United Nations General Assembly Annual Meeting

FILE - In this June 16, 2019, file photo, Lebanese children look from the rooftop of their home at a Syrian camp in the eastern Lebanese border town of Arsal. When dozens of heads of state convene for the annual ministerial meeting of the U.N. General Assembly, the lingering conflict in Syria is taking a back seat as tensions in the Persian Gulf and global trade wars take center stage. In its ninth year, many Syrians fear their country’s unresolved war has become a footnote in a long list of world crises. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein, File)
September 24, 2019 - 11:08 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — As dozens of heads of state convene for the annual U.N. General Assembly in New York this week, the lingering conflict in Syria is taking a back seat while tensions in the Persian Gulf and global trade wars take center stage. Now in its ninth year, many Syrians fear the unresolved war...
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
September 24, 2019 - 8:01 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Things the beleaguered British prime minister said in his astonishing speech to the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday night: "Pink-eyed Terminators from the future." ''Terrifying limbless chickens." ''Your fridge will beep for more cheese." Things Boris Johnson didn't address...
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September 24, 2019 - 7:59 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Syria says the agreement to establish a committee to draft Syria's new constitution is "a door opener" to a new future for the conflict-wracked country. Geir Pedersen said that before that can happen, "We must build up what is still almost totally lacking in...
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Supporters of a regime change in Iran rally outside United Nations headquarters on the first day of the general debate at the U.N. General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
September 24, 2019 - 6:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Iran's delegates to the United Nations are confined to a roughly six-block radius of Manhattan, but that hasn't limited their reach as they mount a diplomatic blitz at the U.N. General Assembly this week. President Hassan Rouhani has used his time in New York to meet with the...
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Imran Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan, speaks to reporters during a news conference at United Nations headquarters Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
September 24, 2019 - 3:33 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned in blunt terms Tuesday of possible war between Pakistan and India over what he called a brutal Indian crackdown in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir. The nuclear-armed rivals, which have fought two of their three wars over...
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NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg gives an interview outside United Nations headquarters during the U.N. General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
September 24, 2019 - 3:06 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Some world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly are championing national self-interest and decrying globalism. But NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the case for the alliance is only growing stronger. He tells The Associated Press in an interview Tuesday that in...
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President Donald Trump meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the United Nations General Assembly, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 24, 2019 - 1:06 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Narendra Modi may be prime minister of India. But to Donald Trump, Modi is "the King." Trump on Tuesday compared Modi to Elvis Presley, the late American singer often referred to as the king of rock and roll, after the rock-star welcome Modi received Sunday in Houston. The...
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In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani, right, meets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, on the sideline of the United Nations General Assembly at the United Nations, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. (Iranian Presidency Office via AP)
September 24, 2019 - 1:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Iran's president said Tuesday he'd consider meeting "at any level" to explore what the Trump administration seeks in a nuclear deal — but not until sanctions against his country are lifted. On the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly, Hassan Rouhani reiterated that he would not...
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President Donald Trump delivers remarks to the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 24, 2019 - 7:33 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump at the United Nations (all times local): 10:30 a.m. President Donald Trump has told other world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly that wise leaders put the future of their own people and country first. Trump said on Tuesday the...
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A police K-9 unit works at a security checkpoint outside the United Nations headquarters on the first day of the general debate at the U.N. General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
September 24, 2019 - 6:18 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations (all times local): 9:16 a.m. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning global leaders of the looming risk of the world splitting in two with the two largest economies, the United States and China,...
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