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Politics impede long-advocated growth of UN Security Council

Sep. 26, 2022 00:12 AM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Virtually everyone involved agrees: Almost eight decades after it came into existence, the powerful U.N. Security Council needs to expand, to evolve, to include more voices. But as with so many things, the central question — and the biggest disagreement — is exactly how....

Live updates: UN General Assembly

Sep. 20, 2022 20:29 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the opening day of the U.N. General Assembly's annual high-level meeting (all times EDT): 8:25 p.m. El Salvador President Nayib Bukele has told the U.N. General Assembly that wealthy countries should help — or at least not block...

'Our world is in peril': At UN, leaders push for solutions

Sep. 20, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The world's problems seized the spotlight Tuesday as the U.N. General Assembly's yearly meeting of world leaders opened with dire assessments of a planet beset by escalating crises and conflicts that an aging international order seems increasingly ill-equipped to tackle. ...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Sep. 20, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Sept. 20 The Washington Post on the Kigali Amendment: It’s rare for a climate change measure to win full-throated support from industry groups, environmental activists and lawmakers from...

Brazil's Bolsonaro calls for negotiations to end Ukraine war

Sep. 20, 2022 12:39 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday repeated his willingness to foster negotiations to resolve the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, calling for a ceasefire but renouncing sanctions and economic isolation. “We have tried to avoid blocking the...

Biden, other VIPs lie low as spotlight stays on late Queen

Sep. 19, 2022 05:42 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — American presidents usually make a splash when they travel abroad, holding the spotlight and quickly becoming the center of attention. Not this time. For U.S. President Joe Biden and other presidents, prime ministers and dignitaries, there were no...

Live updates: Will and Kate's older kids attending funeral

Sep. 18, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

LONDON — Prince William and his wife Catherine’s 9-year-old son Prince George and 7-year-old daughter Princess Charlotte will attend Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral. George, who is now second in line to the throne, and his sister will walk through Westminster Abbey with the...

In world beset by turbulence, nations' leaders gather at UN

Sep. 18, 2022 14:02 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Facing a complex set of challenges that try humanity as never before, world leaders convene at the United Nations this week under the shadow of Europe’s first major war since World War II — a conflict that has unleashed a global food crisis and divided major powers in a...

Live updates: Queen's coffin arrives at Buckingham Palace

Sep. 13, 2022 15:12 PM EDT

LONDON — The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II has arrived at Buckingham Palace in London after the 96-year-old monarch’s death in her beloved Scotland last week. The military C-17 Globemaster carrying the monarch’s casket touched down at RAF Northolt, an air force base west of the...

Brazil's Bolsonaro hopes land titles will lure rural votes

Sep. 12, 2022 01:35 AM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — Antônio Luis Durão is a member of a small minority in Brazil: He's an undecided voter with mere weeks until presidential elections. Had the vote taken place a year ago, the 61-year-old fruit farmer would have supported Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the leftist...