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{FD} Fate of gadfly journalist banned from UN to be decided by former NY Times bureau chief

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While journalists rail against President Trump’s attack on “fake news” media outlets as the “enemy of the people,” at the United Nations, a journalist is fighting to keep his beat alive after being physically thrown out and barred. Continue reading

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{FD} Nikki Haley says Colombia anti-drug efforts are a ‘priority:’ ‘It needs to be eradicated’

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The U.S. has spent billions in anti-drug efforts in Colombia yet cocaine production is at an all-time high. Continue reading

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{FD} Nikki Haley blames Venezuelan crisis on leftist president: ‘It’s time for Maduro to go’

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Maria Elena Lopez Gonzales left her home in Venezuela three months ago. Continue reading

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{FD} Senior UN official blasted for floating Israel’s suspension from world body

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A United Nations human rights expert is under fire after suggesting Israel could have its member status at the world body suspended over alleged violations of international law. Continue reading

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{FD} Israel, Haley accuse UN of ignoring attacks by ‘terrorist flaming swastika kites’

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For months, Palestinian militants have been sending balloons and kites rigged with incendiary devices over the border from the Gaza Strip to Israel — causing devastation to land, crops and livelihoods. Continue reading

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{FD} Anti-Trump UN human rights agency chief quietly opens up US offices

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The United Nations’ chief human rights agency in Geneva, headed by one of the President Trump’s most vocal critics, has quietly established a new beachhead in Washington and laid plans for another in San Francisco. Continue reading

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{FD} Haley pressures Arab states to step up on Palestinian aid: ‘We are not fools’

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U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley on Tuesday challenged Arab countries who spout anti-Israel rhetoric to step up to the plate with financial support for Palestinians — warning that while the U.S. is generous, “we are not fools.” Continue reading

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{FD} Hungary joins US in withdrawing from UN global migration agreement

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Hungary’s populist government announced this week that it is rejecting a U.N. global compact on migration, describing it as “in conflict with common sense” and national security — making it the second country after the U.S. to reject the compact. Continue reading

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{FD} Nikki Haley secures South Sudan arms embargo that eluded Obama

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has chalked up another win, securing an arms embargo on South Sudan — something that eluded the Obama administration. Continue reading

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{FD} UN roughs up, ejects, bans reporter from headquarters: Caught on tape

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United Nations security allegedly roughed up, tossed out and temporarily banned a reporter from its New York headquarters this week — the latest incident in what a watchdog has described as a “long history of harassment” against him. Continue reading

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{FD} Harsh anti-Trump UN human rights report on US ‘extreme poverty’ cherry-picks data, assumptions, examination shows

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A United Nations report on extreme poverty in the U.S., which has sparked strong denunciations from the Trump administration as being “inaccurate, inflammatory, and irresponsible,” is marred by carefully cherry-picked and suppressed data, unsourced neg… Continue reading

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{FD} Nikki Haley blasts UN report on poverty in America as ‘misleading and politically motivated’

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A United Nations report criticizing the U.S. government on poverty in America is “misleading and politically motivated,” according to U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley. Continue reading

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{FD} UN’s scathing reports stoke US concerns about anti-Israel bias

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The United Nations Secretary General is putting his name to two reports bashing Israel for its alleged mistreatment of Palestinians, just as U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley is trying to curb any anti-Israel bias at the U.N. Continue reading

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{FD} World Cup fever hits UN as ambassadors don their nations’ soccer shirts

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Russia, so often seen as a bad actor in the international arena, got a break Thursday at the United Nations and throughout the universe as World Cup fever began. Continue reading

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{FD} UN agency fuels Palestinian attacks against Israel

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Palestinians in Gaza said they planned to try to cross the border into Israel Tuesday for a new round of protests to mark the 51st anniversary of the Six-Day War. Continue reading

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{FD} US votes down Arab-backed UN proposal condemning Israeli force in Gaza

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The United States shot down an Arab-backed resolution on Friday that condemned Israel’s use of force in Gaza while calling for the protection of Palestinian civilians, and instead authored a proposal that omitted its ally’s involvement in the region. Continue reading

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{FD} Nikki Haley accused of prepping for 2024 by using personal Twitter account for UN work

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U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has come under fire for her use of personal Twitter account for her diplomatic work and preparing for 2024 elections, despite the precedent being set by previous administrations. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump meeting with UN chief: Handshake or showdown?

