India on Tuesday said that the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) had become an “impaired organ” as it “failed to act with credibility essentially due to its unrepresentative nature”. Speaking at the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), TS Tirumurti, India’s Permanent Representative to the UN, noted that the IGN (Intergovernmental Negotiations) has become like a platform for debate in the university rather than a serious result-oriented process in the UN consisting of sovereign member states.
Protesters in some poorer areas of Madrid that are facing lockdown to stem a soaring COVID19 infection rate took to the streets on Sunday, to call for better health provisions and complained of discrimination by the authorities.
The U.S. House of Representatives intelligence committee has postponed until next week a deposition scheduled for Friday with a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) whistleblower after the department moved slowly to help the official and his lawyers prepare for his testimony.
Its one of the most obscure functions of Congress, little known or understood even by most lawmakers. But it may have once put staffers in possession of one the most enduring mysteries of the Donald Trump era: his tax data, which a recent The New York Times revealed to the world.