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U.S. fails in U.N. bid to condemn Palestinian Hamas movement

Dec 07, 2018 - 4:50 PM

The proposed measure wins 87 votes in the General Assembly, falling short of the required two-thirds majority. Fifty-eight countries oppose the measure and 32 abstain.

GENERAL ASSEMBLY. In this file photo, the UN General Assembly observes a minute of private prayer or silent meditation at the opening meeting of its session on September 12, 2017. UN file photo/Kim Haughton

After return of Balangiga Bells, will Duterte visit U.S.?

Nov 15, 2018 - 10:53 AM

President Duterte will not visit the US 'until the Bells of Balangiga are returned,' Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr recalls telling US Ambassador Nikki Haley

BALANGIGA BELLS. The United States says it is returning the historic Balangiga Bells to the Philippines. Photo by Gunther Sales/Philippine embassy in Washington DC

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Oct 10, 2018 - 1:36 PM

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Nikki Haley suddenly resigns as Trump's UN ambassador

Oct 09, 2018 - 10:42 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Meeting Haley in the Oval Office, Trump says that she had done a 'fantastic job' and would leave at the end of the year

RESIGNED. File photo shows United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaking at a UN Security Council meeting. Photo by Kena Betancur

HOAX: US Ambassador Nikki Haley 'quote' on Duterte

Sep 28, 2018 - 12:00 PM

This is a resurfaced claim from 2017. The US ambassador didn't say “we must give Duterte space to run the nation.”

Officials rush to assure Trump they didn't pen op-ed criticizing him

Sep 07, 2018 - 8:59 AM

Amid frenzied speculation about who is hiding behind a cloak of anonymity, Vice President Mike Pence is the first to assert that he did not pen the New York Times piece

ASSURANCE. Senior officials rush to assure US President Donald Trump they didn't write the New York Times 'resistance' op-ed published on Wednesday, September 5. AFP file photo

Tributes pour in for former UN chief, Nobel laureate Kofi Annan

Aug 18, 2018 - 7:48 PM

(4th UPDATE) World leaders and organizations pay tribute to the former UN Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate

UN CHIEF. In this file photo taken on April 28, 2004, United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan takes a question during a press conference at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP

Threat of U.S. withdrawal hangs over UN rights body

Jun 15, 2018 - 9:50 PM

Longstanding US criticism of the UN Human Rights Council for its alleged bias against Israel has escalated since UN-skeptic Donald Trump came to power

LEAVING UN. File photo shows United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaking at a UN Security Council meeting at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo by Kena Betancur/ AFP

U.S. vetoes UN resolution on protecting Palestinians

Jun 02, 2018 - 9:15 AM

The two failed votes at the Security Council come a few hours after a young Palestinian woman was shot dead by Israeli soldiers near the Gaza border fence

THE ISRAEL-GAZA CONFLICT. Permanent Observer of Palestine to the United Nations Riyad Mansour speaks to members of the UN security council during an emergency session on Israel-Gaza Conflict at the United Nations headquarters on May 30, 2018 in New York City. Photo by Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images/AFP

U.S. steps up threat to quit UN human rights council

Mar 24, 2018 - 11:30 AM

The United States says the UN human rights council was 'grossly biased' against Israel after adopting 5 resolutions against the country

THREAT. The United States says it was losing patience and again threatens to quit the UN Human Rights Council after adopting 5 resolutions condemning Israel. File Photo by Kena Betancur / AFP

U.S. Ambassador voices regret to African UN envoys after Trump slur

Jan 19, 2018 - 10:15 AM

The chair of the Africa Group says US ambassador Nikki Haley did not offer an apology during the closed-door meeting, but she did express regret

REGETS. US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley arrives to attend a Security Council meeting on Non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, at the United Nations headquarters in New York on January 18, 2018. Photo by Jewel Samad/AFP

Russia warns U.S. not to get involved in Iran

Jan 04, 2018 - 9:25 PM

'We warn the US against any attempt to interfere in the internal affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran,' says Russian deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov

WARNED. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks during a brief press availability at United Nations headquarters, January 2, 2018 in New York City. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP

