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Air strikes, clashes hit Yemen's Hodeidah...

Air strikes, clashes hit Yemen's Hodeidah...

Middle East

Sun, Dec 16 2018

The fighting comes days after UN-backed ceasefire came into effect, part of a hard-won accord struck...

UN climate talks produce draft text...

UN climate talks produce draft text...

Europe

Fri, Dec 14 2018

Ministers are expected to continue working on sticking points through the night into Friday

UN chief joins Yemen peace talks as...

UN chief joins Yemen peace talks as...

Middle East

Thu, Dec 13 2018

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrived late on Wednesday in talks host Sweden. He and special...

Pressure builds on Yemen's warring parties...

Pressure builds on Yemen's warring parties...

Middle East

Wed, Dec 12 2018

President Donald Trump told Reuters on Tuesday he could abide by legislation being considered by the...

North, South Korean soldiers enter each...

North, South Korean soldiers enter each...

East Asia

Wed, Dec 12 2018

North Korea blew up 10 of its facilities in November, while the South tore 10 down on its own side using...

US sanctions top Kim Jong Un aides over...

US sanctions top Kim Jong Un aides over...

World

Tue, Dec 11 2018

The State Department is required by a 2016 law to produce a report on North Korean human rights for Congress...

Nations adopt UN global migration pact...

Nations adopt UN global migration pact...

World

Tue, Dec 11 2018

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said migration needed better management and rich countries would...

Human Rights Short Film Festival 2018...

Human Rights Short Film Festival 2018...

Showtime

Mon, Dec 10 2018

Eight more films from Bangladesh, India and Afghanistan received special nominations in Human Rights...

UN proposes Houthis withdraw from Hodeidah...

UN proposes Houthis withdraw from Hodeidah...

Middle East

Mon, Dec 10 2018

The UN has regularly urged the Saudi-led coalition to suspend its operations in the densely-populated...

Chile declines to sign UN pact, says...

Chile declines to sign UN pact, says...

Latin America

Mon, Dec 10 2018

It is non-binding but has met fierce resistance from governments including the United States, Austria,...

US fails to win enough support at UN...

US fails to win enough support at UN...

North America

Sat, Dec 8 2018

The resolution required two-thirds support and while Assembly resolutions are non-binding, they can carry...

US fails to win enough support at UN...

US fails to win enough support at UN...

World

Fri, Dec 7 2018

The US text received 87 votes in favor, 58 against, 32 abstentions and 16 countries did not vote

At-risk nations plead for 'justice'...

At-risk nations plead for 'justice'...

Europe

Tue, Dec 4 2018

From glaciers melting in Nepal to the rising seas threatening to engulf small island states, the world...

UN plane to evacuate wounded Yemen rebels...

UN plane to evacuate wounded Yemen rebels...

Middle East

Mon, Dec 3 2018

Iran's Foreign Ministry said it backs the talks and was ready to help find a political solution,...

#HearMeToo: UN offers platform to share...

#HearMeToo: UN offers platform to share...

Event

Fri, Nov 23 2018

At the event, storytellers and participants have been hosted under the theme 'Orange the World: #HearMeToo'...

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...

UNRWA: Budget deficit slashed after...

UNRWA: Budget deficit slashed after...

World

Tue, Nov 20 2018

At the start of 2018, the UN agency faced a $446-million budget deficit

Yemen’s Houthis halt missile attacks...

Yemen’s Houthis halt missile attacks...

World

Mon, Nov 19 2018

International pressure has mounted on Yemen’s warring parties to end the war that has killed more...

Leaked data on persecuted groups like...

Leaked data on persecuted groups like...

Rohingya Crisis

Sun, Nov 18 2018

At a recent conference of development experts, some have questioned whether data collection in developing...

UN rights envoy: Too soon to send Rohingya...

UN rights envoy: Too soon to send Rohingya...

Rohingya Crisis

Wed, Nov 7 2018

Bangladesh and Myanmar agreed on Oct 30 to begin the returns to Myanmar in mid-November.

UN calls for ending global crisis of...

UN calls for ending impunity for crimes...

Law & Rights

Thu, Nov 1 2018

The International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists is set to be observed on Friday,...