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New Zealand PM makes U.N. history with first baby

Sep 26, 2018 - 1:26 PM

'I want to normalize it,' says Jacinda Ardern, the first woman leader in the history of the United Nations to take her newborn into the UN General Assembly hall

FIRST IN UN HISTORY. Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, and National Security and Intelligence of New Zealand holds her daughter Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford, as her partner Clarke Gayford looks on during the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit September 24, 2018, one a day before the start of the General Debate of the 73rd session of the General Assembly at the United Nations in New York. Photo by Don Emmert/AFP

UN chief calls for immediate de-escalation in Syria

Feb 11, 2018 - 9:06 AM

'He calls on all to work for an immediate and unconditional de-escalation of violence and exercise restraint,' says UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric

'IMMEDIATE DE-ESCALATION'. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres calls for the end to violence in war-torn Syria. File photo by Kena Betancur/ AFP

U.S. funding cuts would make it 'impossible' for UN to do its work

May 25, 2017 - 10:20 AM

The United States which is the biggest contributor to the United Nations is eyeing significant budget cuts

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley (C) holds a food parcel of the World Food Programme, part of the humanitarian aid shipments into Syria, during a visit at a border gate with Syria in the Turkish border town of Reyhanli, in the southern Hatay province, Turkey, on May 24, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / BURHAN OZBILICI

Duterte declines meeting with UN chief

Sep 02, 2016 - 8:54 AM

UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric says they tried to set a time for a meeting on the sidelines of the ASEAN forum in Laos next week but that no time could be agreed upon

NO MEETING. Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has declined a request to meet UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

UN, France vow zero impunity in C. Africa sex abuse scandal

Apr 02, 2016 - 12:20 PM

We cannot – and I cannot – accept the slightest stain on the reputation of our armed forces or of France says French President Francois Hollande

FRENCH FORCES. In this file photo, French President Francois Hollande (2-R), French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian (C) and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius (L) inspect arms confiscated from ex-Seleka rebels and Anti-balaka militia by the French military of operation Sangaris at a French military base in Bangui in Bangui, Central African Republic, February 28, 2014 File photo by Sia Kambou/EPA

Ramos-Horta to lead review of UN peacekeeping

Nov 01, 2014 - 1:46 AM

The UN says the independent review of peace operations will include the issues that the Philippines raised after the controversial siege of its peacekeepers

UN to Aquino: We 'improved' troop weapons

Oct 02, 2014 - 2:23 AM

The UN responds to President Aquino s criticism but remains non committal on calls to review the supposed impossible or unclear mandate in the Golan Heights

With PH peacekeepers gone, UN to ‘configure’ Golan mission

Sep 20, 2014 - 12:11 PM

The UN has yet to plan the replacements of the Filipino peacekeepers who left the Golan Heights as the security situation there deteriorates

ALL SMILES: Philippine military chief General Gregorio Catapang Jr welcomes home Captain Nilo Ramones, platoon leader of the troops in the 7-hour firefight with Syrian rebels last month. Photo from AFP-PAO

UN chief to hear out PH peacekeeping issues

Sep 13, 2014 - 2:13 PM

Ban Ki Moon s spokesman says the UN chief will discuss the Philippines peacekeeping concerns with Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario next week

REVIEWING MANDATE? UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon will meet with Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario to discuss the Philippines' proposal to review the mandate of the peacekeeping mission in the Golan Heights. File UN Photo/Evan Schneide

UN chief condemns C. Africa attacks

May 30, 2014 - 8:05 AM

The UN chief encourages the transitional authority to do everything within its means to prevent further violence in the capital and throughout the country

UN CHIEF CONCERNED. Central African Interim president Catherine Samba-Panza welcomes UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon upon his arrival at Bangui's airport on April 5, 2014. File photo by Miguel Medina/AFP