‘Sustainable Development Goals’ will replace the UN’s Millennium Development Goals from 2015, although defining the aim will be left for future talks, a process likely to be long and fiercely fought.
The US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, has said North Korea should not go ahead with its planned rocket launch if it wants a ‘peaceful, better future’ for its people.
The eastern Libyan port city of Tobruk appears to be under opposition control. Wall writings against the Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi are on the walls of the burnt out city council building. Nearly 300 people have been killed so far, according to Human Rights Watch.