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UN votes 128-9 to reject Trump’s decision on Jerusalem

United Nations: The UN General Assembly on Thursday declared US President Donald Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital “null and void”. The motion was adopted by a decisive vote of 128 to 9, with 35 abstentions, whereas 21 countries were absent. Thursday’s vote, while a victory for the Palestinians, …

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UN body adopts Pak resolution on self-determination right

United Nations: A committee of the UN General Assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a Pakistan-sponsored resolution reaffirming that the universal realisation of the right of peoples to self-determination was a fundamental condition for the effective guarantee and observance of human rights. The resolution, co-sponsored by 75 countries — more than …

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