U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres has flown back to Poland in an effort to support struggling talks on ways of fighting climate change ABC News Continue reading The Latest: UN Secretary-General returns to climate talks
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.
Yemen’s Houthi movement and the Saudi-backed government on Tuesday exchanged lists of some 15,000 prisoners for a swap agreed as a confidence-building measure at the start of U.N.-sponsored peace talks. Reuters Continue reading Yemen's warring parties exchange prisoner lists, talks focus on Hodeidah
The Kremlin on Tuesday rejected U.S. criticism of Russian military flights to Venezuela, saying it had been inappropriate and wrong for U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to condemn the flight of two nuclear-capable strategic bombers to Caracas. Reuters Continue reading Kremlin calls U.S. criticism of Russian military flights to Venezuela wrong
The United States said on Monday it had sanctioned three North Korean officials, including a top aide to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, for serious human rights abuses and censorship. Reuters Continue reading U.S. sanctions three North Korean officials for alleged rights abuses
The United States on Monday sanctioned three North Korean officials, including a top aide to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, citing “ongoing and serious human rights abuses and censorship,” the U.S. Treasury Department said. Reuters Continue reading U.S. sanctions three North Korean officials for suspected rights abuses
Bar associations from nearly 20 countries called on Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday to release Wang Quanzhang, saying that the lawyer has been held incommunicado for more than three years with his legal rights denied. Reuters Continue reading Bar associations urge Chinese leader to release prominent lawyer
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
UN refugee agency: Nearly 1,500 civilian casualties in Yemen from August through October this year ABC News Continue reading UN says civilian casualties in Yemen average 123 per week
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
Nauert currently serves as spokesperson for the state department. ABC News Continue reading Trump expected to name Heather Nauert as UN ambassador Friday
U.N. talks on disputed Western Sahara ended on Thursday without a breakthrough, but all sides agreed to meet again in early 2019, U.N. envoy Horst Koehler said. Reuters Continue reading No breakthrough at rare U.N. Western Sahara talks
As the world was focused on abortive efforts to begin repatriating hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar last month, hundreds of their fellow Muslims still in Myanmar were boarding boats seeking to escape the country. Reuters Continue reading 'We can't go anywhere': Myanmar closes Rohingya camps but 'entrenches segregation'
The United Nations says curbing climate change will have significant benefits for people’s health worldwide ABC News Continue reading UN: Curbing climate change would reap huge health benefits