UN General Assembly

Pope Francis (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Visit, UN General Assembly Present Security Challenge For NYPD

The UN General Assembly is expected to draw 160 world leaders. Bratton said traveling around Manhattan will be a problem.


New York City mayoral candidate Joe Lhota and Bill de Blasio speak at a news conference near the United Nations headquarters denouncing Iran's diplomacy offensive on Sept. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Politicians, Israel Skeptical About Iran’s Diplomacy Offensive

Critics expressed their skepticism Monday at a rally across First Avenue from the United Nations headquarters, where world leaders are converging for this week’s General Assembly.


Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaks during the United Nations General Assembly in New York - Sep 22, 2011 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Jews Wonder: Of All Days For Ahmadinejad To Speak, Why Yom Kippur?

Secretary General Ban Ki-moon met with Ahmadinejad on Sunday and warned him not to use any incendiary rhetoric. The Iranian president ignored the advice.


File - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Protests Planned For Ahmadinejad’s Visit To NYC For UN General Assembly

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who is scheduled to make a speech at the UN on Wednesday, is expected to stay for the second straight year at the posh Warwick New York Hotel.


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office at the White House - Washington, DC - May 20, 2011 (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama, Netanyahu Fighting Their Own Form Of Cold War

The relationship between President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu has often been frigid, but they may now have entered sub-zero territory.


President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas delivers his address on September 25, 2010 during the 65th session of the General Assembly at the United Nations in New York. (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Palestinian President Talks Mideast Peace At U.N.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas addressed the Mideast peace process in his speech before the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday.


Cesar Mercado. (Handout released by the Nicaraguan Consulate)

Hair Found In Hands Of Slain Nicaraguan Diplomat

More questions than answers surround the brutal murder of a high-ranking Nicaraguan diplomat Friday as police search for both a suspect and a motive.


Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Ahmadinejad Blames Liberal Capitalism For World Suffering

With protestors demanding his arrest outside the United Nations, inside Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told world leaders to make plans for a new world order.


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Street Closures Due To UN General Assembly

The New York City Police Department announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays relating to the United Nations General Assembly.


UN Security Council (credit: Don Emmert/Getty Images)

Gridlock? Men With Earpieces? Must Be The UN

Representatives from 192 countries were to arrive next week for a United Nations anti-poverty summit and the U.N. General Assembly ministerial meeting.