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UN orders UK to end rule of Chagos Islands

The Indian Ocean archipelago has been at the center of a decades-long dispute over Britain's decision to separate it from Mauritius in 1965

Merkel, Netanyahu seek to brush past differences for Israel talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday as they seek to publicly brush past

Key moments in year one of the Trump presidency

Here is a look at several key moments in the first year of Donald Trump's turbulent presidency.

Haley: US ‘will be taking names’ during UN vote on Jerusalem

​US Ambassador Nikki Haley promised that she will report back to President Donald Trump with the names of those who support a draft resolution

​US labels North Korea ‘war’ claim absurd, as Pyongyang boosts defences

The United Nations has called out for calm between the United States and North Korea amid threats of nuclear warfare between the countries two leaders

British PM gathers ministers ahead of Brexit speech

British Prime Minister Theresa May met with her ministers to address differences among the cabinet ahead of her Brexit speech

Myanmar leader has cancelled trip to UN General Assembly

Aung San Suu Kyi's deputy will attend the UN general assembly to respond to questions on the Rohingya Muslims.

​Obama and Erdogan’s UN speeches remind us that dark clouds gather over a troubled world

The rise of aggressive nationalism resembles that of the early 20th century and its atrocities of world and colonial wars.

South Africa leads United Nations on gay rights

SA has won a moral and diplomatic victory at the UN, defending the protection of sexual minorities while preventing a walkout of other African states.

UN on climate: It’s now or never to save the planet

Humanity is changing Earth's climate so fast and devouring resources so voraciously that it is poised to bequeath a ravaged planet to future generations, the United Nations warned on Thursday in its most comprehensive survey of the environment. The fourth <i>Global Environment Outlook</i> is compiled by 390 experts from observations, studies and data garnered over two decades.

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