The United States will announce on Tuesday that it is withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council, which it accuses of bias against Israel, UN officials said. US Ambassador Nikki Haley will make the announcement at a press conference…
GENEVA: A record 68.5 million people have been displaced from their homes due to war, violence and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, the UN said on Tuesday. By the end of 2017, the number was nearly three million…
GENEVA: The UN human rights chief on Thursday called for a major investigation into abuses in Kashmir, as his office released its first-ever report on violations committed by India in the disputed territory. Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said he…
UN General Assembly adopted by a strong majority of 120 countries a resolution condemning Israel for Palestinian deaths in Gaza.
Pakistan has been elected to the UN's ECOSOC for a three-year term starting January 1, 2019 during elections held at the General Assembly in New York.
Civilians can no longer flee fighting and bombing raids in Syria because borders are so tightly controlled and neighboring countries are overwhelmed by refugees.
International donors raised $4.4 billion in emergency aid for Syria and its neighbors this year, but the total fell well short of the U.N. target for 2018 after the United States failed to submit a pledge.