[UNITED NATIONS, US] The United Nations (UN) has an overall annual operating budget of several billion dollars, covering everything from humanitarian work to disarmament, but right now, it's just...

[UNITED NATIONS, United States] European members of the UN Security Council called Tuesday for the strict enforcement of international sanctions against North Korea, after a closed door meeting...

[UNITED NATIONS, United States] The United Nations is running a deficit of US$230 million, Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Monday, and may run out of money by the end of October.

[UNITED NATIONS, United States] North Korea warned on Monday it would not "sit idle" if any attempt is made at the UN Security Council to raise the subject of its "self-defensive measures," an...

[UNITED NATIONS] US President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on nations around the globe to embrace nationalism and reject globalism, saying wise leaders put their own people and countries first...

[NEW YORK] Social media companies led by Facebook said Monday they were ramping up an industry body that aims to weed out extremist content, seeking to put procedures in place globally on how to...

ALMOST 90 big companies in sectors from food to cement to telecommunications are pledging to slash their greenhouse gas emissions in a new campaign to steer multi-nationals towards a low-carbon...

[UNITED NATIONS, United States] The United Nations said on Thursday it is negotiating with impoverished North Korea over its aid presence, which the Pyongyang alleges has been politicised and...

FORTY-SIX countries signed the Singapore Convention on Mediation on Wednesday - the day it opened for signatures.

[UNITED NATIONS, United States] More than 821 million people suffered from hunger worldwide last year, the United Nations reported on Monday - the third year in a row that the number has risen....