- UN: World should be ashamed at failure to end Syria conflict Updated: Jun-30-15 6:01 pm
UNITED NATIONS - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Tuesday the world should be ashamed that three years after major powers approved a blueprint in Geneva to bring peace to Syria the suffering of its people is reaching new depths and the country is "on the brink of falling apart."
- Once unheard of, US-Iran talks become the new normal Updated: Jun-27-15 11:54 am
VIENNA - The top American and Iranian diplomats faced each other across a square table in a 19th century Viennese palace, the room austerely decorated and the atmosphere calm as they started the final push for a generation-defining nuclear agreement on Saturday.
- Portugal beats Italy 1-0 in friendly for Conte's 1st loss Updated: Jun-16-15 5:38 pm
GENEVA - Portugal beat Italy 1-0 in an international friendly in Geneva on Tuesday to inflict Antonio Conte's first defeat as national team coach.
- UN says Yemen Houthi rebels are flying to Geneva on UN plane Updated: Jun-15-15 1:23 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations says a delegation of Yemen's Shiite Houthi rebels has left Djibouti and is flying to Geneva on a U.N.-chartered plane to take part in talks aimed at ending the Yemen conflict.
- Kerry released from Boston hospital after broken-leg surgery Updated: Jun-12-15 10:13 pm
BOSTON - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was discharged from a Boston hospital on Friday, 10 days after undergoing surgery on a broken leg he sustained in a bicycle accident in France, and he declared he had not missed a tick on key foreign policy issues during his recovery.
- UN-backed peace talks for Yemen to begin in Geneva next week Updated: Jun-12-15 2:10 pm
BERLIN - U.N.-sponsored talks aimed at brokering a peace in Yemen will begin next week in Geneva, officials said Friday.
- UN panel: Eritrean government keeps people in state of fear Updated: Jun-08-15 8:32 am
BERLIN - Eritrea's government is responsible for systematic and widespread human rights violations and keeps its people in a state of fear through a "pervasive control system," a United Nations commission of inquiry said Monday.