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Sometimes a handshake is just a handshake. Sometimes it symbolizes much more. Let us not forget how the world watched and waited intently to see if there would be a handshake between President Obama and Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani at this year's U.N. General Assembly.
One year ago, on Nov. 29, 2012, the U.N. General Assembly voted to upgrade the Palestinian Authority (PA) to the status of a "nonmember observer state."
This week dawned routine on a U.N. General Assembly gathering — except for members of one delegation, who heralded in a new international political era by casting the first U.N. votes by Palestinians.
Addressing the U.N. General Assembly last month, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's claim that Iran is not seeking nuclear weapons, calling Mr. Rouhani a "wolf in sheep's clothing" ("Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu: Iran leader Hassan Rouhani is a 'wolf in sheep's clothing,'" Web, Oct. 31).
Rouhani is driven by the same hateful ideology
The head of the government of Gibraltar is urging the U.S. to take sides with the British territory in its latest dispute with Spain, which demands sovereignty over the promontory that it claims is an illegal colony.
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel will not allow Iran to develop nuclear weapons, even if it stands alone, because Israel's future is threatened by a "nuclear-armed'" Iran seeking its destruction.
North Korea is blaming the "hostile policy" of the United States for continuing tension on the divided Korean Peninsula.
The president of Gambia listed homosexuality as one of the biggest threats to human existence in a shocking address to the U.N. General Assembly last week.