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Reuters United Nations bureau chief (far from home in Australia). Retweets are not endorsements.

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Michelle Nichols
6 hours ago
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NYPD NEWS
6 hours ago
In regard to reports of a man with a firearm at 42nd Street and 1st Avenue in Manhattan—the individual is now in custody and there is NO THREAT to the public. Continue to avoid the area and expect delays. More information to follow when available.
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Amanda Price
7 hours ago
UN Secretary-General @antonioguterres "agonized" over decision on whether to get a #COVID booster shot, given unequal distribution of vaccines worldwide, per @UN_Spokesperson Dujarric, but ultimately did so on Friday given his age, function, responsibilities as Secretary-General.
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Michelle Nichols
8 hours ago
U.N. spokesman @StephDujarric: “There’s police activity in front of the building. We are currently on lock down and staying in touch with NYPD.”
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Amanda Price
8 hours ago
UN Security requests all personnel and delegates at UN headquarters in New York to shelter in place, amid reports of man armed with gun outside the building on First Avenue, saying situation is being monitored and "host country authorities are presently on the scene."
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Michelle Nichols
a day ago
Full story: A U.N. committee on Wednesday deferred a decision on who will represent #Afghanistan and #Myanmar at the United Nations, said the panel's chair, meaning the Afghan Taliban and Myanmar junta will not be allowed into the world body for now.
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Michelle Nichols
a day ago
The committee decision means #Afghanistan’s Taliban and #Myanmar’s junta will not be allowed to represent their countries for now at the United Nations. The committee's report will now be sent to the U.N. General Assembly for approval.
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Michelle Nichols
a day ago
The committee decision means #Afghanistan’s Taliban and #Myanmar’s junta will not be allowed to represent their countries for now at the United Nations. The committee's report will now be sent to the U.N. General Assembly for approval.
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Michelle Nichols
a day ago
The United Nations said on Wednesday that a program to pay $300 million a year in cash to Afghan families with children, elderly or people with disabilities is the best way to target increasing poverty.
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Stephanie Nebehay
2 days ago
.@WHO has CORRECTED its advice tonight, see my most recent tweet - says that UNVACCINATED over 60s should postpone #travel
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Stephanie Nebehay
2 days ago
#WHO warns against blanket #travel bans over #Omicron coronavirus variant, and reiterates that over 60s regardless of vaccination status should postpone travel - my take
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
3 days ago
Today @NYCHealthCommr issued an updated mask advisory: all New Yorkers are encouraged to wear masks indoors regardless of vaccination status. Let's take steps now to stay safe, protect each other, and prepare for the #OmicronVariant.
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Michelle Nichols
3 days ago
UN chief appeals 'to all governments to consider repeated testing for travelers, together with other appropriate, truly effective measures, with the objective of avoiding the risk of transmission so as to allow for travel and economic engagement' #Omicron
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Reuters
4 days ago
A South African doctor who was one of the first to suspect a different coronavirus strain among patients said that symptoms of the Omicron variant so far were mild and could be treated at home
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