United Nations

I CAN think of plenty of countries where the United Nations’ investigator on Extreme Poverty could usefully spend his time. There is Venezuela, for example which, thanks to socialist misgovernment, has...

Sir David Attenborough believes we are ­running out of time to save the planet unless urgent action is taken to tackle the global warming he fears is destroying Earth. In his starkest warning yet about...

AceShowbiz –Angelina Jolie urged world leaders to stay focused on gender equality while keeping the peace in war zones during a stirring speech at the United Nations on Friday, March 29. The 43-year-old...

The sanctions are part of a crackdown on smuggling of North Korean commodities in violation of UN sanctions resolutions. The UN Security Council has blacklisted 27 ships, 21 companies and a businessman...

More than 500 people killed in Eastern Ghouta as UNSC postpones vote due to disagreements over resolution’s wording. As the death toll in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta surpasses 470, a UN Security...

Negotiations over draft resolution on Syria delays UN Security Council vote as death toll in Eastern Ghouta escalates. The UN Security Council is expected to meet to vote on a draft resolution seeking...

Ever since electing an Emmy-losing TV host to the presidency in 2016, Americans have been exponentially more willing to take seriously the fleeting political interests of other celebrities. Cynthia Nixon...