Two launch units for anti-tank guided missiles recovered by a Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen appear to have been manufactured in Iran during 2016 and 2017, according to a confidential United Nations report seen by Reuters on Tuesday. Reuters Continue reading Two missile launchers found in Yemen appear to be from Iran: U.N.
Officials from more than 70 cities from around the world on Saturday pledged to work closer together to tackle migration flows, supporting a United Nations pact which a rising number of countries have pulled out from. Reuters Continue reading Cities to work together to tackle migration ahead of U.N. pact
President Donald Trump will nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, two White House officials said on Thursday, tapping someone with no prior policy or political experience to deal with some of the world’s … Continue reading Trump to nominate State Department spokeswoman for U.N. ambassador: White House officials
President Donald Trump will nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, two White House officials said on Thursday, tapping someone with no prior policy or political experience to deal with some of the world’s … Continue reading Trump to pick State Department spokeswoman for U.N. ambassador: White House officials
Governments must never again use fighting terrorism as a pretext to flatten cities and stoke war as they did in Syria, Jan Egeland told Reuters on Thursday as he stepped down from his role as the U.N. humanitarian adviser on … Continue reading U.N.'s Egeland says Syria shows perils of targeting 'terrorists'
The United Nations children’s agency UNICEF appointed Millie Bobby Brown, the star of hit Netflix series “Stranger Things”, as its youngest ever goodwill ambassador on Tuesday and the 14-year-old had a message for world leaders: “Listen to us.” Reuters Continue reading Netflix star Millie Bobby Brown, 14, named youngest-ever UNICEF envoy
United Nations food chief David Beasley spotted a tiny foot sticking out from under a blanket in a hospital in Yemen that has been overwhelmed with malnourished children, so he tried to bring a smile to the face of the … Continue reading Trying to make Yemen child smile 'like tickling a ghost': U.N. food chief
Thousands of Syrians are trapped by battles or face hard choices about returning home even though relative calm has held in the northwest for two months, the United Nations said on Thursday. Reuters Continue reading U.N. still sees big risks in Syria, despite a lull in northwest
North Korea postponed talks with the United States on Thursday “because they weren’t ready,” U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said as she urged Pyongyang to implement a June deal between the two countries. Reuters Continue reading North Korea postponed U.S. talks because 'they weren't ready': Haley
North Korea postponed talks with the United States on Thursday “because they weren’t ready,” U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said as she urged Pyongyang to take action to implement a June deal between the two countries. Reuters Continue reading North Korea postponed talks with U.S. because not ready: Haley
Saudi Arabia told the United Nations on Monday it would prosecute those responsible for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at its Istanbul consulate, and defended its human rights record. Reuters Continue reading Saudi Arabia vows to prosecute Khashoggi killers, defends rights record at U.N.
The United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly adopted its 27th annual resolution calling for an end to the U.S. economic embargo on Cuba after a failed bid by Washington to amend the text to push Cuba to improve its human rights … Continue reading U.N. urges end to U.S. embargo on Cuba, U.S. raises rights concerns
President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would prefer to pick a woman to take over the job of Washington’s United Nations ambassador. Reuters Continue reading Trump would prefer to pick a woman for U.N. envoy
Protesting Cuban and Bolivian diplomats shouted, chanted and banged their hands on desks at the United Nations on Tuesday to drown out the launch of a U.S. campaign on the plight of Cuban political prisoners. Reuters Continue reading At U.N., Cuban diplomats shout down U.S. event on political prisoners
The U.N. human rights office on Tuesday called for an independent investigation into the death of a Venezuelan opposition politician whom authorities say killed himself by jumping out a window while in custody but whose party says was murdered. Reuters Continue reading U.N. calls for probe on death of jailed Venezuelan politician