EU, Israel hold high-level talks for first time in a decade

apnews.com BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and Israel on Monday held high-level talks for the first time in a decade, with the Europeans keen to press Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid on how to put a two-state solution to...

Brazil's election: A clash of presidents

theweek.com On Sunday, Brazilians will head to the polls to vote for their president. The world has its eye on two candidates: incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro and former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Here's everything...

“End War in Ukraine” Say 66 Nations at UN General Assembly

nakedcapitalism.com Conor: This is a good reminder that a) this war could be brought to an end if that wasn’t the last thing the US and the UK wanted, and b) when western media refer to the “international community” they’re typically...

Multipolar World Order

zerohedge.com Multipolar World Order – Part 2 Authored by Iain Davis via Off-Guardian.org, In Part 1, we discussed the nature of “world order” and global governance. We learned the crucial difference between the...

Iran deal's fate comes down to "one huge obstacle"

axios.com Iran's demand that the International Atomic Energy Agency close its investigations into its alleged past undeclared nuclear activity is the last "huge obstacle" to restoring the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, a senior...

Analysis-India sharpens stand on Ukraine war but business as usual with Russia

investing.com By Krishna N. Das and Devjyot Ghoshal NEW DELHI - India is articulating its position against the Ukraine war more robustly to counter criticism that it is soft on Russia, but it still has not held Moscow responsible...

Biden looks to win over Pacific Island leaders at summit

apnews.com WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is set to host Pacific Island leaders for a two-day summit as the U.S. looks to counter China’s military and economic influence in the region. Pacific Island leaders, meanwhile,...

Syria Demands Compensation For Oil Losses In UN Speech

zerohedge.com Syria Demands Compensation For Oil Losses In UN Speech In a rare plea before the U.N. General Assembly in New York, Syria's top diplomat demanded compensation for oil and gas stolen by the United States,...

Older people left out as UN speeches repeatedly invoke young

apnews.com UNITED NATIONS (AP) — One after another, the world’s presidents and prime ministers came to warn of their countries’ trials and tout their triumphs. But one of the biggest issues in either column was mostly left...

U.N. General Assembly Ends With Mixed Results For Africa, The Caribbean And Latin America

forbes.com As the Russian-provoked war with Ukraine looms on, Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin America continue to bear the brunt of higher energy costs, food insecurity and inflation.

What happened at the 77th UN General Assembly?

theweek.com The 77th annual U.N. General Assembly concluded last week. Here are all the important updates you might have  missed: What state of the world did the U.N. walk into? This year's U.N. General Assembly was the first in...

EU, US question Serbia's EU commitment after Russia deal

apnews.com BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The European Union and the U.S. on Monday questioned Serbia’s proclaimed commitment to join Europe’s 27-nation bloc after Belgrade signed an agreement with Moscow pledging long-term...

Turkey vows to defend interests against Greece amid tensions

apnews.com ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey on Monday summoned the Greek ambassador to protest the alleged deployment of dozens of U.S.-made armored vehicles to Greek islands which Ankara says should remain demilitarized in line...

Syria raps US-led coalition forces, oil losses in UN speech

apnews.com UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria’s top diplomat demanded Monday that a U.S.-led military coalition to get out of his country and told the U.N. General Assembly meeting of world leaders that Damascus wants compensation for...

U.S. officials warn of "catastrophic consequences" if Putin's forces use nuclear weapons

axios.com Washington has privately warned Moscow of "catastrophic" consequences if Russian President Vladimir Putin instructs his military to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine, top U.S. officials said in interviews broadcast...