Cuba banks suspend US dollar deposits amid bid to end sanctions

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Cuba banks suspend US dollar deposits amid bid to end sanctions” – below is their description. A sanctions battle closer to home for the United States is with Cuba. The communist country is appealing to the United Nations General Assembly to end a decades-long trade embargo, that … Read more Cuba banks suspend US dollar deposits amid bid to end sanctions

Guterres unanimously re-elected as UN secretary-general

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Guterres unanimously re-elected as UN secretary-general” – below is their description. The United Nations General Assembly unanimously elected Antonio Guterres as secretary-general for a second term on Friday. His new five-year term begins on January 1, 2022. Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory message, wherein he lauded the … Read more Guterres unanimously re-elected as UN secretary-general

U.S., Canada, U.K. and EU Sanction Dozens of Belarus Officials, Psaki Says

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “U.S., Canada, U.K. and EU Sanction Dozens of Belarus Officials, Psaki Says” – below is their description. The Biden administration sanctioned the top prosecutor in Belarus as well as President Alexander Lukashenko’s top spokeswoman, other associates and a prison where the U.S. alleges Lukashenko’s regime has tortured … Read more U.S., Canada, U.K. and EU Sanction Dozens of Belarus Officials, Psaki Says

“Yoga for well-being” – 7th International Day of Yoga

United Nations published this video item, entitled “”Yoga for well-being” – 7th International Day of Yoga” – below is their description. The Permanent Mission of India in New York is commemorating the 7th International Day of Yoga on June 21, 2021. The celebrations will be marked at a time when COVID-19 pandemic continues to upend … Read more “Yoga for well-being” – 7th International Day of Yoga

Understanding hard truths of history key to shared future, says outgoing AFN chief

CBC News published this video item, entitled “Understanding hard truths of history key to shared future, says outgoing AFN chief” – below is their description. Perry Bellegarde, national chief of the Assembly of First Nations, told CBC chief political correspondent Rosemary Barton that Canadians need to talk about the past and embrace reconciliation in order … Read more Understanding hard truths of history key to shared future, says outgoing AFN chief

UN assembly condemns Myanmar coup, calls for arms embargo

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “UN assembly condemns Myanmar coup, calls for arms embargo” – below is their description. The #UN General Assembly on Friday condemned #Myanmar’s military coup and called for an arm embargo against the country in a resolution that demonstrated widespread global opposition to the junta and demanded the … Read more UN assembly condemns Myanmar coup, calls for arms embargo

UN stops short of calling for global arms embargo against Myanmar

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “UN stops short of calling for global arms embargo against Myanmar” – below is their description. The United Nations General Assembly has called for an arms embargo against Myanmar while condemning the military coup in February. Though Friday’s resolution would need support from the Security Council and … Read more UN stops short of calling for global arms embargo against Myanmar

Ban Ki-moon: The UN in a divided world | Talk to Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Ban Ki-moon: The UN in a divided world | Talk to Al Jazeera” – below is their description. The United Nations General Assembly elected Ban Ki-moon as its eighth secretary-general in October 2006. The challenges he faced were many; from Iran and North Korea’s nuclear programmes, to … Read more Ban Ki-moon: The UN in a divided world | Talk to Al Jazeera

UN General Assembly calls for halt of weapons to Myanmar

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “UN General Assembly calls for halt of weapons to Myanmar” – below is their description. The United Nations General Assembly on Friday called for a stop to the flow of arms to Myanmar and urged the military to respect November election results and release political detainees, including … Read more UN General Assembly calls for halt of weapons to Myanmar

UN General Assembly resolution calls for end to arms sales to Myanmar

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “UN General Assembly resolution calls for end to arms sales to Myanmar” – below is their description. A UN General Assembly resolution called for an end to arms sales to Myanmar. FRANCE 24's Jessica Le Masurier reports. FRANCE 24 English YouTube Channel Got a comment? Leave your … Read more UN General Assembly resolution calls for end to arms sales to Myanmar

António Guterres secures second term as UN Secretary-General

United Nations published this video item, entitled “António Guterres secures second term as UN Secretary-General” – below is their description. António Guterres was on Friday re-appointed to a second term as UN Secretary-General, pledging as his priority, to continue helping the world chart a course out of the COVID-19 pandemic. Taking the oath of office … Read more António Guterres secures second term as UN Secretary-General

António Guterres on his appointment to a second term as UN chief – Media Stakeout (18 June 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “António Guterres on his appointment to a second term as UN chief – Media Stakeout (18 June 2021)” – below is their description. General Assembly Media Stakeout: UN Secretary-General António Guterres António Guterres was on Friday re-appointed to a second term as UN Secretary-General, pledging as his priority, … Read more António Guterres on his appointment to a second term as UN chief – Media Stakeout (18 June 2021)

UN Confirms Guterres for a Second Term as Secretary-General

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “UN Confirms Guterres for a Second Term as Secretary-General” – below is their description. The United Nations General Assembly confirmed Antonio Guterres for a second term as secretary-general of the world body that’s coping with challenges including the deepening rift between the U.S. and China and the … Read more UN Confirms Guterres for a Second Term as Secretary-General

UN re-elects Antonio Guterres as Secretary-General

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “UN re-elects Antonio Guterres as Secretary-General” – below is their description. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio #Guterres was appointed for a second-five year-term on Friday by the 193-member #UN General Assembly. FRANCE 24 English YouTube Channel Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please … Read more UN re-elects Antonio Guterres as Secretary-General

UN Assembly to vote on resolution condemning Myanmar military

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “UN Assembly to vote on resolution condemning Myanmar military” – below is their description. Thousands have been displaced in Myanmar. A brief ceasefire between armed ethnic groups and the military has broken down. More than 100,000 people have fled fierce fighting in the past three weeks, seeking … Read more UN Assembly to vote on resolution condemning Myanmar military