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U.N. chief urges peaceful U.S. protests, calls on leaders to listen, show restraint

02 Jun 2020

NEW YORK United Nations chief Antonio Guterres urges Americans protesting racial inequities and excessive police force to do so peacefully and calls on U.S. leaders and authorities to listen to them and show restraint, U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said on Monday.

U.N. chief urges peaceful U.S. protests, calls on leaders to listen, show restraint

01 Jun 2020

NEW YORK, June 1 United Nations chief Antonio Guterres urges Americans protesting racial inequities and excessive police force to do so peacefully and calls on U.S. leaders and authorities to listen to them and show restraint, U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said on Monday.

Trump cutting U.S. ties with World Health Organization over virus

01 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS The United States will end its relationship with the World Health Organization over the body's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, accusing the U.N. agency of becoming a puppet of China. | Video

U.S., Britain raise Hong Kong at U.N. Security Council, angering China

30 May 2020

NEW YORK The United States and Britain raised China's plan to impose new security legislation on Hong Kong at the U.N. Security Council on Friday, prompting China and Russia to criticize the United States for excessive use of force against black people.

U.S., Britain raise Hong Kong at U.N. Security Council, angering China

30 May 2020

NEW YORK The United States and Britain raised China's plan to impose new security legislation on Hong Kong at the U.N. Security Council on Friday, prompting China and Russia to criticize the United States for excessive use of force against black people.

Trump says terminating US relationship with World Health Organization over virus

30 May 2020

WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS, May 29 U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he is terminating the U.S. relationship with the World Health Organization over its handling of the coronavirus, saying the WHO had essentially become a puppet organization of China.

U.S., Britain raise Hong Kong at U.N. Security Council, angering China

29 May 2020

NEW YORK The United States and Britain raised China's plan to impose new security legislation on Hong Kong at the U.N. Security Council on Friday, prompting China and Russia to criticize the United States for excessive use of force against black people.

U.S., Britain aim to raise Hong Kong at U.N. Security Council on Friday

29 May 2020

NEW YORK, May 29 The United States and Britain plan to informally raise at the United Nations Security Council on Friday China's plan to impose new national security legislation on Hong Kong, diplomats said, a move likely to anger Beijing.

U.N. seeks $2.4 billion for Yemen, warns aid operation nearly broke

29 May 2020

NEW YORK U.N. agencies trying to help the millions at risk from the conflict in Yemen are nearly broke, U.N. aid chief Mark Lowcock said on Thursday, announcing a drive to raise some $2.4 billion next week to pay for the world biggest aid operation.

U.N. chief wants broader debt relief effort, urges IMF to mull liquidity boost

29 May 2020

UNITED NATIONS/WASHINGTON U.N. chief Antonio Guterres called on Thursday for debt relief to be offered to all developing and middle-income countries amid the coronavirus pandemic and urged the International Monetary Fund to consider boosting global liquidity by issuing a new allocation of its Special Drawing Rights currency.

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