NYPD Escorts World Leaders For General Assembly In ‘Super Bowl’ Of MotorcadesNew Yorkers know the drill, when the U.N. General Assembly meets, traffic in the city grinds to a halt.
'The United Nations Has Not Reached Its Full Potential': President Trump Attends UN Reform Meeting At General AssemblyIn his first visit to the U.N. since taking office, the president is expected to attend meetings Monday before addressing the General Assembly on Tuesday.
President Trump Heads To New York Ahead Of Visit To United NationsThe president will stay at his residence in Trump Tower Sunday evening before gathering with world leaders on Monday.
UN Hits North Korea With Tough New Sanctions After Missile LaunchThe United Nations hit North Korea with tough new sanctions Saturday, in response to the country’s missile test last month.
UN Security Council Holds Emergency Session Following North Korea's Latest Missile LaunchThe United States and South Korean have confirmed that the regime launched an intercontinental ballistic missile, the kind capable of reaching the U.S.
Top UN Diplomats Invited To White House Luncheon Ahead Of Federal Budget ShowdownJust before taking office, Trump criticized the UN as a "club for people to have a good time." On Monday, he called the international organization "an under-performer, but it has huge potential."
U.S. Ambassador To United Nations Calls For 'Very Strong' Stance On RussiaThe U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says there's no question Russia was involved in the U.S. presidential election and insists President Donald Trump would fully support strong action against the Kremlin once investigations are complete.
Vitaly Churkin, Russia's Ambassador To United Nations, Dies In NYC At 64Russia's deputy U.N. ambassador, Vladimir Safronkov, told The Associated Press that Churkin became ill in his office at Russia's U.N. mission and was taken to Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, where he died Monday.
Obama Talks Legacy Amidst Criticism In Wake Of UN Israel Settlement VoteIn a stunning decision Friday, the Obama administration moved to allow the U.N. Security Council to pass a resolution condemning Israeli settlements as illegal.
U.N. Secretary-General To Kick Off Times Square New Year's Eve CountdownOrganizers of the Times Square New Year's Eve celebration announced Monday that Ban will push the Waterford crystal button to begin the official 60-second countdown to 2017.
Israel Summons U.S. Ambassador After U.N. Vote On Israeli SettlementsIsrael pressed forward with promises of retaliation and damage control Sunday following a U.N. vote last week on an anti-settlement resolution that passed thanks to an abstention by the U.S., Israel's close ally.
Despite Pressure From Trump, U.S. Refuses To Veto U.N. Resolution On Israeli SettlementsThere was pressure from the president-elect and lobbying from Israel, but in the end, the United States broke a longstanding tradition.