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...
The World Economic Forum's (WEF) flagship annual report surveyed 750 experts to identify the most significant global concerns.
LONDON, Jan 9- A European Union proposal to impose a levy on ships over their greenhouse gas emissions risks undermining the sector's global efforts to tackle the issue, the UN shipping agency's chief said on Monday. The proposals will go to a plenary vote in February and the EU's three law-making bodies- member states, the European Commission and the European...
Syrian government planes bombarded a rebel-held area near Damascus Sunday, a rebel official and monitors said, amid a fragile ceasefire.
Some experts warn Kim Jong Un may soon have a nuclear warhead capable of reaching the West Coast of the U.S., NBC News reports.
President-elect Donald Trump touted holiday spending and a strong stock market in a tweet on Monday evening.
President-elect Donald Trump criticized the United Nations Monday evening on Twitter.
Syrian rebels shelled Aleppo and air strikes resumed around the city on Friday as Assad said insurgents' withdrawal may spur a political solution.
Chris Boian at the UN Refugee Agency talks about the ongoing evacuations in Aleppo and the challenges in dealing with the humanitarian crisis.
PARIS, Dec 17- France has postponed a proposed Middle East peace conference in Paris to January next year, its ambassador to the United Nations said, acknowledging that the conditions to bring Israelis and Palestinians face-to-face were currently not there. France has repeatedly tried to breathe new life into the peace process this year, holding a preliminary...
Evacuation efforts to remove civilians trapped in Aleppo were suspended on Friday after rebel groups reportedly opened fire on a convoy.