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Michelle Nichols

Trump U.N. pick Craft says climate change a threat to planet

12:58am IST

U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to be United Nations ambassador acknowledged on Wednesday that climate change is a threat and pledged to recuse herself from any U.N. talks on the issue involving coal because her husband is a coal billionaire.

U.N. chief urges Russia, Turkey to stabilize Syria's Idlib 'without delay'

19 Jun 2019

UNITED NATIONS U.N. chief Antonio Guterres appealed to Russia and Turkey on Tuesday to stabilize northwest Syria as the U.N. aid chief said

Russia, China delay U.S. push for halt to North Korea fuel imports

19 Jun 2019

UNITED NATIONS Russia and China on Tuesday delayed a U.S. request for a U.N. Security Council sanctions committee to demand an immediate halt to deliveries of refined petroleum to North Korea over accusations Pyongyang violated a U.N. cap, diplomats said.

'Systemic failure' of U.N. ahead of Myanmar military crackdown: review

18 Jun 2019

UNITED NATIONS There was a "systemic failure" of the United Nations in dealing with the situation in Myanmar ahead of a deadly 2017 military crackdown because it did not have a unified strategy and lacked Security Council support, according to an internal report.

U.N. food chief warns aid suspension in Yemen likely to start this week

18 Jun 2019

UNITED NATIONS United Nations food chief David Beasley warned on Monday that a phased-suspension of food assistance in Yemen was likely to begin later this week over a diversion of aid and lack of independence in Houthi-controlled areas.

U.N. chief calls for independent probe into Gulf tanker attacks

15 Jun 2019

UNITED NATIONS United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Friday for an independent investigation to establish the facts and who was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers this week in the Gulf of Oman.

U.S., others object to U.N. counterterrorism chief visit to China's Xinjiang

15 Jun 2019

UNITED NATIONS The United States and other western countries have objected to a visit by the United Nations counterterrorism chief to China's remote Xinjiang, where U.N. experts say some one million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims are held in detention centres.

U.N. chief calls for independent probe into Gulf tanker attacks

14 Jun 2019

UNITED NATIONS United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Friday for an independent investigation to establish the facts and who was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers this week in the Gulf of Oman.

U.N. chief calls for independent probe into Gulf tanker attacks

14 Jun 2019

UNITED NATIONS United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Friday for an independent investigation to establish the facts and who was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers this week in the Gulf of Oman.

U.S. calls attacks on commercial shipping 'unacceptable'

14 Jun 2019

UNITED NATIONS The United States on Thursday called attacks on commercial shipping "unacceptable" and told the U.N. Security Council that the latest assaults on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that left one ablaze and both adrift "raise very serious concerns." | Video

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