model for rethinking monuments

As a historian who examines the role that race played in the social and political structure of the South, especially as it relates to higher education, I know that not only is the story completely accurate, but I believe how the statue in honor of Greener came to be holds important lessons for today. This […]