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US budget cut makes it 'impossible' for UN

The United Nations has expressed concern about how it will continue to do its work if Donald Trump's proposed budget cuts go ahead.

UN envoy: South Sudan seeing military action as rains arrive

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for South Sudan says the conflict-torn African country is seeing significant military action and the last push to position combatant forces because the rainy..
Seattle Times

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News video: Egypt Blocks 21 Websites Including Al Jazeera

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Egypt has banned 21 websites including the main website of Qatar-based al Jazeera television for "supporting terrorism", local media and security sources said on Wednesday. There was no immediate..
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News video: A Plan to Fix Fisheries Has Scientists Feeling Skeptical

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Oceaneos wants to dump iron dust into water to catalyze phytoplankton growth. The effects of "ocean seeding" haven't been proven to work.
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On a trip to the middle east, U.S. Ambassador the U.N. Nikki Haley told Syrian refugees that the United States will do all it can to help them. But by refusing to take in refugees and with deep budget..
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News video: Trump revealed location of U.S. nuclear subs in call with Duterte

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President Donald Trump revealed to Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte that the U.S. has two nuclear submarines stationed near North Korea. The sensitive information was shared over a phone call that..
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UN: chemical experts found sarin exposure in Syria attack

UNITED NATIONS (AP) " The new U.N. disarmament chief says a team from the international chemical weapons watchdog found exposure "to sarin or a sarin-like substance" in samples from an attack on April..
New Zealand Herald

A Company's Plan To Fix Fisheries Has Scientists Feeling Skeptical

a company's plan to fix fisheries has scientists feeling skeptical
Watch VideoSeafood could disappear from oceans by 2048. But one company says it's got a plan to restore fisheries — and that plan is leaving scientists feeling skeptical.  The Oceaneos Marine..

Haley says Congress may soften Trump's global programs cuts

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) " U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says President Donald Trump's budget proposal is the start of a conversation with Congress about funding for overseas and..
New Zealand Herald

On the Syrian border, Haley confronts civil war’s reality

BAB AL-HAWA, Turkey-Syria Border (AP) — U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has set foot in the no-man’s-land between Syria and Turkey. She’s witnessing a reality far removed from..
Seattle Times Also reported by •FOXNews.com

UN: Proposed US funding cuts would make UN’s work impossible

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. spokesman says President Donald Trump’s huge proposed cuts in U.S. funding for the United Nations would make it “simply impossible” for the world organization to..
Seattle Times

U.N. Says Trump Budget Cuts Would ‘Make It Impossible’ to Do Its Job

The statement from a United Nations spokesman added to the growing criticism of the Trump administration’s proposed cuts in foreign assistance.

U.S., Britain, UN wary of South Sudan ceasefire announcement

The United States, Britain and the United Nations were skeptical on Wednesday of South Sudan President Salva Kiir's declaration of a unilateral ceasefire, noting that it coincides with the start of the..
DNA Also reported by •Reuters

China calls for new talks with North Korea on nukes

UNITED NATIONS (AP) " China's U.N. ambassador says multiple North Korean nuclear and ballistic missile tests show the "very strong" need for new talks with Pyongyang to reduce tensions and try to..
New Zealand Herald

Two Indian peacekeepers honoured posthumously with UN medal

Two Indian peacekeepers were among 117 military, police and civilian personnel honoured in the United Nations today with a prestigious UN medal awarded posthumously for courage and sacrifice in the..
All India Radio

Trump budget cut bid would make it 'impossible' for UN: spokesman

U. S. President Donald Trump's bid to slash funding for the United Nations would make it "impossible" for it to continue its essential work, a U. N. spokesman said on Wednesday, adding that the..
DNA Also reported by •Reuters India

U.N. staff in Geneva angry over pay cut plan, call for strike

Angry United Nations staff in Geneva protested on Wednesday against a proposed 7.5 percent cut to their salaries, the equivalent of almost a month's pay, and called for strike action if it is..
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Survey Finds 8 In 10 People See Climate Change As 'Catastrophic Risk'

By Laurie Goering LONDON, May 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nearly nine in 10 people say they are ready to make changes to their standard of living if it would prevent future climate..
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