“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.
Russia, Iran, Turkey and President Bashar al-Assad have all agreed to meet in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana to try to end the conflict in Syria, President Vladimir Putin has…
A convoy that was bombed while trying to take aid into the besieged city of Aleppo last September was hit by an air strike but its not known who was responsible.
The UN Security Council has called for officials from the world body to be allowed to monitor the evacuation of people from eastern Aleppo.
Diplomats in New York say Moscow is circulating its own UN resolution on the Aleppo crisis. Earlier, UN Security Council veto power Russia said it could not allow a French-drafted resolution on 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.
France’s President François Hollande has expressed hope a UN Security Council meeting on Syria will achieve concrete results.
An independent Syrian media activist has made a call on social media this week for the rest of the world to "stand with Aleppo"
Portuguese former PM Guterres takes over from Ban Ki-moon in top UN spot.
Guterres will take over from Ban Ki-moon on 1 January. He pledges to make sweeping structural changes at the UN.
'I was floating in a rescue boat down this street' - a 360° tour of flood-ravaged areas of Bosnia and HerzegovinaIn this 360° video, we take a look around Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and some villages an hour north of the city that were hit by catastrophic flooding in…
In this 360° video, we take a look around Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and some villages an hour north of the city that were hit by catastrophic flooding in…