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
The new sanctions also ban the export of food products, machinery, electrical equipment, earth and stones, wood and vessels from North Korea.
By Edith M. Lederer
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.
By Joshua Barajas
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.”…
By Larisa Epatko
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.
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press and Josh Lederman, Associated Press
A "no" vote Wednesday from U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley will return the United States to a place of extreme isolation within the global community over its policy toward Cuba, potentially undermining the Trump administration's broader goals for…
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press and Thomas Adamson, Associated Press
The United States said Thursday it is pulling out of the U.N.'s educational, scientific and cultural agency because of what Washington sees as its anti-Israel bias and need for "fundamental reform." Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel plans to…
By Jennifer Hijazi
The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) for drawing "attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based…
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