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UN Adopts New Voting Procedure During COVID-19 Pandemic

UN adopts new voting procedure during COVID-19 pandemic

UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Friday adopted a new voting procedure for the upcoming election of new members of the Security Council aimed at preventing a large rally and ensuring social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead of meeting in the horseshoe-shaped meeting room at …

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Pompeo Says Trump to Act on Chinese Students

Pompeo Says Trump to Act on Chinese Students

WASHINGTON – The United States will take steps to prevent the alleged spying of Chinese students, the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday before President Donald Trump’s expected announcement. Trump said earlier that he would hold a press conference on China on Friday amid rising tensions between the …

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China’s Fourth Batch of Assistance Reaches Afghanistan

China's fourth batch of assistance reaches Kabul

KABUL – China delivered another batch of food assistance to Afghanistan on Thursday to help the needy people celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the fasting month Ramadan. This is the fourth batch of assistance China has provided to Afghanistan since the outbreak of COVID-19 in February. Other …

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World Carbon Pollution Falls By 17% During Pandemic Peak

World carbon pollution falls by 17% during pandemic peak

At last month’s pandemic shutdown high, a new report reported in the journal Nature Climate Change, the world cut its average carbon dioxide emissions by 17 percent. But with life and heat-trapping gas levels inching back to normal, the brief break from emissions is likely to be “a drop in …

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UNSC is ‘Ineffective’ in Combating Coronavirus: Turkey

UNSC is 'ineffective' in combating coronavirus says Turkey

UNITED NATIONS – The UN Security Council (UNSC) was “ineffective” in this battle as the world is in an uphill battle against the novel coronavirus, the Turkish foreign minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, said on Tuesday. “Months have passed since the outbreak of the pandemic and a joint resolution has yet to …

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Iran, Pakistan, China, Russia Discuss Peace in Afghanistan

Iran, Pakistan, China Russia Discuss Peace in Afghanistan

KABUL – In the four-party video conference on Monday, May 18, the Iranian, Pakistani, Chinese and Russian special representatives for Afghanistan talked about the current conditions and the process of peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan. Participants in the online meeting issued a joint communiqué reflecting the results of the negotiations, …

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Iran’s Fuel Shipments to Venezuela Face US Threat

Iran’s fuel shipments to Venezuela face US threat

TEHRAN – Iran has sent fuel shipments to Venezuela in symbolic defiance of U.S. sanctions in a move that seems to be fraught with risk. Five Iranian super-tankers carrying petrol and other related goods, valued at $45.5 million, have sailed toward Venezuela, a Tehran ally and Washington’s adversary. The tankers …

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