Recent News Headlines : United Nations

BOTSWANA'S 30 YEAR OLD MINISTER BECOMES INTERNET SENSATION ACROSS AFRICA


Meet Botswana's new Minister of Investment, Trade Industry, Bogolo Joy Kenewendo 30 ... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 2858

FRANCE'S EMMANUEL MACRON ASSERTS 'PROOF' OF SYRIAN CHEMICAL ATTACK


French President Emmanuel Macron sharpened his stance on Thursday on possible intervention in Syria... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 1

A SYRIAN MAN HAS BEEN TRAPPED IN A MALAYSIAN AIRPORT FOR 37 DAYS, AND COUNTING


Kontar had been working in the United Arab Emirates since 2006... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 228

DAUGHTER OF POISONED SPY DECLINES RUSSIAN EMBASSY HELP


She was released from the hospital this week, while Sergei Skripal remains hospitalized... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 48

MISSILES 'NICE AND NEW AND SMART' COMING TO SYRIA, TRUMP WARNS


Diagram FlightRadar24 US President Donald Trump warned Russia on Wednesday that missiles will be coming in response to a suspected chemical attack in Syria... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 764

500 SYRIA PATIENTS HAD CHEMICAL ATTACK SYMPTOMS


US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that missiles will be coming in response to an alleged chemical attack in Syria, defying Russian warnings against a strike... READ MORE

11th April, 2018 0

'WE DO NOT PARTICIPATE IN TWITTER DIPLOMACY'


U.S. President Donald Trump's vigorous message in which he proposed Russia get ready for 'smart, nice and new missiles' is horrifying in its demonstrative frivolousness... READ MORE

11th April, 2018 954

500 SYRIANS TREATED FOR SYMPTOMS OF GAS POISONING IN DOUMA, WHO SAYS


WHO said it had trained more than 800 Syrian health workers to recognize symptoms and treat patients for chemical weapons exposure... READ MORE

11th April, 2018 64

RUSSIA THREATENS TO SHOOT DOWN ANY US MISSILES FIRED AT SYRIA


With Russian military assistance, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad launched a bloody offensive on Eastern Ghouta, which had been under rebel control since mid-2013... READ MORE

11th April, 2018 443

RIVAL RESOLUTIONS FAIL ON SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS PROBE


UN Security Council rejects Russian text to create chemical use inquiry after Moscow vetoes rival US-proposed measure... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 1949

SYRIA PUTS FORCES 'ON ALERT' AMID THREAT OF US MILITARY ACTION


The attack at the airbase, located 40km west of Palmyra, killed and wounded several people, Syrian state news agency SANA reported, citing an unnamed military source... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 3136

'CRUCIAL CROSSROADS': BEIJING WARNS AGAINST MILITARY INTERVENTION IN SYRIA


'Crucial crossroads' Beijing warns against military intervention in Syria -- RT World News... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 5498

CHEMICAL WEAPONS WATCHDOG TO SEND INVESTIGATORS TO SYRIA


The United States and its allies have cited circumstantial evidence to blame the Syrian military for the attack... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 92

133,000 FLEE BESIEGED SYRIAN TOWNS IN EASTERN GHOUTA, U.N. SAYS


133000 Flee Besieged Syrian Towns in Eastern Ghouta UN Says... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 603

RUSSIA CALLS FOR UN INQUIRY INTO CHEMICAL ATTACK AS TRUMP SKIPS SUMMIT


Syrian opposition rescue workers and medics said more than 40 people died and hundreds injured in the poison gas attack... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 1837

U.S., RUSSIA CLASH AT U.N. OVER CHEMICAL WEAPONS ATTACKS IN SYRIA


On the diplomatic front, the United Nations Security Council failed to approve three draft resolutions on chemical weapons attacks in Syria... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 2891

U.N. TO VOTE THREE TIMES ON SYRIA AS U.S., RUSSIA DUEL


A resolution at the Security Council needs nine votes in favor and no vetoes by Russia, China, France, Britain or the United States to pass... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 42

TRUMP VOWS 'FORCEFUL' RESPONSE AFTER SUSPECTED SYRIA CHEMICAL ATTACK


He added that intelligence shared by President Emmanuel Macron and Mr Trump in theory confirms the use of chemical weapons... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 0

TRUMP VOWS QUICK ACTION IN RESPONSE TO SUSPECTED CHEMICAL ATTACK IN SYRIA


Moscow said it warned the United States of grave repercussions if it carried out an attack against Syrian government forces... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 2849

TRUMP SAYS "MAJOR DECISIONS" TO BE MADE ON SYRIA IN COMING HOURS AMID RISING U.S.-RUSSIA TENSIONS


He said that nothing's off the table, referring to the possible U.S. military action against Syria... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 3

