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At UN, countries pledge to be guided by Mandela’s legacy in working for a better world

At the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit, held in New York, Member States adopted the first resolution of the General Assembly’s 73rd session, “committing to demonstrate mutual respect, tolerance, understanding and reconciliation in

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Inspiring Bronx educator named 2019 New York State Teacher of the Year

For the first time in 23 years, a city teacher has been recognized with the state’s top educational honor. Inspiring Bronx teacher Alhassan Susso, who overcame a debilitating eye disease

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Kavanaugh, Ford to be called to testify at US Senate hearing

Supreme Court nominee and woman accusing him of sex assault are expected to be called to testify at Senate panel hearing US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey

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North Korea agrees to shut down missile site, says Moon

Kim Jong-un has agreed to shut down one of North Korea’s main missile testing and launching sites, says South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in. After meeting in Pyongyang, the two leaders

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Bring the United Nations closer to the people, urges Assembly President in her inaugural speech

The new session of the United Nations General Assembly opened on Wednesday with its President pledging to use her year in office to bring the world body closer to the