This year's U.N. General Assembly concluded with a parade of divisive grievances that echoed when the final gavel fell.
The world’s often-divided nations united Monday to adopt a declaration commemorating the 75th anniversary of the United Nations.
At U.N., Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte defended his drug crackdown, dismissed criticism from human rights advocates and underscored his country's claims in the South China Sea.
President Donald Trump is set to give a prerecorded address to the U.N. General Assembly as he grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, chilly relations between the U.S. and China and ongoing threats from North Korea and Iran — all during a heated campaign for reelection.
Born out of World War II's devastation to save succeeding generations from the scourge of conflict, the United Nations officially marks its 75th anniversary Monday.
In defiance of overwhelming opposition, the United States is preparing to declare that all international sanctions against Iran have been restored.
A new report by the UN commission of inquiry on Burundi sees little optimism in the government of new President Evariste Ndayishimiye, saying it is “extremely concerned."
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo threatened to seek to reimpose UN sanctions on Iran if the U.N. Security Council does not approve a resolution that would indefinitely extend the arms embargo on Tehran, which is set to expire in October.
The U.N. envoy for West Africa and the Sahel says the region has experienced “a devastating surge in terrorist attacks against civilian and military targets” in recent months.
The U.S. won't issue Iran's foreign minister a visa to travel to the United Nations later this week, contending there was not enough time to process the request.