Nations want massive American digital surveillance reined in
In an unprecedented move, the kingdom declines a seat on the coveted body
Modest attire is customary in the Islamic Republic of Iran
The Security Council has five permanent veto-wielding members–the United States, Britain, France, Russia and China–and ten rotating members that serve two-year terms. The non-permanent …
New talks set for October in Geneva
Body would reconvene if Syria fails to relinquish chemical weapons
The most important thing to happen at the U.N. this week may not have been a General Assembly speech
Here are our picks for interesting speeches to watch at this year’s world leader gab fest.
The National Security Agency may hold the secret to the mysterious plane crash that killed United Nations Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold half a century ago, according to a commission investigating the incident. In 1961 Hammarskjold was flying to broker a seize fire in war-torn Congo when his DC-6 plane crashed in current day Zambia. …
Whatever his other failings at the G-20 summit on Thursday, U.S. President Barack Obama still made the grandest entrance. Driving up to the venue — an imperial palace in the Russian city of St. Petersburg — the other world …
A U.N. report released ahead of World Refugee Day on June 20 finds that we’re experiencing the worst refugee crisis in nearly two decades. More than 45.2 million people have been displaced from their homes because of conflict …
French officials say advances against Islamist militias in Mali may permit France to begin gradual troop withdrawal in March, as soldiers from African nations assume the lead role in battling the jihadi threat
With France preparing to hand its anti-Islamist intervention in Mali to forces from neighboring states, Paris now encourages Malian leaders to negotiate with Tuareg rebels who teamed up with Islamists to dominate the north.