Hundreds of organizations and experts described the third United Nations high-level meeting on noncommunicable diseases as a “squandered” opportunity.
Participants in a high-profile gathering at the United Nations denounced countries that imprison journalists for doing their jobs.
The world has lost about 35 percent of its swamps, bogs and other wetlands since nearly a half-century ago, sped up by climate change and overpopulation.
At the U.N. General Assembly, U.S. President Donald Trump belittled the world body as “an unelected, unaccountable global bureaucracy.”
The IAEA released two reports this month that together capture nuclear power’s incongruity: its uncertain economic appeal but relative climate advantages.
Despite agreeing to create a buffer zone in Syria’s Idlib region, Russia and Turkey will let air raids and ground offensives continue in civilian areas.
U.N. human rights investigators urged international justice for Myanmar’s military-led crimes, which show its democratic transition is all but halted.
The demilitarized buffer zone in Syria’s Idlib region makes use of a centuries-old tool that international treaties and organizations now use.
The World Trade Organization is under mounting pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration to justify its global rules and existence.
Diplomats, experts and international organizations are rushing to protect the rich biodiversity of open oceans against commercial pressures.
At least 5.2 million people around the world were newly uprooted within their own country by conflicts and violence during the first half of 2018.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s belligerent national security adviser harshly condemned the International Criminal Court, which is hated by conservatives.
The U.N. Security Council held its first meeting devoted to the ties between corruption, peace and security, focusing especially on Venezuela.
The U.N. secretary-general prodded nations to act faster and more decisively to combat climate change by altering their “path of suicidal emissions.”
For only the second time in its 144-year history, the international postal organization held an “Extraordinary Congress,” this time under U.S. pressure.
In her first day on the job, U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet took on Myanmar’s government and defended the right to press freedom.
Russians and Americans have a history of election meddling but they are not equivalent, international organizations and democracy proponents say.
The U.S., Russia and other nations blocked negotiations towards a law to govern or ban usage of killer robots if the technology becomes a reality someday.