Daily Archives: August 14, 2017

GUE/NGL condemns Trump’s threats against Venezuela


“After the imposition of sanctions against Venezuela, the US administration is now threatening military intervention against the country. GUE/NGL firmly condemns the intentions and declarations of President Donald Trump that violate international law. The

Fighting famine: 'Unprecedented crisis' putting 20 million people at risk, warns UN agency

14 August 2017 &#150 Twenty million people risk dying of hunger in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and the north-east of Nigeria, including 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition, the United Nations food relief agency …

Secretary-General Appoints Ruby Sandhu-Rojon of United States Deputy Special Representative for West Africa, Sahel

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Ruby Sandhu-Rojon as his new Deputy Special Representative for West Africa and the Sahel.

She succeeds Hiroute Guebre Sellassie, who completed her assignment on 6 …

South and Central Asia: Pakistan Independence Day

On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I would like to congratulate the Pakistani people as they celebrate their 70th anniversary of independence.

In an August 14, 1947 message to then …

UN chief Guterres condemns terrorist attack in Burkina Faso

14 August 2017 &#150 United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the terrorist attack carried out yesterday in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso.

&#8220The Secretary-General stresses that there can be no justification for such …