US State Department

Israel to join US in quitting UNESCO!

Israel has said it will join the US in pulling out of the UN’s cultural organisation UNESCO, after US officials cited “anti-Israel bias”.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised the US decision as “brave and moral”, a statement said.

The agency is known for designating world heritage sites such as Syria’s Palmyra and the US Grand Canyon.

Poland PM backs claim for WWII reparations from Germany

People read headlines on the start of war near the US State Department building in Washigton, D.C.- AP Photo

Poland's demands for war reparations from Germany are "a claim for justice," its prime minister said on Thursday as the Polish parliament reportedly prepares the ground for a possible legal claim. Berlin has frequently said the issue has been resolved in full.