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....

[GENEVA] Nearly 7,000 people have been killed during security operations in Venezuela in the past year and a half, the UN said Thursday, warning that many of the killings likely constituted "...

[NEW YORK] United Nations members urged the US and Iran Wednesday to step back from the brink of war and prevent an escalation of tensions.

[ROME] Qu Dongyu on Sunday became the first Chinese national to be elected to head the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization, clinching the post in the first round of voting.

[ROME] Candidates from China, France and Georgia are vying to head the UN's food agency, as the fight to eradicate world hunger takes a blow from global warming and wars.

[UNITED NATIONS, United States] United Nations chief Antonio Guterres told world diplomats on Tuesday that he considered selling his Manhattan townhouse to help the global body overcome a...

[UNITED NATIONS, United States] The United Nations voiced concern on Monday about the rising rhetoric between the United States and Iran and called on the two sides to dial down their remarks.

[SEOUL] North Korea has asked United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to deal with the "illegal" seizure of one of its cargo ships by the United States, state media said on Saturday...

[GENEVA] Around 180 countries reached a deal on Friday that aims to sharply reduce the amount of plastic that gets washed into the world's oceans, the United Nations said.