- The Latest: US condemns rash of Palestinian attacks Updated: Oct-09-15 5:18 pm
JERUSALEM - The latest developments in ongoing violence between Palestinians and Israelis (all times local):
- UN wants peacekeeping drones in South Sudan, which objects Updated: Oct-09-15 4:08 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council is urging the use of unarmed drones in the peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, but the government there says that could cause "disagreement and hostility" as a peace deal tries to take hold.
- UN Security Council OKs migrants resolution for 1 year Updated: Oct-09-15 12:03 pm
- The Latest: Hungarian pres. warns of risks in migrant crisis Updated: Oct-09-15 7:53 am
ATHENS, Greece - The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local.
- UN wants another year for Haiti peacekeeping mission Updated: Oct-08-15 10:53 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. secretary-general is recommending that the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Haiti stay for another year - which might be its final one.
- UN envoy says peace process is 'back on track' in Mali Updated: Oct-06-15 6:35 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. envoy for Mali said Tuesday "the peace process is back on track" after violence in August threatened to disrupt an agreement between the government and separatist rebels.
- Syrian rebels face a new reality amid Russian air campaign Updated: Oct-06-15 5:32 pm
BEIRUT - The U.S.-backed rebel group Tajammu Alezzah has been fighting the Syrian military outside the city of Hama for months, but a new player has joined the fray: Russian warplanes, which have repeatedly hit their front-line positions, followed by airstrikes from government planes.
- The Latest: Record 150-plus world leaders at UN summit Updated: Oct-03-15 2:03 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The latest developments from the annual meeting of the U.N. General Assembly, where world leaders are grappling with a multitude of global crises, including the fight against terrorism - the Islamic State in particular - and easing the refugee crisis in the Middle East and North Africa (all times local):
- Syrian opposition says leader met UN chief on Russia strikes Updated: Oct-03-15 10:45 am
- UN human rights body passes Saudi proposal on Yemen Updated: Oct-02-15 11:11 am
GENEVA - A leading human rights advocacy group on Friday accused the top U.N. human rights body of failing to improve scrutiny of abuses in war-torn Yemen by approving a resolution presented by Saudi Arabia - a major participant in the conflict.
- Russia criticizes US for seeking ouster of Syria's Assad Updated: Oct-01-15 8:01 pm
UNITED NATIONS - Russia's foreign minister criticized the United States and other countries trying to oust Syrian President Bashar Assad on Thursday, warning that U.S.-led campaigns that got rid of Iraq's Saddam Hussein and Libya's Moammar Gadhafi brought those countries turmoil, not peace.
- The Latest: Russia could strike beyond Syria, exec suggests Updated: Sep-30-15 12:37 pm
MOSCOW - The latest developments as Russia and other nations counter Islamic State militants in Syria. All times local:
- AP Interview: Libya says Parliament will go past deadline Updated: Sep-28-15 10:49 am
UNITED NATIONS - The leader of Libya's parliament says the elected House of Representatives will continue talks past the Oct. 20 deadline for its mandate to expire if a peace deal with the divided country's rival government isn't reached by then.
- News Guide: A look at the UN General Assembly Updated: Sep-28-15 8:35 am
UNITED NATIONS - The annual U.N. General Assembly ministerial meeting is always a major event, but this year's is extraordinary. It could bring a record number of world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, who hasn't attended in years. Most of the attention will be on Putin and President Barack Obama who will have their own separate meeting in New York at a time of tensions over Russia's military involvement in Syria.
- Tracing China's long, convoluted relationship with the UN Updated: Sep-26-15 2:13 pm
UNITED NATIONS - China's President Xi Jinping is poised to address the U.N. General Assembly for the first time on Monday. Here are some milestones in China's long, convoluted relationship with the world body:
- Diplomats jostle to lay out position on how to end Syria war Updated: Sep-24-15 4:32 pm
PARIS - Europe's top diplomats, the United States and Russia jostled to lay out their positions Thursday on how best to end the civil war in Syria, which has sent millions fleeing their homes and killed thousands.
- Diplomats: US won't negotiate on Russia's UN draft on Syria Updated: Sep-24-15 12:29 pm
UNITED NATIONS - Diplomats said Thursday the United States has refused to negotiate over a draft statement that Russia had hoped the U.N. Security Council would approve to bolster its position on Syria ahead of a major gathering of world leaders.
- UN starts latest effort to bring Syria parties toward talks Updated: Sep-22-15 1:15 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. envoy on Syria has launched his latest effort to bring that country's parties together toward a long-elusive agreement to end the conflict there.
- UN calls for calm, restraint at Jerusalem's holiest site Updated: Sep-17-15 10:38 pm
- Smuggler vessels off Libya would be seized under UN proposal Updated: Sep-16-15 4:51 pm
- NKorea warns it has restarted all nuclear bomb fuel plants Updated: Sep-15-15 3:40 pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea - With a big anniversary drawing near, North Korea declared Tuesday it has upgraded and restarted all of its atomic fuel plants - meaning it could possibly make more, and more sophisticated, nuclear weapons.
- UN approves more open selection of next secretary-general Updated: Sep-11-15 12:26 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. General Assembly voted unanimously Friday to make the largely secretive selection of the U.N. secretary-general more open and transparent.
- UN chief says will repatriate peacekeepers over sex abuse Updated: Sep-10-15 6:45 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. chief is taking aim at sexual abuse by peacekeepers, "one of my greatest disappointments," saying he will repatriate the troops of countries that don't act on allegations and has already started to suspend payments to countries when allegations are credible.
- UN Security Council OKs Syria chemical probe Updated: Sep-10-15 1:56 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council is approving a groundbreaking international investigative body that will be allowed to establish who is responsible for chemical attacks in Syria for the first time, a diplomat said Thursday.