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Hannah Thoburn, adjunct fellow at Hudson Institute, says Russian President, Vladimir Putin is using his UN summit speech as a ploy to get back into the international good graces.
"We believe that any attempts to play games with terrorists, let alone to arm them, are not just short-sighted, but hazardous," Putin tells the U.N.
Obama was one of the first speakers at the opening of general debate for the 70th session of the UN General Assembly.
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras is in New York and, with hat in hand, is looking for debt-relief partners at the UN and Clinton Global Initiative.
President Obama discusses the success of democracy in the United States, saying "when immigrants are welcome, countries are more productive and vibrant," 70th annual United Nations General Assembly debate.
President Obama discusses the Iran nuclear agreement, as he addresses the 70th annual United Nations General Assembly debate. He speaks on global conflict, and the responsibility of individual nations.
President Obama addresses the 70th annual United Nations General Assembly debate, on America's role in the world, saying "I lead the strongest military that the world has ever known. And I will never hesitate to protect my country or our allies—unilaterally and by force—when necessary."
President Obama addresses the 70th annual United Nations General Assembly debate, in which he remarked on terrorism, nuclear weapons and climate change, saying "the strength of nations depends upon the success of their people."
Both are expected to speak of Syria and the need for a political transition, NBC News reports.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on world leaders meeting at the United Nation's General Assembly on Monday, including Cuba's Raul Castro.
Key political leaders will need to work together at the United Nations summit, to get concrete action underway. Xenia Wickett, U.S. project director at Chatham House, discusses.
Speaking at the United Nations Private Sector Forum, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talks about the importance of connectivity in lifting millions of people around the world out of poverty and solving urgent human challenges.
Rev. John Jenkins, C.S.C. Notre Dame president, provides insight to Pope Francis' U.S. visit and his central messages.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on the pope's address before the UN General Assembly this morning.
For New Yorkers looking to avoid the traffic expected Friday from Pope Francis, the U.N. and Obama, Blade Helicopters has come up with a solution.
Today a group of leading economists are asking the UN to vote on principles that govern austerity programs to avert another Greek crisis.
Peter Sutherland, U.N. special representative of the secretary-general for international migration, praises Germany and Sweden for accepting large numbers of refugees. But he adds the burden of looking after refugees needs to be more fairly distributed.
People displaced by wars in Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan are fleeing to Europe, where leaders are divided over how to handle the influx.
Philippe Douste-Blazy, under-secretary-general to the UN, describes the shocking conditions of refugees trying to get into Europe.
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