Tag: The United Nations
The rescue boat at the heart of Europe’s crisis
Whose responsibility are refugees? As World Refugee Day approaches, ships carrying 630 migrants have finally docked in Spain. The EU spent a week arguing about where they should end up.
Decision day for Trump over Iran’s nuclear deal
Should Donald Trump abandon the Iran nuclear deal? Today, he will announce his decision on whether to scrap the controversial deal which is curbing Iran’s nuclear weapons programme.
‘Mission accomplished’: the West strikes Syria
Were we right to hit Syria with missiles? The US, the UK and France claim to have destroyed the bulk of Syria’s chemical weapons facilities. What comes next is far from clear…
Poison accusations are ‘nonsense’ says Russia
Should Britain punish Russia for poisoning a former spy? The Kremlin rejected Theresa May’s deadline asking it to explain the attack. Today, she outlines a response. Here are seven options…
Five years on, Malala finally goes to Oxford
Has she changed anything? Five years after being shot for campaigning for girls’ education, Malala is studying at Oxford. And yet millions of “Malalas” still cannot go to school in Pakistan.
Philippines row puts Obama’s legacy under fire
The president of the Philippines has threatened to throw US troops out of his country. It is the latest blow to President Obama in Asia. Was he wrong to place so much focus on the far east?