15 days ago
Canada is accusing Qatar of trying to buy its way into relocating the United Nations civil aviation agency to the tiny emirate, and is vowing to fight "tooth and nail" to keep it in its Montreal...
68 days ago
The United Nations estimates more than 70,000 people have been killed in the Syrian civil war, which started two years ago as a popular uprising against Assad's authoritarian rule.
73 days ago
U.S. official escalates criticism of Iran at U.N. atomic agency
73 days ago
A U.N. diplomat says the Security Council will vote Thursday on a U.S.-China draft resolution that would impose some of the strongest sanctions ever ordered by the United Nations against North...
74 days ago
It reflected the U.N. Security Council's growing anger over the country's defiance of three previous rounds of sanctions aimed at halting nuclear and missile tests.
85 days ago
The former head of the United Nations, who helped save Kenya from spiraling deeper into election violence five years ago, is warning that intimidation, ethnic rivalry and violence could undermine...
89 days ago
""It's such a chaotic situation inside Syria, I think you are right to be skeptical of any numbers you hear, but we're using the U.N.'s numbers, and those are the best available.
95 days ago
South Korea's intelligence service also warned that its northern neighbor may conduct yet another test in addition to a long-range missile launch in defiance of sanctions passed by the United...
96 days ago
But frustrations with Pyongyang in China, which is currently in the middle of Chinese New Year celebrations, might well lend support to stronger sanctions by the U.N. Security Council.
108 days ago
The Israeli government has persisted in settling Palestinian-occupied territorities, including East Jerusalem and the West Bank, "despite all the pertinent United Nations resolutions declaring...
112 days ago
The Times of London says a secret section of a United Nations report has linked British citizens with Somali piracy.
114 days ago
A U.N. expert launched a special investigation Thursday into drone warfare and targeted killings, which the United States relies on as a front-line weapon in its global war against al Qaeda.
134 days ago
Rahman said, however, that he intends to present evidence to the United Nations that some of the death reports its study used included faked names and people who died from causes unrelated to the...
149 days ago
A resolution adopted by the U.N.'s most powerful body stressed that there must be a two-track plan, political and military, to reunify the country, which has been in turmoil since a coup in March.
152 days ago
The United Nations began renovating its now 60-year-old iconic steel and glass headquarters overlooking New York's East River in May 2008.
156 days ago
China has provided the United Nations with detailed claims to waters in the East China Sea, apparently padding out its legal argument in an ongoing territorial dispute with Japan.
163 days ago
Lawyers for Chile's government argued Thursday that judges at the United Nations' highest court should reject a request by Peru to draw a maritime boundary between the two countries, arguing the...
165 days ago
Led by Republican opposition, the Senate on Tuesday rejected a United Nations treaty on the rights of the disabled that is modeled after the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act.
166 days ago
The Peruvian government is asking the United Nations' highest court to set a maritime border between Peru and Chile, in a case that will carve up control over the rich seas off the two Andean...
167 days ago
The Israeli step was the second response to the vote last week at the U.N. General Assembly, which granted the Palestinians the status of a "nonmember observer state.
167 days ago
Netanyahu said Abbas' speech at the U.N., in which he accused Israel of "ethnic cleansing" and omitted any reference of the Jewish connection to the holy land, was filled with incitement and hate.
169 days ago
Israeli officials had long known that they would be on the losing end of the U.N. General Assembly's vote on whether to grant Palestine official status as a non-member observer state.
170 days ago
"The vote came on the anniversary of the vote in 1947 when the U.N. adopted the resolution that partitioned what was then Palestine into two states, one Jewish and one Arab.
174 days ago
She noted that U.N. treaties such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights take precedence over any regulations ITU may adopt that could relate to freedom of expression.