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Lavrov Tells UN West Wants to ‘Destroy’ Russia, Had ‘No Choice’ But to Invade Ukraine

Invoking history ranging from the U.S. war in Iraq in the early 2000s to the 20th-century Cold War to a 19th-century U.S. policy that essentially proclaimed American influence over the Western Hemisphere, Lavrov portrayed the U.S. as a bully that tries to afford itself “the sacred right to act with impunity wherever and wherever they want” and can’t accept a world where others also advance their national interests.

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WHO Boss Tedros Officially Declares Monkeypox a Global Emergency

LONDON (AP) – The chief of the World Health Organization said the expanding monkeypox outbreak in more than 70 countries is an “extraordinary” situation that now qualifies as a global emergency, a declaration Saturday that could spur further investment in treating the once-rare disease and worsen the scramble for scarce vaccines.

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus gestures after a press conference following an International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on May 18, 2018 at the United Nations Offices in Geneva. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP) (Photo by …

Former Israeli U.N. Ambassador Accuses Rep. Rashida Tlaib of ‘Pure Hate’

In response to Michigan Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib’s recent resolution calling for the recognition of the Palestinian “Nakba” (Catastrophe) — a term used by Palestinians to refer to the creation of the Jewish state, former Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon accused the progressive “Squad” member of espousing “pure hate” and “antisemitism.”

DETROIT, MI - JULY 22: U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) speaks at the opening plenary session of the NAACP 110th National Convention at COBO Center on July 22, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. The congresswoman, one of four freshmen members dubbed the "Squad," declared "I'm not going nowhere, not until I …

Nikki Haley at RJC: Biden Admin Can’t Be Trusted to Stop Iran Nuclear Threat

Speaking at the Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) annual leadership meeting in Las Vegas over the weekend, former U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley discussed a variety of issues concerning Israel, the Palestinians, the U.N., and the Biden administration — which she argued could not be “counted on” to stop the Iranian nuclear program she deemed a threat to Israel’s existence.

Nikki Haley, the United States Ambassador to the United Nations looks on during a meeting with US President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval office of the White House October 9, 2018 in Washington, DC. - Nikki Haley resigned Tuesday as the US ambassador to the United Nations, in the …

Top Polluter China Skipping Climate Change-Focused G20 in Rome

The leaders of Russia and China aren’t coming. Turkey nearly set off a diplomatic incident on the eve of the meeting. And the United States, Australia and France will be at the same table for the first time since Washington pulled the rug out from under Paris’ $66 billion submarine deal Down Under.

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