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.
The U.N. refugee agency says Britain must resettle more than 100 Syrian refugees.
Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein criticized the term 'swarms' of refugees, which was used by the British Prime Minister earlier this year.
The Syrian opposition says airstrikes in Homs killed 36 civilians.
Analysts say Raúl Castro's address at the U.N. on Monday was yet another sign that the two countries were moving toward closer relations.
2015 is the first year that fewer than 6 million children have died.
The United Nations is hoping a roster of celebrities will help get the word out about its new development goals.
Israeli ambassador appeals to body to block move by Ramallah to raise flag before General Assembly.
An LGBT advocacy group presented the council with gruesome photos of Islamic State throwing men from buildings.
In return for lifting U.S., EU and U.N. sanctions, Iran will be subjected to long-term curbs on a nuclear program.
Ahead of the 20th anniversary, families gathered as the bodies of newly identified victims passed through Sarajevo.
U.N. investigators said Israel and Palestinian militant groups committed grave abuses of international humanitarian law during the 2014 Gaza conflict.
Officials call on the international community to help as refugee numbers in Turkey set to hit 2.5 million.
Vaccination rates have fallen dramatically in the last few years, and the conflict is making things worse.
UN children's agency calls on all parties in conflict to ensure safety of children.
Terror group's militants have taken control of most of the camp, officials say.