United Nations

Lebanon speaker: U.S. proposal on Lebanon-Israel disputed waters…

Lebanon speaker: U.S. proposal on Lebanon-Israel disputed waters…

Published 16/02/2018

Lebanese parliament speaker Nabih Berri said on Friday that U.S. proposals regarding the disputed Lebanon-Israel maritime border were "unacceptable", state news agency NNA said. [more…]

U.N. urges Iran to stop executions of juveniles on death row

U.N. urges Iran to stop executions of juveniles on death row

Published 16/02/2018

U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein talks to reporters in Jakarta, Indonesia February 7, 2018. REUTERS/BeawihartaGENEVA (Reuters) - The top United Nations [more…]

Angelina Jolie urges NATO to tackle sexual violence in war

Angelina Jolie urges NATO to tackle sexual violence in war

Published 01/02/2018

UNHCR Special Envoy actor Angelina Jolie takes part in a news conference at the NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, January 31, 2018. REUTERS/Yves HermanBRUSSELS (Reuters) [more…]

Exclusive: Despite sanctions, North Korea exported coal to South and J

Exclusive: Despite sanctions, North Korea exported coal to South and J

Published 26/01/2018

FILE PHOTO - An employee walks between front-end loaders which are used to move coal imported from North Korea at Dandong port in the Chinese [more…]

Putin has no plans so far to attend Syria peace congress: Kremlin

Putin has no plans so far to attend Syria peace congress: Kremlin

Published 26/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech while attending the Forum of Small Towns and Historical Settlements in the town of Kolomna, south [more…]

Bangladesh says start of Rohingya return to Myanmar delayed

Bangladesh says start of Rohingya return to Myanmar delayed

Published 22/01/2018

Rohingya refugees stand in a queue to collect aid supplies in Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, January 21, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir HossainPALONGKHALI, Bangladesh [more…]

North Korean orchestra could be music to the ears of Olympic organizer

North Korean orchestra could be music to the ears of Olympic organizer

Published 15/01/2018

Choi Moon-soon, governor of Gangwon Province, speaks during an interview with Reuters in Seoul, South Korea January 15, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-JiSEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea [more…]

Qatar says Emirati plane violated airspace, UAE denies

Qatar says Emirati plane violated airspace, UAE denies

Published 12/01/2018

FILE PHOTO - Buildings are seen on a coast line in Doha, Qatar, June 15, 2017. REUTERS/Naseem ZeitoonDUBAI (Reuters) - Qatar has filed a complaint [more…]

U.N. rights office decries Trump’s reported remarks as ‘racist’

U.N. rights office decries Trump’s reported remarks as ‘racist’

Published 12/01/2018

The United Nations human rights office on Friday rejected as "racist" and inciting xenophobia the reported remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump describing immigrants from Africa and Haiti as coming from "shithole" countries. [more…]

Trump will meet with Kazakhstan’s Nazarbayev at White House on January

Trump will meet with Kazakhstan’s Nazarbayev at White House on January

Published 10/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev attends a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China August 31, 2015. REUTERS/Lintao Zhang/Pool/File [more…]