Nuclear weapons

ICAN on nuclear weapons, North Korea and Donald Trump

2017 Nobel Peace Prize winner ICAN is calling for 'a different kind of debate around nuclear disarmament'.

Nuclear weapons: In conversation with ICAN

North Korea

UN, North Korea agree Peninsula security 'most tense'

UN official calls for diplomatic solution to crisis as tensions prevail after Pyongyang's latest ballistic missile test.

UN, North Korea agree security situation 'most tense'

Democratic Republic of Congo

'War crime': 14 peacekeepers killed in DR Congo attack

UN chief calls incident in North Kivu, which injured more than 50 peacekeepers, the 'worst attack in recent history'.

UN peacekeepers, Congolese soldiers die in DRC attack

Jerusalem

Trump's Jerusalem move roundly condemned at UN

US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital widely criticised during Security Council emergency session.

Trump's Jerusalem move roundly condemned at UN

Jerusalem

UN resolutions on Jerusalem: Fifty years of futility

The UN and its bodies have - to no avail - frequently denounced Israel's occupation of East Jerusalem and its actions.

UN resolutions on occupied East Jerusalem

Rohingya

UN: Myanmar may be guilty of genocide against Rohingya

UN rights chief says Myanmar military's abuses against the Rohingya may 'contain elements of genocide'.

UN: Myanmar may be guilty of genocide against Rohingya

Refugees

US withdraws from global refugee and migrant compact

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said the United States aims to decide on its own migration policy.

US withdraws from UN Global Compact on Migration

Mali

Election delay sends 'bad signal' for Mali stability

Analysts say decision to postpone regional elections raises serious concerns about the West African country's stability.

Election delay sends 'bad signal' for Mali stability

Bosnia

Bosnia War general died after taking cyanide in court

Praljak drank the poison just seconds after hearing he had lost his appeal against a 20-year-prison sentence.

Libya

'Slavery is an outrageous reality in Libya'

UN experts call on Libyan government to take urgent action to end the country's slave trade.

'Slavery is an outrageous reality in Libya'

Bosnia

Bosnia War commander drinks poison in court, dies

Death of wartime Bosnian Croat forces commander Slobodan Praljak follows dramatic scenes at UN tribunal in The Hague.

UN

Bosnian Croat war criminal 'drinks poison' in court

War crimes tribunal in The Hague suspends case against Bosnian Croat after he appeared to drink poison in court.

War criminal Slobodan Praljak 'drinks poison' in court

Syria's Civil War

Deadly Syria shelling precedes 'truce agreement'

UN envoy says Syria has agreed to Russian proposal for ceasefire in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta after days of bombardment.

UN: Syrian government 'agrees Eastern Ghouta truce'

Central African Republic

Talking to the UN about rape and peacekeeping

Rape, peacekeeping and the UN.

Talking to the UN about rape and peacekeeping

Mali

Mali delays regional elections amid security concerns

Amid rising attacks on UN soldiers, government says election to be held in April next year, not as previously scheduled.

Mali delays regional elections amid security concerns