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Russia calls for reform of UN Security Council: Lavrov says West has ‘excessive representation’ and it should include more nations

Writing for Moscow daily Kommersant, Lavrov said Western nations had too much power on the United Nations Security Council, and the proposed limitations would democratize international relations. The Security Council, made up of 15 countries, includes five permanent members: China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. There …

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UN Security Council calls on Israel & Palestinians to stick to ceasefire; stops short of condemning violence because of US

The Security Council members called for “full adherence to the ceasefire” reached between Israel and the Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza strip following 11 days of a violent standoff. It also pointed to the “immediate need for humanitarian assistance to the Palestinian civilian population, particularly in Gaza.” The first …

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Australian mayor apologizes after council youth worker tells ‘white, male & Christian’ students they are ‘oppressors’ – media

The incident allegedly took place at Parkdale Secondary College in a beachside suburb of Melbourne, Australia, last week, but was first reported by the Sunday Herald on Sunday. The paper reported that the Kingston Youth Services worker was giving a presentation about “privilege, pronouns and “intersectionality”’ to year 11 students …

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