Bill Gates says Ukraine War stops us achieving development goals
Gates said the war had distracted attention from reaching goals such as alleviating poverty, hunger and ensuring affordable and clean energy by 2030.
U.N. researcher outlines "several steps" separating world from nuclear war
While the world remains currently out of reach of nuclear conflict, Pavel Podvig says that there are several points of escalation from Russia to look out for.
Ukraine's Children Endure Levels of Suffering 'Not Seen Since' WWII: UNICEF
An average of more than two children are killed and four injured each day in the war with Russia, according to the U.N.
World Food Grain Shortage Looms as Russia Blocks a Top Ukrainian Export
Nearly four and half million tons of grain are blocked in Ukraine's ports, a U.N. World Food Program representative said.
Russian Lawmaker Says He Wished Kyiv Was Bombarded During Blinken Visit
Aleksey Zhuravlyov told Russian state TV he was glad that missiles hit the Ukrainian capital during a diplomatic visit by the U.N. secretary general.
Widespread 'Famine, Death and Starvation' if Ukraine Ports Close: UN
The executive director of the U.N.'s World Food Program warned that a global food shortage and a spike in food prices would "spell disaster" for poorer nations.
Russia-Ukraine Live Updates: Russia Accuses U.S. of Creating Hysteria
The U.S. is preparing to "present the facts" in a face-off with Russian officials at a meeting of the U.N. Security Council later today. The live updates for this blog have ended.
Mexican President Calls on World's Richest to Help World's Poorest
"The spirit of cooperation is losing ground to the desire for profit, and this is leading us to slide from civilization into barbarity," López Obrador said.
Barack Obama 'Wasn't Real Happy' When Donald Trump Left Paris Accords
"When it comes to climate, time really is running out... we are nowhere near where we need to be," Obama said.
China, Russia Ask U.N. to End Sanctions on North Korea
China and Russia's resolution aims to lift sanctions "with the intent of enhancing the livelihood of the civilian population" of North Korea.
Biden's Trip to Global Climate Talks Is Pointless, Schwarzenegger Says
Schwarzenegger said, "But as you could see, [Biden] cannot get anything passed right now."
UN Says 'Heightened Threats' Are Emerging From ISIS, Affiliates Globally
The memo comes as the U.S. is set to withdraw all troops in Afghanistan, where ISIS and al Qaeda are rooted, and said parts of West and East Africa were susceptible to terror groups.
Chinese State Media Hypes 'Rift and Conflict' Between U.S. and Europe
"The limits of the Trump administration's highly unilateral and aggressive foreign policy are being exposed," an opinion column argued.
Post-Trump Jab, Twitter Resurfaces Greta Thunberg's Anti-Bullying Tweet
"When haters go after your looks and differences, it means they have nowhere left to go," she wrote in the tweet from last month. "And then you know you're winning!"
U.S. Calls for Halt to Violence in Libya
According to a Tripoli resident, the population in the country's capital was concerned that the destruction meted out to Benghazi during Haftar's yearslong battle there would be imposed on them.
America Falls Again in World Happiness Rankings
Some researchers think increased screen time is driving down the United States' happiness ranking.
Rohingya Children Are Being Deprived of Education
Recent monsoons have threatened the safety of Rohingya refugees, and many live in exposed areas.
Russia Tells U.S. Risk of War Over Syria Is Real
Russia's top diplomat said avoiding war was the top priority, but added that "we cannot exclude any possibilities."
Facebook Played Role in Hate Speech in Myanmar: U.N.
"I'm afraid that Facebook has now turned into a beast," said Yanghee Lee., the U.N. special rapporteur on Myanmar.
Palestine Urges 'Negotiations' to Gain Recognition
"We are ready to begin negotiations immediately in order to achieve the freedom and independence of our people."
U.S. Spending on U.N. Peacekeeping More Cost-Effective
The U.S. is currently the largest financial contributor to U.N. peacekeeping operations, behind a quarter of the U.N.'s 2017 budget.
Nikki Haley Calls Trump Affair Rumors 'Disgusting'
Michael Wolff recently suggested there had been a romantic relationship between President Donald Trump and Nikki Haley.
Nikki Haley Blasts Palestine's Abbas in U.N. Speech
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley blasted Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday at the U.N. headquarters in New York City.
Iran Compares U.S. Missile 'Show' to Iraq War Speech
Will U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley, like former Secretary of State Colin Powell, regret her presentation on the alleged threat posed by Iran?
U.S. Flies B-1B Over South Korea in Air Force Drills
The aircraft left its base in the U.S. territory of Guam before joining two Japanese F-15 fighters to take part in the drills.
Lebanese Army Told to Prepare for War With Israel
On the eve of Lebanon's 74th anniversary of independence, the country's army chief said troops should "fully prepare" to face threats from Israel.
A-Bomb Survivor Wants Nuke Ban Amid Trump-Kim Dispute
Tokuko Kimura was 10 years old when she became victim to the second of the only two nuclear attacks in history and 72 years later she's fighting to ensure it never happens again.
Myanmar Army Claims Discovery of 'Mass Hindu Grave'
Independent observers are still largely excluded from the area and have not been able to verify the grave.
Trump at United Nations Live Stream: Where to Watch
Officials have indicated Trump will address the threats posed by North Korea and Iran in his first speech to the organization.
Secret Deals, Vote Trading Harming U.N.
The U.N. has been considered a top authority since World War II, but critics say backdoor deals get in the way of real action.