Al-Shabab says its fighters killed five soldiers in the clashes, a claim Nairobi denies.
Unless this is done, Ban Ki-moon's showcase event should be judged a failure, says War Child UK.
More than 50 people, including children, died in a shelling of an Aleppo hospital last week.
The North Korean leader has also banned freedom of movement in the country as security tightens.
Israel's ambassador accused the U.N. of "ignoring the reality in the Middle East."
Special rapporteur says policy is stifling debate.
The young boy ran into the road and was struck by an armored jeep in the northern city of Mokolo.
UN envoy to Palestinian territories says Israeli settlements is a 'provocation.'
Radovan Karadzic was found guilty of 10 of 11 counts of war crimes and sentenced to 40 years imprisonment.
China asked the U.S. on March 16 for help removing the ships from the U.N. blacklist.
A soft partition in Syria will only harm peace talks and, ultimately, the country's long-term future, writes Chatham House's Doris Carrion.
Pyongyang's nuclear testing has already led to the toughest sanctions regime ever placed on the country.
Problems linked to the virus are now found in children, teenagers and older adults.
From marches to concerts, how the world will commemorate the day.
Jaish al-Islam says it's still coming under attack from government forces.
The firing escalates tensions on the Korean peninsula.
U.S. President Barack Obama calls the sweeping measures a "firm, united" response.
The new sanctions go further than any regime in two decades and are aimed at cutting off funds for its nuclear programs.
The U.K. and Sweden risk becoming "rogue nations" for ignoring the U.N. human rights ruling on Assange.
About 40 percent of pollinators like bees and butterflies are at risk, according to a UN-issued report.
If adopted, the bill will require U.N. members to inspect all cargo going to or from the country.
Dr. Khaled Mohammed details the continuing desperation of the town's population despite aid deliveries.
Violence erupted between youths from two rival ethnic groups in the camp.