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Michelle Nichols

Russia, China sent home more than half of North Korean workers in 2018 - U.N. reports

12:04pm EDT

UNITED NATIONS Russia sent home nearly two-thirds of some 30,000 North Koreans working there during 2018 and China repatriated more than half of those employed there but did not specify a figure, according to unpublished reports by Moscow and Beijing to the United Nations Security Council.

China foils bid to blacklist Kashmir attacker; U.S., India vow to keep pushing

Mar 14 2019

UNITED NATIONS/NEW DELHI China prevented a U.N. Security Council committee on Wednesday from blacklisting the head of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), which said it attacked an Indian paramilitary convoy in disputed Kashmir.

U.S. accuses Palestinians of manufacturing crisis over tax transfer

Mar 08 2019

UNITED NATIONS The United States accused the Palestinians on Friday of manufacturing a crisis by rejecting the first 2019 monthly tax transfer from Israel because it slashed a portion designated for financial support to families of militants jailed in Israel.

U.S. urges U.N. to restore tough missile restrictions on Iran after tests

Mar 07 2019

UNITED NATIONS The United States accused Iran on Thursday of defying a U.N. Security Council resolution with one ballistic missile test and two satellite launches since December and urged the council to "bring back tougher international restrictions" on Tehran.

U.S. urges U.N. to restore tough missile restrictions on Iran after tests

Mar 07 2019

UNITED NATIONS, March 7 The United States accused Iran on Thursday of defying a U.N. Security Council resolution with one ballistic missile test and two satellite launches since December and urged the council to "bring back tougher international restrictions" on Tehran.

U.S. tries to safeguard Afghan peace push from India-Pakistan crisis

Mar 04 2019

WASHINGTON The United States is trying to prevent simmering tensions between India and Pakistan from impacting a third country: Afghanistan, where a fragile peace push is underway to try to end more than 17 years of war with Taliban insurgents.

Bangladesh tells U.N. Security Council cannot take more Myanmar refugees

Mar 01 2019

(This Feb 28 story corrects attribution of quote in paragraph 11 to Pierce not Schraner-Burgener) | Video

U.S., Russia fail in rival bids for U.N. action on Venezuela

Feb 28 2019

UNITED NATIONS The United States and Russia both failed on Thursday in rival bids to get the United Nations Security Council to take action on Venezuela, cementing a global split over how to deal with a political and humanitarian crisis in the South American country.

U.S., Russia fail in rival bids for U.N. action on Venezuela

Feb 28 2019

UNITED NATIONS The United States and Russia both failed on Thursday in rival bids to get the United Nations Security Council to take action on Venezuela, cementing a global split over how to deal with a political and humanitarian crisis in the South American country.

U.S., Russia fail in rival bids for U.N. action on Venezuela

Feb 28 2019

UNITED NATIONS The United States and Russia both failed on Thursday in rival bids to get the United Nations Security Council to take action on Venezuela, cementing a global split over how to deal with a political and humanitarian crisis in the South American country.

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