Trump returns to UN General Assembly with new tone towards DPRK

Diplomats and dignitaries from the United Nations’ 193 member nations are in New York for the U.N. General Assembly meeting. U.S. President Donald Trump is attending his second UNGA meeting since taking office. But this time around, his attitude towards some countries has taken a strikingly positive turn.

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Trump addresses UN General Assembly

Trump addresses UN General Assembly

Trump told leaders from around the world Tuesday the American economy is “booming like never before” and his administration has accomplished more in less than two years than almost any other administration. His boast elicited laughter from the scores of heads of state and delegates in the audience for the speech.

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The United Nations: Then and Now

Shortly after the end of the World War II, the United Nations was created. Its mission statement is to “maintain international peace and security”. This week’s gathering of the U.N. General Assembly in New York comes at a challenging time for global order.

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Understanding Washington's rocky relationship with the UN

Understanding Washington’s rocky relationship with the UN

U.S. President Donald Trump is among the first leaders scheduled to kick off debates at the annual United Nations General Assembly meeting next Tuesday. He will face increased push back and skepticism after a year of action that includes withdrawal from U.N. bodies and agreements, and funding cuts.

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DPRK Minister of Foreign Affairs Ri Yong Ho

DPRK holds right to self-defense against US

U.S. President Donald Trump’s speech at the U.N. General Assembly amounts to a declaration of war and Pyongyang reserves the right to take measures against the U.S., the DPRK Minister of Foreign Affairs Ri Yong Ho said on Monday.

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UN aid agencies appeal for funding, saying donations fall far short of needs

Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen—four countries facing the threat of famine. On-going violence has devastated investments in agriculture, and millions may now die of hunger. Earlier this year, the United Nations issued an urgent appeal for $4.9 billion, but as of August only half the money had been received. CGTN’s Nick Harper has details.

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