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US President Trump rejects globalism in speech to UN General Assembly’s annual debate

Taking the podium of the United Nations General Assembly, the world Organization that embodies greater global cooperation, United States President Donald Trump told scores of Heads of State and Government on Tuesday that his country rejects the ideology of globalism, both generally and in relation to international justice and the migration crisis.

International Criminal Court won’t be ‘distracted’ by ‘unfortunate’ threats

The President of the International Criminal Court (ICC) said on Monday it was important not to be distracted by threats from the United States, whose National Security Adviser this month described the ICC as “illegitimate”. Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji, told Abdelmonem Makki of UN News, that the world needed the US in the ICC, adding that “humanity cries for justice”.

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News in Brief 18 September 2018

  • Myanmar crimes were worse than we expected, says UN investigator
  • 900,000 people affected by typhoon Mangkhut, say UN aid agencies
  • More countries should take in refugees after US decision to cut quota: UNHCR
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