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By Aamer Madhani, Josh Boak, Associated Press
President Joe Biden declared Friday that the U.S. and other member of the Indo-Pacific alliance known as “the Quad," are showing they “know how to get things done" in an increasingly complicated corner of the globe.
By Associated Press
Iraqi President Barham Salih on Thursday said his country was facing a "national battle" against corruption and that it could not move forward until it was won.
By Mallika Sen, Associated Press
With cascading crises casting a pall over the proceedings at this year's UNGA, Slovakian President Zuzana Čaputová had this reminder on the first day of debate: “We cannot save our planet if we leave out the vulnerable — the women,…
By Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press
The food systems summit aimed to tackle hunger, nutrition, environmental sustainability and inequality on a planet where the U.N. says more than 2 billion people don't have enough to eat — while 2 billion are overweight or obese.
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
The U.S. plan to donate 500 million vaccines to developing countries aims to address the lopsided distribution and exacerbated impact of the virus. In Africa, Uganda is still struggling to vaccinate those most at-risk. It has recorded more than 120,000…
The U.N. warns that unless the world acts faster than promised, Earth's temperatures will rise to catastrophic, irreversible levels. The U.S. calls the upcoming climate summit the last chance for the world to avoid disaster. Nick Schifrin discusses the crisis…
By Mike Corder, Associated Press
Azerbaijan has filed a case at the United Nations’ top court accusing Armenia of a “policy of ethnic cleansing” targeting Azerbaijanis.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
The vote was 420-9. Democratic Rep. Rosa DeLauro said the bill "demonstrates Congress's commitment to our friend and ally Israel is bipartisan and ironclad."…
By Pia Sarkar, Associated Press
Several African leaders urged U.N. member states on Thursday to support a proposal to temporarily waive certain intellectual property rights to allow more countries, particularly low- and middle-income countries, to produce COVID-19 vaccines.
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