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Oct 09, 2019
UN struggles to pay employees' salary as world body faces $200-million deficit; list of budget delinquents include US, North Korea, IsraelThe United Nations has an overall annual operating budget of several billion dollars, but right now, it's just trying to make sure its employees get paid after this month.
Oct 06, 2019
World Athletics Championships 2019: Sifan Hassan leads round of golden doubles, calls herself 'clean athlete'Sifan Hassan made light of the doping ban handed to her coach Alberto Salazar to complete a historic 1,500/10,000 metres double at the World Athletics Championships on Saturday.
Sep 24, 2019
Donald Trump attacks China, Iran and Venezuela in speech at 74th UNGA session, vows to protect America's bordersUS president Donald Trump delivered his third address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday in New York. Trump touched upon topics of trade, defence, immigration in an over 30-minute speech
Sep 12, 2019
Donald Trump says John Bolton a ‘disaster’ on N Korea policy, ‘out of line’ on Venezuela, did not get along with administration officialsTrump announced he had fired Bolton a day after North Korea signalled a new willingness to resume stalled denuclearisation talks
Sep 01, 2019
Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro says he will stop using French Bic pens after spat with Emmanuel Macron over Amazon firesJair Bolsonaro has previously cited Bic pens, which are cheap and commonly used in Brazil, as a sign of austerity after the expenses of his predecessors
Aug 29, 2019
Leaders of Amazon countries to meet on 6 September to decide rainforests' future, says Brazilian president Jair BolsonaroBrazilian president Jair Bolsonaro said that Latin America's Amazon countries will meet in September to discuss both protecting and developing the rainforest region, which has been hit by weeks of devastating fires.
Aug 27, 2019
Amazon fires: Brazilian firefighters rushed to spot after military helicopter spots plumes of smoke near Jacunda National Forest in Rondonia stateAmazon is a major absorber of carbon dioxide from atmosphere and described by environmentalists as a critical defense against climate change
Aug 26, 2019
British govt pledges £10 million to help restore fire-ravaged Amazon, says Boris Johnson at G7 Summit in FranceThe pledge came after Emmanuel Macron, who is hosting G7 summit, said that world leaders had agreed to help countries affected by wildfires
Aug 09, 2019
UN rights body criticises US sanctions against Venezuela govt, says 'deeply worried' about impact on human rightsThe UN rights chief intensified criticism of US sanctions targeting Venezuela, condemning the latest measures as 'extremely broad' with the potential to exacerbate suffering among an already vulnerable population.
Aug 08, 2019
Venezuela president Nicholas Maduro says ‘brutal aggression’ by Donald Trump administration to blame for cancelling talks with OppositionVenezuelan president Nicolas Maduro blamed Washington on Wednesday in cancelling scheduled talks with the political opposition, as his embattle regime struggles under the weight of US sanctions.