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  • Beyonce Sings ‘I Was Here’, Films Music Video at the UN

    Aug 13, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Beyonce literally sang for the world on Friday. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] The singer performed her track “I Was Here” in the General Assembly Hall of the United Nations in honor of World Humanitarian Day, which is Aug. 19, and received rave reviews from officials and stars, MTV reports. A music video of the performance will debut the […]

  • Black Conservatives Tell UN the NAACP is Wrong in Asking for Human Rights Investigation

    Jun 13, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    Black Conservatives to Tell United Nations: Don’t Waste Your Time Investigating U.S. Voter Laws Project 21 Delegation to Defend Ballot Integrity Measures, Rebut NAACP Request that U.N. Human Rights Council Investigate the United States Importance of Protecting Sanctity of Voting Lest Hard-Won Voting Franchise Be Diluted by Fraud to Be Stressed New York City, NY/Washington, […]

  • UN Recruits Forest Whitaker for Goodwill Ambassador Gig

    Jun 16, 11 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Actor-director Forest Whitaker will be named goodwill ambassador for peace and reconciliation for the United Nations’ educational, scientific and cultural body, UNESCO announced today. Whitaker, who won an Oscar for his 2006 portrayal of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin Dada in “The Last King of Scotland”, is to be officially named at a ceremony on Tuesday, […]

  • Obama, U.S. Boycott World Racism Conference

    Jun 2, 11 by dwriter 3 Comments


    *The United States and the Obama administration just gave the UN a major snub as it will boycott a world conference against racism being held at UN headquarters in September because of concerns about anti-Semitism. The United States will not participate in the upcoming conference because the Durban process “included ugly displays of intolerance and anti-Semitism”, […]

  • Breaking: Gadhafi Government Declares Ceasefire

    Mar 18, 11 by EurPublisher 4 Comments


    *On the heels of the United Nation’s no-fly zone vote yesterday, Libya has declared a ceasefire in the country to “protect civilians,” Libyan Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa said on Friday. “We decided on an immediate ceasefire and on an immediate stop to all military operations,” he told reporters. “(Libya) takes great interest in protecting civilians,” […]

  • Wonder Wants UN to Ease Copyrights for the Blind

    Sep 20, 10 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Stevie Wonder wants global copyright overseers to help blind and visually impaired people access billions of science, history and other books they cannot read. The musician told the U.N.’s 184-nation World Intellectual Property Organization that more than 300 million people who “live in the dark” want to “read their way into light.” But he said […]