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Michelle Nichols

Michelle Nichols

    Defying pressure, the United States lets UN denounce Israeli settlements
    Defying pressure, the United States lets UN denounce Israeli settlements
    The United States on Friday allowed the U.N. Security Council to adopt a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement building, defying heavy...
    Withdrawing from ICC will send wrong message, says Ban Ki-moon
    Withdrawing from ICC will send wrong message, says Ban Ki-moon
    United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon expressed regret on Friday that South Africa, Burundi and Gambia want to leave the International...
    SA begins process to withdraw from International Criminal Court
    SA begins process to withdraw from International Criminal Court
    South Africa is withdrawing from the International Criminal Court, according to a document seen by Reuters on Thursday, a move which would take...
    UN calls for Israel-Palestine ceasefire
    UN calls for Israel-Palestine ceasefire
    The UN Security Council called on Saturday for a ceasefire in hostilities between Palestinians and Israelis and expressed serious concern about the...
    UN to vote on resolution to improve Syria aid access
    UN to vote on resolution to improve Syria aid access
    The United Nations Security Council will vote Monday on a resolution to allow aid access at four border crossings into rebel-held areas of Syria...
    UN outraged by abduction of Nigerian schoolgirls
    UN outraged by abduction of Nigerian schoolgirls
    The United Nations Security Council on Friday expressed outrage at the abduction of hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls in two attacks by militant...
    UN deploys more troops to South Sudan as violence increases
    UN deploys more troops to South Sudan as violence increases
    The United Nations Security Council approved plans on Tuesday to almost double the number of peacekeepers in South Sudan in an effort to protect...
    Russia, China veto UN resolution on Syria
    Russia, China veto UN resolution on Syria
    Russia and China vetoed a Western-backed U.N. Security Council resolution on Thursday that threatened Syrian authorities with sanctions if they did...
    UN ponders next step in Sudan conflict
    UN ponders next step in Sudan conflict
    The UN Security Council demanded on Tuesday that Sudan immediately stop airstrikes on South Sudan and will consider in the coming days what further...
    New York evicts anti-Wall Street protesters
    New York evicts anti-Wall Street protesters
    New York police evicted Occupy Wall Street protesters from a park in the city's financial district early on Tuesday, two months after they set up...
    Strauss-Kahn resigns as IMF chief
    Strauss-Kahn resigns as IMF chief
    The International Monetary Fund said Dominique Strauss-Kahn has resigned as its head following charges against him of sexual assault and attempted...
    New York City to consider banning fast-food toys
    New York City to consider banning fast-food toys
    Several New York City council members unveiled a bid on Tuesday to ban toy giveaways in fast-food restaurant meals for children, emulating a San...