United Nations General Assembly Annual Meeting

Thailand's Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 30, 2019 - 5:42 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the U.N. General Assembly's annual gathering of world leaders. (all times local): 5:40 p.m. The U.N. special envoy for Syria says the convening of a committee to draft a new constitution for Syria on Oct. 30 "should be a sign of hope for the long-suffering Syrian...
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Afghanistan's National Security Adviser Hamdullah Mohib addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 30, 2019 - 5:32 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — As Afghans await the results of a presidential election roiled by Taliban threats, the government used its platform at the U.N. General Assembly on Monday to tell the insurgents: "Join us in peace, or we will continue to fight." Afghanistan was not the only country sending a...
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Afghanistan's National Security Adviser Hamdullah Mohib addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 30, 2019 - 1:47 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — As Afghans await the results of a presidential election roiled by Taliban threats, the government used its platform at the U.N. General Assembly on Monday to tell the insurgents: "Join us in peace, or we will continue to fight." Afghanistan was not the only country sending a...
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Afghanistan's National Security Adviser Hamdullah Mohib addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 30, 2019 - 11:38 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly's annual gathering of world leaders. (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Afghanistan's government is using its platform at the U.N. General Assembly to send a message to Taliban insurgents: "Join us in peace, or we will continue to fight."...
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FILE - In this May 17, 2019 file photo, Smog blankets the sky in Mexico City. Both lower schools and universities were closed for a third straight day for the pollution alert triggered by smoke from ongoing brush fires combined with the lack of rain. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)
September 29, 2019 - 6:53 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The planet is heating. Island nations are slipping away. A Pakistan-India nuclear war could be a "bloodbath." Governments aren't working together like they used to. Polarization is tearing us apart. Killing. Migration. Poverty. Corruption. Inequality. Sovereignty violations...
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FILE - In this May 17, 2019 file photo, Smog blankets the sky in Mexico City. Both lower schools and universities were closed for a third straight day for the pollution alert triggered by smoke from ongoing brush fires combined with the lack of rain. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)
September 29, 2019 - 3:16 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The planet is heating. Island nations are slipping away. A Pakistan-India nuclear war could be a "bloodbath." Governments aren't working together like they used to. Polarization is tearing us apart. Killing. Migration. Poverty. Corruption. Inequality. Sovereignty violations...
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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2013 file photo, the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, CTBTO, Executive Secretary Lassina Zerbo speaks during a news conference during the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters. During an interview, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, Zerbo has said that in his "wild dreams" very young children around the world will be taught that nuclear testing isn't good _ and that the world should be free of nuclear weapons. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, file)
September 28, 2019 - 4:51 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the U.N.'s nuclear test ban treaty organization says that in his "wild dreams," very young children around the world will be taught that nuclear testing isn't good — and that the world should be free of nuclear weapons. In an interview on the sidelines of the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2013 file photo, the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, CTBTO, Executive Secretary Lassina Zerbo speaks during a news conference during the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters. During an interview, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, Zerbo has said that in his "wild dreams" very young children around the world will be taught that nuclear testing isn't good _ and that the world should be free of nuclear weapons. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, file)
September 28, 2019 - 4:46 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the U.N.'s nuclear test ban treaty organization says that in his "wild dreams," very young children around the world will be taught that nuclear testing isn't good — and that the world should be free of nuclear weapons. In an interview on the sidelines of the...
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In this combination photo, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, and Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan address the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 27, 2019 - 11:01 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Insisting he wasn't making a threat, Pakistan's leader denounced his Indian counterpart on Friday and warned that any war between the nuclear rivals could "have consequences for the world." India's prime minister took the opposite approach, skipping any mention at the United...
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Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, right, walks onto the stage to address the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at United Nations headquarters Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen).
September 27, 2019 - 10:42 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia's foreign minister took aim at the West on Friday, saying its philosophies are out of step with the times and that it is struggling to accept what he called its diminishing dominance in world affairs. In his speech before the U.N. General Assembly, Sergei Lavrov blamed...
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