Libya

African Union calls for peace conference on Libya in July

The goal of the summit would be to set the framework for nationwide polls to take place in October.

African Union calls for peace conference on Libya in July

Nigeria

UN: Suspension of Nigeria's top judge breaches human rights

Suspension of Walter Onnoghen by President Muhammadu Buhari violates global human rights standards, UN expert says.

UN: Suspension of Nigeria's top judge breaches human rights

Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi minister rejects UN probe into Khashoggi killing

Adel al-Jubeir dismisses inquiry by UN rapporteur, says 'there was no order' to kill Saudi journalist.

Venezuela

US, Russia present rival UN draft resolutions on Venezuela

As US and Russia compete within UN on backing opposing factions, another colonel shifts side in support of Guaido.

US, Russia present rival UN draft resolutions on Venezuela

Saudi Arabia

UN: Riyadh 'undermined' Turkey's access to Khashoggi murder scene

Agnes Callamard expressed 'major concerns' about fairness for the 11 suspects on trial for the murder in Saudi Arabia.

Syria's War

Syria's war: Desperate camp gets first aid in 3 months

UN and Syrian Arab Red Crescent reach Rukban displacement camp in southeast Syria with 118 trucks packed with supplies.

Rukban camp in Syria receives first aid in three months

United Nations

UN: Khashoggi murder 'perpetrated' by Saudi officials

International inquiry says Saudi journalist's killing was premeditated 'by officials of the state of Saudi Arabia'.

Latin America

UN: Stop politicising Venezuela humanitarian aid

UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric says 'serious political negotiations' necessary to resolve crisis.

United States

US blocks UNSC statement on Hebron monitors

Draft statement expressed regret at Israel's decision to end UN mission in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron.

US blocks UN Security Council statement on Hebron monitors

Middle East

UN warns of health risks for Iraqi children in deadly winter

UNICEF calls for serious measures to help protect thousands of children at risk of dying from freezing weather in the country devastated by war.

Saudi Arabia

Khashoggi's fiancee publishes book in memory of slain journalist

Cengiz said book was inspired by a diary she kept as well as his personality, relationship with friends and family.

Khashoggi's fiancee publishes book in memory of slain journalist

Kim Jong Un

UN says North Korea trying to protect nuclear, missile capability

Confidential report to UN Security Council says North's nuclear programmes continue and sanctions are 'ineffective'.

UN says North Korea trying to protect nuclear, missile capability

Business & Economy

US-China trade war a boon for Europe, UN study says

Other countries, particularly EU ones, will take on more than $200bn of China's exports after planned US tariff hikes.

US-China trade war a boon for Europe, UN study says

United Kingdom

Saudi leaders may be responsible for activists' torture: UK MPs

They say the 'highest Saudi authorities' may be implicated in what is likely a violation of international law.

Saudi leaders may be responsible for activists' torture: UK MPs

Jamal Khashoggi

UN official begins drafting report on Khashoggi's death

Saudi Arabia refused to cooperate with UN special rapporteur Agnes Callamard's inquiry into Jamal Khashoggi's killing.

UN Khashoggi probe wraps up in Turkey: what next?