UN Sustainable Development Summit - updates

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Cuba's Castro at UN calls for end to US embargo

Sep 27, 2015 - 12:54 AM

Cuban President Raul Castro describes the decades long embargo as the main obstacle to his country s economic development

CASTRO IN UN. Raul Castro Ruz, President of the Republic of Cuba, delivers his address during the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit which is taking place for three days before the start of the 70th session General Debate of the United Nations General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York, New York, USA, 26 September 2015. Andrew Gombert/EPA

Zuckerberg, Gates make bid for universal Internet access

Sep 27, 2015 - 12:13 AM

The pledge is part of a United Nations effort to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030 Other supporters include Wikipedia s Jimmy Wales and U2 frontman Bono

TITANS. Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Microsoft's Bill Gates. Photos from respective Facebook pages.