U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called for an international effort to stamp out torture in the wake of the Senate report detailing brutal CIA interrogations of terror detainees.
Senior U.S. officials who authorized and carried out torture as part of former President George W. Bush’s national security policy must be prosecuted, a top U.N. special investigator said Wednesday.
Palestinian Authority president demands a withdrawal of Israeli troops from Palestinian territories, says his people will never support “the Jewish State.”
The money will go to the United Nations’ Green Climate Fund to help developing nations adjust to rising seas, warmer temperatures and more extreme weather.
A U.N. panel began grilling American officials Wednesday over the country’s compliance with a key anti-torture treaty, raising a series of alleged violations and admitted “lapses” since the 9/11 attacks.
Climate change is happening, it’s almost entirely man’s fault and limiting its impacts may require reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero this century, the U.N.’s panel on climate science said Sunday.
A new United Nations report says the world is facing a challenge from foreigners traveling to fight in terror groups on an “unprecedented scale,” with about 15,000 in Syria and Iraq alone.
New York has a number of fascinating secret places, some that even a New Yorker may not be aware of.
The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says America doesn’t have to be perpetually at war, but it must take on the surging Islamic State group.
While many facts about the city by the bay may be obvious, there are many other facts that aren’t as obvious. Here are 10 things you might not know about San Francisco.