Iran's president called for an end to state involvement in the economy and an end to the country's isolation.» Read More
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.
UNITED NATIONS, Sept 16- The United Nations, Israel and the Palestinian Authority have reached a deal to allow reconstruction work to begin in the war-torn Gaza Strip with U.N. monitoring of the use of materials, U.N.
The number of chronically undernourished people dropped by more than 100 million, equivalent to a country the size of the Philippines, according to a report by the United Nations food agency, International Fund for Agricultural Development and World Food Programme.
Government drives to improve nutrition have helped put the developing world on track to meet a United Nations goal to halve the proportion of people suffering from hunger between 1990 and 2015, the U.N. food agency, International Fund for Agricultural Development, and World Food Programme said.
UNITED NATIONS, Sept 9- The 193- member United Nations General Assembly agreed on Tuesday to negotiate and adopt a multilateral legal framework for sovereign debt restructuring processes to improve the global financial system, spurred by Argentina's debt crisis.
GENEVA, Aug 28- The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa could infect more than 20,000 people, the World Health Organisation said on Thursday in a bleak assessment of the deadly disease.
WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION CALLS FOR MASSIVE AND COORDINATED RESPONSE TO EBOLA.
DEATH TOLL FROM EBOLA OUTBREAK IN WEST AFRICA RISES TO 1,145- WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION.
Staff with the World Health Organization battling an Ebola outbreak in West Africa see evidence the numbers of reported cases and deaths vastly underestimates the scale of the outbreak.
*Guinea declares health emergency over virus. CONAKRY, Aug 14- Staff with the World Health Organization battling an Ebola outbreak in West Africa see evidence the numbers of reported cases and deaths vastly underestimates the scale of the outbreak, the U.N. agency said on its website on Thursday.
UNITED NATIONS, Aug 13- The U.N. Security Council said on Wednesday it was encouraged by the nomination of Iraq's Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi as it was an important step toward creating an inclusive government representing all parts of the country's society.
*Liberia to treat infected doctors with trial drug ZMapp. LONDON/ GENEVA, Aug 12- People infected in the West African Ebola outbreak can be offered untested drugs, the World Health Organisation said on Tuesday, but the scarcity of supplies has raised questions about who gets priority access to treatment.
*Liberia to treat infected doctors with trial drug ZMapp. LONDON/ GENEVA, Aug 12- People infected in the West African Ebola outbreak can be offered untested drugs, the World Health Organisation said on Tuesday, but the scarcity of supplies raises questions about who gets priority access to treatment.
LONDON, Aug 12- World Health Organization experts fighting the world's worst outbreak of Ebola hope for improved supplies of experimental treatments and progress with a vaccine by the end of the year.
UNITED NATIONS, Aug 8- Any bid by Russia to deliver humanitarian aid into Ukraine would be viewed as an invasion, the United States said on Friday, warning that Moscow voiced similar concerns for civilians before its brief 2008 war with Georgia.
UNITED NATIONS, Aug 7- The U.N. Security Council condemned on Thursday recent attacks by Islamic State militants in Iraq and called for international support for the country after the 15- member body held an emergency meeting on the situation.
Michelle Caruso-Cabrera speaks with interim Ukrainian Prime Minister Yatsenyuk as he arrived at Heartland Brewery Chophouse in NYC for a dinner with the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America following his address to the UN Security Council.
NBC's Ian Williams reports the Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk will be traveling to the U.S. to meet President Obama in Washington.
U.N. Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson, says tensions in Crimea could lead to a new "Cold War" but insisted that it's important for "cool heads" to prevail.