The institutionalisation of such a day has high symbolic value, despite its limits.
The Biden administration has moved away from Trump-era voting patterns on Israel-Palestine issues after the US abstained on a UN resolution supporting Palestinian refugees right to return to occupied territories.
Israeli PM Bennett threatens to act alone if world does not take action against Iran which he says is closer to acquiring a nuclear weapon. Tehran rejects Bennett's UN speech as "full of lies."
Dispute between Taliban and former government envoy over who should speak at UN's annual meeting of world leaders ends up without a speech from Afghanistan.
In his speech to the UN General Assembly, Prime Minister Imran Khan touched on a range of topics and reserved his harshest words for India, labelling Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist government “fascist.”
Inequity of vaccine distribution comes into sharper focus on third day of UN General Assembly with South African leader saying, "It is an indictment on humanity that more than 82% of world doses have been acquired by rich countries."
US President Joe Biden has committed to donate three vaccine doses to developing nations for every one dose that goes to Americans. But critics wonder why it won’t start before next year.
UN General Assembly meeting continues on the second day with leaders in attendance for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began.
At UNGA, Joe Biden declares himself to be the first US president in 20 years not to be running a war after his pullout of troops from Afghanistan, where the Taliban swiftly took over.
Turkey’s president also underlined that energy has emerged as a top category in cooperative trade between Turkish and American businesses.
The United Nations General Assembly has called for a stop to the flow of arms to Myanmar and urged the military to respect November election results and release political detainees, including leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
The UN chief Antonio Guterres and representatives of several other states have urged an immediate halt to the violence in Palestine at the start of a General Assembly emergency meeting, as Israeli aggression against Palestine continued on the field.
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