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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} 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} 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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{FD} Trump was right to stand up to the UN’s anti-American and anti-Israel bias

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The United Nations heads into 2018 with its reputation intact as a hopelessly biased anti-American and anti-Israel debating society. Continue reading

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{FD} Haley announces $285M cut in 2018-19 UN operating budget

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Calling it “a big step in the right direction,” U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Sunday night announced a historic reduction in the U.N. biennial operating budget. Continue reading

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{FD} North Korea calls UN sanctions ‘an act of war,’ ‘rigged up by the US’

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North Korea on Sunday condemned the latest U.N. sanctions as “an act of war and tantamount to a complete economic blockade” and threatened to “punish those who support the measure.” Continue reading

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{FD} Nikki Haley invites countries who supported US in UN Israel vote to reception

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley sent an invitation Thursday to the 65 countries who didn’t vote against the United States in the U.N. General Assembly vote to denounce President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump puts his UN money where his mouth is

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Ever encounter a panhandler, and, motivated by kindness, hand over a dollar? Continue reading

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{FD} These countries voted with US as UN condemns Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

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U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley warned against voting for the resolution. Continue reading

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{FD} Haley: New UN resolution punishing Iran could be in the works

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Nikki Haley, United States Ambassador to the United Nations, said that based on a new report by the U.N. Secretary General, new pressure on Iran’s continued behavior could lead to a new resolution against the Tehran regime or the strengthening present … Continue reading

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{FD} After pulling out of UN migration talks, US supports world body’s refugee effort

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The Trump administration, which pulled out of talks last week on a United Nations-sponsored Global Compact on Migration, is quietly staying the course on a proposed Global Compact on Refugees that aims to stem the worst crisis the world has seen since … Continue reading

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{FD} Nikki Haley defends Trump’s Jerusalem decision, blasts UN for ‘hostility toward Israel’

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Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, on Friday defended President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital city. Continue reading

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{FD} Refugee admissions tumble after Trump lifts ban

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The number of refugees entering the U.S. has plummeted dramatically since President Trump lifted a 4-month ban on admissions in October. Continue reading

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{FD} UN document said to be funding Palestinian legal action against Israel may run afoul of US policy

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A U.S. official has called parts of a United Nations framework document aimed at helping the Palestinians gain statehood, as another example of “inherent anti-Israel bias in the U.N. system.” Continue reading

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{FD} ‘America will always stand with Israel,’ says Pence commemorating UN vote 70 years later

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They sat in the same seats, in the same room, and heard the words praising Israel from the same podium from which the nation would be established 70 years ago. Continue reading

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{FD} UN allowing Assad government to take lead in rebuilding Aleppo

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The United Nations is rebuilding the devastated city of east Aleppo under the direction of the dictatorial Assad regime that destroyed it, according to U.N. planning documents examined by Fox News. Continue reading

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{FD} UN diplomat falls to death from balcony in New York after ‘trust game,’ report says

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A United Nations diplomat from Australia plunged to his death early Wednesday in New York while reportedly playing a “trust game” with a friend. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump Administration praised by democracy activists for calling Venezuela a ‘narco-state’

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Nikki Haley, United States ambassador to the United Nations, has a message for ordinary Venezuelans — “not to give up on hope for a better future.” Continue reading

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{FD} Amid Pence promises, persecuted Iraqi Christians still in perilous limbo

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Hundreds of thousands of persecuted Christians, Yazidis and other minorities driven from battered northern Iraq are still in a perilous limbo, as humanitarian groups struggle to make sense of a new Trump Administration initiative rolled out after Vice … Continue reading

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{FD} Despite Pence promises, persecuted Iraqi Christians still in perilous limbo

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Hundreds of thousands of persecuted Christians, Yazidis and other minorities driven from battered northern Iraq are still in a perilous limbo, as humanitarian groups struggle to make sense of a new Trump Administration initiative rolled out after Vice … Continue reading

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{FD} Israel accuses UN human rights official of hateful incitement

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A special investigator assigned by the United Nations Human Rights Council to look into abuses in the Palestinian Territories left out any mention of actual Palestinian abuses in his report. Continue reading

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{FD} Syria, Assad blamed by UN, watchdog for deadly April chemical weapons attack

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Experts from the U.N. and the chemical weapons watchdog are blaming the Syrian government for an attack on April 4 using the nerve gas sarin that killed over 90 people. Continue reading

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{FD} UN Ambassador Nikki Haley evacuated from South Sudan camp after protest violence breaks out

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Nikki Haley, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, was suddenly evacuated Wednesday from a U.N. camp in South Sudan after violence and looting broke out during a political demonstration. Continue reading

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{FD} UK government opposes ‘pregnant women’ in UN treaty, says it excludes transgender people

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The UK government objected to the term “pregnant woman” in a United Nations treaty, claiming the term “excludes” transgender people who give birth and should be replaced with “pregnant people.” Continue reading

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