Russia running the U.N. Security Council is going about how you’d expect

Russia running the U.N. Security Council is going about how you’d expect

[ad_1] “They’re trying to troll us,” an American official familiar with the U.S. operations at the United Nations said in describing the Russian tactics. “They’re picking topics where they know some of their most egregious actions in this war are centered, and they’re trying to flip the narrative on its head. We’re not going to … Read more

U.N.: India’s population will be world’s largest by mid-year

U.N.: India’s population will be world’s largest by mid-year

[ad_1] The U.N. said in a report that India will have about 2.9 million people more than China sometime in the middle of this year. India will have an estimated 1.4286 billion people against mainland China’s 1.4257 billion at that time, according to U.N. projections. Demographers say the limits of population data make it impossible … Read more

U.N. calls for Russia to leave Ukraine

U.N. calls for Russia to leave Ukraine

[ad_1] Monitors show result of a United Nations General Assembly vote for a U.N. resolution upholding Ukraine’s territorial integrity and calling for a cessation of hostilities after Russia’s invasion. | Bebeto Matthews/AP Photo The United Nations General Assembly on Thursday adopted a resolution calling for Russia to withdraw its troops from Ukraine, almost exactly one … Read more

U.S. averts U.N. diplomatic crisis over Israel

U.S. averts U.N. diplomatic crisis over Israel

[ad_1] On the Israeli side, that would mean a commitment to not expanding settlements until at least August, according to the diplomats. On the Palestinian side, the diplomats said it would mean a commitment until August not to pursue action against Israel at the U.N. and other international bodies such as the World Court, the … Read more