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This week's UN General Assembly session will be memorable not so much for what is said by the lineup of world leaders as for the sustained involvement of one of them: Barack Obama.
In a surprise victory, Bulgarian diplomat Irina Bokova becomes the first female and first Eastern European head of Unesco.
To prevent catastrophic climate change, wealthy nations must pony up on emissions cuts and subsidies to the developing world.
Rafael Correa came to the United Nations this week armed with the usual anti-US rhetoric--but also with a plan for Latin American economic empowerment.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is halfway through his first term. Whether he gets a second term depends on his ability to get results.
There is now sufficient evidence to charge Israel with war crimes for its actions in Gaza. Why is Obama silent?
By choosing to boycott the UN conference on racism, the United States has increased the clout of Iran's Ahmadinejad and undermined global efforts to defeat intolerance.
A UN investigation of Israel's attacks on Gaza may put the US in the middle of a tense dispute between the international body and Israel.
Expect gale-force gusts of bombast at NATO's anniversary party.
Bipartisanship promises to be even harder to achieve on human rights than it is on a stimulus package. Two pending decisions at the United Nations will reveal the depth of the administration's commitment.