Two months after the 102nd meeting of the 69th General Assembly meeting, where a vote on the raising of flags by non-member observer States at the United Nations was passed, Palestine’s flag will be raised, for the first time, on November 27 at the UN campus in Addis Abeba, a UN press statement said.
Baghdad – Europe’s migration debate has taken a disturbing turn.
It began with the creation of the catch-all concept (a legal freak) of a “migrant,” which obscures the difference, central to the law, between economic and political migration, between people escaping poverty and those driven from their homes by war. Unlike economic migrants, those fleeing oppression, terror, and massacre have an inalienable right to asylum, which entails an unconditional obligation by the international community to provide shelter.
By Chris Patten
London – Let us give praise where it is richly deserved. Despite all the criticism they faced, US President Barack Obama and his Secretary of State, John Kerry, stuck doggedly to the task of negotiating a deal with Iran to limit its nuclear program. Together with representatives of the United Kingdom, Russia, China, France, and Germany, they have now succeeded.