A senior Russian diplomat told reporters in Moscow that what is hampering a speedy resolution of the mission's visit to the Syrian town of Douma, affected by the alleged chemical attack, was "the consequences of the illegal, unlawful military action,"…
By Sarah el Deeb and Nataliya Vasileyva, Associated Press
Russia's U.N. ambassador has called for an open meeting of the U.N. Security Council Thursday on the poisoning of a former spy and his daughter in Britain.
By Associated Press
The United Nations, however, it is still facing a nearly $350 million shortfall this year.
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press
The United States is restricting all sales of defense equipment and services to all parties to South Sudan's conflict, saying it is "appalled" by the continuing violence that has defied a cease-fire. The U.S. is also calling on South Sudan's…
By Josh Lederman and Cara Anna, Associated Press
By Edith M. Lederer
The new sanctions also ban the export of food products, machinery, electrical equipment, earth and stones, wood and vessels from North Korea.
In a 128-9 vote, the U.N. General Assembly voted in favor of a resolution demanding the U.S. rescind its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. U.S. neighbors Mexico and Canada were among the 35 abstentions.
The State Department says a U.N. agreement aimed at addressing the needs of migrants could “undermine the sovereign right of the United States to enforce our immigration laws and secure our borders.”…
People marched in support of the United Nations’ International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, starting two weeks of campaigns.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Although it may seem counterintuitive — who wouldn’t want to condemn Nazis? — State Department officials said that free speech protections and other problems with the resolution make it impossible for America to support the document.
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