the US and UN

UN reveals U.S. debt load

Spokesperson for the UN Secretary Stephane Dujarric said that the United States still has to pay $491 million of its assessment. "The U.S. has about $491 million left to pay," he said. In …

Ali Khamenei endorses nuclear deal

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei endorsed a nuclear deal in a letter to President Hassan Rouhani. "The agreement suffers from multiple structural weaknesses and ambiguous points. Any …

US investigating corruption involving UN officials

The US authorities are investigating an alleged bribery scheme involving payments to officials at the United Nations to gain support for real-estate development in Macau. According to the Wall Street Journal, the investigation may be …