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Why UNSC reform is elusive

Dawn 29 May 2023
So too is the fact that in a diverse, complex and interconnected world even the most powerful countries cannot achieve outcomes on their own and need the help of allies ... There is general agreement among countries on reform and increasing the Council size, with more representation for developing states, especially Africa.

British Army's CGS undertakes defence engagement visit to Pakistan

Urdu Point 29 May 2023
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 29th May, 2023 ) .The British Army's Chief of the General Staff (CGS), General Sir Patrick Sanders arrived on Monday in Pakistan for a five-day Defence Engagement visit as part of the longstanding defence cooperation agreement between the two countries.

Texas AG Ken Paxton Refutes ‘Incorrect Testimony’ at Political Impeachment

The Liberty Beacon 29 May 2023
MISSING IN ACTION! Where is the Governor of Texas on his Attorney General’s Impeachment?” ~Donald Trump. BECKER NEWS Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton faced a significant blow on Saturday as the state’s Republican-led House of Representatives impeached him on charges that included unproven allegations of bribery and abuse of public trust.

Is Costco open on Memorial Day 2023? Everything you need to know

The Daily Mail 29 May 2023
Each year, Americans gather across the country to celebrate Memorial Day - a federal holiday known for its outdoor parades and processions. Such occasions generally call for hearty spreads of food and drink - and supermarkets are generally the preferred option for those looking for a one-stop for grilling and party needs.

Spain honours GID boss

The Point 29 May 2023
The country’s immigration boss is the first Director General (DG) of the Gambia Immigration Department to receive such a high accolade from the Spanish Guardia Civil ... The award ceremony was presided over by the Deputy Director General of the Guardia Civil Lt. General Pablo Salas ...

The US will battle its rivals in outer space if it has to, senior military ...

Business Insider 29 May 2023
The military "is ready to fight tonight in space if we have to," Brigadier general Jesse Morehouse said Thursday ... Since the two countries battled to put a man on the moon in the 1960s, Americans have generally seen Russia as the country's main space-race rival.

3rd LD Writethru: Spanish PM calls early general election after local elections defeat 29 May 2023
MADRID, May 29 (Xinhua) -- Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Monday called a general election for the country on July 23 ... "I have communicated to the Head of State (King Felipe VI) the decision to call a Council of Ministers this afternoon to dissolve Parliament and proceed to call a general election.".

Seventy-sixth World Health Assembly – Daily update: 29 May 2023

World Health Organization 29 May 2023
Member States recognized the achievement of the Behavioural Sciences for Better Health Initiative led by the secretariat, congratulated Malaysia, sponsor of the resolution, as well as the other 19 countries that joined as co-sponsors, and thanked the Director-General for the report.

UAQ Ruler meets with German Ambassador, Consul-General

Urdu Point 29 May 2023
The UAQ Ruler welcomed the German envoys, wishing them success in performing their duties, which would contribute to enchaining cooperation between the two countries at all levels.

OIC SG congratulates Turkish President on his re-election for a new Presidential term

Urdu Point 29 May 2023
OIC Secretary General wished Turkish President success in his new term in leading his country to further progress and prosperity, noting that his re-election reflects the ...

Trump, others react to Texas Attorney General Paxton's impeachment

WPTV 29 May 2023
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is suspended from his duties while he awaits his impeachment trial in the state Senate.  ... "Holding them accountable is our job as elected officials, and I hope that elected officials across the country will take note of what we've done here in the Texas House.".

Editorial: Our View on Memorial Day

Traverse City Record-Eagle 29 May 2023
The price that has been paid to preserve America’s precious freedoms can be counted in the lives of those in military service who fought and died for this country. The idea for a solemn national observance is recorded in a document from 1868 described simply as “General Order No.

Curbs on cross-strait travel may be eased: Chang

Taipei Times 29 May 2023
Both sides have high expectations about resuming two-way travel between the two countries and hope to reach a consensus soon. The faster, the better,” Tourism Bureau Director-General Chang Shi-chung (張錫聰) told reporters on the sidelines of a news conference ... “Countries around the world are vying for international tourists in the post-pandemic era.

ATI hosts forum to leverage scientific research for agri-food resilience

Capital Ethiopia 29 May 2023
We will then analyze and apply the same to our country and farmers through call centers that we installed,” the Director General stated, adding, “The international research centers have carried out the upstream research identifications to which we shall disseminate to lower level experts.

What do Turkey's election results mean for Israel? - analysis

The Jerusalem Post 29 May 2023
Turkey and Israel are not the same, but there are commonalities between the historic trajectories of the countries ... It’s not a surprise that Turkey was one of the early Muslim countries to have ties to Israel after 1948. Those ties generally improved through the late 1990s, when they reached a peak.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a Security Council meeting via videoconference in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, April 5, 2023
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