China Global Television Network (CGTN)

The People’s Liberation Army is the biggest single provider of troops for the United Nation’s peacekeeping force, known as the Blue Helmets.

CGTN’s John Terrett reports.

We seldom, if ever, see the PLA or its generals at United Nations headquarters, but we do see Ambassador Liu Jieyi and Beijing’s team of diplomats everyday in the Security Council dealing with the most serious of world issues.

Aug 01, 2017
John Terrett, Sarah Cliffe
China
United Nations

Refugee numbers are at a record high globally – at a level not seen since the end of World War Two.

The world is marking World Refugee Day and the United Nations is calling for more action.

CGTN’s Nick Harper reports from New York.

Sayed Saber Ibrahimi knows about refugees. He was one. Forced to flee the Taliban in Afghanistan, he spent most of his teenage years across the border from his homeland, in Pakistan.

Jun 21, 2017
Nick Harper, Said Sabir Ibrahimi