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Nearly 38.7% reported sexual harassment at some point in their time at the U.N. [Read More]
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A sexual harassment survey within the United Nations found a third of respondents experienced at least one incident in the last two years... [Read More]
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The harsh crackdown is in response to protests against dramatic prices for what has become the world's most expensive gasoline. [Read More]
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The Security Council has voted unanimously to authorize a U.N. mission to monitor implementation of a cease-fire and the withdrawal of rival forces from Yemen's... [Read More]
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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Tuesday he plans to reactivate an application for the Palestinians to have full membership in the United Nations, and his... [Read More]
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The U.N. says the warring parties in Yemen have refused to talk face-to-face during two recent meetings held to discuss the redeployment of forces from... [Read More]
U.N. leaders honored Nelson Mandela as an inspiration for the world body, an example for democracy and a reminder that "differences are to be celebrated"... [Read More]
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With rising unilateralism challenging its very existence, the United Nations convenes its annual meeting of world leaders Monday and will try once more to tackle... [Read More]
With rising unilateralism challenging its very existence, the United Nations convenes its annual meeting of world leaders Monday and will try once more to tackle... [Read More]
With rising unilateralism challenging its very existence, the United Nations convenes its annual meeting of world leaders Monday and will try once more to tackle... [Read More]
With rising unilateralism challenging its very existence, the United Nations convenes its annual meeting of world leaders Monday and will try once more to tackle... [Read More]
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says negotiations between the two Koreas won't be successful unless there is simultaneous success in U.S.-North Korean negotiations to denuclearize the... [Read More]
The United States and Russia clashed Monday over enforcing U.N. sanctions against North Korea, with the U.S. ambassador accusing Moscow of "cheating" and Russia's envoy... [Read More]
The United States has called an urgent meeting of the U.N. Security Council for Monday in response to what it says are efforts by some... [Read More]
US calls UN meeting on North Korea... [Read More]
United Nations The United States has called an urgent meeting of the U.N. Security Council for Monday in response to what it says are efforts... [Read More]
The event will take place on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly's annual gathering of world leaders. [Read More]
The United States is calling an urgent meeting of the U.N. Security Council in response to what it says are efforts by some countries "to... [Read More]
Turkey is urging the international community "to vocally and actively support" Turkish calls for a cease-fire in Syria's last rebel-held stronghold in neighboring Idlib province... [Read More]
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