ISRAELI MISSILE STRIKE 'INDIRECT RESPONSE' TO SYRIAN ARMY'S SUCCESS IN E. GHOUTA - DAMASCUS


Israeli missile strike 'indirect response' to Syrian Army's success in E. Ghouta - Damascus -- RT World News... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 869

'BIG PRICE TO PAY' FOR SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS ATTACK


Trump 'big price to pay' for syria chemical weapons attack... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 3087

TRUMP SAYS PRICE TO PAY IN SYRIA AFTER VOWING TO PULL OUT


The Trump administration's rhetoric about pulling out of Syria hasn't helped the U.S.'s bargaining position... READ MORE

9th April, 2018 914

MATTIS 'NOT RULING OUT' SYRIA MILITARY ACTION AFTER DOUMA ATTACK


Many dead, including women and children, in mindless CHEMICAL attack in Syria, Trump wrote on Twitter on Sunday... READ MORE

9th April, 2018 869

UNSC EXPECTED TO MEET MONDAY ON ALLEGED SYRIA CHEMICAL ATTACK


But President Donald Trump was in no mood to play along... READ MORE

9th April, 2018 0

HINTING USE OF FORCE, MINISTER SAYS FRANCE WILL 'DO ITS DUTY' OVER ALLEGED SYRIA CHEMICAL ATTACK


France will do its duty over an alleged chlorine gas attack against civilians in Syria's eastern Ghouta region, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said... READ MORE

9th April, 2018 0

DOUMA CHEMICAL ATTACK DRAWS INTERNATIONAL OUTRAGE


A chemical attack in a Syrian rebel-held town has sparked widespread international outrage and revulsion... READ MORE

9th April, 2018 5951

'CHILDREN ARE DYING BEFORE OUR EYES'


Suspected Syrian chemical attack 'Children dying before our eyes'... READ MORE

8th April, 2018 6345

UNSC TO MEET ON 'THREATS TO PEACE & SECURITY' IN WAKE OF SYRIA CHEM ATTACK REPORTS - RUSSIAN MISSION


UNSC to meet on 'threats to peace security' in wake of Syria chem attack reports - Russian mission... READ MORE

8th April, 2018 1821

DOZENS KILLED IN APPARENT CHEMICAL WEAPONS ATTACK ON CIVILIANS IN SYRIA, RESCUE WORKERS SAY


Since Friday, the Syrian government has intensified its air and artillery strikes on Douma, killing civilians and destroying and damaging civilian infrastructure, the United Nations said... READ MORE

8th April, 2018 8641

Trending News Headlines : United Nations

NORWAY IS THE HAPPIEST PLACE ON EARTH


The World Happiness Report was released to coincide with the United Nations' International Day of Happiness on 20 March... READ MORE

20th March, 2017 31034

TRUMP PRESSES OBAMA OVER UN RESOLUTION ON ISRAEL


Trump Pressures Obama Over U.N. Resolution on Israeli Settlements... READ MORE

22nd December, 2016 25991

UN FAILS TO CONDEMN ISRAEL'S USE FORCE ON UNARMED PALESTINIANS


The US blocked a Security Council statement condemning Israel's use of force against protesters at the Gaza border... READ MORE

31st March, 2018 22989

UN REVEALS ALARMINGLY HIGH LEVELS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN


There is actually a great deal more attention being paid today to violence against women, said Charlotte Bunch, a feminist scholar who attended the Beijing conference... READ MORE

9th March, 2015 9456

HOW DID YOUR COUNTRY VOTE ON THE JERUSALEM RESOLUTION?


The nine countries that voted against the resolution were the United States, Israel, Guatemala, Honduras, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau and Togo... READ MORE

21st December, 2017 6041

MAHMOUD ABBAS HAILS RESULT AS 'VICTORY FOR PALESTINE'


Palestinian leadership is praising a United Nations vote that rejected America's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital... READ MORE

22nd December, 2017 4258

AT U.N. NERVE AGENT ATTACK MEETING, RUSSIA TELLS BRITAIN


We have told our British colleagues that 'you're playing with fire and you'll be sorry', Russian U.N... READ MORE

5th April, 2018 3402

DIRE SITUATION IN EASTERN GHOUTA AMID NON-STOP BOMBING


Speaking from Beirut, Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr said that rebels described the gains made by the pro-government alliance as not significant ... READ MORE

4th March, 2018 3318

EXPLOSION DESTROYS ANCIENT SITE IN YEMEN CAPITAL


Two weeks ago, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously passed a resolution aimed at thwarting and prosecuting antiquities vandals and smugglers... READ MORE

