Syria's National Defence Forces said the attack struck its military camp in the countryside of Quneitra, which sits near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.
Paulo Sergio Pinheiro said most of the victims in the attack were killed with conventional and not chemical weapons during an airstrike on a hospital.
A bomb attack on a bus convoy crowded with civilians fleeing the embattled city of Aleppo in Syria “likely amounts to a war crime”, according to the UN.
More than a dozen United Nations mission staff have been released by South Sudanese refugees in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
North Korea has accused the US of ‘creating a situation where nuclear war could break out at any time’.
South Korea reacted to the North’s failed missile launch on Sunday by threatening punitive action if such action is repeated, or leads to further provocation such as a nuclear test or a long-range mis
The United Nations Security Council votes unanimously for the scandal-struck Haiti peacekeeper mission to come to an end.
Immediate action is required to prevent a humanitarian crisis in at least four countries across Africa
In Colombia, the UN is trying to help rural communities whose food security has been challenged by the government’s attempt to curb coca production through land-fumigation.
Images from the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun on Thursday showed men collecting evidence from the site of the chemical attack that killed at least 70 people including…
As Western powers condemn the deadly chemical attack in Syria, Russia stands by its ally and the US threatens to take unilateral action.
UN chief Antonio Guterres has warned that a decision by the US to cut funding to the United Nation’s Population Fund will have ‘‘devastating effects’‘ for the health of women and…
International donors are expected to pledge billions more euros for Syrian refugees at a conference that has kicked off in Brussels.
There is a call for more international aid to help the tens of thousands of people fleeing the fighting in Mosul.
UN Secretary General António Guterres encourages young Syrian women to aim for government positions in the future
Almost forty countries were notable by their absence at the United Nations on Monday when talks began on a new treaty to enforce a worldwide nuclear ban.
With nearly 400,000 displaced people from the battle of Mosul refugee camps are overwhelmed with the latest exodus from the east of the city.
Norway has jumped to top spot in this year's World Happiness Report, knocking its neighbour Denmark off the top spot, into second place.
Norway wiped the smile off Denmark’s face on Monday by beating its Nordic neighbour to top spot in a global happiness survey.
There's mounting concern about famine in Somalia, South Sudan, Yemen and Nigeria
The United Nations has accused Turkey of ‘serious’ human rights violations during operations against Kurdish separatists in the south-east of the country.
Nikki Haley has told the United Nations Security Council the US is re-thinking its diplomatic approach to North Korea following repeated missile tests by the secretive…
The UN criticises Hungary for new migration measures which will force all asylum seekers into detention camps
The UN's Syria envoy said the inconclusive talks ended on a more positive note than previous rounds.
The UN outlines the agenda for the next round of Geneva peace talks on Syria after eight days of discussions produced little progress.
An SOS has been sent out by the UN over the growing threat posed by a drought in Kenya.