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UN Secretary-General's remarks at opening of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly - World | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2020-09-17 12:31

AHEPA President Slams Incoming UN General Assembly President Volkan Bozkir as 'Genocide Denier' - The Pappas Post

Pappaspost - 2020-09-16 21:10

The President of the United Nations General Assembly is a Genocide-Denier • MassisPost

Massispost - 2020-09-14 18:25

INTERVIEW: the top diplomat shepherding the General Assembly through its 75th year | | UN News

UN - 2020-09-14 17:43

Can a Virtual UN General Assembly Deliver on Real World Problems? | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2020-09-14 17:43

The President of the United Nations General Assembly Is a Genocide-Denier | archive , opinions , letter to the editor | The National Herald

Thenationalherald - 2020-09-14 17:31

Letter to the Editor: The President of the United Nations General Assembly is a Genocide-Denier - Hellenic News of America

Hellenicnews - 2020-09-13 23:41

Turkish diplomat leads the UN General Assembly | KashmirWatch

Kashmirwatch - 2020-06-21 00:47

New head of UN General Assembly is a member of Turkey's fascistic ruling party | The Canary

Thecanary - 2020-06-20 15:00

Anti-Armenian Turkish politician elected President of 75th UN General Assembly

NEWS - 2020-06-19 23:48

Turkish diplomat leads the UN General Assembly! | Daily times

Dailytimes - 2020-06-18 22:49

Turkey’s Bozkır elected head of U.N. General Assembly | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2020-06-18 18:53

Turkish diplomat elected President of historic 75th UN General Assembly | | UN News

UN - 2020-06-18 01:00

Cyprus, Armenia call for secret ballot to elect UN General Assembly President | in-cyprus.com

Philenews - 2020-06-10 18:57

COVID-19 shows crucial role of the UN, says next General Assembly President | | UN News

UN - 2020-05-16 21:19

Turkey’s Bozkır the lone candidate to head UN General Assembly | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2020-05-16 09:04

The 70-article law on execution proposal has been approved

ANF - 2020-04-14 08:13
The 70-article law on execution proposal, which will affect a total of 90 thousand prisoners, and which the opposition defines as a "veiled amnesty", was approved by the General Assembly of the Parliament. ...

UN General Assembly Resolution Calls for 'Cooperation' on Virus | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2020-04-04 01:39

PYD: Turkey needs to be told to stop

ANF - 2020-03-05 10:20
The General Assembly of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) demanded that the Turkish state's crimes against the peoples of North and East Syria "stop" and the occupation ended. ...

Concerned about Ongoing Militarization of Crimea, Human Rights Violations in Eastern Ukraine, Speakers Tell General Assembly Minsk Agreements Must Be Fully Implemented - Ukraine | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2020-02-22 14:45

United Labor Congress calls for general strike

ANF - 2019-12-24 21:06
Days before the announcement of the minimum wage, the United Workers' Assembly organized an action in Kadikoy and called for a general strike. ...

Interpol Proves Critics Right in Choosing Turkey to Host General Assembly

Justsecurity - 2019-11-07 15:23

European Parliament to meet on Wed to discuss sanctions on Turkey

ANF - 2019-10-22 12:41
Federica Mogherini, Vice-President of the European Union Commission and High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security, will inform the EU general assembly about the measures and sanctions decisions against the Turkish state tomorrow morning. ...

PM thanks Turkish president for his stance on Kashmir crisis at UN General Assembly | Business Recorder

Brecorder - 2019-10-22 07:13

UN General Assembly 2019: All the latest updates | USA News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-10-15 20:03

NATO's Stoltenberg defends stance on Turkey's offensive in Syria

Reuters - 2019-10-14 15:29
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Monday defended his stance on Turkey's attack on Kurdish militants in northeastern Syria as he came under pressure from some members of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly to be tougher with Ankara. ...

General Assembly of the Swiss- Turkish Economic Council stopped

ANF - 2019-10-10 13:40
On Wednesday a group of about 20 people interrupted the General Assembly of the Swiss- Turkish Economic Council (STBC) held in Sempach, Central Switzerland. ...

Two to watch at the UN General Assembly: Turkey’s Erdogan and Iraq’s Salih

Al Monitor - 2019-10-05 19:49

MSD wrote to UN Guterres and Pederson on Constitutional Committee

ANF - 2019-10-05 10:20
The Syrian Democratic Assembly (MSD) wrote an open letter to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and UN Special Representative for Syria Geir Pederson on the exclusion of representatives of North and East Syria from the Syrian Constitutional Committee. ...

