Glocom is a front company run by North Korean intelligence agents, according to a UN report seen by Reuters.
Iraqi security forces captured Mosul airport from ISIS on Thursday, advancing towards the jihadists' last major stronghold in the western half of the city.
China will suspend all imports of coal from North Korea starting Feb. 19, the country's commerce ministry said.
Here are some of the key stories CNBC is following this hour.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said a "comprehensive political solution" is needed to solve world conflicts.
Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tennesee) discusses the new sanctions from the Trump administration targeting entities involved in Iran's missile testing.
BRUSSELS, Feb 3- International flights in and out of the European Union could be exempted from emissions limits for at least another four years to give the United Nations time to implement a global system to curb pollution from planes. But it was immediately criticised by environmental campaigners who oppose an International Civil Aviation Organization...
*EU exempted foreign flights from scheme until 2017. BRUSSELS, Feb 3- International flights in and out of the European Union could be exempted from emissions limits for at least another four years to give the United Nations time to implement a global system to curb pollution from planes. The International Civil Aviation Organization clinched a deal on a global...
Top aide to Iran's supreme leader Ali Akbar Velayati blamed the "inexperienced" Trump administration for apparent U.S. threats. NBCNews reports.
GENEVA, Feb 1- Global foreign direct investment fell 13 percent in 2016 and a possible 10 percent rise in 2017 is beset by uncertainty, the United Nations trade and development agency UNCTAD said on Wednesday. Global FDI was an estimated $1.52 trillion in 2016. The United States was the top destination with $385 billion, an 11 percent rise from 2015. Britain was...
Former U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon, once considered front-runner to be the next South Korean president, ruled out a run for the job on Wednesday.
U.S. Mission to the United Nations said it wanted the U.N.'s most powerful body to discuss Sunday's purported launch of a missile.
It’s not entirely clear what those aides hope to gain by undermining their boss' legitimacy, writes Vox's Yochi Dreazen.
The administration may also call for a review of treaties with multiple countries, with the goal of determining which ones to exit.
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley easily won confirmation to be President Donald Trump's ambassador to the United Nations, NBC News reported.
Business leaders must become part of the solution and further aid humanitarian organizations' efforts, Richard Curtis told CNBC.
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 20- When it comes to fighting malaria, Bill Gates and Ray Chambers are both inspired and concerned: With victory in sight, will the world's new leaders commit to finally beating this persistent parasite? "The imponderable is what happens with President Trump," said Chambers, the United Nations special envoy for malaria.
David Nabarro, special adviser to the UN Secretary-General, talks about how the UN's 2030 sustainable development agenda is strongly agreed on by WEF attendees.
LONDON, Jan 12- The chairman of a U.S. congressional committee investigating taxpayer funding of a World Health Organization cancer agency has asked U.S. health officials to release crucial documents. Representative Jason Chaffetz questioned whether the WHO's International Agency for Research on Cancer was trying to "avoid public scrutiny" by asking its...
GENEVA, Jan 12- The ranks of the world's jobless are expected to grow this year due to slow growth, political and economic uncertainty and a lack of investment, the International Labour Organization said on Thursday. Unemployment is rising in major emerging economies, especially those reliant on commodity exports such as Russia, South Africa and Brazil, the...