Bob Loughman, prime minister of Vanuatu, speaks in a pre-recorded message which was played during the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, at U.N. headquarters. (Manuel Elias/UN Photo via AP)
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September 28, 2020 - 4:20 pm
At UN, nations urge overdue reckoning with colonial crimes
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Activists of Communist Party of India Marxist display placards on face shields and shout slogans during a protest asking the state government to increase testing and free treatment for all COVID-19 patients in Hyderabad, India, Monday, June 29, 2020.
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June 29, 2020 - 2:41 pm
WHO: Countries complaining about contact tracing are 'lame'
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FILE - In this June 18, 2014, file photo flags fly outside the United Nations building in Vienna, Austria. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak, File)
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January 29, 2020 - 11:46 am
JAMEY KEATEN and FRANK BAJAK, Associated Press GENEVA (AP) — Sophisticated hackers infiltrated U.N. offices in Geneva and Vienna last year in an apparent espionage operation, and their identity and the extent of the data they obtained is not clear. An internal confidential document from the United...
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November 04, 2019 - 4:49 pm
By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has told the United Nations it has begun the process of pulling out of the landmark 2015 Paris climate agreement. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that he submitted a formal notice to the United Nations. That starts...
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October 02, 2019 - 2:39 pm
Great Thunberg, the teenage climate activist who made a speech at the United Nations climate change summit blaming world leaders for her "stolen" childhood and their "empty words," has apparently been named a successor to Jesus Christ by a Swedish church. In an resurfaced tweet from December 2018,...
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September 23, 2019 - 11:14 am
By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations is kicking off an all-day session to prevent a warming world from reaching even more dangerous levels. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres opened the Climate Action Summit on Monday by saying: "Earth is issuing a...
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January 26, 2019 - 10:22 am
By EDITH M. LEDERER and SCOTT SMITH , Associated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Venezuela's political showdown moved to the United Nations Saturday where a Security Council meeting called by the United States pit backers of President Nicolas Maduro against the Trump administration and supporters of...
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November 24, 2018 - 7:50 am
By JULIE WATSON , Associated Press TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The mayor of Tijuana has declared a humanitarian crisis in his border city and said Friday he was asking the United Nations for aid to deal with the approximately 5,000 Central American migrants, most of whom were camped out inside a sports...
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September 25, 2018 - 11:56 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump's address to the U.N. General Assembly drew blank stares, headshakes and even laughter from wary world leaders. His opening line Tuesday, as he bragged about how successful his administration has been, was widely laughed at by the assembled group of...
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August 18, 2018 - 6:18 am
GENEVA (AP) — Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died. He was 80. His foundation announced his death in a tweet on Saturday, saying that he died...
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