U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Palestinians stand behind burning tires during clashes with Israeli security forces following traditional Friday prayers near the Old City in East Jerusalem on July 25, 2014. (credit: AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Violent Protests Erupt As Palestinian Authority Officials Call For ‘Day Of Rage’

Israeli aircraft struck 30 houses in the Gaza Strip early Friday, killing a leader of the militant group Islamic Jihad and two of his sons, while ground troops and Hamas gunmen fought intense battles in the north and center of the territory, Palestinian officials said.

07/25/2014

Israel Minister for Foreign Affairs Avigdor Lieberman looks on during a press conference with the Cypriot Foreign Affairs Minister, the European Union Commissioner for Enlargement, and the European Neighborhood Policy adviser, on July 24, 2012, at the EU Headquarters in Brussels, following an EU-Israel Association Council meeting. (credit: GEORGES GOBET/AFP/Getty Images)

Israel Foreign Minister: Just Like Nazis In WWII, Hamas Want To Exterminate The Jews

Israeli tanks and warplanes were pummeling the Gaza Strip Thursday as U.S. and other diplomats pushed for a cease-fire with Hamas militants.

07/24/2014

The first-ever United Nations Environmental Assembly opened in Kenya on Monday, as more than 150 high-level delegations began a weeklong examination of the intersection between global economic progress and the environment. (SIMON MAINA/AFP/Getty Images)

New UN Assembly Pushes Climate Change, Environment As Top World Priority

The first-ever United Nations Environmental Assembly opened in Kenya on Monday, as more than 150 high-level delegations began a weeklong examination of the intersection between global economic progress and the environment.

06/23/2014

Pope Francis called Friday for governments to redistribute wealth and benefits to the poor in a new spirit of generosity to help curb the "economy of exclusion." (TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Urges Governments To Redistribute Wealth

Pope Francis says governments should redistribute wealth and benefits to the poor in a new spirit of generosity to help curb the “economy of exclusion” that is taking hold today.

05/09/2014

Secretary of State Kerry shakes hands with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov ahead of Syrian peace talks in Switzerland. (GARY CAMERON/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry Says Assad Has Lost ‘Legitimacy’ To Govern Syria

At the start of Syrian peace talks, Secretary of State Kerry promises Syria a future without Bashar Assad.

01/22/2014

A German newspaper reported Saturday a team of U.N. chemical weapons inspectors could submit initial findings from its tests of samples collected in Syria by the end of next week. (ANWAR AMRO/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: UN Team May Submit Syria Chemical Weapon Results Next Week

A German newspaper reported Saturday a team of U.N. chemical weapons inspectors could submit initial findings from its tests of samples collected in Syria by the end of next week.

09/07/2013

Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon speaks at the Peace Palace in The Hague, The Netherlands, on Aug. 28 2013, on the day of the celebration of the building's 100th anniversary. (credit: BAS CZERWINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

UN To US: Wait 4 Days For Team To Complete Investigation Before Deciding On Military Strike

The United Nations is calling on the United States and its allies to wait longer on a potential military strike against Syria.

08/28/2013

Foreign ministers from the South American trade bloc Mercosur are expressing their indignation to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at alleged U.S. spying in the region and throughout the world. (PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

South American Leaders Alarmed At US Spying, Discuss UN Sanctions

Foreign ministers from the South American trade bloc Mercosur are expressing their indignation to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at alleged U.S. spying in the region and throughout the world.

08/05/2013

The U.N. says its staff is continuing to work in North Korea while Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon studies a message from North Korea saying the world body should consider evacuating U.N. personnel from the country. (Photo credit TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

UN Staff Continues Work In North Korea Despite Evacuation Warning

The U.N. says its staff is continuing to work in North Korea while Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon studies a message from North Korea saying the world body should consider evacuating U.N. personnel from the country.

04/05/2013

(Credit: Samir Hussein/Getty Images for Clinton Foundation Fundraiser)

Bill Clinton Challenges Wal-Mart CEO To Open Store In Libya

Former President Bill Clinton on Sunday challenged Wal-Mart to open a store in Libya and help create jobs in the world’s most troubled areas.

09/23/2012

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