u.n News of 09/23/19
The U.N. Secretary-General Says He Has Taken A Forceful Stance On China’S Treatment Of Muslims
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has strongly rejected claims by five human rights groups that he hasn’t condemned the Chinese government’s detention of more than a million Muslims in the Xinjiang region, ...
U.N. Urges Reluctant E.U. Nations To Help Stranded Migrants
BRUSSELS (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency urgently appealed to European governments Tuesday to let two migrant rescue ships disembark more than 500 passengers who remain stranded at sea as countries bicker over who should take ...
U.N. Criticizes International Community ‘Indifference’ To Syria Conflict As 100 Civilians Die In 10 Days
Airstrikes in Syria over the last 10 days have killed more than 100 civilians, according to the U.N., which has criticized the “apparent international indifference” in response to the escalating violence. The death toll includes at least ...
Trump’S U.N. Ambassador Pick Heather Nauert Withdraws From Consideration
(WASHINGTON) — Heather Nauert, picked by President Donald Trump to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations but never officially nominated, has withdrawn from consideration, the State Department said. Nauert, a State Department ...
United Nations Climate Change Head Wants Donald Trump Back In The Paris Agreement
The head of the United Nations body charged with addressing global warming wants to work with the Trump administration to bring the U.S. back into the Paris Agreement on climate change, she told TIME last week at an energy conference in Houston. ...