Countries that raised the Kashmir issue at the UN General Assembly 2019: Full analysis - Education Today News

Indiatoday - 2019-10-05 06:17

What Changed for the World’s Conflicts at the UN General Assembly?

International Crisis Group - 2019-10-04 17:29
The annual United Nations General Assembly high-level session in the last week of September offered leaders and diplomats the chance to address today’s gravest crises. UN Director Richard Gowan and Senior Analyst Ashish Pradhan reflect on what happened a ...

Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkey Engage in War of Words at UN General Assembly

Armenianweekly - 2019-10-03 22:48

Seven Top Moments From the 74th UN General Assembly - Citizen Truth

Citizentruth - 2019-10-03 22:48

UN General Assembly Day 1 — as it happened | News | DW | 24.09.2019

DW - 2019-10-03 16:35

Omar Said Ali reelected as Gorran Movement general coordinator, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-10-03 06:22
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Change (Gorran) Movement National Assembly on Saturday reelected Omar Said Ali as general coordinator and selected several other party members for senior level positions in the party’s Executive Body. Said Ali was ree ...

Erdogan To Press Trump Over Syria Safe Zone At UN General Assembly - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2019-08-30 15:51

ISIS will continue to threaten the world if they don’t face trial

ANF - 2019-07-26 16:10
Northern and Eastern Syria Social Justice General Assembly formed a committee for the trial of ISIS members according to international law, and to conduct international relationships. ...

Turkish aggression on South Kurdistan condemned in Qamishlo

ANF - 2019-06-02 13:29
The invading Turkish state attacks against South Kurdistan and its policies towards Northern and Eastern Syria were condemned in a press conference organized by Qamishlo General Assembly and members of Kongreya Star. ...

Austria bans headscarves in primary schools

Waar Media - 2019-05-16 13:30
WAAR_DUHOK The Austrian House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill submitted by the right-wing coalition, banning headscarves in primary schools. The session of the General Assembly of the Council witnessed heated debates on the bill, which was ...

HDP delegation meets with EP Secretary General and PACE president

ANF - 2019-04-12 16:13
Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) members Hisyar Ozsoy and Feleknas Uca as well as HDP Representative Fayik Yagizay attended the meeting with Council of Europe (CoE) Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland in the name of the HDP. ...

TASS: World - UN General Assembly adopts resolution on fight against terrorism

TASS - 2019-04-03 08:46

EP: Negotiations With Turkey Shall be Suspended

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2019-03-15 03:21
The European Parliament (EP) has adopted a resolution that suggests the suspension of the accession negotiations with Turkey in its general assembly in Strasbourg. The non-binding resolution was adopted in yesterday’s (March 13) session by 370 votes in fa ...

Harsh criticism for Ankara and Brussels from EP

ANF - 2019-03-14 00:23
The draft resolution proposing the suspension of Turkey’s accession negotiations with the EU was discussed in the EP in yesterday’s general assembly, and will be voted on today. The hunger strikes were discussed in the EP session. ...

Remarks by President Trump to the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly | The White House

Whitehouse - 2019-01-26 16:00

Read: Trump's full speech to the UN General Assembly - Vox

VOX - 2019-01-18 12:44

FULL TEXT: Donald Trump's first address to UN General Assembly - U.S. News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-01-17 20:47

Emergency UN General Assembly meeting on Wednesday to discuss Israeli aggression | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-01-17 01:29

World’s police chiefs confront dark net at Interpol General Assembly in Dubai | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-01-14 10:01

HDK: Isolation must be lifted

ANF - 2019-01-13 15:23
Speeches at the HDK General Assembly were all marked by the situation in Turkey and North Kurdistan, in particular the hunger strikes. ...

Figen Yüksekdağ: Only those who fight can win

ANF - 2019-01-13 14:43
In a phone call to the General Assembly of HDK, former HDP leader Figen Yüksekdağ said from prison, "Only those who fight can win." ...

UN General Assembly shames itself again with 21 resolutions on Israel, six on rest of world

UN Watch - 2018-12-31 01:29
UN Watch’s final tally of the UN General Assembly’s 2018 bias against Israel was shared by opinion leaders worldwide and went viral. Total of 2018 Condemnations adopted at UN General Assembly: ...

