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Russia put forward its candidacy for a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council following the US' dramatic withdrawal on Tuesday. Russia said the US had attempted to use the council as a "tool to promote only their interests" and punish unfavorable countries.
Leaders across the globe are slamming the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy that's seen thousands of migrant families separated at the US-Mexico border.
US ditches the UN’s Human Rights Council and calls it ‘hypocritical and self-serving’ on its way out the door
The US officially withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday, citing the organization's political bias against its ally Israel. US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley added that Israel is "singled out in a way that no other country is singled out."
120 countries voted to condemn Israel for using ‘excessive’ force in Gaza clashes that killed over 100 people
The United Nations voted in favor of a resolution condemning Israel for using "excessive" force in response to recent intensified clashes along the Gaza border. Prior to the vote, a US proposal to denounce Hamas for its role in provoking violence between Israelis and Palestinians was shot down.
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A Chinese-Australian billionaire funded UN bribes investigated by the FBI, an Australian politician alleges
An Australian billionaire and political donor funded a $200,000 bribe to a former president of the UN General Assembly, an Australian MP has alleged. Billionaire Chau Chak Wing is an influential donor who has attracted attention in the past.
Opinion: President Trump can and should meaningfully intervene in Syria. It will be good for America and for the world.
Nikki Haley says Russia’s hands are ‘covered in the blood of Syrian children’ after alleged chemical attack
US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley came out swinging against the Russian delegation at an emergency UNSC meeting on Monday.
Israel is suspending a deal to resettle 16,000 African migrants to Western countries — hours after signing it
Israel announced earlier in the day it had reached an agreement with the UN to move over 16,000 migrants to countries like Germany, Italy and Canada.
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