UN to vote on measure pushing states to justify veto use

UN to vote on measure pushing states to justify veto use

By Philippe RATER The 193 members of the United Nations General Assembly are to vote Tuesday on a resolution that would require the five permanent members of the Security Council to justify their use of the veto in future. Discussions of veto reform are rare and...
World leaders welcome Macron’s French election win

World leaders welcome Macron’s French election win

World leaders rushed to congratulate France’s centrist President Emmanuel Macron on his re-election and defeat of far-right leader Marine Le Pen in elections Sunday. Here are some of the main reactions: – European Union – “We can count on...
French family leapt off balcony one by one: Swiss police

French family leapt off balcony one by one: Swiss police

By Christophe VOGT A French family gripped by conspiracy theories jumped one after the other from their seventh-floor apartment in the Swiss town of Montreux, police investigating the mystery said Tuesday. Only a 15-year-old boy survived the tragedy last Thursday near...