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Michelle Nichols

U.S. drops bid for December U.N. meeting on North Korea abuses: diplomats

Dec 07 2018

UNITED NATIONS The United States has dropped a push for the United Nations Security Council to hold its fifth annual meeting on human rights abuses in North Korea this month as it does not have enough support, diplomats said on Friday.

U.S. fails to win enough support at U.N. to condemn Hamas

Dec 06 2018

UNITED NATIONS A U.S. attempt to get the United Nations to condemn violence by Palestinian militant group Hamas for the first time failed on Thursday because the draft resolution fell short of votes needed in the General Assembly.

U.N. Security Council meets over Iran ballistic missile launch

Dec 04 2018

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council met behind closed doors on Tuesday over a medium-range ballistic missile test by Iran that the United States, Britain and France said flouted U.N. restrictions on Tehran's missile programme.

U.N. Security Council meets over Iran ballistic missile launch

Dec 04 2018

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 4 The United Nations Security Council met behind closed doors on Tuesday over a medium-range ballistic missile test by Iran that the United States, Britain and France said flouted U.N. restrictions on Tehran's missile program.

Britain's push for U.N. action on Yemen's aid crisis slows

Nov 27 2018

UNITED NATIONS A British push for the U.N. Security Council to take action on Yemen's humanitarian crisis has slowed because several members, including the United States, are wary of impeding United Nations efforts to convene peace talks, diplomats said.

U.S. could unveil peace plan at start of 2019: Israel's U.N. envoy

Nov 27 2018

UNITED NATIONS The United States has spoken with Israel about possibly presenting a long-awaited Middle East peace plan at the start of next year, which could avoid interfering with the country's election, Israel's U.N. Ambassador Danny Danon said on Tuesday.

At U.N., U.S. warns Russia over 'outrageous' violation of Ukraine sovereignty

Nov 26 2018

UNITED NATIONS U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley warned Russia on Monday that its seizure of three Ukrainian vessels was an "outrageous violation of sovereign Ukrainian territory" and urged Moscow to reduce tensions caused by its "arrogant" act. | Video

At U.N., U.S. warns Russia over 'outrageous' violation of Ukraine sovereignty

Nov 26 2018

UNITED NATIONS U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley warned Russia on Monday that its seizure of three Ukrainian vessels was an "outrageous violation of sovereign Ukrainian territory" and urged Moscow to reduce tensions caused by its "arrogant" act.

At U.N., U.S. warns Russia over 'outrageous' violation of Ukraine sovereignty

Nov 26 2018

UNITED NATIONS U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley warned Russia on Monday that its seizure of three Ukrainian vessels was an "outrageous violation of sovereign Ukrainian territory" and urged Moscow to reduce tensions caused by its "arrogant" act.

UPDATE 2-At U.N., U.S. warns Russia over 'outrageous' violation of Ukraine sovereignty

Nov 26 2018

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 26 U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley warned Russia on Monday that its seizure of three Ukrainian vessels was an "outrageous violation of sovereign Ukrainian territory" and urged Moscow to reduce tensions caused by its "arrogant" act.

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