UN General Assembly
The UN General Assembly is expected to draw 160 world leaders. Bratton said traveling around Manhattan will be a problem.
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.
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.
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.
The relationship between President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu has often been frigid, but they may now have entered sub-zero territory.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas addressed the Mideast peace process in his speech before the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday.
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.
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.
The New York City Police Department announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays relating to the United Nations General Assembly.
Representatives from 192 countries were to arrive next week for a United Nations anti-poverty summit and the U.N. General Assembly ministerial meeting.