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US sets up UN clash with China over...

US sets up UN clash with China over...

South Asia

Thu, Mar 28 2019

China earlier this month put on hold a request to put Masood Azhar, leader of Jaish-e-Mohammad on the...

UN: Nearly 2,700 indigenous languages...

UN: 2,700 indigenous languages at risk...

World

Sun, Feb 3 2019

There are roughly 7,600 languages spoken worldwide, according to UN officials

UN: Yemen's Houthis finance war with...

UN: Yemen's Houthis finance war with...

World

Sat, Jan 19 2019

The findings are expected to again raise questions about Iran's support for the Houthis in the war...

Palestine launches bid for full UN...

Palestine launches bid for full UN...

Middle East

Wed, Jan 16 2019

The Palestinians presented a request for UN membership in 2011, but the application never came before...

Myanmar delays UN refugee chief's...

Myanmar delays UN refugee chief's...

South Asia

Tue, Jan 15 2019

The troubled western state has seen fighting flare again in recent weeks

Israel vows to block Palestinian bid...

Israel vows to block Palestinian bid...

Middle East

Fri, Dec 28 2018

About 137 countries out the UN's 193 member-states recognize some form of Palestinian statehood

US denounces wealthy-nation discounts...

US denounces wealthy-nation discounts...

North America

Mon, Dec 24 2018

On Saturday the 193 member states formally confirmed the consensus

US fails at UN to weaken measure on...

US fails at UN to weaken measure on...

North America

Tue, Nov 20 2018

President Donald Trump's administration sought to scrap language in the non-binding resolution on...

UN sends Sri Lanka peacekeeping commander...

UN sends Sri Lanka peacekeeping commander...

World

Sat, Oct 20 2018

The commander of Sri Lanka's contingent in the MINUSMA peacekeeping force was screened before he...

India, Pakistan at UN trade blame over...

India, Pakistan at UN trade blame over...

World

Sun, Sep 30 2018

India cancelled the talks offered by Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan following an attack...

Colombia urges diplomatic isolation...

Colombia urges diplomatic isolation...

Latin America

Tue, Sep 25 2018

Colombia has been joined by Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Peru in calling on the International Criminal...

UN moves to toughen response to peacekeeper...

UN moves to toughen response to peacekeeper...

World

Sat, Sep 22 2018

The United Nations has 96,000 peacekeepers serving in 14 missions worldwide

US wants to toughen UN response to peacekeeper...

US wants to toughen UN response to peacekeeper...

World

Thu, Sep 13 2018

The United Nations has 96,000 peacekeepers serving in 14 missions worldwide

US: Mideast states not doing enough...

US: Mideast states not doing enough...

Middle East

Wed, Jul 25 2018

Since January, US financing for humanitarian programs serving Palestinians has been suspended

Haley calls human rights council UN's...

Haley calls human rights council UN's...

North America

Thu, Jul 19 2018

The ambassador announced last month that the United States was quitting the council, accusing it of bias...

UN chief, World Bank president to visit...

UN, World Bank chiefs to visit...

Bangladesh

Sat, Jun 30 2018

The two visitors will meet with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and other top officials

UN chief warns of risk of war in...

UN chief warns of risk of war in...

Middle East

Tue, Jun 19 2018

The United Nations considers the expansion of settlements on land earmarked for a future Palestinian...

New UN envoy to pay first visit to...

New UN envoy to pay first visit to...

South Asia

Tue, Jun 12 2018

The United Nations last week signed a deal with Myanmar to allow access for its agencies

Emergency UN General Assembly meeting...

Emergency UN General Assembly meeting...

Middle East

Sat, Jun 9 2018

The emergency meeting had been pushed by the Organization of Islamic States and the Arab League

UN warns Gaza on the brink of war

UN warns Gaza on the brink of war

Middle East

Thu, May 31 2018

Calm returned to Gaza on Wednesday but the UN envoy expressed concern that ongoing protests in June will...