WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange has been subjected to “psychological torture” and his due process rights have been “systematically violated” by all the states involved, according to UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer.
A probe into US attacks on alleged drug-processing facilities conducted in May confirmed almost 40 civilian casualties, including many children. Contrary to what Washington argues, the strikes were illegal, a UN report says.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was spotted looking genuinely perplexed as she wondered aloud “which Franz” Queen Máxima of the Netherlands was talking about as the pair chatted recently outside the UN headquarters in New York.
Plane woes struck some of the world leaders leaving New York after the UN General Assembly meeting, with Pakistan’s PM grounded overnight thanks to technical problems, while the windscreen of Cyprus’s presidential jet cracked.
If you thought the UN speech of young eco-activist Greta Thunberg could not get any more apocalyptic, the internet’s there to prove you wrong. A death metal adaptation of the speech has emerged online – and it’s truly terrifying.
There will be a bloodbath in Kashmir when India lifts its curfew, Imran Khan, Pakistani Prime Minister, warned the UN General Assembly. His Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, didn’t address the disputed region in his speech.