China vows to retaliate 'immediately' to US tariffs
China vowed to "immediately" retaliate to US tariffs on Friday as Washington moved closer to imposing duties that could trigger a trade war. US President Donald Trump is due to unveil later Friday a final list of roughly $50 billion in Chinese imports that would face punishing tariffs, though his administration has not yet publicly said when the measures will be imposed.
The top U.N. human rights official called on the United States on Monday to halt its "unconscionable" policy of forcibly separating children from migrant parents irregularly entering the country via Mexico.
Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, in his final speech to the U.N. Human Rights Council, also said that widespread violations continued in North Korea and against Rohingya in Myanmar. He accused China of preventing independent activists from testifying before U.N. rights bodies.
He urged the 47-member Geneva forum to set up international commissions on alleged violations in Venezuela and Nicaragua, receiving a standing ovation at the end of his lengthy remarks.
(Reporting by Stephanie Nebehay; Editing by Catherine Evans)
Haley slams rights groups after US quits UN council .
US Ambassador Nikki Haley on Wednesday accused human rights groups of thwarting a US push for changes to the UN Human Rights Council and contributing to Washington's decision to quit the body.Load Error