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.
Russia and China vetoes ensure proposed UN sanctions against the Syrian government for using chemical weapons fail to pass.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has opened the 34th Human Rights Council with a personal pledge to speak out against abuses.
A deadly attack in the Syrian city of Homs is being slammed as a deliberate attempt to wreck peace talks in Geneva. UN peace envoy Staffan de
Progress has been slow, after two days of UN-led Geneva peace talks on Syria.
Opposing sides in the Syrian war have come face to face in UN peace talks for the first time in three years, as a way out of the deadly conflict remains elusive.
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