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Africa’s new standing army primed for peacekeeping

Birth of the African Union (FCN, 07-14-2002)African Union is made a reality (FCN, 07-24-2001)Birth of the African Union (Minister Louis Farrakhan, 07-24-2001) UNITED NATIONS, Nov 7 (IPS) - As the increasing military tension in the Horn of Africa threatens to escalate into a new war between Ethiopia and Eritrea, the 53-member African Union (AU) plans to establish its first-ever...

Non-Aligned Movement summit attended by U.S. foes and allies alike

Non-Aligned Movement 14th Summit Conference - Havana, Cuba 2006 (Official Site)Non-Aligned nations continue to resist domination (FCN, 10-04-2006)Africa - Venezuela: Weaving New Alliances with Cultural Threads (FCN, 10-29-2005) HAVANA (FinalCall.com) - When the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) was born out of the Bandung Conference of five Afro-Asian leaders held in Indonesia in 1955, the French had recently been defeated in...

Zimbabwe elected to chair UN commission, despite Western and European protests

Britain continues to pressure UN to censure Zimbabwe (FCN, 04-13-2007) UNITED NATIONS (FinalCall.com) - Zimbabwe was elected to chair the UN Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD), the panel that deals with development and the environment, on May 11. The chair traditionally rotates among regions of the world. Under UN protocol, this was Africa’s turn in the one-year seat, and the...

Venezuela; tensions eased in Colombian standoff

Activists protest in New York UNITED NATIONS (FinalCall.com) - Activists answered the call from El Comite Contra La Violencia En Colombia and the International Action Center to gather in front of the Colombian Mission to the United Nations in mid-town Manhattan to protest “state sponsored terrorism.” “For too long, Colombians have suffered torture, displacement, disappearance, and general misery under the dark...

Somali piracy connected to toxic dumping, illegal fishing

UNITED NATIONS (FinalCall.com) - The head of the UN’s body charged with combating piracy has advocated establishing a UN force to fight the piracy problem off Somalia’s coast–but the problem may be more complex than simple banditry on the high seas. According to the UN secretary-general’s spokesman’s office, Secretary-General of the International Maritime Bureau Efthimios Mitropoulos said the Gulf of...

Russian Muslims embrace Farrakhan

- Originally published: February 6, 1998 MAHACHKALA, Russia (FinalCall.com) - If there was ever any doubt in the truth of the promise of Nation of Islam Founder W.D. Fard that Islam would make friends for black men and women from North America all over the Planet Earth, not just in Africa, then members of the delegation traveling with the Honorable Minister...

Preying on Haiti’s children

CHARLENEM (FinalCall.com) - Once praised for good deeds, a U.S. charity worker goes to jail for raping boys who needed helpA Haitian activist and lawyer declared December 21 “a good day for justice and decency” after a federal judge sentenced convicted pedophile Douglas Perlitz to almost 20 years in prison for molesting eight boys in Haiti. Mr. Perlitz opened the Project...

Abomination! Outrageous ‘n—-r cake’ cannot hide behind ‘art,’ declare activists

By Saeed Shabazz -Staff Writer- UNITED NATIONS (FinalCall.com) - “There is nothing funny about oppression!” chanted New Black Panther Party members gathered in front of the Swedish Mission to the United Nations for a recent demonstration. The group was protesting the actions and attitude of Swedish Minister of Culture Lena Adelsohn-Liljeroth while cutting into a red velvet cake that depicted a...

Report: Syrian rebels plan chemical attack on Israel from Assad-controlled territories

By RT.com * Farrakhan delivers warning against Syria military strike, sends letter to congressional leaders on errant U.S. policy A chemical attack may be launched on Israel by Syrian rebels from government-controlled territories as a "major provocation", a number of sources have told RT. The news comes as Russian Foreign Minister Sergey  Lavrov proposed  that Syria puts its chemical weapons arsenal under...

Judge dismisses UN, Haiti cholera lawsuit

(FinalCall.com) - A judge's decision to dismiss a lawsuit on behalf of hundreds of thousands of Haitians infected with cholera has not deterred activists who will continue seeking justice.   U.S. District Judge J. Paul Oetken of the Southern District of New York made the ruling last month, dismissing the 2013 lawsuit against the United Nations for introducing cholera...