Peace talks aimed at finding a political solution to the war in Syria have resumed in Geneva.
Syrian opposition delegates have for the first time called for face-to face talks with government representatives ahead of negotiations which begin today in…
The ballistic missile launched on Sunday (Feb 12) by North Korea has a range of more than 2,000 kilometres according to South Korea’s intelligence agency.
The United Nations has appealed for nearly 2 billion euros to provide life-saving assistance to avert famine in war-ravaged Yemen.
At a time of when countries are becoming more inward-looking, when other priorities dominate political discourse, additional funds may not be forthcoming for development cooperation.
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees has also called on the world to "show solidarity" with Syrian refugees
With a stroke of a pen, President Donald Trump signed an executive order suspending the US’ refugee programme on Friday.
The UN has sounded the alarm about the plight of 11 million people in desperate need of aid in Africa's Lake Chad basin.
“Europe must do more to help refugees and migrants, dying of cold,” according to the UNHCR. As Europe is experiencing some of the lowest
The UN says the number of civilians killed in the country's war is now estimated to be more than 10,000, with some 40,000 injured
The two sides talking in Geneva over the future of Cyprus have reportedly failed to reach agreement over a new map for the divided Mediterranean island.
Talks to resolve the 40-year division of Cyprus ended without agreement on Thursday night but there are plans for officials to meet again in a week.
Reunification talks on Cyprus take an international turn: the foreign ministers of the island's guarantors join the UN's Secretary-General in Geneva.
Talks on the reunification of Cyprus reach a crucial point. Delegates say progress has been made and maps exchanged, but work remains.
An interim report by the body set up by the government to investigate abuses in Rakhine State finds no evidence to support claims of ethnic cleansing, rape and arson.
The United Nations has a new man at the top – former Portuguese prime minister Antonio Guterres has replaced Ban Ki-moon as secretary general.
The UN's new secretary general has officially taken office with a New Year appeal for global unity.
It is a heavy and critical workload which Antonio Guterres will inherit from Ban Ki-moon when the former Portuguese prime minister takes up office at the United…
The United Nations Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution welcoming a ceasefire in Syria brokered by Russia and Turkey.
The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has left office after 10 years running the global organisation.
There are nearly two million displaced people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a country devastated by over 20 years of war.
UN resolution was possible when the US broke with past practice and abstained during voting in the Security Council
On Twitter, US President-Elect Donald Trump mocked the UN as "sad," labeling it "just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time."
Israel summoned diplomats of 10 of the 14 nations which voted for last week’s UN Resolution condemning Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has reacted angrily to the US abstention on a UN resolution condeming settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
After the US abstained from voting, the resolution was adopted with 14 votes in favour, to a round of applause.