Jailing Journalists: Iran Strangles Freedom of Speech [BLOG].

Israel has stuck to its word to boycott a scheduled UN review of its human rights record - the first nation to ever take such an action.”


French war planes have begun bombarding Islamist strongholds in Northern Mali in a bid to evict the rebels from the region as UN-approved West African troops are set to join theĀ operation.”

"Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has rebranded the Palestinian Authority the "State of Palestine" after the successful bid at the United Nations that upgraded the authority’s status to ‘non-member observer state’."