The five permanent UN Security Council members use their veto to avoid intervention in wars in which they or their allies are involved. Reform is necessary, but UN detractors should not be…
After days of heavy fighting in Tripoli that endangered the lives of thousands of Libyan citizens, the U.N. mission in Libya announced that a ceasefire agreement was reached.
A group of protestors attacked a United Nations compound and ten other humanitarian complexes in South Sudan on Monday, the U.N. said.
The United Nations General Assembly on Thursday passed a resolution against U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of the city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
The Palestinians will seek UN General Assembly support if the US vetoes a Security Council resolution against its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital
The UN on Friday harshly criticized the mass-hanging of 38 men at a prison in southern Iraq this week, urging Baghdad to immediately halt all executions.
North Korea's UN ambassador met with a senior UN official who made a recent trip to Pyongyang to push for talks on ending the nuclear crisis
Bangladesh launched a diphtheria vaccination program for Rohingya refugee children living in crowded camps near the Myanmar border.
French President Emmanuel Macron gathered world leaders Tuesday to talk about climate finance, two years to the day since 195 nations adopted the Paris Agreement to stave off…
The UN rights chief said tough sanctions imposed on North Korea are complicating the delivery of desperately needed humanitarian aid
The UN appealed for countries to take in 1,300 "extremely vulnerable" refugees stranded in Libya, following revelations of horrific abuse
The EU on Friday pledged an additional €25 million in aid for Yemen as the humanitarian situation in the country continued to decline.
A Swedish-backed resolution circulating at the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday seeks to relaunch an investigation into the death of the world body's late chief Dag Hammarskjold,…
A senior United Nations official traveled to North Korea on Tuesday for a rare visit aimed at defusing soaring tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program.
The United Nations' humanitarian coordinator in Yemen is calling for a pause in fighting to allow civilians caught in fighting in Sanaa to seek refuge as clashes in the capital continued for…
Women in rural Morocco are working with advocacy groups to find to solutions to logistical obstacles caused by climate change.