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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…
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has officially submitted the peace deal to end his country’s civil war to the United Nations Security Council.
Moscow and Washington trade blame during a high-level meeting at the UN Security Council in New York.
At talks on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York on Tuesday, US Secretary of State John Kerry insisted that the Syrian ceasefire is “not dead”, despite the devastating strike on a huma
During a speech at the UN General Assembly French President Francois Hollande has blamed the Syrian government for the collapse of a US-Russia backed ceasefire.
In a wide ranging speech to the United Nations General Assembley, US President Barack Obama said the world is too small to resort to fundamentalism and racism.
An aid convoys which had been trying to reach a remote rebel-held area is hit in an airstrike - 18 of the 31 trucks are struck with many casualties reported, mostly drivers
World leaders hold UN summit on refugee crisis * Over 65 million refugees world wide * Aid chiefs call for “dependable humanitarian funding” * Syrian refugees living in a camp in the Bekaa Valley i
Nadia Murad Basee Taha, a 23-year-old Yazidi woman who survived trafficking and sexual abuse at the hands of ISIL, has been appointed Goodwill Ambassador for the United…
In Syria, trucks carrying humanitarian aid to Aleppo are waiting for fighters to pull back from the Castello Road, the last remaining supply line to the city.
The UN says large amounts of humanitarian aid have still not entered Syria three days after a nationwide ceasefire came into affect.
At least 21 civilians have been killed in two separate air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition in the north of the country while 10 soldiers die in a suicide bombing.
South Korea has called on the world to pressure Pyongyang into giving up its nuclear programme.
The United Nations has strongly condemned North Korea’s fifth and most powerful nuclear test to date, agreeing immediately to draw up significant new sanctions.
North Korea’s fifth and reportedly largest nuclear test has sparked outrage in leaders the world over.
Looking for a breakthrough, the US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov are meeting in Geneva for a new round of talks on a Syrian…
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has criticised the timing of a news conference held by the Swedish prosecutor.
UN refugee agency rewards Hellenic Rescue Team and psychologist Efi Latsoudi, who helped thousands of migrants reaching Greece.
Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein accuses prominent Western politicians of peddling fear and hate in the same way as Islamist extremists.
Under increasing international pressure, South Sudan has agreed to accept 4,000 extra peacekeepers.