Human rights standards are powerful because they apply to all governments—the strong and the weak, friends and foes.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday the U.S. had reimposed international sanctions on Iran, but American allies disputed the announcement.
Ambassador Chen Xu told reporters Wednesday that politicization of the pandemic is "absurd and ridiculous."
Millions of civilians living in conflict-scarred nations face being pushed to the brink of starvation," said the executive director of the World Food Programme.
António Guterres urged governments to capitalize on their pandemic recovery efforts by incorporating efforts to address climate change.
"I think he was asking a question, to be fair, that a lot of British reporters would have asked," the embattled British leader said.
Ahead of the UN Summit on climate change next week, teenage activist Greta Thunberg addressed Washington lawmakers — and told them their actions aren't good enough.
National security adviser John Bolton, Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo and now the State Department have all contradicted the president.
"I appeal to the government to stop the entry into force of this draconian new penal code," said the U.N. high commissioner for human rights.
The proposed bill comes following President Donald Trump's recent comments on the student's death.
Nils Melzer, the United Nation's special rapporteur on torture, accused the U.S. of leading a process of dismantling human rights.
North Korean Organization and Guidance Department Director Choe Ryong Hae, often described as Kim Jong Un's second-in-command, was included in the new U.S. sanctions.
"Young people are at the forefront of leading solutions to address the climate crises, and we won't back down."
The Trump administration has called the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration a "pro-migration" deal that "strikes the wrong balance."
"For many people, regions [and] even countries, this is already a matter of life and death."
"As six were added to the two given as a gift, this is a great fortune. I hope inter-Korean affairs will be like this" South Korea's Moon Jae-in tweeted.
South Korea's presidential office said it "conducted the radiation test" on two tons of pine mushrooms sent by North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un.
The RAND Corporation said "South Korea must avoid using a major war to obtain unification," even in the event of North Korea's collapse.
U.S. law requires that "all immigrants and refugees undergo a medical screening examination to identify inadmissible health conditions," said the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
"It's going to be challenging, obviously," the Arizona senator said. "That report that came out is pretty dire."
The Vatican does not have diplomatic relations with North Korea, which according to some religious agencies, has a few hundred to around 4,000 Catholics living in the country.
"I'm worried that we are being played here," said Graham.
President Donald Trump repeatedly touted the benefits of patriotism during his speech before the United Nations general assembly.