U.N. urges end to U.S. embargo on Cuba, U.S. raises rights concerns

The United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly adopted its 27th annual resolution calling for an end to the U.S. economic embargo on Cuba after a failed bid by Washington to amend the text to push Cuba to improve its human rights record. The U.N. vote can carry political weight, but only the

No rest for Nikki Haley? Political future fuels speculation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley exits President Donald Trump’s cabinet as the most high-profile female member, potentially putting her back into play as a candidate for a Republican Party struggling with women voters. In her out-of-the-blue announcement on Tuesday, Haley, 46, pointedly tried to shut

Trump will chair a U.N. Security Council meeting on Iran this month

By: Middle East Affairs U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said on Tuesday: "U.S. President Donald Trump will chair a U.N. Security Council meeting on Iran this month to spotlight its "violations of international law" during the annual gathering of world leaders in New York." It should be noted that the United States, which

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