""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
"If there is peace between Ethiopian and Eritrean people, the horn of Africa region will be a region of peace and development."
US tells UN Security Council latest North Korean missile test brings war "closer", and says nations must sever diplomatic relations.
Russia and the US on oppositie sides over Syria chemical weapons inquiry
The UN Security Council condemned Pyongyang's latest missile launch as "highly provocative"
Myanmar is facing mounting pressure over the mass Rohingya refugee exodus.
On Monday, the UN’s top human rights official said the country’s
South Korea carries out live fire military drills as the UN Security Council meets
The UN Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea that could slash the Asian state's 2.5 billion Euro annual export revenue by a third
The UN Security Council will vote later on a US-drafted resolution toughening sanctions on North Korea over missile tests
US warns it will use force to stop North Korea's missile programme but Russia warns against military talk
North Korea says it has successfully test fired a long-range intercontinental ballistic missile.
Ordered and supervised by leader Kim Jong
Russia has blocked a draft resolution at the United Nations condemning last week’s toxic gas attack in Syria.
Immediate action is needed to protect the Syrian people but it should be “rooted in the principles of the United Nations and international law,” U.
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has reacted angrily to the US abstention on a UN resolution condeming settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his country will re-assess its ties with the United Nations, after the Security Council adopted a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement buil
The US has taken the strongest action in years against long standing ally Israel.
The UN Security Council has called for officials from the world body to be allowed to monitor the evacuation of people from eastern Aleppo.
The Security Council is meeting to vote on a resolution to guarantee that UN officials can monitor evacuations from the besieged parts of the Syrian city.
Outgoing UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has made his last appearance in the Security Council.
Russia blocks a French-drafted resolution calling for an end to airstrikes on Aleppo, while its own text fails to gain enough support.
Kristalina Georgieva, an EU commissioner, has been nominated by her native Bulgaria as a candidate to become the next UN Secretary General.
Officials say Aleppo is not on the list of destinations for deliveries that could resume as early as Thursday.