UN to investigate GCHQ, MI5 spying at climate talks

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has announced he will launch an inquiry into allegations that British secret service agents spied on foreign governments at two consecutive international climate summits in 2009 and 2010.

Speaking to Danish television, Ban Ki-moon said … Read the rest

In Syria (and all else), it’s ‘Us’ against ‘Them’

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The “Us” of this column’s title needs no explaining. The “Them,” however, does. We the American people are up against an entity far more sinister than the … Read the rest

Syria: Another Western war crime in the making

Dr Paul Craig Roberts

by Paul Craig Roberts

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The war criminals in Washington and other Western capitals are determined to maintain their lie that the Syrian government used chemical weapons. Having failed in efforts to intimidate the UN chemical inspectors in Syria, Washington Read the rest

UN: Lifting Zim sanctions a matter for individual states

United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says the lifting of targeted sanctions against Zimbabwe is a matter for individual member states.

He was responding to a question during a brief press encounter with journalists at the UN Headquarters in … Read the rest

Ban Ki-moon says ‘whole world praying for Mandela’

UN leader Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday that the whole world is praying for Nelson Mandela as the legendary South African leader fights for his life.

Ban called Mandela “one of the giants of the 20th century” at a New York … Read the rest