And together they are sabotaging their own efforts to curb China’s advances in the South China Sea.
At the United Nations, U Kyaw Moe Tun declared his new military masters illegitimate. They fired him, but he has no intention of leaving.
As the military’s crackdown against demonstrators grows more deadly, the U.N.’s special representative for the country said the junta had rejected her requests to visit.
The military junta in Myanmar wants to replace its United Nations’ envoy, but he isn’t leaving. “We’re in a very unique situation,” the U.N. spokesman said.
The regime fired the ambassador, U Kyaw Moe Tun, who called for international help in restoring democracy and gave the three-finger salute of the protest movement.
As America retreats from world affairs, Russia is promising other nations help on the pandemic.
The Trump administration’s moves to decouple the two economies means less leverage over Beijing’s green policies.
Under international pressure to do more to address global warming, Xi Jinping made a surprise commitment to drastically reduce emissions. Now comes the hard part.
In speeches broadcast at this year’s Covid-compromised General Assembly, the presidents of China and the United States punctuated an intensifying schism between the two superpowers.
As world leaders meet for the 75th United Nations General Assembly this week, the gatherings are virtual, but the challenges all too real.
The administration is arguing that it is still a party to the Iran deal that it left with great fanfare in 2018.
The full range of the sanctions are expected to be announced Saturday evening in Washington, but it is unclear how effective they will be.
The organization created in the wake of one world war was aimed at preventing another. But a celebration of its accomplishments has been overshadowed by a pandemic and rising world tensions.
In 2003, he made the case for invading Iraq to halt its weapons programs. The analysts who provided the intelligence now say it was doubted inside the C.I.A. at the time.