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Saudi Arabia, allies slam 'biased' UN...

Saudi Arabia, allies slam 'biased' UN...

Middle East

Sat, Sep 29 2018

Rights council members voted in favour of the resolution in Geneva on Friday by 21 to 8, with 18...

At UN, US at odds with China, Russia...

At UN, US at odds with China, Russia...

North America

Sat, Sep 29 2018

In July, Russia and China delayed a US push for the council's sanctions committee to order a halt...

New UN panel to prepare indictments...

UN panel to prepare indictments over...

World

Thu, Sep 27 2018

Thirty-five of the council's 47 members voted in favour of the resolution while only three -- China,...

One Planet Summit held in New York

One Planet Summit held in New York

Climate Change

Thu, Sep 27 2018

Leaders of the international community discussed mobilizing climate financing around the world

US sanctions Venezuela officials, Trump...

US sanctions Venezuela officials, Trump...

Latin America

Wed, Sep 26 2018

Peru, Colombia, Paraguay, Chile and Argentina will be joined by Canada in submitting the initiative against...

UN concerned over spike in civilian...

UN concerned over spike in civilian...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 26 2018

The US military in Kabul said it was reviewing information regarding the Kapisa incident and reiterated...

An imperfect UN is still the world’s...

An imperfect UN is still the world’s...

Peter Apps

Wed, Sep 26 2018

The UN of today is a far cry from the vision of its founders

PM Hasina: Myanmar's delaying tactics...

PM Hasina: Myanmar's delaying tactics...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 26 2018

She was speaking to Reuters in New York, where she is attending the annual United Nations meeting of...

Trump, Iran's Rouhani exchange threats,...

Trump, Rouhani exchange threats, insults...

World

Wed, Sep 26 2018

Besides calling out Iran, Trump also criticized China for its trade practices but made no mention of...

Trump criticizes Iran as corrupt dictatorship...

Trump criticizes Iran as corrupt dictatorship...

North America

Tue, Sep 25 2018

In remarks to reporters on his way to his speech before the United Nations General Assembly, Trump said...

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...

US almost doubles aid for Rohingya in...

US almost doubles aid for Rohingya in...

Bangladesh

Tue, Sep 25 2018

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has begun examining allegations of forced deportation...

Own up to mass Muslim detentions, Amnesty...

Own up to mass Muslim detentions, Amnesty...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Sep 24 2018

Amnesty also called on governments around the world to hold Beijing to account for 'the nightmare'...

Expectations from the ICC

Expectations from the ICC

Editorial

Mon, Sep 24 2018

The Rohingya continue to suffer, while the Myanmar army generals stand free and untouched

From reality TV to UN, Trump to wield...

From reality TV to UN, Trump to wield...

North America

Mon, Sep 24 2018

The topic of the meeting will be non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, a broad issue that...

How long will the Rohingyas have to...

How long will the Rohingyas have to...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 23 2018

The question on the lips of Rohingyas and their advocates is how quickly can the prosecutor of the ICC...

US criticizes treatment of Uighurs in...

US criticizes treatment of Uighurs in...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Sep 22 2018

Uighurs have long complained of systematic discrimination in the region, which activists call East Turkestan,...

Pompeo: Still work to do before second...

Pompeo: Still work to do before second...

North America

Sat, Sep 22 2018

Washington has called for concrete action and has demanded full disclosure of North Korea's nuclear...

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

Every five seconds, a child under 15...

Every five seconds, a child under 15...

World

Thu, Sep 20 2018

In Bangladesh, according to the latest data available in 2017, under-five mortality rate is 32 deaths...

The picture of injustice

The picture of injustice

Editorial

Wed, Sep 19 2018

The UN has identified Myanmar’s army chief and five other key personnel as being responsible for...