Daily Archives: February 21, 2020

Cyberthefts Help North Korea Offset Revenue Lost to Sanctions

North Korea made up nearly $2 billion of revenue it lost from sanctions by conducting cyberthefts from financial institutions and cryptocurrency exchanges, an expert said. The government’s engagement in illicit cyberoperations such as thefts has been u…

UN must continue to be a forum for dialogue on decolonization: Guterres

With 17 non-self-governing territories remaining worldwide, the United Nations must continue to be the place where their concerns can be heard, the Secretary-General said in New York on Friday. Antonio Guterres was speaking at the opening of the latest…

Lesotho Tense After Departing Prime Minister Leaves, Missing Court Date over Murder Charge

JOHANNESBURG – Tiny Lesotho’s political problems are again threatening to overflow into neighboring South Africa, with Lesotho’s outgoing prime minister crossing the border instead of appearing in a Maseru court Friday to be charged with the murder of …

Use Last Year of Third Decade for Eradicating Colonialism to Gauge Progress, Secretary-General urges Special Committee on Decolonization

Following are UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ remarks at the organizational meeting of the 2020 session of the Special Committee on Decolonization in New York today:It is for me an honour to open the 2020 session of the Special Committee in my c…