Daily Archives: September 16, 2022

Brazilian artist’s mural ‘for the planet’ proves big draw for UN General Assembly — Global Issues

Some of the close-up detail from Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra's huge new mural dedicated to sustainablity, on the wall of UN Headquarters, in New York.

Spreading along the First Avenue entrance just above New York’s iconic 42nd Street, and rising above the national flags of the world which stretch uptown, the panel covers some 350 square metres, and is due to be officially launched on Friday. The artist, who has more than 20 other works on display around the city, […]

Who represents Myanmar? UN faces credentials pressure at assembly | United Nations News

Protesters show the three-finger salute and hold photos of jailed Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Myanmar’s National Unity Government (NUG), established by the democratically-elected politicians removed from office in last year’s military coup, is calling for official recognition at this month’s 77th United Nations General Assembly. “The United Nations need to accept the NUG’s delegation at each and every assembly and sessions and all through the other agencies,” Dr Tun-Aung […]

Hailey Bieber and Wardrobe.NYC’s New Collaboration Is a Minimalist’s Dream Come True

Hailey Bieber for Wardrobe.NYC. Styling: Christine Centenera

Hailey Bieber for Wardrobe.NYC. Styling: Christine Centenera Photo: Courtesy of Wardrobe.NYC Hailey Bieber’s personal style has reigned as a mood-board favorite for many over the past few years, and now she is finally releasing a sure-to-be-coveted collection inspired by her very own closet. The model and Rhode beauty mogul partnered with New York-based luxury label Wardrobe.NYC for […]

‘Tsunami of hunger’ could trigger multiple famines, Security Council warned — Global Issues

Throughout seven years of the Yemeni conflict, displaced children in Marib have experienced unimaginable suffering.

Humanitarian Affairs chief Martin Griffiths recalled previous warnings over the impact of conflict in Ethiopia, Somalia He spoke about his recent trip to Somalia, where more than 200,000 people are currently at risk of famine – a figure expected to reach 300,000 by November – “with millions more” on the verge of starvation. Recent humanitarian […]

Did Nostradamus Predict Charles Would Abdicate, Leave Harry the Throne?

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Nostradamus predicted that Queen Elizabeth II would die in 2022 and King Charles III would abdicate, leaving the throne to Prince Harry. Fact Check In the wake of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II on Sept. 8, 2022, various hoaxes and misinformation circulated online. These included a misleading claim that the supposed source of many […]

How Ukrainians ‘de-Russify’ themselves | Russia-Ukraine war News

Oleksiy Savchenko holding a drone his Army SOS NGO manufactures

Kyiv, Ukraine – Oleksiy Savchenko stopped speaking his mother tongue the day Russia invaded Ukraine. “Before the invasion, I was a Russian speaker,” the former businessman told Al Jazeera, in Ukrainian. Since 2014, when Russia annexed Crimea and backed separatists in Donbas, he has headed the Army SOS, an NGO that supplies precision guidance software […]