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World Feb 12U.N. names global companies linked to Israeli settlements
The list's publication escalates a looming showdown between Israel and the international community over its contentious settlement policies in the West Bank.
World Feb 11UN agency considers fast-track drugs, vaccines for novel coronavirus
More than 300 scientists were expected to dial in remotely to the two-day meeting in Geneva that began Tuesday.
World Feb 03UN health agency tackles misinformation over virus outbreak
The World Health Organization is trying to tamp down excessive fear, gear up preparedness, and make sure people get their facts straight about the new coronavirus and the threat it poses. Since the outbreak began in the Chinese city of…
World Jan 29Leaked report shows United Nations suffered ‘sophisticated’ hack
Sophisticated hackers infiltrated U.N. offices in Geneva and Vienna last year in an apparent espionage operation.
World Nov 26UN says 2020 is ‘last best chance’ for addressing climate change
Countries need to begin making steep cuts to their greenhouse gas emissions immediately, or risk missing agreed targets for limiting global warming, the United Nations has said.
Nation Oct 02U.S. tariffs on EU goods would include cheese, wine, aircraft
The latest escalation in the administration’s tariffs will open a new chapter in the trade wars that are depressing the world economy and heightening fears of a global recession. It comes just as the Trump administration is in the midst…
Science Aug 22Giraffes move closer to endangered species protection
The plan would regulate world trade in giraffe parts, including hides, bone carvings and meat, while stopping short of a full ban. It passed 106-21 with seven abstentions.
World Jul 08UN rights chief ‘appalled’ by conditions in U.S. for migrants
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said Monday that children should never be held in immigration detention facilities or separated from their families.
World Jul 06From Libya to Texas, tragedies illustrate plight of migrants
As their choices narrow on land and at sea, migrants are often seen as a political headache in the countries they hope to reach and ignored in the countries they flee. Most live in limbo, but recent tragedies have focused…
World Jul 045,287 people killed during Venezuela security operations in 2018, UN reports
The U.N. human rights chief said the number of extrajudicial killings in 2018 was "shockingly high."…