Antonio Guterres 'would have much preferred for the United States to remain in the Human Rights Council,' spokesman says
Martin Griffiths leaves Sanaa after talks with Houthi leaders fail to break deadlock over ongoing fight for Al-Hudaydah
Global tide of forcibly displaced people rose 2.9M last year; Turkey hosts largest refugee population, most Syrians
After two days of talks in the capital Sanaa, UN envoy Martin Griffiths was due to brief the Security Council later Monday on his efforts to end the crisis over Hodeida, a key entry point for desperately-needed aid in a country on the brink of famine.
Martin Griffiths is expected to propose to rebel leaders that they cede control of the Red Sea port to a UN-supervised committee to avoid further fighting with advancing government troops which are backed by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
Maung Zarni says 'UN needs to stop promoting Myanmar’s lies – such as bypassing the calls for ICC-led accountability'
Special envoy on first visit to liaise with Myanmar’s government to enhance its cooperation with UN on Rakhine state
Turkey also says adoption of the resolution on protection of Palestinian civilians 'a major victory'
'As a European, l feel ashamed,' UN refugee chief says after a ship carrying 629 migrants in the Mediterranean was turned away
UN special envoy for Yemen calls on all sides to exercise restraint
The fighting occurred in the town of Bambari, according to UN sources there and in the capital Bangui. A CAR soldier was also injured.
Newly-organized UN in Myanmar has shelved organization’s own governing principles of transparency and inclusivity, as evidenced by freshly-inked MOU with Myanmar
Food and Agriculture Organization food price index reaches highest level since October last year
Tomas Ojea Quintana, the UN's special rapporteur on human rights in North Korea, called on Pyongyang to "issue a general amnesty to release hundreds of prisoners".
Migrants were trying to cross from Horn of Africa to find employment in Yemen and the Gulf, UN says
The opposition said some 30 people were hospitalised after security forces fired "live ammunition" at protesters on Saturday.
In draft resolution, Kuwait asks for 'protection of the Palestinian people' at UN Security Council
Presidential aide Ibrahim Kalin says veto confirms U.S. sides with the powerful, not the righteous
Red Cross to send two surgical teams with 50-bed surgical unit to Gaza
Growing intra-African migration' can positively impact structural transformation in destination countries', says report
Foreign Ministry says country to also give $1.2 million to WHO following recent incidents at Gaza Strip