- Interpreter at Mandela event: I was hallucinating Updated: Dec-12-13 10:37 am
- Sports stars, at UN, speak out against homophobia Updated: Dec-10-13 6:36 pm
- UN eyes Montreux for Syria peace conference Updated: Dec-10-13 11:21 am
- France tries to rewrite its role in Africa Updated: Dec-08-13 4:49 pm
- Ukraine sees largest anti-govt protest since 2004 Updated: Dec-08-13 4:10 pm
- Mandela mourned as inspiration in many struggles Updated: Dec-06-13 2:24 pm
- UN chief calls Mandela 'a giant for justice' Updated: Dec-05-13 8:26 pm
- UN OKs military action in Central African Republic Updated: Dec-05-13 2:54 pm
- Syria talks aim to build on momentum of Iran deal Updated: Nov-25-13 5:41 pm
- David Guetta gives support, song to UN campaign Updated: Nov-22-13 1:10 pm
- UN: Israel settlement building hurting peace talks Updated: Nov-19-13 2:17 pm
- No EU nation candidate to destroy Syria gas Updated: Nov-18-13 3:04 pm
- UN secretary-general visits Auschwitz memorial Updated: Nov-18-13 1:04 pm
- Russia's Putin gets honorary taekwondo black belt Updated: Nov-14-13 6:31 am
- Correction: UN-Secretary-General-Auschwitz story Updated: Nov-13-13 3:17 pm
JOHANNESBURG - The man accused of faking sign interpretation while standing alongside world leaders like U.S. President Barack Obama at Nelson Mandela's memorial service said Thursday he hallucinated that angels were entering the stadium, has schizophrenia and has been violent in the past.
UNITED NATIONS - Former professional basketball player Jason Collins and tennis great Martina Navratilova on Tuesday urged world sports bodies like the International Olympic Committee and FIFA to take gay rights into consideration when awarding major sporting events.
GENEVA - Organizers are considering moving the opening of January's Syria peace conference to the other end of Lake Geneva because of a luxury watch fair.
PARIS - France is coming to the rescue again, deploying soldiers in a former African colony to help stave off catastrophe - dirty work that Paris says it doesn't really want. France has its eyes on a dynamic new Africa that is creating jobs, not conflicts.
KIEV, Ukraine - Hundreds of thousands of protesters poured into the streets of Ukraine's capital on Sunday, toppling a statue of former Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin and blockading key government buildings in an escalating standoff with the president over the future of the country.
Nelson Mandela led black South Africans in their struggle to throw off the yoke of white rule and then helped the entire nation heal the wounds of racial division.
UNITED NATIONS - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says Nelson Mandela was "a giant for justice" whose "selfless struggle for human dignity, equality and freedom" inspired many people around the world.
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council authorized increased military action by France and African troops in the Central African Republican to try to end near-anarchy amid an upsurge in Muslim-Christian violence, killings, torture and rapes.
BEIRUT - Within 24 hours of an interim deal aimed at reining in Iran's nuclear program, world powers raised hopes Monday for the first face-to-face talks to end the Syrian civil war as the United Nations called the warring parties to the table.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - David Guetta can't wait for you to hear his new song "One Voice" - for a couple of reasons.
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. political chief warned Tuesday that chances of peacefully ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict may be "irreparably damaged" unless steps are taken to prevent new Israeli settlement building and other "negative developments."
BRUSSELS - Not a single European Union nation came forward on Monday offering to host the destruction of Syria's poison gas stockpile, with many instead calling for the arsenal to be eradicated close to Syria itself.
OSWIECIM, Poland - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday visited the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz to pay tribute to Holocaust victims.
MOSCOW - The World Taekwondo Federation has awarded an honorary black belt to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
UNITED NATIONS - In a story Nov. 12 about the U.N. secretary-general's upcoming visit to Auschwitz, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Ban Ki-moon would be the first U.N. secretary-general to visit the infamous former death camp, quoting a U.N. spokesman. The spokesman said Wednesday that Boutros Boutros-Ghali was the first secretary-general to visit Auschwitz in November 1995.