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UN Assembly: Zelenskyy accuses Russia of weaponising food, energy, children in war against Ukraine

Zelenskyy’s presence at the podium on Tuesday marked his first time at the United Nations since the Russian invasion, facing a fragmented international community shaken by serial crises, in particular the war in Ukraine. Speaking at the United Nations General Assembly, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called for international cooperation and consensus in member states’ approach to

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REPLAY: US President Joe Biden addresses UN General Assembly

US President Joe Biden appealed to world leaders at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday to stand with Ukraine against Russian invaders, hoping Republicans in Congress will also take notice. “Russia believes that the world will grow weary and allow it to brutalize Ukraine without consequence,” Biden said in his speech to UNGA. “If we

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U.N. General Assembly Meets in New York: Live Updates

The U.N. General Assembly gathers Tuesday in New York City for its annual meeting, setting its agenda for the year to come and addressing some of the most pressing social and diplomatic issues around the world. The Assembly, currently in its 78th session, has undergone tremendous changes as its influence has waned and global politics

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U.N. General Assembly Convenes on Tuesday

The United Nations General Assembly convenes on Tuesday in the shadow of the second year of war in Ukraine, amid a series of climate related catastrophes and at a time of increasing divisions in the world that will hamper efforts to address the litany of problems contributing to the strains. Underscoring the tensions, only President

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Chile’s conservative assembly begins drafting new constitution

The new Constitutional Council, dominated by conservative parties responsible for drafting Chile’s new constitution, assumed official duties Wednesday in a second attempt to replace the current text, which dates back to the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. The new council, elected on May 7, represents a sharp departure from the predominantly independent and left-wing caucus that

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