Un Certain Regard Headlines

  • North Korea: Dire human rights remain 'unchanged' despite Kim Jong-un's promised reforms, UN warns

    Investigators reveal attempts to improve living conditions have not helped most people

    www.independent.co.uk
  • Kim Jong Un Goes To China

    Chinese president Xi Jinping invited Kim for the 4-day visit. The two leaders could use the visit to coordinate ahead of a second summit between the U.S. and North Korea.

    NPR.org
  • UN Envoy to Monitor Ceasefire Yemen

    Hodeida truce officially maintained

    www.infowars.com
  • Nothing is certain for 2020 except the uncertainty

    Asked if he thinks Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., who announced a presidential exploratory committee on New Year’s Eve, can win, President Donald Trump responded as he often does, with an insult. “That I don’t know,” he told Fox News on New Year’s Day. “You would have to ask her psychiatrist.”

    www.chicagotribune.com
  • UN envoy arrives in Yemen on surprise visit

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni security officials say U.N. envoy Martin Griffiths has arrived in the capital, Sanaa, on an unannounced visit to discuss the “complex situation” in and around the coastal city of Hodeida,

    WTOP
  • UN envoy arrives in Yemen on surprise visit

    Yemeni security officials say U.N. envoy Martin Griffiths has arrived in the capital Sanaa on an unannounced visit to discuss the “complex situation” in and around the key coastal city of Hodeida

    www.washingtonpost.com
  • Giuliani: ‘100 percent certain’ on Trump-Cohen

    He said Michael Cohen was advised to “tell the truth” to Congress.

    POLITICO
  • Trump to meet with Kim Jong Un in February

    WASHINGTON – President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un will meet for a second denuclearization summit in February, the White House announced Friday. The breakthrough came after Trump huddled with a top North Korean negotiator in the Oval Office on Friday. “President Donald J. Trump met with Kim Yong Chol for an hour

    New York Post
  • The Latest: UN chief condemns attack in Colombia

    Colombian authorities said the death toll from a car bombing at a police academy in the capital has risen to 21.

    www.abc6.com
  • Schiff: 'We Certainly Could Subpoena' Helsinki Interpreter

    During an interview aired on Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “AC360,” House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) stated that the Intelligence Committee could subpoena the interpreter from President Trump’s Helsinki meeting with Vladimir Putin or the interpreter’s notes. Schiff said, “We do want to pursue this. And I’ve been in discussions with my counterparts on the Foreign Affairs Committee, Chairman Engel. We’ve been consulting with the lawyers, also, what is the best case, what...

    Breitbart
  • Survey uncovers rampant sexual harassment at UN

    A third of United Nations employees reported experiencing sexual harassment at the agency within the last two years, according to an explosive survey released on Tuesday. According to the findings, some 33 percent of respondents reported at least one instance of sexual harassment in that time, but the figure rose to nearly 40 percent when

    New York Post
  • L Train Un-Shutdown: What The Hell Is Going On?

    Given that the MTA Board governs the MTA, you’d have hoped that Tuesday’s emergency board meeting to discuss Governor Andrew Cuomo’s plan to avert a 15-month shut down of L train service between Brooklyn and Manhattan would have revealed crucial details that have remained a mystery since the new plan was first announced 13 days ago. Instead, the three-hour hearing raised more questions than it answered, as the MTA and its consultants struggled to provide facts and context for a proposal that is...

    Gothamist
  • Palestinians take over as chair of UN developing countries

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas took over as head of the key group of developing countries at the United Nations Tuesday with a promise to confront “assaults” on multilateralism and a pledge

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  • Palestinians take over as chair of UN developing countries

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has taken over as head of the key group of developing countries at the United Nations, promising to confront “assaults” on multilateralism and pledging a peaceful two-state solution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

    Washington Post
  • LA teachers' strike all but certain as talks stall

    More than 30,000 teachers are expected to walk off the job in public schools across Los Angeles early on Monday in the first teachers’ strike in the city in 30 years. No formal talks were held over the weekend, dashing hopes of an 11th-hour deal between United Teachers Los Angeles and the nation’s second-largest school district. Talks broke down on Friday when union leaders said they were “insulted” by the latest contract offer from district

    Raw Story
  • LA teachers' strike all but certain as talks stall

    More than 30,000 teachers are expected to walk off the job in public schools across Los Angeles early on Monday in the first teachers' strike in the city in 30 years.

    U.S.
  • Lebanon to complain to UN over Israeli border wall

    Lebanon says it will file a complaint at the U.N. over Israel’s construction of a wall along the border, which Israel says is entirely within its own territory

    Washington Post
  • Lebanon to complain to UN over Israeli border wall

    Lebanon's state-run National News Agency says the country's foreign minister has asked Beirut's representative at the U.N. Security Council to file a complaint over Israel's building of a wall along their shared border.

    www.abc6.com