UN Official Says Ebola Will End In Sierra Leone In WeeksThe U.N. Ebola chief said Monday he believes "it's only a matter of weeks" before the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone ends, but stopping the deadly disease in Guinea will take more time because in some areas unsafe traditions still hold sway over what's good for people's health.
Nepal Aid Still Not Reaching Some Isolated Villages A Week LaterWith help still not reaching some isolated villages a week after Nepal's devastating earthquake, a top international aid official said Saturday that more helicopters were needed to get assistance to the farthest reaches of this Himalayan nation.
Angelina Jolie Rips World Powers On Syria's Refugee CrisisActress Angelina Jolie pleaded with world powers to help the millions of Syrian refugees.
UN Envoy: Yemen At 'Edge Of Civil War'The U.N.'s special envoy for Yemen, Jamal Benomar, warned an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Sunday that events were pushing the country "to the edge of civil war."
UN Agency Investigating Photos Showing ISIS Distributing Its FoodThe U.N.'s World Food Program says it is "extremely concerned" about images circulating on social media showing Islamic State labels affixed to its food aid boxes in Syria.
UN Official: NKorean Human Rights, Cult Of Kim Can't CoexistA campaign within the United Nations to haul North Korean leader Kim Jong Un before an international court for crimes against humanity has touched off a defensive fury in Pyongyang, where it's being treated like a diplomatic declaration of war
U.N. Chief Says U.S. Torture Report Should Spur Global ActionU.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.
UN Expert: Prosecute Senior US Officials, CIA Who Authorized TortureSenior 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 President: We Will Never Recognize Israel As Jewish StatePalestinian Authority president demands a withdrawal of Israeli troops from Palestinian territories, says his people will never support "the Jewish State."
Obama Pledges $3 Billion To Help Poor Countries Confront Climate ChangeThe money will go to the United Nations' Green Climate Fund to help developing nations adjust to rising seas, warmer temperatures and more extreme weather.
UN Panel: US Must Answer For Alleged Torture ViolationsA 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.