U.N. chief to Iran president: Cool it

by Stewart Stogel -- NEW YORK – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon held a previously unannounced meeting with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at United Nations headquarters in New York City Sunday afternoon. Ahmadinejad, more…

Obama snubs world leaders,
appears on 'The View'

by Stewart Stogel -- NEW YORK – President Barack Obama, in New York City to attend the United Nations General Assembly and the Clinton Global Initiative, has inexplicably decided to shun most more…

Mideast midtown showdown at U.N.

by Stewart Stogel -- NEW YORK - Often worlds apart, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will only be separated by city blocks this week, as both head more…

Iran's time 'running out,' says U.N.

by Stewart Stogel -- UNITED NATIONS – In advance of next week's General Assembly, the U.N. Security Council met and warned Iran that "time is running out" to comply with demands pertaining more…

U.N. chief: Free speech has limits

by Stewart Stogel -- UNITED NATIONS – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told reporters in New York today that "free speech" has limits, especially when religious beliefs are involved. "All of this more…

Obama snubs another Israeli leader

by Stewart Stogel -- UNITED NATIONS – Tensions between Washington and Jerusalem apparently continue to rise. Last week, Barack Obama decided to snub Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the coming United more…

U.N. mum on deaths of Americans

by Stewart Stogel -- UNITED NATIONS – Two terrorist attacks on United States diplomatic missions and a national day to honor those fallen during 9/11, and the United Nations remained curiously muted. more…

Guess who's coming to U.N. – together?

by Stewart Stogel -- UNITED NATIONS – A critical showdown is looming over the skyline of New York City, as the leaders of Israel and Iran both will be attending the United more…