By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
The U.N. General Assembly has voted to suspend Russia from the world organization's leading human rights body over allegations of horrific rights violations in Ukraine, which the United States and Ukraine have called tantamount to war crimes.
By Edith M. Lederer, Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued a dire warning that the world is moving in the wrong direction and faces “a pivotal moment” where continuing business as usual could lead to a breakdown of global order and a future of perpetual…
By Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press
Lebanon's President Michel Aoun spoke at the 75th session of the U.N. General Assembly as the world continues to fight the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic.
By Associated Press
His speech marks only the second time in more than six decades that a sitting monarch from the kingdom addresses the gathering.
By Aya Batrawy, Associated Press
By Edith Lederer, Associated Press
The coronavirus pandemic and its consequences topped the list of concerns on the second day of prerecorded speeches by world leaders Wednesday at the General Assembly's first virtual high-level meeting.
Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador painted an upbeat picture of how Mexico is coping with the coronavirus and the global recession on Tuesday during his address to the United Nations General Assembly.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani is expected to speak at the 75th session of the U.N. General Assembly as the world continues to fight the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday criticized the start of the pandemic “where countries were left on their own,” stressing that “effective multilateralism requires effective multilateral institutions.”…
By David Biller, Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro defended his administration’s record protecting the Amazon rainforest, telling the United Nations’ virtual meeting of global leaders on Tuesday that his country has been wrongly portrayed as an environmental villain.
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