""He's from a family that is so tight, that works so hard to raise their children correctly. It's just horrible.""
""Currently, more than 180 children are held in detention without having been convicted. Under the occupation, children can be held for one and a half years before their case goes to trial.""
Marsha de Cordova
British Labour MP
"There is a risk that Putin will read congratulatory messages from Western leaders like European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and US President Donald Trump as a plea for a return to business as usual."
Director of Foreign Policy, Centre for European Reform
""A powerful explosion rocked this area and right after that I saw many people running away.""
"“Every girl who speaks is paving the way for another.”"
Former Playboy model
"“Instead of engaging on the substantive concern, Russia has sought to confuse the picture with at best misleading procedural arguments.""
UK Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament
""The dark arts have arrived in full force online.""
US Democratic Congressman
"I won't be throwing fish anywhere."
Democratic Republic Of Congo
Former French culture minister Audrey Azoulay has been chosen as UNESCO’s new chief.
Azoulay edged Qatar’s Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kawari after the
The United Nations says it is braced for a further exodus of Muslim Rohingya refugees from Myanmar into Bangladesh.
UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti is set to leave the country
Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan says Iraqi Kurds would not know how to establish a state. Which begs the question: what steps would one have to take to establish an internationally-recognised state?
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has held top-level talks in China in an attempt to tighten an economic squeeze on North Korea.
He was briefing the UN Security Council's first public meeting on Myanmar in eight years
Rohingya Muslim refugees say Buddhist mobs and Myanmar soldiers set entire villages on fire, shot at them indiscriminately and raped women.
Member of the audience calls the Turkish president a 'terrorist' during a speech at the city's Marriott hotel, soliciting violent response from the crowd.
The human rights lawyer said the vote at the United Nations General Assembly represents an opportunity for victims of the militant group to "finally get their day in court".
North Korea ups the ante by threatening an H-bomb test in the Pacific, while Kim Jong-un calls President Trump a "dotard" he will "tame with fire".
Two senior UN officials have appealed to the EU and its individual member States to agree to open up a legal channel of migration.
A deal between
Henry Van Thio tells the United Nations General assembly that there has been no violence in Rakhine state since September 5, although this has been disputed.
Trump threatens to destroy North Korea while Macron offers voice of calm at the UN
French President Emmanuel Macron addresses the UN general assembly in New York
US President said he was so impressed with France's Bastille Day parade that he plans to hold one on Pennsylvania Avenue.
US president Donald Trump says the United Nations is not living up to its ‘full potential’ due to a bloated bureaucracy and mismanagement.
US President tells special meeting on reform that bureaucracy and mismanagement are to blame for UN 'failings'
The UN Security Council condemned Pyongyang's latest missile launch as "highly provocative"
UN Secretary General acknowledges Rohingya situation as ethnic cleansing and calls on Myanmar to take them back
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged Myanmar authorities to end violence against Rohingya Muslims, saying the situation there could best be described as ethnic cleansing.