Biden nominates Cindy McCain to UN post with rank of ‘ambassador’

President Biden nominated Cindy McCain, wife of the late Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain, to be the U.S. representative to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture Wednesday. If…

Biden to nominate LA Mayor Eric Garcetti as ambassador to India: report

President Biden reportedly plans to nominate Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti as the next U.S. ambassador to India.  Garcetti, a close Biden ally who served as co-chair for the president’s…

Israeli ambassador accuses Tlaib of ‘stoking tensions’ over Al-Aqsa mosque

Israel’s ambassador to the U.S. criticized Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., for “stoking tensions” with her comments about Israel’s deadly clashes with Hamas. “Congresswoman @RashidaTlaib maybe you should open your eyes to the whole…

Biden considers new role for LA Mayor Garcetti as India ambassador

President Biden is considering Los Angles Mayor Eric Garcetti for a top position in his administration as ambassador to India, Axios first reported Tuesday. Garcetti, who has been mayor of one…

US ambassador to Russia is coming home for consultations after sanctions traded

MOSCOW (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to Russia said Tuesday he will head home for consultations — a move that comes after the Kremlin prodded him to take a break…

Psaki defends Biden UN ambassador who said founding documents ‘weaved’ with racism

White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Friday defended United Nations Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield amid criticism over comments that the American founding documents are “weaved” with White supremacy.  Greenfield made the comments…

Biden UN ambassador says white supremacy ‘weaved’ into America’s ‘founding documents’

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield pledged Wednesday to prioritize efforts to combat racism at home and abroad, arguing at an event that America’s history of slavery “weaved white…

Burma’s UN ambassador takes brave stand at the United Nations against recent military coup

Burma’s United Nations ambassador warned diplomats at a meeting of the General Assembly Friday that his country’s military had become, “an existential threat,” and called upon the world community to take action against…

Italian ambassador to Congo killed in attack on UN convoy

The Italian ambassador to Congo, an Italian carabinieri police officer and their Congolese driver were killed Monday in an attack on a U.N. convoy in an area that is home…

China Ambassador Cui Tiankai suggests WHO investigate coronavirus origins in US in CNN interview

China’s ambassador to the United States suggested in a televised interview Sunday that the World Health Organization should investigate whether the coronavirus outbreak began somewhere in America rather than Wuhan.…