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Days Before General Assembly Meet, Trump Says UN Has ‘Not Lived Up’ To Its Potential

United States President Donald Trump in his preview message ahead of the United Nations General Assembly said that the United Nations as a body has “tremendous potential”, but has “not lived up to that potential” reported The Hill.

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US to consolidate positions in southern Syria while all eyes are on the situation in the north

As the Syrian army is preparing for the decisive war against the terrorists in Idlib, the United States is trying to consolidate its positions elsewhere in Syria by deepening ties with the armed rebel groups. Meanwhile, Russia expresses concern over the latest move by the terrorist groups in the war-torn Arab country.

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US Sanction on Iran Pushes Crude Oil Price to $78

Crude oil price on Tuesday rose to over $78 per barrel as United States sanctions squeezed Iranian crude exports, tightening global supply despite efforts by Washington to get other producers to increase output.

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Rockets fired near airport in Tripoli, ISIS claims attack on oil company

Rockets were fired late on Tuesday in the direction of the airport in Libya’s capital, residents said, forcing flights to be diverted, less than a week after the United Nations brokered a fragile truce between rival armed groups in Tripoli, Reuters reports.

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Number of hungry people has risen to 820m, says UN report

There is new evidence signalling that the number of hungry people in the world is growing and rose around 820 million in 2017, according to the United Nation’s “State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018 report” released on Tuesday.

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US sees benefits in regional instabilities, Iran to withstand – Ayatollah Khamenei

While the United States under Donald Trump has adopted a more aggressive stance against Iran, trying to target the Islamic Republic with both political and economic measures, Iran is keen not to let the American plans be realized by continuing to develop its internal and external capabilities. Iran’s Supreme Leader touched upon this issue during a speech today.

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Russian Extradited To U.S. To Face Charges Over Hacking Of Wall Street Firms

Georgia has extradited a Russian man to the United States to face charges that he took part in a massive computer hacking scheme that targeted JPMorgan Chase & Co and other Wall Street firms, U.S. prosecutors announced on September 7.

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Oil from Iran comes loaded with discounts

After the United States re-imposed sanctions, India’s crude oil and condensate exports from Iran have dropped below 70 million barrels, shooting up petrol and diesel prices. In August, 8.2 million barrels of oil headed for India, down from over 20 million barrels in each month since April.

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US shares Russian concerns on terrorists in Syria’s Idlib, Pompeo says

The United States shares Moscow’s concerns over the presence of terrorists in Syria’s Idlib Governorate and is ready to work on solving this issue, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters on Tuesday.

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European Commission proposes formal talks with US on beef market

The European Commission has proposed opening formal talks with the United States in order to address President Donald J. Trump’s repeated accusations that American farmers are not getting a fair share of the EU’s beef market.

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U.S. Sees Assault On Idlib As Escalation Of Syria Conflict -Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday said the United States views the Syrian government military assault on rebel-held Idlib as an escalation of the Syrian conflict, as the State Department warned that Washington would respond to any chemical attack by Damascus.

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U.S. faces criticism as it ends funding for U.N. Palestinian refugee agency

The United States announced it was halting funding for the United Nations’ agency for Palestinian refugees Friday after declaring the organization was “irredeemably flawed.

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US ends funding of UN agency for Palestinian refugees

The United States is ending its decades of funding for the UN agency that helps Palestinian refugees, the State Department announced today, a week after slashing bilateral US aid for projects in the West Bank and Gaza.

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Haley says US Rohingya report ‘consistent’ with UN findings

Findings of a US State Department investigation into Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis are “consistent” with those of a report by UN investigators released this week that called for Myanmar’s commander-in-chief and other generals be tried for genocide, the US ambassador to the United Nations said.

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U.N. Experts Say all Sides Involved in Yemen’s Civil War May Have Committed War Crimes

U.N. experts said Tuesday that evidence “strongly suggests” the governments of Yemen, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have perpetrated human rights abuses “that may amount to war crimes” during Yemen’s civil war, including torture, sexual violence, conscription of child soldiers, and targeting of civilians.

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Japan says North Korean threat remains despite summit pledge to denuclearise

Japan needs to bolster its missile defences and its alliance with the United States, its government stressed in an annual defence review that judged North Korea to still be a serious threat that has not taken concrete steps to denuclearise.

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