U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to pull the United States out of the World Trade Organization, an independent colossus that underpins trade rules.
Investigators for the United Nations said they have identified possible war crimes carried out by all sides in Yemen.
A panel of U.N. human rights investigators identified six Myanmar military leaders that it said should be prosecuted for genocide against Rohingya Muslims.
The brutality of Syria’s war has made it difficult to ensure accountability — a basic requirement of peace — such as keeping an accurate death toll.
International organizations want governments and tech companies to adopt a human rights declaration for artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Kofi Annan, a Nobel Peace Prize-winning, charismatic statesman who rose to become the first Black African U.N. secretary-general, has died. He was 80.
The departing U.N. human rights chief warned that people’s rights must be strongly defended while populist-driven authoritarianism is on the rise.
China’s government rejected the concerns of U.N. experts that at least 1 million ethnic Uighurs are being detained and indoctrinated in Xinjiang Province.
More than a half-century after the world agreed to keep the peace in outer space, U.S. President Donald Trump’s plans could violate international space law.
Chile’s former president Michelle Bachelet was made head of the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, drawing on her past as a victim.
Iran’s economic opening to the West in exchange for curbs on its nuclear ambitions now depends on its European, Russian and Chinese trading partners.
Human rights experts condemned U.S. President Donald Trump’s “strategic” attacks on American news outlets that could trigger violence against journalists.