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UN Envoy Warns Gaza Could Collapse

A senior United Nations official warned that Gaza could collapse entirely and bring about a whole new host of humanitarian and financial woes.

UN Security Council to Meet on Iran Protests

Washington called on the U.N. Security Council to meet Friday to address the recent protests in Iran and the possibility that conflict could soon result.

UN General Assembly Passes Resolution Rejecting US Jerusalem Move

The United Nations General Assembly on Thursday passed a resolution against U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of the city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Ten Bodies Found in Myanmar Mass Grave: Army

Myanmar's army said it found 10 corpses in a mass grave in Rakhine state, the epicenter of a crackdown that triggered an exodus of the Rohingya minority.

Palestinians to Seek UN Backing if US Vetoes Jerusalem Resolution

The Palestinians will seek UN General Assembly support if the US vetoes a Security Council resolution against its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

UN ‘Shocked and Appalled’ at Mass-Execution in Iraq

The UN on Friday harshly criticized the mass-hanging of 38 men at a prison in southern Iraq this week, urging Baghdad to immediately halt all executions.

North Korea’s Ambassador Meets with UN Official After Visit

North Korea's UN ambassador met with a senior UN official who made a recent trip to Pyongyang to push for talks on ending the nuclear crisis

Bangladesh Launches Diphtheria Vaccination Effort for Rohingya Children

Bangladesh launched a diphtheria vaccination program for Rohingya refugee children living in crowded camps near the Myanmar border.

Leaders Join France’s Macron to Discuss Climate Cash Crunch

French President Emmanuel Macron gathered world leaders Tuesday to talk about climate finance, two years to the day since 195 nations adopted the Paris Agreement to stave off worst-case-scenario global warming.

UN Sanctions Affecting Aid in North Korea: Rights Chief

The UN rights chief said tough sanctions imposed on North Korea are complicating the delivery of desperately needed humanitarian aid

UN Seeks Urgent Resettlement of 1,300 Refugees Stranded in Libya

The UN appealed for countries to take in 1,300 "extremely vulnerable" refugees stranded in Libya, following revelations of horrific abuse

EU Pledges €25 Million for Yemen as Humanitarian Crisis Worsens

The EU on Friday pledged an additional €25 million in aid for Yemen as the humanitarian situation in the country continued to decline.

UN Seeks to Relaunch Probe into Chief’s 1961 Death

A Swedish-backed resolution circulating at the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday seeks to relaunch an investigation into the death of the world body's late chief Dag Hammarskjold, who was killed in a 1961 plane crash in Africa.

UN Envoy Heads to North Korea as Nuclear Tensions Soar

A senior United Nations official traveled to North Korea on Tuesday for a rare visit aimed at defusing soaring tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program.

UN Calls for ‘Humanitarian Pause’ in Yemen Fighting After Days of...

The United Nations' humanitarian coordinator in Yemen is calling for a pause in fighting to allow civilians caught in fighting in Sanaa to seek refuge as clashes in the capital continued for a fifth day.

Macron Says Europe Should Make Up Climate Money

French President Emmanuel Macron says Europe should make up funding for the UN climate change panel left by the US decision to hold back its contribution.

Women in Rural Morocco Are Playing Key Role in Climate Action

Women in rural Morocco are working with advocacy groups to find to solutions to logistical obstacles caused by climate change.

Israel Strikes Syrian Chemical Weapons Factory near Hama

Israeli warplanes carried out airstrikes against a purported chemical weapons manufacturing facility in western Syria, just hours after a new United Nations report blamed...

Trapped By Death And Facing Uncertainty, Rohingya Muslims Flee Myanmar

When a Syrian toddler washed up to the banks of Aegean Sea two years ago, the harrowing picture sent shockwaves across the globe. The...