Assange's lawyer says the U.K. and Sweden risk joining 'list of rogue nations' that ignore the U.N.
Tens of thousands of people are being held in government custody, according to the U.N.
Panel calls for reform of all laws that "authorize, condone or lead to child sexual abuse."
Assange has spent almost four years at the embassy, after being accused of sexual molestation.
The decision has been taken and will be published on Friday, Assange's lawyer said.
Zika's risk to babies is now a public health emergency.
The leader of the global body rejects Netanyahu's charge that he is "encouraging terrorism."
The Syrian war will enter its sixth year in March.
Saeb Erekat confirms to 'Newsweek' that consultations with U.N. Security Council members have begun.
Emergency food supplies will help people who are right now starving to death.
The book choice was announced on New Year's Eve via the library's Twitter account.
Republicans cite the nuclear activity as a direct result of Obama's "weak" foreign policy.
The latest estimates include 20.2 million refugees fleeing wars and persecution.
The UNHCR and Council of Europe step in after Hungary launches a national anti-refugee advertising campaign.
The accusation came at the U.N. after Baghdad complained about the deployment of Turkish troops in Iraq.
Economic need, global markets and a desire for better lives put more people on the move in 2015, especially in Asia.
The number of refugees at Syria's northeastern border with Jordan jumped from 4,000 to 12,000 in recent weeks.
All ballistic missile tests by Iran are banned under a 2010 Security Council resolution.
A look at why today's U.N appeals have trebled since 2005's $5 billion.
The number of women in Africa who married as children is set to double by 2050.
Bosnian Serbs massacred an estimated 8,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica in 1995.
Two out of every three maternal deaths occur in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Only the U.S. and Israel voted in favor of the decades-long embargo.