UN investigators: Crimes against humanity may have been committed when at least 535 people killed in Congo in December

GENEVA (AP) — UN investigators: Crimes against humanity may have been committed when at least 535…

UN: December massacre in Congo left 535 people dead

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Intercommunal violence that left at 535 people dead in western Congo may…

US joins Ethiopian-led investigation at plane crash site

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A team of U.S. aviation experts has arrived in Ethiopia to…

UN chief warns of ‘relentless’ pushback on women’s rights

UNITED NATIONS (AP)— Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Monday that there is a “deep, pervasive and relentless”…

3 nations ground Boeing 737 Max 8s after Ethiopia crash

HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — Authorities in Ethiopia, China and Indonesia grounded all Boeing 737 Max 8…

Ethiopia mourns crash victims as plane’s ‘black box’ found

EJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian Airlines has grounded all of its Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft…

Head of UN Women: Technology revolution must benefit women

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the U.N. women’s agency is calling for the revolution…

36 Western states air concerns over rights in Saudi Arabia

GENEVA (AP) — Three dozen Western countries have delivered unusually strong criticism of Saudi Arabia at…

UNITED NATIONS | UN: 11 million North Koreans need food and kids are stunted

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An estimated 11 million people in North Korea — over 43 percent…

UN says Burundi forces closure of its rights office there

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Burundi’s government has forced the United Nations human rights office in the…

Head of UN nuclear agency: Iran keeping to nuclear deal

BERLIN (AP) — The head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog says Iran is complying with the…

UN says heavy rains, floods kill 20 in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A U.N. humanitarian agency says at least 20 people died as heavy…

UN probe faults Israel for deadly crackdown on Gaza protests

GENEVA (AP) — Israeli soldiers intentionally fired on civilians and could have committed crimes against humanity…

UN faults Israel over deadly 2018 crackdown on Gaza protests

GENEVA (AP) — U.N.-backed investigators say Israeli soldiers intentionally fired on civilians and could have committed…

Frenchman picked to head UN-backed climate fund

BERLIN (AP) — Frenchman Yannick Glemarec has been picked to head a U.N.-backed body that helps…

GENEVA | UN chief: Human rights are losing ground in the world

GENEVA (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is denouncing a “groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intolerance”…

KABUL, Afghanistan | UN: Last year saw highest number of Afghan civilian deaths

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — More civilians were killed in Afghanistan last year than in any of…

JUBA, South Sudan | South Sudan’s hunger is growing, despite 5 months of peace

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Five months into South Sudan’s fragile peace, 1.5 million people are…

WASHINGTON | Vacant UN post has new favorite: the US ambassador to Canada

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the front-runner to be…

UNITED NATIONS | UN experts: North Korea nukes intact, dispersing missiles

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. experts say North Korea nuclear and ballistic missile programs “remain intact”…

How will generations that didn’t experience the Holocaust remember it?

—January 26, 2019—  (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from…

UNITED NATIONS | The Latest: Venezuelan military attache breaks with Maduro

UNITED NATIONS —January 26, 2019—  The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 8:05…

BANGKOK | Australia considering resettlement for runaway Saudi woman

BANGKOK — Jan 09, 2019—Australia will assess runaway Saudi woman Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun for settlement after…

GUATEMALA CITY | Guatemala to withdraw from UN anti-corruption commission

GUATEMALA CITY— January 07, 2019— Guatemala is pulling out of a United Nations-sponsored anti-corruption commission after…

GENEVA | UN report finds women migrants in Libya often face gang rape

GENEVA — The United Nations says interviews of migrants who passed through Libya show that the…

UNITED NATIONS |The UN General Assembly has endorsed a sweeping accord to ensure safe and orderly migration with US and 4 others opposed

UNITED NATIONS — The UN General Assembly has endorsed a sweeping accord to ensure safe and…

STOCKHOLM | Swedish TV: Witness in killings of UN experts poisoned

STOCKHOLM — Swedish broadcaster SVT says a key witness to the murder in Congo of two…

UNITED NATIONS | Serbia and Kosovo leaders to address UN about Kosovan army

UNITED NATIONS — The presidents of Serbia and Kosovo are scheduled to address the U.N. Security…

RIMBO, Sweden | UN chief says Yemen’s warring sides agreed on Hodeida truce

RIMBO, Sweden— The United Nations secretary general on Thursday announced that Yemen’s warring sides have agreed…

KATOWICE, Poland | The Latest: UN chief returning to press for climate deal

KATOWICE, Poland — The Latest on U.N. climate talks in Poland (all times local): 8:25 p.m.…