UNGA http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22703/all en Obama to UNGA: 'Common heartbeat of humanity' must unite us; US will 'do what we must' to keep Iran nuclear free (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/120925/obama-un-the-us-will-do-what-we-must-keep-iran-nuclear-free In a speech to the UN General Assembly, Obama sought to draw parallels between the UN's founding principles and US values.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/120925/obama-un-the-us-will-do-what-we-must-keep-iran-nuclear-free" target="_blank">read more</a></p> UNGA Elections Diplomacy Politics Tue, 25 Sep 2012 13:32:00 +0000 Stacey Leasca 5720377 at http://www.globalpost.com Julian Assange at UNGA: Obama is exploiting the Arab Spring (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120927/julian-assange-at-unga-obama-exploiting-arab-spring "It must come as a surprise to Tunisians for Barack Obama to say the US supported the forces of change in Tunisia," Assange said.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120927/julian-assange-at-unga-obama-exploiting-arab-spring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ecuador Julian Assange UNGA United Kingdom United States Thu, 27 Sep 2012 15:30:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5720766 at http://www.globalpost.com Iran no longer irate (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/iran/130925/iran-hassan-rouhani <p style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">When the president of Iran speaks English to an American audience, the world listens.&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13px;">&quot;I would like to say to American people: I bring peace and friendship from Iranians to Americans,&quot; Hassan Rouhani said on CNN last night.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/iran/130925/iran-hassan-rouhani" target="_blank">read more</a></p> UNGA World Leaders Want to Know Iran Wed, 25 Sep 2013 19:48:00 +0000 Emily Lodish 5944245 at http://www.globalpost.com The United Nations non-event http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130925/united-nations-general-assembly-obama-iran-brazil-syria <p>BUZZARDS BAY, Mass. &mdash; It happens every year: leaders convene in New York to pay homage to an organization that&rsquo;s still struggling, after 68 years, to demonstrate its relevance in an increasingly complicated world. So far this week a US-Iranian handshake was &quot;too complicated&quot; to take place and a breakthrough on Syria was not reached. The UN General Assembly has been more significant for what did not happen than for what did.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130925/united-nations-general-assembly-obama-iran-brazil-syria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> UNGA Syria Want to Know Iran Brazil United States Wed, 25 Sep 2013 18:09:00 +0000 Jean MacKenzie 5944418 at http://www.globalpost.com Bolivian President Evo Morales accuses US of 'harboring terrorists' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/bolivia/130925/bolivia-president-evo-morales-un-general-assembly <!--paging_filter--><p>Bolivian President Evo Morales accused the United States of harboring terrorists while calling for the United Nations to leave New York City in his speech to the 68th General Assembly on Wednesday.</p> <p>He also told the assembled dignitaries that he didn&rsquo;t feel safe in the United States because of spy and security concerns.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/bolivia/130925/bolivia-president-evo-morales-un-general-assembly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Need to Know UNGA World Leaders Bolivia United States Wed, 25 Sep 2013 19:26:00 +0000 David Trifunov 5944506 at http://www.globalpost.com 5 reasons Latin America is lashing out at the UN General Assembly (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/130925/latin-america-UN-general-assembly <p>MEXICO CITY &mdash; Intended as a forum to set the United Nations&#39; agenda for the coming year, the General Assembly also provides the world&#39;s 193 national leaders an excellent venue in which to vent. Between Brazil&#39;s rage over US spying and Bolivia&#39;s anger at diverted flights, Latin American leaders have found plenty to gripe about this week in New York.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/130925/latin-america-UN-general-assembly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Argentina UNGA Americas Want to Know Bolivia Diplomacy Emerging Markets Brazil Chile Colombia United States Venezuela Wed, 25 Sep 2013 20:16:00 +0000 Dudley Althaus 5944527 at http://www.globalpost.com