UN General Assembly readies vote on Ukraine peace resolution
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On the eve of the one-year anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, UN member states will vote on a German motion calling for "lasting peace." Though it's non-binding, organizers hope for symbolically broad support.
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72nd UN General Assembly - President Buhari returns to Nigeria.
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The United Nations General Assembly has voted down a US-proposed resolution to condemn the Islamic militant group Hamas.
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The US and China came out in favor of dialogue and diplomacy as Turkey announced it would sign the Paris Agreement. South Korea called for US talks with the North. DW summarizes key moments from the UN General Assembly.
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As Germany stands on the brink of an election and the end of the Angela Merkel era, a stormy UN General Assembly raised fresh questions about its place in the world — and the depth of the challenges ahead.
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African leaders have urged for global solidarity in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic at this year's UN General Assembly.
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