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U.N. Says Violence And Harassment Is Keeping Women Out Of Power Around The World
By Edith M. Lederer, AP
"It is brutal,” Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the executive director of UN Women, said of the current environment for women.
Ethiopian Plane Crash Victims Were UN Workers, Doctors, Academics
Some 157 people, including 8 Americans, were killed when an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 jetliner crashed shortly after takeoff.
Sarah Sanders: Media 'Looking For Reasons To Attack' Trump Over North Korea Talks
Meanwhile, U.N. experts have determined that North Korea's nuclear and missiles programs are still intact.
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U.S. Calls On World To 'Pick A Side' On Venezuela; Europeans Set To Recognize Guaido
By Michelle Nichols and Mayela Armas, Reuters
European powers signaled they were set to follow Washington in recognizing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido.
Former UN Leader Ban Ki-moon Just Endorsed Democrats' Fight For A Green New Deal
Alexander C. Kaufman
Yet the South Korean diplomat said the United Nations should continue to "welcome" the fossil fuel industry to participate in climate talks.
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U.N. Human Rights Expert Calls For Probe Into Migrant Girl's Death In U.S. Custody
Jakelin Caal Maquin died in U.S. custody after a 2,000-mile journey from Guatemala with her father.
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Nikki Haley Says U.S. Middle East Peace Plan Will Take ‘Advantage’ Of Technology
By Michelle Nichols, Reuters
The outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the UN gave no details of exactly what was in the long-awaited plan to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians.
Green New Deal Gains Key Support At Home As Trump Undercuts UN Climate Talks Abroad
Alexander C. Kaufman
A resolution for a House select committee on a Green New Deal has at least 35 backers.
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Nikki Haley: Trump Would 'Ratchet Up The Rhetoric,' I'd Use It At UN
The outgoing United Nations ambassador said she would tell other ambassadors that agreeing with her proposals could "keep him from going too far."
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Donald Trump Picks Anti-Muslim Official For U.S. Ambassador To UN
Heather Nauert once claimed that “sharia law is now changing everything” after a Minnesota YMCA announced a private swim class for Muslim girls.
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Trump Appoints State Department's Heather Nauert As U.S. Ambassador To United Nations
The former Fox News host is Trump's pick to replace Nikki Haley.
Amal Clooney Calls Out Trump For Attacking The Press
Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney blasted President Donald Trump for encouraging global hostility toward journalists in a speech at the U.N.
Global Carbon Emissions Reached New High In 2018, Scientists Say
China, India and the U.S. rank among the biggest contributors to the problem.
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David Attenborough's Dire Climate Warning: ‘Our Greatest Threat In Thousands Of Years'
“The world’s people have spoken. Their message is clear: Time is running out,” the famed naturalist said at a U.N. conference in Poland.
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Domestic Violence Is The Most Common Killer Of Women Around The World
A U.N. report revealed that 87,000 women were murdered last year, and over half were killed by intimate partners or family members.
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Millie Bobby Brown Named Youngest-Ever UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador
By Michelle Nichols, Reuters
"Listen to us," said the "Stranger Things" star. "Youth is very powerful."
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Thousands Of Bodies Of Islamic State Victims Found In Mass Graves In Iraq, UN Says
The United States estimates between 6,000-12,000 bodies are contained in the 202 graves documented in the report.
What It Means That 'Virginity Tests' Are Still Common In Morocco
By Ibtissam Ouazzani, HuffPost Maghreb
As global health organizations call for a worldwide ban of the practice, a Moroccan sociologist explains why it persists in her country — and how to stop it.
UN Panel Declares France's 'Burqa Ban' Violates Muslim Women's Rights
The U.N. Human Rights Committee was not convinced the ban is necessary or proportionate.
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Global Health Organizations Call For An End To 'Virginity Tests'
The World Health Organization, U.N. Women and the U.N. Human Rights office have called the test "medically unnecessary."
Dina Powell Withdraws Her Name From UN Ambassador Consideration
Powell had been on a shortlist to replace Ambassador Nikki Haley, who said Tuesday she would resign at the end of the year.
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A Dire U.N. Report Warns Of Ruinous Global Warming. Republicans Say It's ‘Fantasy.’
"There’s not enough money in the world to pay for" steps urged by the report, one GOP senator said.
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Ivanka Trump Has To Clarify That She Won't Replace Nikki Haley As Ambassador To UN
Because nepotism is something that has to be explicitly disavowed in this administration.
Trump: Ivanka Would Be ‘Dynamite’ As Next U.N. Ambassador
President Trump addresses reports that his daughter Ivanka is being considered to succeed Nikki Haley as ambassador to the United Nations.
Nikki Haley Quits The UN
After nearly two years in the job, President Trump’s Ambassador to the United Nations is calling it quits.
Nikki Haley To Step Down As United Nations Ambassador
Haley will leave her role at the United Nations at the end of the year, President Donald Trump announced Tuesday.
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