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When United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres meets with U.S. legislators and President Donald Trump this week, one of the big questions will be whether he can guarantee the sweeping U.N. reforms promised last year — as “absolutely essential” … Continue reading

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{FD} Iran nuclear deal: What is it?

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The nuclear deal with Iran has long been a point of contention, especially among Republicans who opposed it. Continue reading

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{FD} Haley: No to UN global pact for the environment

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A proposal for bringing international environmental law under one legally binding treaty at the United Nations will be up for a preliminary vote later this week at the U.N. General Assembly. Continue reading

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{FD} UN received 54 allegations of sexual misconduct in 3 months

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The United Nations says it received 54 allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation in the first three months of 2018 involving the entire U.N. system and non-governmental groups implementing U.N. programs. Continue reading

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{FD} Haley ‘taking names’: Report reveals which nations have America’s back at UN – and which ones don’t

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When Nikki Haley started as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, she warned she’d be “taking names” of countries that do not have “our back.” Now, a newly released annual State Department report on voting records at the world body will tell her who e… Continue reading

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{FD} Communication breakdown: What the Nikki Haley flap reveals about Trump’s foreign policy

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It’s understandable, perhaps, that much of the press is playing the latest back-and-forth on Russian sanctions as a personal slap at Nikki Haley. Continue reading

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{FD} Who is Nikki Haley? 5 things to know about the US ambassador to the United Nations

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Nikki Haley has been the ambassador to the United Nations since January 27, 2017. Continue reading

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{FD} Russia, Syria block inspectors from chemical weapons attack site, watchdog says

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Officials in Syria and Russia allegedly blocked investigators from entering the scene of a suspected chemical attack, a watchdog group said Monday. Continue reading

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{FD} Russia, Syria block inspectors from chemical weapons attack site

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Syrian and Russian authorities prevented independent investigators from going to the scene of a suspected chemical attack, the head of the chemical watchdog group said Monday, blocking international efforts to establish what happened and who was to blame. Continue reading

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{FD} Russia vetoes US resolution on Syria gas attack

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Russia vetoed a U.S.-drafted resolution at the United Nations Tuesday that would have condemned a suspected poison gas attack by the Syrian regime on a Damascus suburb. Continue reading

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{FD} Nikki Haley shames Syria after suspected chemical attack: ‘We are on the edge of a dangerous precipice’

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US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley delivered a forceful repudiation of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his supporters while delivering remarks to the UN Security Council on Monday, following an alleged chemical attack in Syria that ki… Continue reading

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{FD} Nikki Haley on suspected Syria chemical attack: ‘We are on the edge of a dangerous precipice’

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley delivered a forceful repudiation of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his supporters while delivering remarks to the UN Security Council on Monday. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘You’re playing with fire,’ Russia warns Britain amid tensions over nerve agent attack on former spy

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Russia issued a stark warning to Britain at the United Nations Security Council Thursday, saying “you’re playing with fire and you’ll be sorry” amid tensions over the poisoning deaths of a former Russian spy and his daughter living in the U.K. Continue reading

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{FD} Russian envoy says relations with US in crisis, retaliation likely

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The Russian ambassador to the United Nations said Monday that relations between Moscow and Washington had deteriorated to the point of crisis after the U.S. and other western nations expelled dozens of Russia diplomats they accused of being spies. Continue reading

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{FD} Russia’s chess diplomacy at the UN Security Council leaves US, allies frustrated

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Russia’s dogged defense of Syria at the United Nations Security Council has resulted in an ongoing diplomatic game of chess between Russia and US council allies. Continue reading

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{FD} World Water Day: We can solve the global water crisis — Here’s how

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Thursday is World Water Day, created by the United Nations to focus attention on the importance of preserving our planet’s freshwater supply. Continue reading

