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U.S. Faces Withering Criticism at U.N. Over Jerusalem Decree

U.S. Faces Withering Criticism at U.N. Over Jerusalem Decree

Advertisement UNITED NATIONS — The United States faced blunt and sometimes withering criticism from friends and adversaries alike at the United Nations on Friday over President Trump’s declaration that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital and his plans to move the American ...

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At Least 12 U.N. Peacekeepers Are Killed in Congo

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations said on Friday that at least 12 peacekeepers, all from Tanzania, were killed in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo by attackers believed to be Islamic insurgents, in one of the deadliest assaults on ...

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Trump’s Move Departs From U.N. Resolutions on Jerusalem

Advertisement President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel not only upends decades of American policy. It also appears to put the United States at odds with the United Nations Security Council. The 15-member council has adopted a ...

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Myanmar’s Rohingya Actions May Be Genocide, U.N. Official Says

GENEVA — Myanmar came under renewed international pressure on Tuesday for its treatment of Rohingya Muslims as United Nations officials said it should be investigated for crimes against humanity and possibly genocide by security forces. The country’s security forces “deliberately ...

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