Nauru

United Nations votes to accept Palestine as nonmember observer

Palestinians scored a diplomatic victory on Thursday when the United Nations General Assembly granted their request for nonmember observer status, rejecting a call from Israel and the United States to put that off until Israel and the Palestinians reach a permanent peace agreement.

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz asked the name of the smallest independent country in the world. The answer is Nauru. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Jack Hitt.

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz asked the name of the smallest independent country in the world. The answer is Nauru. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Jack Hitt.

United Nations votes to accept Palestine as nonmember observer

Palestinians scored a diplomatic victory on Thursday when the United Nations General Assembly granted their request for nonmember observer status, rejecting a call from Israel and the United States to put that off until Israel and the Palestinians reach a permanent peace agreement.