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{FD} Let’s get real: It’s time to move on from the Putin-dominated UN

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The United Nations has once again lost its power to act. Russian President Vladimir Putin has brought back Cold War-era paralysis to the Security Council. Continue reading

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{FD} Haley condemns Russia over Syria; not ruling out taking action over chemical attacks on civilians

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Addressing the United Nations Security Council Monday, Nikki Haley, the United States ambassador to the world body, warned that the U.S. could act in the face of more chemical attacks. Continue reading

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{FD} Faulty bugging devices may have caused mysterious diplomat illness in Cuba

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Malfunctioning bugging devices planted by the Cuban government may be to blame for the illnesses that struck 24 people last year who worked at the U.S. Embassy in Havana, according to The Daily Beast. Continue reading

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{FD} US to keep diplomatic staff in Cuba at minimum as questions remain about ‘health attacks’ on employees

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The United States said Friday it was making permanent its decision last year to withdraw 60 percent of its diplomats from Cuba, citing a need to protect American personnel from what the State Department calls “health attacks” that remain unexplained. Continue reading

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{FD} Reform or else: Rich donor countries threaten money cutoff to end sexual abuse in aid organizations

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Rich countries that donate the lion’s share of money to U.N. operations are demanding action on continued reports of sexual abuse in aid organizations. Continue reading

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{FD} Haley calls for UN to act after report finds Iranian weapons in Yemen, violating sanctions

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is demanding the U.N. act in the wake of damning report that founds Iranian weapons and ballistic missile were taken into Yemen even after a 2015 arms embargo — the latest evidence of Iran’s broader di… Continue reading

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{FD} Haley calls for UN to act after report finds Iranian weapons in Yemen

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is demanding the U.N. act in the wake of damning report that founds Iranian weapons and ballistic missile were taken into Yemen even after a 2015 arms embargo — the latest evidence of Iran’s broader di… Continue reading

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{FD} UN accused of illegal building at agency HQ in Jerusalem

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The United Nations is being accused of breaking Israeli law. Continue reading

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{FD} North Korea violated sanctions, earned $200 million, UN report alleges

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A new United Report claims that North Korea violated sanctions and earned roughly $200 million by exporting coal and other commodities. Continue reading

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{FD} Youngest person saved by Oskar Schindler: ‘I feel guilty that I survived’

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Eva Lavi was 6 years old when Oskar Schindler helped save her life. Continue reading

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{FD} UN support for cholera-stricken Somalia includes raw sewage runoffs, hazardous waste dumps

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More than a year after United Nations peacekeepers were condemned by their own auditors for heedlessly dumping  sewage,  untreated waste water, garbage, medical waste and other dangerous materials in a wide array of war-torn countries, the same horrifi… Continue reading

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{FD} Beware: the United Nations is taking aim at ammo

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The United Nations will have a busy year in 2018 on the firearms front. Continue reading

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{FD} Nikki Haley skewers Mahmoud Abbas at UN Security Council meeting

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U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley launched a broadside Thursday at Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, accusing him of indulging in “outrageous” conspiracy theories about Israel and lacking what is needed to secure peace in the region…. Continue reading

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{FD} Haley criticizes Russia, calling it ‘complicit in the Assad regime’s atrocities’

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The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, strongly criticized Russia at a Security Council meeting on Syrian chemical weapons on Tuesday, accusing it of being “complicit in the Assad regime’s atrocities.” Continue reading

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{FD} Trump administration withholds funding for UN Palestinian refugee agency

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The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it has withheld funding for a controversial U.N. refugee agency for Palestinians — but hasn’t cut funding to the organization completely. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump administration eyes slashing funds to controversial UN Palestinian agency

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The Trump administration’s budget-slashing campaign at the United Nations has a new target — a Palestinian refugee agency that critics say promotes an anti-Israel agenda in the Middle East. Continue reading

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{FD} UNICEF using biased information to blacklist Israel military, critics say

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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is being accused of allowing biased information, supplied by radical anti-Israeli groups, to include Israel’s military in a report by the UN secretary-general on children and armed conflict. Continue reading

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