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Jan 03, 2018 - 1:50 PM

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U.S. dismisses North-South Korea talks as 'band-aid'

Jan 03, 2018 - 7:13 AM

Nikki Haley, US Ambassador to the UN, tells reporters: 'We won't take any of the talks seriously if they don't do something to ban all nuclear weapons in North Korea'

TOP REPRESENTATIVE. In this file photo, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks at a UN Security Council meeting over North Korea's new sanctions on September 11, 2017 at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo by Kena Betancur/ AFP

U.S. slashes U.N. budget after condemning Jerusalem vote

Dec 26, 2017 - 1:48 PM

In a historic move, the US will cut the UN's budget by more than $285 million

CONDEMNATION. Members of the Palestinian delegation clap after the vote on the floor of the United Nations General Assembly. Photo by AFP

Philippines abstains from UN vote on Jerusalem

Dec 22, 2017 - 10:07 AM

The Philippines joins 34 other countries in abstaining from voting on the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

UN VOTE. The results of the vote on Jerusalem are seen on display boards at the General Assembly hall. Photo from AFP

Defying Trump threat, UN rejects US decision on Jerusalem

Dec 22, 2017 - 9:23 AM

The 193-member General Assembly adopted the resolution by 128 to 9 with 35 abstentions, in what Palestinian UN envoy Riyad Mansour called a "massive setback" for the United States

CONDEMNATION. Members of the Palestinian delegation clap after the vote on the floor of the United Nations General Assembly. Photo by AFP

U.S. vetoes UN resolution rejecting Trump's Jerusalem decision

Dec 19, 2017 - 7:30 AM

The Palestinians slam the veto as 'unacceptable' and vowed to turn to the UN General Assembly to push for a resolution condemning the decision

UNSC VOTE. The UN Security Council voting on a draft resolution related to Jerusalem, December 18, 2017, at the United Nations, New York. UN Photo/Kim Haughton

Trump's accusers 'should be heard' – Haley

Dec 11, 2017 - 4:22 PM

Trump's UN Ambassador says 'Women who accuse anyone should be heard. They should be heard and they should be dealt with.'

UN AMBASSADOR. This file photo taken on November 18, 2016 shows South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley during the 2016 National Lawyers Convention sponsored by the Federalist Society in Washington, DC. Photo by Mandel Ngan / AFP

North Korea says it will make U.S. suffer over 'vicious' UN sanctions

Sep 12, 2017 - 8:05 PM

North Korea categorically rejects the new measures with UN ambassador Han Tae Song saying in Geneva that the US had fabricated the most vicious sanction resolution and warning of retaliation

U.S. pressures Myanmar to accept UN rights probe

Jul 11, 2017 - 7:59 AM

Yangon officials said last week that they would deny visas to the 3 person team mandated by the UN Human Rights Council to investigate abuses reportedly committed by security forces in Rakhine state

In this file photo, Rohingya migrants sit in a boat as they are towed closer to land by fishermen, off the coast near the city of Geulumpang in Indonesia's East Aceh district of Aceh province, before being rescued on May 20, 2015. Januar/AFP

U.S. vows to press China to enforce North Korea sanctions

Jul 10, 2017 - 1:05 AM

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley says China has been helpful but needs to do more

PACKAGE SEIZED? This undated picture released on August 4, 2016 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un at a meeting in Pyongyang. File photo by KCNA/AFP

U.S. pushes United Nations to address Venezuela crisis

May 17, 2017 - 11:10 PM

The UN Security Council will discuss the unrest in Venezuela that has left at least 42 dead at the request of the United States

Venezuelan opposition activists take part in a women's march aimed to keep pressure on President Nicolas Maduro, whose authority is being increasingly challenged by protests and deadly unrest, in Caracas on May 6, 2017. File photo by Juan Barreto/AFP

U.S. would talk to N. Korea if missile, nuclear tests stop – Haley

May 17, 2017 - 8:53 AM

We are willing to talk but not until we see a total stop of the nuclear process and of any test there says US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley

Nikki R. Haley (center), United States Permanent Representative to the UN, speaks to journalists following closed-door Security Council consultations on the recent missile launches by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), March 8, 2017. Also addressing reporters with her were Koro Bessho (left), Permanent Representative of Japan; and Cho Tae-yul, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea. United Nations, New York Manuel Elias/UN Photo

