Fierce fighting and air strikes have broken the third-day of a four-day unilateral ceasefire in the divided Syrian city of Aleppo, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human…
Investigators have said Syrian government forces were behind a third chemical weapons attack last year.
The UN's choice of Wonder Woman to become an honorary ambassador for gender equality has not met with everyone's approval.
The UN Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein, did not mention Russia by name and said all sides in the conflict had violated international law.
The UN’s special envoy to Yemen has said he expects a ceasefire to come into effect within hours in the Arab country if all sides agree.
United Nations promises Haiti aid as Ban Ki-moon 'disappointed' with international response to hurricaneAs Haiti is hit by food shortages and disease in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, UN Secretary General promises more aid.
As Haiti is hit by food shortages and disease in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, UN Secretary General promises more aid.
The US military has condemned a ‘‘failed’‘ North Korean test launch of an intermediate ballistic missile near the northwestern city of Kusong.
Set up more than 70 years ago with fine ideals, the United Nations has been often criticised as ineffectual.
The 193-member UN General Assembly has approved the appointment of former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres as the organisation's new secretary general.
Saudi Arabia has said it 'regretted' an air strike on a funeral in the Yemeni capital Sana'a that killed 142 mourners.
Syrian forces continue to make gains in the rebel-held areas of Aleppo.
Cheick Ag Aoussa was the number two in the High Council for the Unity of Azawad, one of many armed groups in the country.
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Russia said on Thursday it would study a draft French resolution on a ceasefire in Syria, and was ready to cooperate with the United States through multilateral…
The former Portuguese Prime Minister is a step closer to being officially invested as the next Secretary General of the United Nations.
Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres is a step closer to being officially invested as the next UN Secretary General after receving the official recommendation of the Security Council.
The UN special envoy to Syria, Staffan De Mistura, has said eastern Aleppo faces total destruction that will result in the deaths of thousands of civilians.
The United Nations' 15-member Security Council has unanimously decided to appoint former Portuguese prime minister Antonio Guterres, the former head of the UNHCR, as Secretary General, starting in 201
Portugal’s former prime minister Antonio Guterres, who is widely tipped to become the United Nation’s next secretary-general, has reportedly said he wants to be ‘‘an honest broker and a bridge…
Satellite imagery analysts probing the deadly attack on a UN aid convoy in Syria on September 19 claim the carnage was the result of an air strike.
Former Portuguese Prime Minister António Guterres looks set to be installed as the new UN secretary general.
Efforts are to be made to revive Afghanistan’s stalled peace process following nearly four decades of conflict, the EU’s Foreign Policy Chief says.
Peace appears to be ever-further away in Syria with daily offensives pounding residential areas and the US announcement of a suspension of “participation in bilateral channels with…
The UN Secretary General says those using "ever-more destructive weapons in Syria" are committing war crimes. The comments come after Aleppo is pounded by intensified air strikes, knocking out two hos
Kristalina Georgieva, an EU commissioner, has been nominated by her native Bulgaria as a candidate to become the next UN Secretary General.
Aid convoys have reached some besieged areas of Syria where hundreds of thousands of civilians are trapped.
United Nations chief Ban Ki-Moon has promised to lend his support to rival Cypriot leaders as they engage in complex talks aimed at reunifying the divided island…
There was a bitter war of words on Sunday at a specially-convened meeting of the UN Security Council over Syria – as diplomatic efforts to broker peace give way to…