U.N.'s World Food Programme Wins Nobel Peace PrizeThe United Nations' World Food Programme on Friday won the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to combat hunger and food insecurity around the globe.
Hey Siri, Stop Perpetuating Sexist Stereotypes, UN SaysSiri, Alexa and other female-voiced AI assistants are perpetuating gender stereotypes and encouraging sexist and abusive language from users, a UN report has said.
UN Ambassador Nikki Haley ResigningPresident Donald Trump said Tuesday that U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley is leaving the administration at the end of the year.
Planet Has Only Until 2030 To Stem Catastrophic Climate Change, Experts WarnGovernments around the world must take "rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society" to avoid disastrous levels of global warming, says a stark new report.
Trump Blasts "Ideology Of Globalism" In Address To U.N. General AssemblyPresident Trump excoriated the "ideology of globalism" and multinational authorities, underscoring the importance of national sovereignty and need for countries to pay for their own defense in his address before the United Nations General Assembly in New York Tuesday.
Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan Dies at Age 80Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations, has died at age 80.
Lee Calls For UN To Investigate Border Family SeparationsRep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, sent a letter to U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres asking his agency to send humanitarian observers to the U.S. to investigate the impacts of separating families on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Trump Administration Pulls US Out Of UN Human Rights CouncilThe United States announced Tuesday it was leaving the United Nations' Human Rights Council, with Ambassador Nikki Haley calling it "an organization that is not worthy of its name."
U.N. Expert Calls U.S. Income Inequality ‘A Political Choice’A U.N.-supported human rights expert has blasted the yawning gap between rich and poor in the United States, insisting in a new report that the world’s richest country “is now moving full steam ahead to make itself even more unequal.”
U.S. to Hit Russia with New Sanctions Over SyriaU.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley indicated Sunday that new sanctions to be announced Monday would be aimed at sending a message to Russia.
U.N. Council Rejects Russia Resolution on SyriaThe U.N. Security Council has rejected a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of the "aggression" by the United States and its allies against Syria.
UN Vote Calls US Move On Jerusalem 'Null, Void'The U.N. General Assembly has voted 128-9 with 35 abstentions to declare President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital "null and void."
UN Study: Nearly 50 Million Tons Of E-Waste Discarded Last YearA new study claims 49.3 million tons of TV sets, refrigerators, cellphones and other electrical goods were discarded last year.
UN To Debate Future Use Of 'Killer Robots'A U.N. panel agreed Friday to move ahead with talks to define and possibly set limits on the use of 'killer robots' in future conflicts.
At UN, Trump Threatens To 'Totally Destroy' North KoreaPresident Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if the nation's "Rocket man" leader does not abandon his drive toward nuclear weapons.