Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said the NYPD continues to be alert and vigilant and added there are no specific threats against the city as a result of the situation in Syria.
In Long Island City parishioners of a Coptic Christian Church offered their prayers to the victims of the violent clashes.
There is once again a high terror alert in New York City. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Tuesday they are taking no chances that an attack similar to the Boston Marathon bombings could happen here.
March 22nd is the 20th annual United Nations-declared World Water Day, an international day to celebrate fresh water and focus public attention upon the critical water issues of our era.
The test follows a successful launch of a long-range ballistic missile in December that many believe is capable of reaching the United States.
The Brain Dead Republican Congress has had some low points, but last week’s Senate vote on a United Nations treaty for the disabled was notable in its outrageousness.
It is becoming more and more clear that it was liberal-leaning politicians who threw her under the bus and they are also the ones who are keeping her under the bus.
The U.N. General Assembly has voted by a more than two-thirds majority to recognize the state of Palestine.
Speaking to the crowd at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza Wednesday, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani sounded like he was on the campaign trail and told the anti-Iranian protesters that the U.S. needs another president like Republican Ronald Reagan.
President Barack Obama told world leaders Tuesday that attacks on U.S. citizens in Libya “were attacks on America,” and he called on them to join in confronting the root causes of the rage across the Muslim world.
Road closures and traffic delays are making for a tricky commute as world leaders gather for the United Nations General Assembly this week.
The NYPD said the road closures will be intermittent as the meetings at the U.N. go on, but include East 34th Street to East 57th Street from 1st to 2nd Avenues.
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who is scheduled to make a speech at the UN on Wednesday, is expected to stay for the second straight year at the posh Warwick New York Hotel.
World leaders will be converging on Manhattan’s East Side next week for the United Nations General Assembly and the NYPD says it’s ready.
Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the U.N., said the attack that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens last Tuesday along with three other Americans appears to be a spontaneous demonstration that was taken over by extremists.