12th June, 2015 2602

NORWAY BECOMES FIRST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD TO BAN DEFORESTATION


According to the United Nations, the production of palm oil, soy, beef and wood products contributed to a little less than half of total tropical deforestation... READ MORE

9th June, 2016 2397

THESE ARE THE WORLDS CHEAPEST PLACES FOR DRUGS, BOOZE AND CIGARETTES


In absolute terms, the gross weekly cost exceeded 1,000 in only three countries Japan, New Zealand and Australia... READ MORE

4th April, 2018 2353

60 MILLION PEOPLE FLEEING CHAOTIC LANDS UN SAYS


Nearly 14 million people were newly displaced in 2014 according to the annual report by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees... READ MORE

18th June, 2015 2268

DROUGHT TAKES TERRIBLE TOLL IN ETHIOPIA


The Ethiopian government has set aside nearly ?130m to deal with the crisis but the UN says a further ?330m is needed... READ MORE

9th November, 2015 2196

WORLD POPULATION TO HIT 8BN IN 2023, SAYS NEW UN SURVEY


By contrast, all European countries now languish with fertility rates below replacement level, meaning that populations will inexorably decline without large-scale immigration... READ MORE

21st June, 2017 2180

SEVERAL DEAD IN DR CONGO PROTESTS


The widespread marches had been called for by the country's Catholic Church, which appealed for a large but peaceful demonstration... READ MORE

21st January, 2018 2163

UN SAYS AFGHAN TALIBANS REACH IS WIDEST SINCE 2001


All four of the United Nations provincial evacuations took place in northern Afghanistan... READ MORE

11th October, 2015 1897

EVERY 7 SECONDS A GIRL YOUNGER THAN 15 GETS MARRIED


Nordic countries sit at the top, while impoverished, fragile states such as the Central African Republic, Niger and Chad hold up the bottom... READ MORE

12th October, 2016 1892

ASSAD DRIVES A HONDA INTO EASTERN GHOUTA


Assad makes no mention of this in his videos... READ MORE

20th March, 2018 1823

U.N. WILL SEND MONITORS TO ALEPPO, AS EVACUATIONS RESUME


Aleppo was once the largest city in Syria and was its industrial hub before the war... READ MORE

20th December, 2016 1681

DEADLIEST DAY IN EASTERN GHOUTA AS BOMBING CONTINUES


But aid workers said the Syrian army confiscated many of the supplies on board... READ MORE

6th March, 2018 1590

ISLAMIST ATTACK KILLS AT LEAST 15 UN PEACEKEEPERS AND FIVE SOLDIERS IN DRC


Antonio Guterres, UN secretary general, described the attack by an Islamist extremist group as a 'war crime'... READ MORE

9th December, 2017 1396


But travel restrictions imposed by the government in Kiev had also made it harder for civilians to escape conflict areas, the United Nations said... READ MORE

2nd March, 2015 1374


American diplomats have repeatedly warned the Palestinians that joining the International Criminal Court would lead to congressional sanctions... READ MORE

31st December, 2014 1371

WITH PLAN TO WALK ACROSS DMZ WOMEN AIM FOR PEACE IN KOREA


It was the women who said enough to the atrocities in Liberia, peacefully resolving a civil conflict there more than a decade ago... READ MORE

11th March, 2015 1321

NUMBER OF SYRIAN REFUGEES CLIMBS TO MORE THAN 4 MILLION


This is the biggest refugee population from a single conflict in a generation Antonio Guterres the United Nations high commissioner for refugees said in a statement... READ MORE

9th July, 2015 1278

STARVING SYRIANS ARE DENIED AID AMID POLITICAL JOCKEYING


Critics say the United Nations, eager to keep the Syrian government on board for peace talks with opposition groups, is either selling out or getting played... READ MORE

11th January, 2016 1255

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: 20,000 STRANDED AT UN BASE


Kaga Bandero has been hit by a barrage of attacks by armed groups since September... READ MORE

31st October, 2016 1218

PALESTINIANSSEE VALIDATION OF UNILATERALPUSH FOR STATEHOOD


Responding to this statement, Israel's ambassador to the United Nations, Ron Prosor, said, If the U... READ MORE

19th March, 2015 1131

A HUMANITARIAN CRISIS LOOMS IN AFGHANISTAN AS THE NUMBER OF DISPLACED CLIMBS


But now, -Afghanistan is witnessing some of its worst violence since the United States helped to topple the Taliban... READ MORE

3rd November, 2016 1010

AUSTRALIA PRESSED TO SAY IF SMUGGLERS WERE PAID


Migrants from the boat gave that account to workers for a United Nations refugee agency in Indonesia a United Nations official said Friday... READ MORE

13th June, 2015 980


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