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Israeli ambassador protests as Iranian president speaks – as it happened

The United Nations general assembly liveblog is now closed, but please see the following stories to stay on top of the day’s news:Zelenskiy accuses Russia of genocide and urges world leaders to attend peace summitWorld inching ever closer to a great fr…

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Brics to admit six new countries to bloc including Iran and Saudi Arabia

Argentina, Ethiopia, Egypt and UAE also to join club of large emerging economies in major expansionThe five Brics nations – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – have announced the admission of six new countries from next year as the club of …

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Brics group looks to expand at summit despite divisions among key members

Experts say India concerned about expansion and any overt anti-west turn as leaders fly into South AfricaLeaders from developing countries representing almost half the world’s population including China and Russia are meeting in South Africa for a key …

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Remembering the coup in Chile and clashes in Haiti: human rights this fortnight – in pictures

Images of the struggle for human rights and freedoms around the world this week, from a women’s march for justice in Brazil to an attack on churches in Pakistan Continue reading…

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