Politics Jun 19

Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights is seen during his speech at the 36th Session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, in September 2017. Picture taken with a fisheye lens. Photo by Denis Balibouse/Reuters
U.S. leaving UN’s Human Rights Council, cites anti-Israel bias

The United States is leaving the United Nations' Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley called "an organization that is not worthy of its name." It's the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution.

Apr 16

Russia says UN delaying fact-finding mission visit in Syria

A senior Russian diplomat told reporters in Moscow that what is hampering a speedy resolution of the mission's visit to the Syrian town of Douma, affected by the alleged chemical attack, was "the consequences of the illegal, unlawful military action,"…

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