A boat carrying 200 people sank a few hours after leaving a Senegal fishing town, marking the deadliest shipwreck recorded this year by the UN migration agency.
UN acting Libya envoy says "historic" truce covers "all areas of Libya", a country torn apart by civil war after Muammar Gaddafi's fall.
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights calls on Delhi to re-think its laws and policies in order to protect human rights activists.
Al Shabaab has turned into a shadow state and the Somali government, the United Nations and the international community need to reorient their focus.
In light of their poor human rights record, the trio’s expected win at the council has prompted an outcry from rights groups.
Founded in 1961, the UN organisation helped 97 million people in 2019 by distributing 15 billion rations to 88 countries.
The UN Mapping Report on mass killings, rapes and displacement in the Democratic Republic of Congo was a milestone in documenting crimes against humanity.
National governments will be invited to present more ambitious and high-quality climate plans at the summit, which would involve government leaders, as well as the private sector and civil society.
Despite the repeated calls for transforming the world body's most powerful institution, experts see close to zero chances of that happening as they see little incentive from today's Permanent Five to let others in.
The speech marks Nicolas Maduro’s return to the world stage after his absence last year as political tumult embroiled the country.
Beset by multiple crises around the world, the UN finds itself at a crossroads.
Turkish President Erdogan said that the fate of humanity cannot be left at the mercy of a handful of countries.
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