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U.S. Resolution Against Hamas Is Defeated in the United Nations

The U.N. General Assembly rejected a U.S. resolution condemning Hamas as a terrorist organization, delivering a blow to Ambassador Nikki Haley’s parting action before leaving her post at the end of the year......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 7th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: United Nations votes down U.S. resolution against Hamas

The U.N. General Assembly on Thursday rejected a U.S. resolution condemning Hamas as a terrorist organization, delivering a blow to Ambassador Nikki Haley’s parting action before leaving her post at the end of the year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 6th, 2018

Trump sided with formula manufacturers to try to stop a pro-breastfeeding resolution at the United Nations

Christinne Muschi/Reuters The United States tried to stop a pro-breastfeeding resolution at the United Nations, but ultimately failed. Russia sponsored a compromised version of it after two days of negotiation. The US thre.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 8th, 2018

U.S. Delegates Opposed an International Resolution That Supported Breastfeeding

A report says the issue arose at the United Nations World Health Assembly in Geneva. The United Nations-affiliated World Health Assembly in Geneva this spring became the scene of a surprising showdown, as the U.S. battled with other nat.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 8th, 2018

120 countries voted to condemn Israel for using "excessive" force in Gaza clashes that killed over 100 people

Drew Angerer/Getty Images The United Nations overwhelmingly voted in favor of a resolution condemning Israel for using "excessive, disproportionate and indiscriminate" forc.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 14th, 2018

In Stunning Rebuke, UN Votes To Investigate Israel For Gaza Mass Shootings

The United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) just issued a stunning rebuke to Israel, voting through a resolution calling on the council to "urgently dispatch an i.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 18th, 2018

Mike Pompeo Wrongfully Devalues United Nations And European Union During Speech

“Even our European friends sometimes say we’re not acting in the free world’s interest. This is just plain wrong, under Pr.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkDec 5th, 2018

Saudi Crown Prince meets U.N. chief, other leaders, on G20 sidelines

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has met United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Argentina, Saudi state TV reported on Saturday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 1st, 2018

Saudi Crown Prince meets U.N. Secretary General on the sidelines of G20

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Argentina, Saudi state TV reported on Saturday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 1st, 2018

This Day In Market History: UN Partitions Palestine For Independent Jewish State

Each day, Benzinga takes a look back at a notable market-related moment that occurred on this date. What Happened On Nov. 29, 1947, the United Nations voted to partition Palestine to establish a Jewish state. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaNov 29th, 2018

Global greenhouse gas emissions reached a record high in 2017

A new United Nations report says global greenhouse gas emissions were still increasing as of 2017 and that countries around the world need to take "urgent action" to curb its effects. According.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 28th, 2018

UN report says fragile climate puts food security at risk

A United Nations report says that feeding a hungry planet is increasingly difficult as climate change and depletion of land and other resources undermines food systems......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 28th, 2018

Former UN president backs indicted Hong Kong businessman

A former president of the United Nations General Assembly said Tu.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 27th, 2018

Global carbon emissions rose in 2017, dimming hopes to rein in climate change

After three years of decline, the amount of carbon dioxide humans emitted increased in 2017, the United Nations announced in a report issu.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 27th, 2018

UN: No sign of emissions peak in sight, action must be taken

The United Nations environment office is warning that the gap is widening between current greenhouse gas emissions and the levels needed to stop catastrophic global warming......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 27th, 2018

Haley Calls Russia Reckless in Tense Standoff With Ukraine

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley warned Russia over the seizure of three Ukrainian naval ships and Kiev put its troops on military alert in response to an incident that is ratcheting up tensions between Moscow and the West......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 27th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: At U.N., Haley condemns ‘reckless Russian escalation’ with Ukraine

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley warned Russia over the seizure of three Ukrainian naval ships and Kiev put its troops on military alert in response to an incident that is ratcheting up tensions between Moscow and the West......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 26th, 2018

Tijuana, Mexico is in a “Humanitarian Crisis”

Tijuana, Mexico is in a “Humanitarian Crisis” The Mayor of Tijuana has declared a humanitarian crisis in his border city and said Friday that he has asked the United Nations for aid .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsNov 24th, 2018

UN Environment Chief Resigns After Racking Up Huge Carbon Footprint

Members of the United Nations recoiled in horror last year when President Trump slashed the US's UN budget by nearly $300 million after the international agency rebuked the US over its decision to .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 23rd, 2018

Taiwan’s Tightrope

Taiwan is a country, right? Well, sort of. It has a constitution, an army and an elected government, and yet the United Nations doesn’t recognize it. The reason? Taiwan became the home base of Chinese who fled Communism in the 1940s, and China.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 22nd, 2018

‘Stranger Things’ Star Millie Bobby Brown Is UNICEF’s Youngest Goodwill Ambassador

The 14-year-old actress will advocate for children's rights to education and safety. The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has chosen Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown to be its newest goodwill ambassador.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 21st, 2018