On his first visit to the United Nations headquarters in New York, US President Donald Trump has criticized the organization as bloated and mismanaged. He backed efforts by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to institute reforms.
A 144-year-old postal treaty has become the latest battleground in the Trump administration's escalating trade war with China. Washington claims the UN treaty benefits China and other countries at the expense of the US.
President Donald Trump has harshly criticized Iran in a speech at the United Nations, saying Tehran must change its behavior or face further consequences. Trump administration officials have also upped their rhetoric.
As the assembly's new president, Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces will lead this week's annual general debate. Ecuador's former foreign minister told DW the world’s problems can't be solved by countries acting alone.
Nikki Haley's departure from the UN is being framed as the Trump administration losing one of its few moderate Republicans and voices of reason. Her record disproves that narrative, however, writes DW's Michael Knigge.
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