The Israeli proposal would allow the Palestinians to establish a state within existing borders in Gaza and the West Bank and deal with all the tough stuff later.
The United Nations confrontation over Palestinian statehood became a major issue in the U.S. presidential race on Tuesday. Leading GOP contender Rick Perry accused President Barack Obama of appeasing terrorists and betraying Israel.
If the traffic trouble from the United Nations General Assembly wasn’t enough for you, add a protest on Wall Street.
With most of the world’s leaders in town for the annual gathering, security is ramped up. That means frozen zones, escort convoys and more.
New Yorkers will have to deal with blocked streets and security sweeps as they try to get around the area near the U.N.
Two days out, the Assembly is already drawing world leaders and international criticism to New York. Among the world leaders gathering is the always controversial Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and the hotel where he’ll stay is under fire for hosting him,
By far the largest group marched to the United Nations to demand that all New Yorkers, all 20 million residents, not just the 212 members of the legislature, be given a say on whether same sex marriage should be legal.
Prosecutors say an Iranian government-owned shipping company used corporate aliases to evade U.S. economic sanctions and to con American banks into processing $60 million in banned transactions.
Federal prosecutors said the defendants replaced the ATM key pads at Chase branches in Midtown, Chelsea and across from the United Nations.
A group of local lawmakers are pushing to eliminate diplomatic immunity for parking, instead moving to get foreign representatives to pay for their tickets. It’s a multimillion-dollar problem, as some say the diplomats are getting a free ride.
Scores of police cars amassed at the United Nations for another day of drills in a week-long exercise that Police Commissioner Ray Kelly boasts have been successful thus far.
President Barack Obama arrived in Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon with one mission in mind, furthering his defense of intervention in Libya.
In the four days since establishing its earthquake relief fund, the Japan Society has raised more than $700,000.
The smiling faces of loved ones lost to gun violence decorated signs, shirts and buttons as the crowd marched to Times Square.
There were two separate rallies in the city — one at the Egyptian mission near the United Nations and another at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza. They came one day after Mubarak was ousted from power.