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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

UN Adopts Sexual-Violence Resolution—After ‘Reproductive Health’ Language Is Cut

To avert a veto by the anti-abortion Trump administration. The United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution condemning sexual violence in warfare, but only after language on a woman's right to "reproductiv.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 24th, 2019

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

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

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

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

Ghosn"s Paris lawyers contacted U.N. body to complain about his treatment

Carlos Ghosn's Paris lawyers François Zimeray and Jessica Finelle said on Monday that they had contacted a United Nations body last week to complain about Ghosn's treatment......»»

Category: topSource: reuters19 min. ago

UN Arms Chief Warns: Nuclear War Is Closer Than Its Ever Been Since WW2

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, A United Nations arms official has declared nuclear war to be closer than it has ever been since World War .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 25th, 2019

Exclusive: FAA tells U.N. panel it expects Boeing 737 MAX approval as early as late June - sources

U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) representatives told members of the United Nations' aviation agency they expect approval of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets to fly in the United States as early as late June, three people.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 23rd, 2019

The Tech Cold War Begins; Here’s How the Smart Money is Positioned in Semiconductors

Although many investors were expecting a resolution to the trade war between the United States and China just a few months ago, it now seems t.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyMay 22nd, 2019

Counties Going Hungry in Every State

The United States is one of the most affluent nations on earth. Our agricultural resources are substantial, with over 1 billion acres actively-used farm land. And yet an estimated one in eight........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 20th, 2019

U.S. agrees to lift metals tariffs on Canada, Mexico

The bargain calls for both nations to adopt tough monitoring and enforcement measures to prevent subsidized Chinese steel from being shipped to the United States via their territory......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 18th, 2019

GNYHA, 1199SEIU oppose dispute-resolution legislation

Leaders from the Greater New York Hospital Association and 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East union strongly oppose a state Senate bill that would subject hospital charges for emergency services... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 17th, 2019

GNYHA, 1199SEIU oppose dispute-resolution legislation

Leaders from the and 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East union strongly oppose a state Senate bill that would subject for emergency services to independent dispute resolution. Kenneth Raske... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 17th, 2019

UN: 10 million North Koreans suffering severe food shortages

About 10 million people in North Korea are facing "severe food shortages" after the East Asian nation had one of the worst harvests in a decade, the United Nations' top food agencies said Friday......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 3rd, 2019

Forgotten War: Death Toll In Yemen To Reach 233,000 By End Of Year

Via AlMasdarNews.com The death toll from the ongoing war in Yemen will reach a staggering 233,000 if it continues until the end of 2019, a new report from the United Nations said. According to the UN report, of the 233,000 estimat.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 1st, 2019

Nations using oil "as a weapon" causing damage to OPEC -Iran oil minister

Iran's oil minister hit out on Wednesday against the use of oil sanctions "as a weapon" by the United States and the damage it was doing to OPEC, according to SHANA, the news outlet of the OPEC member's oil ministry......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 1st, 2019

Inside The US-Led Operation To Bust North Korean Oil Smugglers On The High Seas

For the first time details of an extensive anti-smuggling surveillance operation involving eight United Nations member countries in the East China Sea, in waters near China and North Korea, have b.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 15th, 2019

It Begins: Former UN Under-Secretary-General Calls For One World Currency

Authored by José Antonio Ocampo, formerly United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 5th, 2019

U.N. agency works to clamp down on illicit shipping practices

The United Nations' shipping agency is working on tougher measures to clamp down on rogue shipping companies trying to use flag registries fraudulently to conceal their activities, officials said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 4th, 2019