A UN official praised Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno for his treatment of journalists despite the fact that the leader is said to be preparing to hand over WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange to the governments persecuting him.
From bullying countries into voting in line with Washington to proclaiming that the US and Russia will never be friends, retiring US ambassador Nikki Haley has said a lot of eyebrow-raising things at the UN. Here are some of them.
With US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley set to depart by year’s end, speculation is rampant as who might replace her. Will it be President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka, or her husband Jared Kushner? Or maybe someone else?
The UN inquiry into the human rights situation in Yemen has been extended for a year despite the Yemen’s government refusal to cooperate further and Riyadh’s allegations that the probe is biased against the Kingdom.