Tributes Pour In After Death Of Kofi Annan, First Black African To Lead UNKofi Annan, described as one of "Africa's foremost son," whose achievement as the first black African to lead the UN, died on Saturday.
Haley: U.S. Leaving UN Human Rights CouncilUS Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced the United States is withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council Tuesday, accusing the body of bias against US ally Israel and a failure to hold human rights abusers accountable.
Finland Named World's Happiest CountryFinland is the happiest country in the world, according to the latest World Happiness Report.
At UN, Trump Threatens 'Total Destruction' Of North KoreaElected on the nationalist slogan "America first," President Donald Trump will use his debut address to the U.N. General Assembly to argue that individual nations should act in their own self-interest, yet rally together when faced with a common threat such as North Korea.
UN Approves Watered-Down New Sanctions Against North KoreaThe U.N. Security Council on Monday unanimously approved new sanctions on North Korea but not the toughest-ever measures sought by the Trump administration to ban all oil imports and freeze international assets of the government and its leader, Kim Jong Un.
Congo Government: UN Experts' Murders Filmed On Cell PhoneCongo's government has obtained a five-minute cell phone video that shows the gruesome murders of two United Nations experts who were killed last month while investigating human rights abuses.
Former Westmoreland Co. Resident Working As UN Expert Found Dead In CongoSweden's prime minister says the United Nations and Congo must investigate after three bodies, including those of Swedish and American investigators with the United Nations, were found in central Congo.
'Nightmare Scenario': UN Says Threat Of Hacking Attack On Nuclear Plants GrowingThe "nightmare scenario" is rising for a hacking attack on a nuclear power plant's computer system that causes the uncontrolled release of radiation.
UN Health Chief: Zika Virus Is 'Spreading Explosively'The World Health Organization is sounding a global alarm over the Zika virus outbreak.
Pope Francis Mingles With High And Low In New York VisitSweeping through the landmarks of America's biggest and brashest city, Pope Francis on Friday offered comfort to families of the 9/11 victims at ground zero, warnings to world leaders at the United Nations, and encouragement to children - many of them immigrants - at a Catholic school in East Harlem.
Pharrell Williams Advocates For Greener Jobs, Climate Change ActionPharrell Williams' push for measures that prevent climate change is picking up more momentum as he asks leaders to create greener jobs and save the planet in a recent video.
New York City's Best Secret Places To VisitNew York has a number of fascinating secret places, some that even a New Yorker may not be aware of.