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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, at the U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
September 24, 2019 - 10:40 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — 10:40 p.m. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says that the ability of terrorism and climate change to reach across borders proves the need for leaders to respond with global solutions. Ardern's remarks Tuesday to the United Nations General Assembly gathering appeared...
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, at the U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
September 24, 2019 - 10:24 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — 10 p.m. Britain's prime minister avoided addressing the troubles facing him and instead used his speech at the U.N. General Assembly to warn about the perils of technology. But he says that with the right approach, humanity can deliver itself to a brighter future. In an oddly...
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, meets with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres during the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
September 24, 2019 - 10:00 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — 9:50 P.M. Japan's prime minister wants to meet the leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un. Shinzo Abe says he's "determined to meet Kim Jong Un myself face to face, without attaching any conditions." He says he wants Japan to normalize relations with North Korea "as well as...
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Polish President Andrzej Duda addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, at the United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 24, 2019 - 8:37 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Poland's president is championing his country's record on combating climate change after taking heat from France, whose leader recently suggested climate activists should "go protest in Poland." President Andrzej Duda used part of his U.N. General Assembly speech Tuesday to...
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Polish President Andrzej Duda addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, at the United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 24, 2019 - 7:49 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations (all times local): 7:30 p.m. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged President Hassan Rouhani to make "progress" in securing the release of dual nationals held in Iran. Johnson said that previous...
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President Donald Trump participates in a luncheon hosted by United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres at the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, in New York. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is right. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 24, 2019 - 7:14 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations (all times local): 6:40 p.m. U.S. President Donald Trump, who in the past has denounced the U.N. as weak and incompetent, is praising the United Nations "as an institution with more potential than...
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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 - 4:48 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan is warning of possible war between his country and India over what he called India's brutal actions in the disputed Himalayan region of...
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South Korea's President Moon Jae-in addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 24, 2019 - 3:45 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Qatar became the second country Tuesday to call for Sudan to be taken off the United States' list of countries that sponsor terrorism. The remarks by Qatar's Emir Sheikh...
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South Korea's President Moon Jae-in addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 24, 2019 - 2:30 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations (all times local): 2 p.m. South Korea's president is calling for economic engagement with rival North Korea in return for progress on nuclear disarmament. Moon Jae-in, who favors reaching out to the...
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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
September 24, 2019 - 1:29 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has used his speech at the U.N. General Assembly to amplify a call to get neighboring Sudan off the United States' list of countries...
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