UN elects Fiji ambassador to top UNGA post

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(New York) - The U.N. General Assembly chose Fiji's U.N. Ambassador as president of its 71st session beginning in September. Ambassador Peter Thomson was one of two nominees for the year-long post along with Cyprus Ambassador Andreas Mavroyiannis.…

UN Condemns Syrian Government for Violence

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(New York) - The U.N. General Assembly “strongly” condemned the Syrian government for its “indiscriminate” shelling and bombing of civilians and “widespread and systematic” human rights violations in a conflict that has dragged…