In our news wrap Monday, besieged drugmaker Purdue Pharma has filed for federal bankruptcy protection. The move was part of a plan by the manufacturer of OxyContin to settle thousands of lawsuits stemming from the opioid crisis. Also, after more…
The war in Syria rages on, with President Bashar al-Assad's regime continuing its onslaught of airstrikes in northwest Idlib province -- the last rebel stronghold. Stephanie Sy reports and talks to retired Gen. Joseph Votel, who until recently oversaw U.S.
Tadamichi Yamamoto told the Security Council that the events of recent days and weeks "have shown, more than ever, the urgency of finding a political settlement to the long Afghan conflict."…
By Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that Iran is trying to deceive the world by refusing to fully cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency. The effort comes two weeks before the annual U.N. General Assembly session at which…
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
By David Rising, Associated Press
The International Atomic Energy Agency reported all of the new centrifuges had been "prepared for testing" but none yet tested at the time of the Sept. 7-8 inspection.
By Associated Press
North Korea says it wants the U.N. international staff in the country reduced by the end of the year "due to the politicization of U.N. assistance by hostile forces" — but the U.N. says its current "light footprint" is vital.
By Associated Press
The protest was the New York edition of the 16-year-old Swedish activist's weekly Fridays For Future — the student school strikes she's inspired in about 100 cities worldwide.
By Samy Magdy, Associated Press
A boat carrying dozens of migrants bound for Europe capsized Tuesday in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya, with at least 40 people missing and presumed drowned, U.N. officials said, as a support group reported it had gotten a call from…
By Grant Peck, Associated Press
The U.N. Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar said it found the country's soldiers "routinely and systematically" forced sexual acts against women, girls, boys, men and transgender people in "blatant violation of international human rights law."…
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