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Myanmar people want United Nations sanctions, peacekeepers: UN Official

“People are really looking for concerted international action in terms of sanctions. Frankly, some people here want to see peacekeepers,” acting resident and humanitarian coordinator Andrew Kirkwood said. The people of Myanmar have huge expectations from the United Nations and the international community following the February 1 coup, with many calling for sanctions and some […]

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U.N. Security Council 'strongly condemns' Myanmar military's violence

It was the second time in just over a month that the council’s 15 members, including China, a traditional ally of the former Burma, made a rare show of unity over Myanmar The U.N. Security Council unanimously agreed on a statement Wednesday condemning the Myanmar military’s use of violence against peaceful anti-coup protesters, diplomats said. […]

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UN human rights official asks Trump to renounce false, dangerous narratives

The attack on the US Capitol clearly demonstrated the destructive impact of sustained distortion of facts, incitement to violence and hatred by political leaders, the UN’s top human rights official has said while calling on American President Donald Trump to disavow “false and dangerous” narratives. Thousands of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building on Wednesday […]

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Horsemen of Apocalypse

Pandemic accentuates challenges to global order. New framework is needed, India must be rule-shaper. The erudite UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, is a consummate diplomat who is widely regarded as having his ear to the ground. However, little did he know that the biblical analogy of the four horsemen of Apocalypse that he enunciated on […]