The General Assembly approved a resolution demanding better privacy protection, another response to revelations of U.S. spying.» Read More
UNITED NATIONS, Oct 10- A $1 billion United Nations appeal to fight Ebola has only been 25 percent funded and senior U.N. officials warned on Friday that no country was safe as the world faced a crisis with staggering potential. The current outbreak of the hemorrhagic fever, which is the worst on record, was identified in March in a remote part of Guinea and has spread...
UNITED NATIONS, Oct 10- The United Nations said on Friday that its appeal for $1 billion to respond to the West Africa Ebola outbreak was only 25 percent funded and a surge in trained healthcare personnel was also needed to help tackle the crisis.
UNITED NATIONS $1 BILLION APPEAL TO RESPOND TO EBOLA OUTBREAK IS ONLY 25 PERCENT FUNDED- DEPUTY U.N.
Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone have been hardest hit by the disease, and cases have been reported in Senegal and Nigeria. On Wednesday, the World Health Organization said Ebola had claimed the lives of 3,879 people from among 8,033 confirmed, probable and suspected cases since it was identified in Guinea in March. Nabarro praised the United States, Britain, the...
Ammo being used by ISIS are found to have been manufactured in 21 countries including the US, NBC News reports.
Top U.S. officials from the White House, Pentagon and State Department met with representatives from 44 countries and multilateral agencies, including the United Nations and World Bank, to call for implementation of 7- year-old global standards for dealing with deadly epidemics and other health dangers, including biological attacks.
Lord Mark Malloch-Brown, former deputy general secretary at the United Nations, says only a political solution will counter the Islamic State in Iraq.
President Barack Obama said in a speech in the United Nations that more funding and awareness is needed, NBC News reports.
Obama warns the U.N. that the world must take action against threats ranging from Ebola to ISIS, and he condemns Russia's "might makes right" actions.
Addressing violence engulfing the Middle East, President Obama says the status quo in Gaza is not sustainable and America will not give up on peace.
President Obama says it is time for the rest of the world to reject the ideology of organizations like ISIS and the U.S. must offer an alternative vision.
At the United Nations General Debate President Obama lays out a plan of how the international community will confront ISIS. Obama says the U.S. will not act alone and does not intend to send U.S troops to occupy foreign lands.
President Obama addresses terrorism at the 2014 United Nations General Debate.
At the 2014 United Nations General Debate, President Obama outlines the Russian aggression in Europe, saying America believes "right makes might" and will impose a cost on Russia.
President Obama remarks at the 2014 United Nations General Debate, on international issues including Ebola, Russian aggression in Europe and terror threats, and discusses the choice the UN faces together.
The United Nations General Debate has begun in New York. President Obama is scheduled to speak shortly, with CNBC's John Harwood.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on U.S. efforts to get other regional powers to participate in the campaign against ISIS strongholds.
The U.S. will support civil society and expression, even if foreign governments don't like it, the president says.
Iran's economy is showing tentative signs of strengthening. But it still has a long way to go.
Fishery poaching is wiping out shoreline stocks and pushing poor fishermen from some countries toward piracy.