Under heavy Israeli pressure, Egypt called off a planned vote in the Security Council hours before it was to take place. In the diplomatic activity ahead of the postponement, both Netanyahu and Trump issued nearly identical statements urging the U.S.
By PBS NewsHour
Evacuations resumed overnight in Eastern Aleppo after days of delays, under terms of a fragile cease-fire. The UN Security Council unanimously voted to deploy monitors to Aleppo to ensure evacuees are unmolested. Judy Woodruff reports and speaks with David Miliband…
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
In a joint statement, the leaders of Britain, Germany, Italy, France, Canada and the U.S. demanded that Syria's government address the humanitarian crisis by allowing United Nations aid in to eastern Aleppo. They said the U.N. should investigate reports of…
Tired of waiting for the international community to help refugees rebuild their lives, Mohammed Badran decided to take action for Syrian refugees who were "stateless and stuck," just like himself.
By Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
The number of migrants who have died trying to cross the Mediterranean this year will surpass the number of deaths in 2015, the United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday.
By Ryan Connelly Holmes
International aid agencies are preparing for what the United Nations estimates could be an exodus of as many as one million people.
By PBS NewsHour
As Iraq fights to reclaim Mosul from ISIS, the chance of a humanitarian crisis is a growing concern. John Irvine of Independent Television News reports and Jeffrey Brown talks to David Miliband, CEO of the International Rescue Committee, about the…
By News Desk
Former Portuguese prime minister Antonio Guterres is the unanimous choice to succeed Ban Ki-moon as secretary-general of the United Nations.
By Vikram Mansharamani
At the end of the year, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will step down after a decade of service. Who will be the next person to tackle issues like climate change and the refugee crisis?…
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