Peter Sutherland, U.N. special representative of the secretary-general for international migration, praises Germany and Sweden for accepting large numbers of refugees. But he adds the burden of looking after refugees needs to be more fairly distributed.» Read More
Fishery poaching is wiping out shoreline stocks and pushing poor fishermen from some countries toward piracy.
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.
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.
A start-up is trying to tackle the problem of world hunger with what it hopes will be a game-changing idea? Bugs.
Panel after panel at this year's Clinton Global Initiative turned to one subject. It may not be what you think.
President Obama addressed the United Nations today on the future of Iran, Syria, and the Middle East. CNBC's John Harwood has the details.
Ayham Kamel, Middle East analyst at Eurasia Group, discusses the U.S./Russia talks over Syria and how Western countries need to appear strong.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera provides a preview of President Obama speech at the United Nations today.
The diplomatic chill between the United States and Iran is showing signs of thawing, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, with a preview of President Obama speech at the United Nations today.
Elizabeth Ferris, senior fellow in foreign policy at The Brookings Institution, discusses the U.S./Syria talks to remove chemical weapons from Syria, and humanitarian support needed in neighboring countries.
Michael Hudson, Director of the Middle East Institute at the National University of Singapore says Syria has been handed a lifeline with the U.S.-Russia chemical weapons plan.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Sec. of State John Kerry confirms sarin gas was used and killed Syrians.
Anthony Skinner, director at Maplecroft, says a strict UN resolution on Syria is likely following the latest chemical attack, but that Assad could "pull the carpet from under Obama's feet" again.
Vladimir Putin's editorial admonishing the U.S. to abide by the U.N.'s authority embarrasses President Obama, Donald Trump said Thursday.
President Barack Obama presents his case for action against Syria to the American people, live from the White House. The President says he asked Congress to postpone a vote and that he'll continue to work with Britain and France, Russia and China to get a U.N. solution.
CNBC's John Harwood reports possible next steps as Syria's foreign minister says they are prepared to acknowledge the existence of its chemical weapons arsenal.
CNBC's John Harwood reports Syria's foreign minister says Syria is prepared to acknowledge the existence of its chemical weapons arsenal, and willing to sign the chemical weapons convention.
At 4pm the UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting regarding Syria, CNBC's John Harwood has the details.