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U.N. Resolution Condemns Myanmar’s Abuse of Rohingya

U.N. Resolution Condemns Myanmar’s Abuse of Rohingya

The General Assembly passed a resolution denouncing human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims and other minority groups.
Are West Bank Settlements Illegal? Who Decides?

Are West Bank Settlements Illegal? Who Decides?

The United States declared that Israeli settlements on the West Bank are “not inconsistent with” international law, despite decisions by world bodies like the International Court of Justice.
Are West Bank Settlements Illegal? Who Decides?

Are West Bank Settlements Illegal? Who Decides?

The United States declared that Israeli settlements on the West Bank are “not inconsistent with” international law, despite decisions by world bodies like the International Court of Justice.
Venezuela to Join U.N. Human Rights Council, Despite Track Record

Venezuela to Join U.N. Human Rights Council, Despite Track Record

Activists had urged the General Assembly to vote for Costa Rica instead, citing Venezuela’s political, economic and humanitarian crises.
Saudi Arabia and Iran Make Quiet Openings to Head Off War

Saudi Arabia and Iran Make Quiet Openings to Head Off War

Weeks after the Middle East seemed on the verge of war, Saudi Arabia and Iran are seeking ways to ease tensions. A warming relationship could have far-reaching consequences.
Saudi Arabia and Iran Make Quiet Openings to Head Off War

Saudi Arabia and Iran Make Quiet Openings to Head Off War

Weeks after the Middle East seemed on the verge of war, Saudi Arabia and Iran are seeking ways to ease tensions. A warming relationship could have far-reaching consequences.
The U.N. Can’t Ignore Kashmir Anymore

The U.N. Can’t Ignore Kashmir Anymore

As India cracks down on a long-disputed region, two nuclear powers face off.
Syria Demands Immediate Withdrawal of U.S. and Turkish Forces, Again

Syria Demands Immediate Withdrawal of U.S. and Turkish Forces, Again

Syria’s foreign minister demanded both countries evacuate their forces from the war-ravaged country or face “countermeasures.” Syria has made such threats before without taking steps to enforce them.
Imran Khan Warns of Kashmir ‘Blood Bath’ in Emotional U.N. Speech

Imran Khan Warns of Kashmir ‘Blood Bath’ in Emotional U.N. Speech

The Prime Minister castigated India’s Kashmir crackdown. Narendra Modi, his Indian counterpart, ignored Kashmir in his speech.
Imran Khan Warns of Kashmir ‘Blood Bath’ in Emotional U.N. Speech

Imran Khan Warns of Kashmir ‘Blood Bath’ in Emotional U.N. Speech

The Prime Minister castigated India’s Kashmir crackdown. Narendra Modi, his Indian counterpart, ignored Kashmir in his speech.
There’s Other News. Here You Go.

There’s Other News. Here You Go.

The news from Washington has felt like an avalanche. Here’s what else happened this week.
There’s Other News. Here You Go.

There’s Other News. Here You Go.

The news from Washington has felt like an avalanche. Here’s what else happened this week.
Trump-Rouhani Meeting Was a Near Miss, but Iran Leaves the Door Open

Trump-Rouhani Meeting Was a Near Miss, but Iran Leaves the Door Open

President Hassan Rouhani did not dismiss the idea that a meeting with the American leader was entirely possible — under conditions set by the Iranians.
Trump Pressed Ukraine’s President to Investigate Democrats as ‘a Favor’

Trump Pressed Ukraine’s President to Investigate Democrats as ‘a Favor’

The reconstruction of call between the two leaders becomes a flash point in the evolving fight over impeachment.
Full Whistle-Blower Complaint Heads to the House: Live Updates

Full Whistle-Blower Complaint Heads to the House: Live Updates

A whistle-blower’s private expressions of concern about President Trump’s actions kicked off an extraordinary series of revelations that have prompted Democrats in Congress to officially begin an
Trump Pressed Ukraine’s President to Investigate Democrats as ‘a Favor’

Trump Pressed Ukraine’s President to Investigate Democrats as ‘a Favor’

The reconstruction of call between the two leaders becomes a flash point in the evolving fight over impeachment.
White House Bars Iranian Officials From U.S. as Its Diplomatic Efforts Falter

White House Bars Iranian Officials From U.S. as Its Diplomatic Efforts Falter

The move was extraordinary given that dozens of Iranian diplomats were in New York for the U.N. General Assembly, though it was not expected to force them to leave.
White House Bars Iranian Officials From U.S. as Its Diplomatic Efforts Falter

White House Bars Iranian Officials From U.S. as Its Diplomatic Efforts Falter

The move was extraordinary given that dozens of Iranian diplomats were in New York for the U.N. General Assembly, though it was not expected to force them to leave.
Pelosi on Trump: ‘He Does Not Care About Ethics’ — Live Updates

Pelosi on Trump: ‘He Does Not Care About Ethics’ — Live Updates

The White House released a reconstructed transcript that showed President Trump urged Ukraine’s leader to contact Attorney General William Barr about opening an inquiry tied to Joseph R. Biden Jr. Two
Highlights: Whistle-Blower Complaint Goes to House as Ukraine Phone Call Gets Released

Highlights: Whistle-Blower Complaint Goes to House as Ukraine Phone Call Gets Released

A whistle-blower’s private expressions of concern about President Trump’s actions kicked off an extraordinary series of revelations that have prompted Democrats in Congress to officially begin an