The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization passed a resolution on Thursday that diminishes the historic and spiritual connections of Judaism and Christianity to the city of Jerusalem after dozens of U.S. lawmakers called on the international body to reject the measure.
The United Nations News Centre, the official media arm of the organization, swiftly removed a post to Twitter on Thursday urging the “8 million Americans abroad” to “stop” Donald Trump from winning the presidency in November.
Taiwan was denied access to a United Nations meeting on civil aviation beginning this week, the latest evidence of Beijing’s efforts to put pressure on Taipei’s new government.
The State Department appointed 194 of Hillary Clinton’s donors to advisory boards at the agency while she was secretary of state.
An international inquiry has identified two Syrian Air Force helicopter squadrons and two other military units it holds responsible for chlorine gas attacks on civilians, a Western diplomat told Reuters.
The United Nations remains unable to transport humanitarian aid into Syria despite an ongoing ceasefire due to the Bashar al Assad regime’s failure to authorize the deliveries, the U.N.’s special envoy for the war-torn country said Thursday.