Gibraltar accuses Spain of ‘gross violation of sovereignty’

A picture taken on September 1, 2022 from La Linea de la Concepcion shows the Rock of Gibraltar. (PHOTO / AFP) MADRID – Gibraltar on Friday accused Spain of a "gross violation of British sovereignty" after two customs officials entered the British overseas territory during an anti-smuggling operation. Early on Thursday, two Spanish customs agents […]

UWC Education for Peace and Sustainability Officially Open by the Honourable Miss Alice Mak with student performances showcase the diversity of UWC

HONG KONG, Feb 3, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The United World College Hong Kong Committee (UWCHK) and Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong (LPCUWC) jointly host an exhibition under the theme of UWC education for peace and sustainability to mark the 50th anniversary of Hong Kong students in overseas […]

Russia denounces US for undermining New START treaty

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova gestures while Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's annual news conference in Moscow, Russia, Jan 18, 2023. (PHOTO / AP) MOSCOW – The United States, by its actions, has undermined the principles of implementing the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START), Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Wednesday. […]

UN confirms Inger Andersen for second term as UNEP chief

Inger Andersen, executive director of the United Nations Environment Program attends at the opening of the plenary for the tail end of the United Nations Biodiversity Conference (COP15) in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on Dec 19, 2022. (ANDREJ IVANOV / AFP) UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday confirmed Inger Andersen of Denmark […]

UN urges boosting support for developing nations, reforms

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres speaks during a press briefing at United Nations Headquarters on Feb 4, 2020 in New York. (ANGELA WEISS / AFP) UNITED NATIONS — United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and other speakers called for massive support provided to the developing nations and an urgent reform of the global financial system […]

US eyes expanding border expulsion for Cubans, Nicaraguans, Haitians

Migrants eat and wait for help while camping on a street in downtown El Paso, Texas on Dec 18, 2022. (ANDRES LEIGHTON / AP) WASHINGTON – The Biden administration is planning to use pandemic-era restrictions to expel many Cuban, Nicaraguan and Haitian migrants caught at the southwest border back to Mexico, while simultaneously allowing some […]