United Nations General Assembly Annual Meeting

WWL AP Feed General
September 19, 2017 - 11:07 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Brazilian President Michel Temer is raising eyebrows with his claim at the U.N. that deforestation in the Amazon declined 20 percent the last year. Temer made the statement Tuesday while addressing the U.N...
Read More
WWL AP Feed General
September 19, 2017 - 10:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Israel's prime minister is praising President Donald Trump's address to the U.N. that condemned Iran. Benjamin Netanyahu said, "In over 30 years in my experience with the U.N., I never...
Read More
WWL AP Feed General
September 19, 2017 - 10:33 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened the "total destruction'" of North Korea if it does not abandon its drive toward nuclear weapons. Trump, who has ramped up his rhetoric throughout the escalating crisis with North Korea...
Read More
WWL AP Feed General
September 19, 2017 - 9:56 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned the world's leaders Tuesday that the threat of a nuclear attack is at its highest level since the end of the Cold War and "fiery talk can lead to fatal misunderstandings." In his first state-of-the-world report since taking the...
Read More
WWL AP Feed General
September 19, 2017 - 9:19 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations (all times local): 10:15 a.m. President Donald Trump is opening his maiden address in front of the United Nationals General Assembly by praising his accomplishments in office so far. He's also sending thanks to the...
Read More
WWL AP Feed General
September 19, 2017 - 9:05 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned the world's leaders Tuesday that the threat of a nuclear attack is at its highest level since the end of the Cold War and "fiery talk can lead to fatal misunderstandings." In his first state-of-the-world report since taking the...
Read More
WWL AP Feed General
September 19, 2017 - 8:25 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 9:15 a.m. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning the world's leaders that the threat of a nuclear attack is at its highest level since the end of the Cold War and "fiery talk can lead to fatal...
Read More
WWL AP Feed General
September 19, 2017 - 2:42 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Elected on the nationalist slogan "America first," President Donald Trump will use his debut address to the U.N. General Assembly to argue that individual nations should act in their own self-interest, yet rally together when faced with a common threat such as North Korea...
Read More
WWL AP Feed General
September 18, 2017 - 9:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 10:50 p.m. Ivanka Trump is meeting with foreign officials as the United Nations General Assembly gathers in New York this week. A White House official says President Donald Trump's daughter — and senior adviser — is holding a...
Read More
WWL AP Feed General
September 18, 2017 - 8:36 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Dissension and conflict are at their highest levels since the Cold War and cooperation among nations has become more difficult in a world that is more interdependent than ever, France's top diplomat said Monday as global leaders gathered at the United Nations. French Foreign...
Read More

Pages