Erdoğan lambasts Muslim world, UN over Gaza 'genocide'

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan lashed out at the United Nations and Muslim countries for not taking action to stop a deadly Israeli aerial campaign targeting Gaza, which he said has amounted to “systematic genocide.”

During a speech in front of Muslim scholars attending a meeting in İstanbul, the prime minister accused the UN of “serving a secret cause” and lambasted the Muslim world for not working to stop the killings in Gaza because what happens there has nothing to do with the Sunni-Shiite conflict.

A Promise is a Promise

UN Secretary-General's Campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women


Do you think this is possible, realistically? If a country agrees to accept domestic violence as a crime, how will they enforce this law and ensure that it doesn't happen? How will they encourage those who are sworn into secrecy to speak out?

The worlds population seven billion: UN sets out challenges

A major United Nations report has set out the challenges facing humanity a few days before the world's population is expected to reach seven billion.

It identifies many reasons to celebrate, including increased life expectancy and falling fertility rates.

But it also acknowledges the risks of rapid population growth.

The UN estimates that the world's seven billionth person will be born on 31 October and says by the end of this century, the world's total population could number more than 10 billion