The United Nations on Saturday appealed for 550 million dollars in humanitarian aid for Afghanistan in order to target 5.7 million people in need of assistance in 2017.
UN special rapporteur on human rights Yanghee Lee on Saturday visited the conflict zone in Myanmar's northern Rakhine State where the military allegedly has been committing human rights abuses...
The South Sudanese government will accept the deployment of a 4,000-strong United Nations regional protection force, UN spokesman Stéphane Dujarric said in New York Thursday.
South Sudan said Wednesday it would no longer accept the deployment of a 4,000-strong regional protection force planned by the United Nations for the violence-plagued country.
The Greek and Turkish leaders of Cyprus returned to the negotiating table Monday in Geneva to work on the few but divisive issues that stand in the way of an agreement to end the separation of the...
Israel will withhold about 6 million dollars in UN dues to protest the international body's recent condemnation of Israel for building settlements in occupied Palestinian territories, its UN ...
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has called for a timetable for ending Israel's occupation of the West Bank following a UN Security Council resolution against Israeli settlement activity.
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has summoned Israel's ambassador to discuss a cancelled meeting between the nations' prime ministers, said an Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman on Monday.
Both the Islamic Hamas movement and the less influential Islamic Jihad (Holy War) welcomed the vote in the United Nations Security Council on Friday which condemned Israeli settlement activity and...
The United States allowed UN Security Council passage of a resolution Friday demanding a halt to Israel's settlement activity in the West Bank, exposing an unusual rift between the two allies.
The UN Security Council on Friday rejected a resolution to impose sanctions and a weapons embargo on South Sudan, which has been embroiled in a years-long civil war.
The Israeli government has come out in full force against a UN Security Council vote scheduled Thursday on a draft resolution demanding a halt to settlement activity in the West Bank.
Nearly three-quarters of human trafficking victims worldwide are girls and women, according to a United Nations report released Wednesday.
About 19 people have been killed in anti-government protests in Congo's capital Kinshasa, the UN said Wednesday.
Japan is expected to oppose a UN arms embargo and additional sanctions on South Sudan, which its major ally the United States wants to impose, Japanese media reported on Wednesday.