U.S. steps up pressure on Syria ahead of Russia talks

Apr 10, 2017 - 12:55 AM

UPDATED US President Donald Trump s top advisers set the stage for a diplomatic confrontation in Moscow

TILLERSON. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks on visa travel at the US Customs and Border Protection Press Room in the Reagan Building on March 6, 2017 in Washington, DC. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

U.S. threatens further strikes in Syria

Apr 08, 2017 - 7:35 AM

The United States took a very measured step last night We are prepared to do more but we hope it will not be necessary says US Ambassador Nikki Haley

'HORRIFIC ACTS.' In this file photo, Nikki Haley (center), United States Permanent Representative to the UN and President of the Security Council for April, addresses the meeting of the council on the alleged use of chemical weapons in an April 4 airstrike in Idlib, Syria, April 5, 2017. File photo by Rick Bajornas /UN Photo

UN chief urges restraint, council to meet on U.S. strikes in Syria

Apr 07, 2017 - 11:28 PM

Mindful of the risk of escalation I appeal for restraint to avoid any acts that could deepen the suffering of the Syrian people Guterres says in a statement

ANTONIO GUTERRES. Antonio Guterres attends a press conference on May 14, 2014 in Geneva. File photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

U.S. warns of 'own action' after Syria chemical massacre

Apr 06, 2017 - 7:20 AM

Ambassador Nikki Haley: When the United Nations consistently fails in its duty to act collectively there are times in the life of states that we are compelled to take our own action

'HORRIFIC ACTS' Nikki Haley (center), United States Permanent Representative to the UN and President of the Security Council for April, addresses the meeting of the council on the alleged use of chemical weapons in an April 4 airstrike in Idlib, Syria, April 5, 2017. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas

U.S. urges China to take 'action' against North Korea

Apr 03, 2017 - 12:50 AM

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says China must take definitive steps to counter North Korea s nuclear program

This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on February 23, 2016 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) viewing a concert marking the 70th founding anniversary of the KPA military band in Pyongyang. KCNA via KNS / AFP

U.S. envoy eyes cuts to UN peacekeeping

Feb 05, 2017 - 4:06 PM

During one on one meetings with Security Council ambassadors this week the new US envoy raised peacekeeping as a priority for cuts zeroing in on the UN s flagship enterprise

PEACEKEEPERS. The UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) mission in Syria. File photo by UN

Trump's envoy to UN vows to 'show our strength'

Jan 27, 2017 - 11:28 PM

For those who don t have our backs: we re taking names Haley tells reporters at she arrived at UN headquarters for her first meeting with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres

NIKKI HALEY. New US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley hands her credentials to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres at the United Nations on January 27, 2017 in New York. Photo by Bryan R. Smith / AFP

Trumps picks women, including a critic, for cabinet

Nov 23, 2016 - 11:44 PM

UPDATED Donald Trump begins to broaden the base of his future cabinet nominating two conservative women including a critic after his earlier picks rewarded campaign loyalists

NIKKI HALEY. This file photo taken on November 18, 2016 shows South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley during the 2016 National Lawyers Convention sponsored by the Federalist Society in Washington, DC. Photo by Mandel Ngan / AFP

South Carolina senate votes to take down Confederate flag

Jul 07, 2015 - 9:01 AM

The proposal now is set to go before the House of Representatives amid growing public demands for the red white and blue banner to no longer fly outside the legislature in the state capital Columbia

STARS AND BARS. The Confederate flag flies on the Capitol grounds after South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley announced that she will call for the Confederate flag to be removed on June 22, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina. Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP

South Carolina governor calls for removal of Confederate flag

Jun 23, 2015 - 9:08 AM

UPDATED The flying of the Civil War battle flag – seen by some as a symbol of lingering racist sentiment in the American South but by others as a hallmark of Southern pride and heritage – has returned to the spotlight since the massacre

STARS AND BARS. The Confederate flag flies on the Capitol grounds after South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley announced that she will call for the Confederate flag to be removed on June 22, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina. Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP