U.N. says it has credible reports that China holds million Uighurs in secret camps

Sat, 11 Aug 2018 - 01:20 GMT

U.N. says it has credible reports that China holds million Uighurs in secret camps.

Despite tensions, Russia seeks U.S. help to rebuild Syria

Sat, 04 Aug 2018 - 12:40 GMT

Russia has used a closely guarded communications channel with America's top general to propose the two former Cold War foes cooperate to rebuild Syria.

From Yemen to Nigeria, brutal attacks on schools soar, study says

Thu, 10 May 2018 - 10:50 GMT

Some 21,000 students and teachers were injured or killed in attacks on schools over the last five years, a study said on Thursday.

U.S. seeks over 6 years prison for Macau billionaire in U.N. bribery case

Fri, 30 Mar 2018 - 10:26 GMT

The U.S. government on Friday asked a judge to sentence Macau billionaire Ng Lap Seng to more than six years in prison.

U.S. sends conflicting signals over North Korea diplomacy

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 03:00 GMT

The United States has appeared to endorse closer post-Olympics engagement between South and North Korea with an eye to eventual U.S.-North Korean talks.

Guatemala president moves close to U.S. with Israel move

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 - 11:40 GMT

Guatemala's recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital cleaves President Jimmy Morales closer to the United States.

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Wed, 27 Dec 2017 - 08:28 GMT

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N. Korea likely to pursue talks, South says in rosy New Year forecast

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 - 12:09 GMT

South Korea predicted on Tuesday that North Korea would look to open negotiations with the United States next year in an optimistic outlook for 2018.

Attackers torch Democratic Republic of Congo president's property

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 - 10:20 GMT

A home belonging to Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila has been attacked and a policeman died in the incident.

Russia's Lavrov calls on U.S. and North Korea to start talks: RIA

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 - 09:28 GMT

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called on Monday for the United States and North Korea to start negotiations, the RIA news agency reported.

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Fri, 22 Dec 2017 - 10:00 GMT

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Quarter of Rohingya refugee children acutely malnourished

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 - 12:58 GMT

A quarter of Rohingya children under the age of five who fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar suffer from potentially life-threatening levels of malnutrition.

Egypt addresses U.N. over Sudan’s allegation

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 - 05:27 GMT

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry will deliver a letter to the U.N. secretariat to express its rejection to Sudan’s letter and allegations.

French foreign minister visits Libya in new push for U.N. talks

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 - 12:39 GMT

Libya's rival factions should stick to a United Nations peace process and prepare for elections in spring 2018, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said.

Erdogan says U.S. can't buy Turkish support on Jerusalem

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 - 12:35 GMT

Erdogan told the United States it could not buy Turkey's support in a vote at the U.N on Jerusalem, and said he hoped the world would teach Washington a lesson.

Israel PM rejects Jerusalem vote at UN 'house of lies'

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 - 11:46 GMT

sraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dubbed the United Nations a "house of lies" on Thursday.

UN rights chief refuses to 'bend knee' after US clash

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 - 05:00 GMT

The U.N top human rights official, a sharp critic of US President Donald Trump, declared Wednesday that he will not toe the line to seek re-election in his post

Congo and Uganda to launch joint operation against rebel ADF

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 - 11:30 GMT

Congo and Uganda are planning a joint military operation against a Congo-based Ugandan rebel group blamed for an attack that killed 15 United Nations peacekeepers.

Myanmar bars U.N. rights investigator just before visit

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 - 10:02 GMT

The U.N. independent investigator into human rights in Myanmar has been barred from visiting the country for the rest of her tenure, she said on Wednesday.

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Tue, 19 Dec 2017 - 09:27 GMT

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