UN General Assembly passes resolution on human rights violations in occupied Crimea | UNIAN

Unian - 2018-12-23 19:05

UN condemns Iran – Press Statement

UN Watch - 2018-12-18 06:28
Press Statement Hillel C. Neuer, Executive Director, United Nations WatchGeneva, Switzerland December 18, 2018 We welcome today’s General Assembly resolution criticizing Iran’s human rights record, adopted by a vote of 84 to 30, an increase of support fr ...

UN General Assembly Adopts Third Resolution on Alleged Human Rights Violations in Crimea

Uniindia - 2018-11-16 14:08

Joint letter in support of the UN General Assembly resolution on the situation of human rights in Iran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-11-13 02:00
TO: All Permanent Missions to the United Nations in New York Your Excellencies, The undersigned national, regional and international civil society organizations urge your government to support resolution A/C.3/73/L.42 on the promotion and protection of hu ...

Turkey court sentences Kurdish MP to 18 months in jail

The Kurdish Project - 2018-11-09 04:18
The sentencing is the first against a lawmaker in the current legislative assembly which was sworn in after the June 2018 presidential and general elections. The post Turkey court sentences Kurdish MP to 18 months in jail appeared first on The Kurdish Pr ...

KDP Delegation, Russian Officials Meet in Moscow

BAS News - 2018-10-30 17:51
ERBIL - Delegates from the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) met with a number of Russian officials on Tuesday for talks on the bilateral ties between the sides. The officials held the meeting during the 10th General Assembly of the International C ...

Netanyahu supports Palestinian “State-Minus, autonomy-Plus” solution

Waar Media - 2018-10-25 11:50
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the Jewish Federations of North America General Assembly WAAR-DUHOK: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu repeated his commitment to the idea of Palestinian self-government in the West Bank, provided that Israel p ...

Tablet Magazine: Honoring Mr. Kurd

Justice for Kurds - 2018-10-17 20:04
The moment in question, was the President’s manner of addressing Majeed Gly and Rahim Rashidi, two young journalists from Kurdistan, at a press conference during UN General Assembly week in New York. Mr. Rashidi raised his hand to inquire about US-Kurdish ...

Iran, Syria Discuss Continued Cooperation on UNGA Sideline

BAS News - 2018-09-29 15:30
ERBIL — Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem met on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Java Zarif to discuss continued military cooperation between Damascus and Tehran. “The discussion revolved aro ...

Elton John and 'Mr Kurd': Five Trump briefing highlights

BBC - 2018-09-28 01:40
Donald Trump discussed his 'large brain' at a lively news conference after the UN General Assembly. ...

Trump: No Plan to Meet with Iran’s Rouhani

BAS News - 2018-09-25 13:36
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he has no plans to meet with Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani. Rouhani is now in New York to attend the UN General Assembly. There were previous reports saying that the US president and secretary o ...

Iraqi FM in US to Attend UN General Assembly

BAS News - 2018-09-24 22:28
ERBIL - Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari has travelled to New York City in order to represent Baghdad at the UN General Assembly annual session. Alghad Press, citing a statement by the foreign ministry, said that Jaafari, apart from the UN offic ...

American victims want Palestinian leader barred from UN General Assembly

Gulan Media - 2018-09-24 05:46

US to stress weapons of mass destruction threat, including Iran and Syria, at UN

Kurdistan24 - 2018-09-21 19:44
The UN General Assembly to hold its annual meeting soon. (Photo: Archive) ...

Trump leaves door open to meeting Iran’s Rouhani at UN General Assembly

Waar Media - 2018-09-06 11:33
WAAR-DUHOK: President Donald Trump left the door open Wednesday to meet with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly — even as the United States ramps up the pressure on a regime it accuses of destabilizing the ...

PUK, Gorran want to delay Iraqi Kurdistan election due to ‘big fraud’: official

E-Kurd - 2018-08-29 13:48
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and the Change (Gorran) Movement want the Iraqi Kurdistan parliamentary election to be delayed due to “big fraud,” a Gorran member said. Head of the Gorran General Assembly, Rauf ...

Iran Says No Meeting with US as Tensions Escalate

BAS News - 2018-08-11 11:57
ERBIL — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that his country has no planned meetings with the US officials during this year’s United Nations General Assembly. Asked about the likelihood of any meeting, including Zarif’s talks w ...

