26 May 2015
New Delhi: The international community's response to devastating earthquakes in Nepal has been disappointing, a United Nations official said on Monday, adding that donors were focusing more on reconstruction than much needed aid such as food and shelter.
15 Jan 2013
UN leader Ban Ki-moon has welcomed France's military operation in Mali to prevent Islamist guerrillas from advancing on the capital.
24 Dec 2015
United Nations: The United Nations announced it has appointed a new peacekeeping chief in Mali, amid criticism of the country's peace process.
23 May 2015
United Nations: The UN Security Council has expressed deep concern for thousands of civilians trapped in the Syrian city of Palmyra after it was captured by Islamic State fighters.
21 Dec 2015
Bern: Yemen's warring parties have agreed on a broad framework for ending their war at talks in Switzerland but they first have to agree a permanent ceasefire, after a week-long truce was widely violated, the United Nations said yesterday.
19 Dec 2015
United Nations: UN Security Council members approved a resolution outlining a peace process for Syria involving talks by representatives of the Damascus government and the opposition, but the draft says nothing on the critical issue of what role President Bashar Assad will play.
12 Nov 2013
United Nations: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday highlighted the vital role of science and technology in promoting peace and development, while calling on the international community to harness the power of science for the greater good.
13 Dec 2012
A team from the UN atomic watchdog, led by chief inspector Herman Nackaerts arrived on Thursday for talks with nuclear officials on Iran's controversial nuclear programme, a news agency reported.
22 Oct 2013
Tehran: Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi on Tuesday called on the United Nations to undertake reforms to reflect the 'growing role of developing countries'.
19 Oct 2013
United Nations: A new UN report says drone strikes have killed far more civilians than American officials have publicly acknowledged – at least 400 in Pakistan and as many as 58 in Yemen – and the world body has asked the US to aid its investigation by disclosing the correct figures.