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The Latest: Kosovo welcomes verdict for Serb military leader
Kosovo has welcomed the conviction of Serbian military chief Ratko Mladic on charges of genocide and other crimes by a United Nations court
UN envoy: sexual attacks against Rohingya may be war crimes
The U.N. envoy on sexual violence in conflict says widespread atrocities against Rohingya Muslim women and girls has been orchestrated and perpetrated by Myanmar's military and may amount to war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide
Italy, Germany defend Libyan patrols after UN criticism
Italy and Germany are defending EU support for Libyan coast guard patrols to return migrants back to Libya after the U.N. human rights chief denounced the policy as inhuman.
Moroccan migrants in Libya seek return, stage hunger strike
Moroccan authorities say they are working to bring home a group of Moroccan migrants who sought to enter Europe illegally but are stuck in a Libyan detention center
Tillerson in Myanmar for Suu Kyi talks amid Rohingya crisis
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says country would consider individual sanctions for Myanmar violence against Rohingya Muslims
UN rights chief: EU policy on migrants in Libya 'inhuman'
The U.N. human rights chief says the European Union policy of helping Libyan authorities intercept migrants on the Mediterranean and return them to Libya is "inhuman."
US calls Venezuela a global threat at a meeting some boycott
U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley is calling Venezuela "an increasingly violent narco-state" that threatens the world
First Civilians Evacuated From East Aleppo
Wounded and other civilians boarded ambulances and buses as an operation to evacuate thousands of residents from the last rebel-held enclave of east Aleppo got underway on Thursday. The first 1,000 civilians, including 300 children and 28 injured, have been evacuated to Idlib, a rebel stronghold in
Syrian Government Has Full Control of East Aleppo, Says Russia's UN Ambassador
East Aleppo has fallen and military activities there have stopped, according to Russia's United Nations ambassador. “The Syrian government has re-established control over east Aleppo,” Vitaly Churkin told the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday. Residents of eastern Aleppo told ABC News that it is
What to Expect When Nikki Haley Goes to the United Nations
Many diplomats and foreign policy wonks agree that aside from her welcomed executive management experience, Nikki Haley is an outside-the-box pick for ambassador to the United Nations. Asked specifically about what diplomatic experience Gov. Haley brings to the job, a spokesman for the Trump