Officers from U.N. Migration, or IOM, enroll Somalis returning from Libya (AN/Omar Abdisalan)
June 29, 2018
For only a second time in a half-century, the leading international organization for migration will not be led by an American.
South Pacific around New Zealand (AN/Bernard Spragg)
June 28, 2018
Marine experts urged nations to improve how the high seas are governed, saying the global commons needs better conservation and sharing.
A U.S. Army specialist training in nuclear, biological and chemical attacks at Fort Bragg (AN/Darryl L. Montgomery)
June 27, 2018
An international organization that investigates chemical weapons attacks expanded its own authority so it can go a step further by assigning blame.
Northern edge of iceberg B-15A in Ross Sea, Antarctica (AN/National Science Foundation)
June 26, 2018
The world’s fourth largest and southernmost ocean is “surprisingly unknown” despite its importance to climate change, polar researchers said.
An ad for 5G technology on a rail car in the Washington, D.C. Metro (AN/John Heilprin)
June 25, 2018
As telecoms hurtle down a racecourse towards 5-G wireless technology, U.N. technical experts function as race directors working behind the starting gates.
Venezuelan municipality of Carrizal (AN/Ricardo Mello)
June 22, 2018
U.N. human rights investigators said the ICC should prosecute Venezuelan security forces for hundreds of arbitrary killings and other alleged abuses.
World Council of Churches receives a visit from Pope Francis (AN/Albin Hillert/WCC)
June 21, 2018
Visiting Switzerland, Pope Francis focused attention on one of the world’s oldest and largest international organizations: the Roman Catholic Church.
Visitors gaze at Spanish abstract artist Miquel Barceló's ceiling painting in the U.N. Human Rights Council (AN/John Heilprin)
June 19, 2018
U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration said it will withdraw the U.S. from the U.N. Human Rights Council, complaining of bias against Israel.
Lining up for food at Congo's Kibati camp (AN/John Heilprin)
June 19, 2018
One of every 110 people worldwide has been forced to leave home because of conflict, war, violence, human rights abuses or persecution, the U.N. reported.
A popular video game for kids (AN/John Heilprin)
June 18, 2018
An inability to stop playing video games will be classified as a mental health condition for the first time in WHO’s manual of the world’s diseases.