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

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Why there can never be a two-state solution

As Palestinians mark 50 years since the UN ordered Israeli forces to withdraw, experts say lasting peace is impossible.

Why there can never be a two-state solution

Syria's Civil War

Russia blocks bid to probe Syria chemical weapons use

US and Russia at odds over UN Security Council vote on renewing investigation into chemical weapons use in Syria.

Russia blocks bid to probe Syria chemical weapons use

UN

UN peacekeeping weapons losses 'could equip an army'

Blue helmets have lost thousands of weapons and millions of rounds of ammunition this century, Small Arms Survey says.

UN peacekeeping arms losses could equip an army: report