Turkey's Erdogan says to raise Gaza violence at U.N. General Assembly | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-05-18 20:29

World Press Freedom Day report urges review of assassinated journalist cases

Rûdaw - 2018-05-03 11:03
The UN General Assembly has appointed May 3 as World Press Freedom Day ...

Asayiş Dissolves General Assembly of KNC

KNC Geneva - 2018-04-12 21:28
On November 7, 2017, the Kurdish National Council in Syria (KNC) was planning to hold his fourth general assembly in Al-Qamişlo. A new president as well as new members for the various committees of the KNC should be elected. When the congress was about to ...

DUP: Muslim’s arrest is immoral; Czech must be destination to democracy-seekers

ANHA - 2018-02-25 18:14
The General Assembly of the Democratic Union Party(DUP) denounced the immoral act that the Czech state has undertaken on its territories, as it is supposed to be a destination to democracy-seekers and freemen, stating that the Kurdish people and their fri ...

DUP silent about the massacres they are partners in

ANHA - 2018-02-01 13:04
The General Assembly of the Democratic Union ...

General Assembly President at a Panel discussion with Gloria Steinem and Nadia Murad on her fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)

Nadia Murad - 2017-12-29 18:44
“I now know that I was born in the heart of the crimes committed against me. I was home living w/my family. I didn’t go somewhere where there was a war. Our neighbors turned on us.” NadiaMuradBasee, Yazidi survivor of ISIL & UNODC - United Nations Office ...

Defying Trump, U.N. General Assembly Condemns U.S. Decree on Jerusalem - The New York Times

Nytimes - 2017-12-22 00:33

UN General Assembly passes resolution against recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Waar Media - 2017-12-21 21:48
WAAR-DUHOK: UN General Assembly passes resolution against recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital by majority vote. The post UN General Assembly passes resolution against recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital appeared first on WAARmedia. ...

UN General Assembly votes 128-9 to reject US decision recognizing Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Waar Media - 2017-12-21 21:48
WAAR-DUHOK: More than 100 countries defied President Donald Trump on Thursday and voted in favor of a United Nations General Assembly resolution calling for the United States to withdraw its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Trump had ...

UN Jerusalem vote - live updates: Nikki Haley tells General Assembly 'We are asked to pay for privilege of being disrespected' in row over Israel capital decision | The Independent

Independent - 2017-12-21 17:53

Erdogan slams Trump ahead of UN vote: ‘You cannot buy Turkey’s democratic will with your Dollars’

Waar Media - 2017-12-21 16:56
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan slammed U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday, hours before the United Nations General Assembly vote rejecting U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “Mr. Trump, you cannot buy Turkey’s dem ...

After U.S. veto, U.N. General Assembly to meet on Jerusalem status

Waar Media - 2017-12-20 20:42
WAAR-DUHOK: The 193-member United Nations General Assembly will hold a rare emergency special session on Thursday at the request of Arab and Muslim states on U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, sparking a wa ...

Turkey 'to seek UN General Assembly vote' on Jerusalem

Kurdiu - 2017-12-18 22:04

Asayiş Dissolves General Assembly of KNC

KNC Geneva - 2017-11-20 21:33
On November 7, 2017, the Kurdish National Council in Syria (KNC) was planning to hold his fourth general assembly in Al-Qamişlo. A new president as well as new members for the various committees of the KNC should be elected. When the congress was about to ...

Peshmerga Film to Go on Screen at UN

BAS News - 2017-11-20 17:21
ERBIL — Peshmerga Film, a documentary shot by the French director Bernard-Henri Lévy, is set to be screened on Tuesday, November 28, before the General Assembly of the United Nations, in New York. “Both France and UK will host a screening, next November ...

General Assembly President at a Panel discussion with Gloria Steinem and Nadia Murad on her fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)

Nadia Murad - 2017-11-13 22:06
“I now know that I was born in the heart of the crimes committed against me. I was home living w/my family. I didn’t go somewhere where there was a war. Our neighbors turned on us.” NadiaMuradBasee, Yazidi survivor of ISIL & UNODC - United Nations Office ...

Thirty-Four NGOS Call on UN Third Committee to Pass the Resolution on Human Rights Situation in Iran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-11-09 02:00
To: Member States of the United Nations General Assembly Your Excellency, We, the undersigned human rights and civil society organizations, urge your government to vote in favor of Resolution A/C.3/72/L.41 on the promotion and protection of human rights i ...

