Iraqi PM announces new offensive against ISILBaghdad—Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi announced late Monday the launch of what he called the second stage of Iraq’s military campaign against ISIL to recapture the northern province of Saladin.
US should change tack in South China Sea
Jin YongmingTHE United States is likely to sail warships close toChina’s artificial islands in the South China Sea, once again using “free navigation” as an excuse to interfere in the regional territorial disputes.
The UN’s Grand Vision
Corrie DoshWorld leaders pledge to eliminate global poverty and tackle climate change by 2030 with the adoption of 17 sustainable development goals.
THE 70th anniversary of the United Nations’ General Assembly was one for the history books. As members approved the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development—the organization’s post-2015 agenda that encompasses 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—world leaders heard a passionate call from Pope Francis to change the world for the better.