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UN slams North Korea human rights record as its Korean Secretary General sets visit

Special to By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — In a stern and sweeping rebuke to North Korea’s human rights abuses, a UN Committee has slammed the repressive communist regime in an annual report on “The Situation of human […]

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Obama welcomes an Islamist Trojan horse: Consider who is selecting our refugees

Antonio Guterres, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. / Salvatore Di Nolfi

Jeffrey T. Kuhner “President Obama is a threat to our country,” Donald Trump told me in a recent interview. He’s right. Mr. Obama now poses a clear and present danger to America. His stubborn insistence on resettling so-called “refugees” from […]

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UN: Iran reducing nuclear program in line with deal, but shelved centrifuges could easily be restarted

Iran centrifuges

Special to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The UN nuclear watchdog says Iran has begun curbing its nuclear program in line with a deal with six world powers. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) included that assessment in […]

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A closeup look at the UN Human Rights council explains its betrayal of rights victims


Special to By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Elections and selections among candidates to the UN Human Rights Council have again highlighted a glaring flaw in a system where politically authoritarian regimes such as Ecuador, Ethiopia, United Arab […]

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Like with the Jews last century, silence on the genocide of Christians

Pope Francis with Ron Lauder to his left.

Special to By Sol W. Sanders One of the many mysteries of the current political and media scene is the neglect which accompanies a growing worldwide Christian martyrdom, but particularly in the Middle East. Ancient Christian enclaves, some of […]

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Addition of Japan, Egypt, Ukraine to UN Security Council is boost for U.S.

Special to By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — In its annual selection process, the full General Assembly has picked five countries to serve as non-permanent members on the UN Security Council. Importantly, Egypt, Japan and Ukraine as well […]

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‘Third World War’: Jordan’s king warns radical Islam thrives on ‘apathy of moderates’


Special to By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Among the 193 Presidential and Ministerial speeches being made during the UN General Assembly debate, most will present politically pedantic and often droning restatements of the obvious; that war, terrorism, […]

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Netanyahu slams UN’s ‘deafening silence’ in a speech punctuated by his own 40 seconds of silence

Israel's Netanyahu gave the UN the silence treatment.

Special to Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a blunt address to the United Nations General Assembly, slammed the world body for its indifference to Iranian threats to destroy Israel. Netanyahu said that the Iran deal “doesn’t make peace […]

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Two shepherds with flocks of 1.2 billion each pay first visits to U.S., UN

Special to By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Both Pope Francis and China’s President are visiting the United States at the same time. Two men whose paths will nearly intersect, but not touch, in New York at the […]

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German anger grows at ‘Islamization of Europe’

Protesters demonstrate against accommodation for migrants.  /AP/Jens Meyer

Special to Thousands of Germans demonstrated on Sept. 21 against what is called the “Islamization of Europe” as reports also said a growing number of women and young girls housed in shelters in Germany are being raped, sexually assaulted […]

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