Report: Rouhani rejected meeting with Trump

Roji Kurd - 2017-10-31 00:06
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected a request by U.S. President Donald Trump for face-to-face talks on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York last month, Iranian officials claimed on Sunday. “U.S. President Trump invited President Rouh ...

What Will China Do if the U.S. Attacks North Korea?

International Crisis Group - 2017-09-29 16:11
During a speech at the United Nations General Assembly on 19 September 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump warned that if North Korea threatened the United States or its allies, he would “totally destroy” the nation. As tensions continue to rise between Wa ...

David and Goliath in Zimbabwe: How a Pastor Has Challenged Robert Mugabe

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2017-09-27 07:26
While Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was deriding President Trump as a "Giant, Gold Goliath" at the UN General Assembly last week, the 93 year-old dictator's own suspected "David" was arrested back home in the capitol city of Harare on charges of sub ...

Briefing from Special Presidential Envoy to the Global Coalition Brett McGurk

The Global Coalition - 2017-09-25 12:26
Read below for an on the record briefing given by SPE Brett McGurk on September 22nd 2017, after a US Secretary of State led ministerial meeting of the Global Coalition in the margins of the UN General Assembly. ...

At UN Assembly, Iraq outlines vision for post-conflict reconstruction

United Nations - 2017-09-24 09:10
Iraq is an independent sovereign federal State following democratic processes which have enabled all its people to participate in society, said the country’s top foreign affairs official at the United Nations General Assembly, expressing opposition to a ...

Kuwait to Host Donors Conference on Rebuilding Iraq

BAS News - 2017-09-21 14:30
ERBIL — Kuwait is planning to host an international donors conference to gain support for Iraq rebuild the areas it has liberated form the Islamic State (IS),the Kuwaiti Prime Minister told the United Nations General Assembly today. “The position of the ...

Iran, Iraq and Turkey reiterate opposition to Kurdistan Referendum

KurdPress - 2017-09-21 10:52
Foreign ministers of Iran, Turkey, and Iraq have held trilateral talks on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York where the three sides reiterated their countries opposition to the planned referendum of the Iraqi northern region of Kurdistan, ...

United Nations General Assembly – Press Conference of Jean-Yves Le Drian (18.09.17) - France-Diplomatie - Ministère de l’Europe et des Affaires étrangères

Diplomatie - 2017-09-20 19:14

Macron: France Won’t Stand Against Kurdistan’s Independence Vote

BAS News - 2017-09-19 20:49
ERBIL — President Emmanuel Macron of France said on Tuesday that his country will not oppose to Kurdistan Region’s independence referendum scheduled for next week. Speaking to reporters on the sideline of the UN’s General Assembly in New York, Macron how ...

Abadi Prevents Iraqi President from Attending UNGA Meeting: Official

BAS News - 2017-09-19 19:25
ERBIL— The Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi did not allow for the Iraqi President Fuad Massum to attend the session of the UN General Assembly, according to a Kurdish official. Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) politburo member and former Iraqi financ ...

Turkish FM says KRG referendum 'big mistake'

KurdPress - 2017-09-19 14:09
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, speaking to Al-Monitor during his visit to New York for this week’s UN General Assembly session, addressed his country’s stance on the upcoming independence referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan, EU-Turkey ties, Ankara’s ...

Trump calls for UN reform ahead of General Assembly’s debate

Orient News - 2017-09-19 02:01

Turkish and KRG foreign ministers meet in New York

Waar Media - 2017-09-18 18:04
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and his KRG counterpart Falah Mustafa are in meeting in New York one week before the Kurdistan vote on independence. The two ministers are in New York for the UN General Assembly. While Turkish offici ...

Turkish Parliament Expels 2 HDP Lawmakers for Absenteeism

BAS News - 2017-07-27 17:19
ERBIL — Turkish parliament’s General Assembly voted on Thursday to dismiss two lawmakers from the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) reportedly for absenteeism. Tugba Hezer Ozturk, a deputy representing Van, and Faysal Sariyildiz, who represents ...

Kurdish children and their opportunities

Ruwayda - 2016-12-26 00:58
In 1954, the General Assembly recommended countries to recognise a Universal Children’s day, where the welfare of children will be promoted. Today marks the Declaration of the Rights of the Child (1959) and the convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) ...
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