- Britain: Russia faces growing pressure over Crimea Updated: Mar-10-14 6:56 pm
- UN starts Central African Republic investigation Updated: Mar-10-14 3:34 pm
- Russia, Ukraine feud over sniper carnage Updated: Mar-08-14 2:55 am
- C. African Republic: UN force needed for survival Updated: Mar-06-14 3:28 pm
- March critical to eliminate Syria chemical weapons Updated: Mar-05-14 10:04 pm
- US asks UN to act against NKorea for missile tests Updated: Mar-05-14 5:16 pm
- UN panel extends Syria blame to world powers Updated: Mar-05-14 9:50 am
- US, Europeans try to rally Western front vs Russia Updated: Mar-03-14 11:16 pm
- Russia says Yanukovych requested troops in Crimea Updated: Mar-03-14 10:01 pm
- US: NKorea missile launches violate UN resolutions Updated: Mar-03-14 2:03 pm
- Analysis: Limited US, European options in Ukraine Updated: Mar-01-14 5:44 pm
- US proposes mediation team for Ukraine Updated: Feb-28-14 5:46 pm
- Lawmaker backs UN on NKorea court referral Updated: Feb-26-14 7:08 pm
- UN authorizes sanctions against Yemen spoilers Updated: Feb-26-14 12:26 pm
- Israeli police enter holy site to disperse clash Updated: Feb-25-14 8:11 pm
- UN: Syrians to be world's biggest refugee group Updated: Feb-25-14 3:33 pm
- UN demands humanitarian aid for all of Syria Updated: Feb-22-14 4:02 pm
- 9 attackers dead: Somalia president palace attack Updated: Feb-21-14 4:47 pm
- Crimes against humanity in NKorea, UN panel finds Updated: Feb-14-14 3:34 pm
- Russia, China skip Security Council talks on Syria Updated: Feb-10-14 7:31 pm
UNITED NATIONS - Russia is facing growing isolation and increasing pressure to stop a referendum in Ukraine's strategic Crimea Peninsula though it has shown no sign of softening its position and is still blocking Security Council action, Britain's U.N. ambassador said Monday.
GENEVA - Leaders of a U.N. investigation of human rights abuses in Central African Republic said they will look into "reports of genocide" as they launched the probe Monday.
KIEV, Ukraine - One of the biggest mysteries hanging over the protest mayhem that drove Ukraine's president from power: Who was behind the snipers who sowed death and terror in Kiev?
UNITED NATIONS - Central African Republic's foreign minister told the Security Council Thursday that a U.N. peacekeeping mission is urgently needed in his country to bolster French and African troops struggling to contain sectarian killing between Muslims and Christians. One top U.N. official said there essentially has been a "cleansing" of the Muslim population in western Central Africa Republic.
UNITED NATIONS - The head of the mission charged with destroying Syria's chemical weapons said Wednesday the government has accelerated its efforts after several missed deadlines and that March will be critical if the country is to totally eliminate its stockpiles by the June 30 deadline.
UNITED NATIONS - The United States is asking the U.N. Security Council to take action against North Korea for firing two rounds of ballistic missiles in the past week in "clear and calculated violations" of U.N. sanctions.
GENEVA - Evidence shows chemical weapons used in two attacks came from the Syrian government's stockpiles, a panel of U.N. investigators said Wednesday in a new report that needled world powers as deserving some of the blame for the country's atrocities because of their inaction.
WASHINGTON - The U.S and major allies strained on Monday to rally a strong Western front to persuade Russia to step back from a military takeover of Ukraine's strategic Crimea region. But several acknowledged there are few options beyond already-threatened economic and diplomatic penalties, and critics said administration efforts were too little, too late after years of pressing for friendlier relations with Moscow.
UNITED NATIONS - Ukraine's fugitive president requested Russian soldiers in the strategic Crimea region "to establish legitimacy, peace, law and order," Russia's U.N. ambassador said Monday, contradicting the president's own comments last week, while Ukraine's ambassador said 16,000 troops are now deployed there.
WASHINGTON - The United States says Scud missile launches Monday by North Korea are a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions.
WASHINGTON - Despite blunt warnings about costs and consequences, President Barack Obama and European leaders have limited options for retaliating against Russia's military intervention in Ukraine, the former Soviet republic now at the center of an emerging conflict between East and West.
UNITED NATIONS - The United States is proposing an urgent mediation mission to help resolve Ukraine's crisis.
WASHINGTON - A senior Democratic lawmaker says he supports referring North Korea to the International Criminal Court after a U.N. commission of inquiry found evidence of crimes against humanity.
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Wednesday authorizing sanctions against individuals and organizations threatening peace, security or stability in Yemen.
JERUSALEM - Israeli police stormed a sensitive Jerusalem holy site Tuesday to disperse a violent protest there, hours before the Israeli parliament debated a nationalist lawmaker's motion to extend control over it.
UNITED NATIONS - Syrians could soon overtake Afghans as the world's biggest refugee population, with their numbers expected to pass 4 million by year's end, a top U.N. official said Tuesday.
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council united for the first time on a resolution on Syria's humanitarian crisis Saturday, demanding that President Bashar Assad's government and the opposition provide immediate access everywhere in the country to deliver aid to millions of people in desperate need.
MOGADISHU, Somalia - Nine al-Shabab militants wearing military fatigues and carrying guns and grenades died after attacking the presidential palace with two car bombs on Friday, in an assault the president called a "media spectacular" by a "dying animal."
WASHINGTON - A U.N. panel has found that crimes against humanity have been committed in North Korea and will call for an international criminal investigation, The Associated Press has learned.
UNITED NATIONS - Russia is blocking Western efforts to push through a Security Council resolution that would raise the prospect of sanctions against Syria unless the government gives unrestricted access to deliver humanitarian aid.