Daily Archives: October 20, 2018

Possessing Atomic Bomb ‘Shameful as Depending on Chemical, Biological Weapon’, First Committee Hears, while Nuclear-Weapon States Defend Deterrence Policies

Defending the strategic purposes of their arsenals, First Committee (Disarmament and International Security) delegates representing nuclear weapon States pointed at current geopolitical realities, while calling for the type of methodical approach to disarmament that has …

Vivid Battle Memories Return to Egypt With British Veterans

For Bill Blackburn, the memories that returned were the flies, the thirst, and the power of the artillery barrage that opened the battle of El Alamein.

Blackburn was one of six British World War II …

Congo Rebels Kill 15, Abduct Kids in Ebola Outbreak Region

Congolese rebels killed 15 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the center of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak, Congo’s military said Sunday, as the violence threatened to again force the suspension …

Amid Rise in Migration Worldwide, Representatives Underline Segment’s Contribution to Development, as Second Committee Debates Globalization, Interdependence

Information, Communications Technology for Sustainable Development Also Addressed

With migrant numbers skyrocketing worldwide, speakers emphasized that group’s contribution to development as well as the need to recognize their qualifications, protect their rights and combat illegal …

Amid Rise in Migration Worldwide, Representatives Underline Segment’s Contribution to Development, as Second Committee Debates Globalization, Interdependence

Information, Communications Technology for Sustainable Development Also Addressed

With migrant numbers skyrocketing worldwide, speakers emphasized that group’s contribution to development as well as the need to recognize their qualifications, protect their rights and combat illegal …