US Leaving UN Human Rights Council: 'A Cesspool Of Political Bias'U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced the United States is withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council Tuesday, accusing the body of bias against US ally Israel and a failure to hold human rights abusers accountable.
UN Says People Disappearing In Northern Mexico Border CityThe office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights called on the Mexican government to "take urgent measures to stop the wave of forced disappearances in Nuevo Laredo."
Bloomberg Gives $4.5M To UN Climate Body, Softening U.S. CutsFormer New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is donating $4.5 million to the United Nations body that oversees climate change negotiations.
US Says It Negotiated $285M Cut In United Nations BudgetThe U.S. government says it has negotiated a significant cut in the United Nations budget.
North Korean Foreign Minister Says Trump Is On A "Suicide Mission"North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said President Trump is the only person "on a suicide mission," one that is making "our rocket's visit to the entire U.S. mainland inevitable all the more."
President Trump: US To 'Totally Destroy' North Korea If ThreatenedPresident Donald Trump says the United States will have no choice but to "totally destroy" North Korea if the U.S. is forced to defend itself or its allies against the North's aggression.
At UN, Trump Threatens 'Total Destruction' Of North KoreaPresident Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threated the "total destruction'" of North Korea if it does not abandon its drive toward nuclear weapons.
Trump, In UN Debut, Urges The World Body To ReformPresident Trump urged the 193-nation organization to reduce bureaucracy and costs while more clearly defining its mission around the world.
UN, Microsoft Announce $5M Partnership On Human RightsMicrosoft says it's contributing $5 million over five years to the U.N. human rights office, which the Geneva-based agency calls a "landmark partnership" that could prod other big private-sector donors to follow suit.
UN Chief "Deeply Disturbed" But Can't Verify Syria AttackThe United Nations says it isn't in a position to independently verify reports of a chemical attack in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province but Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is "deeply disturbed" at the incident.
Denmark Consistently Named Happiest Country On EarthWhen you picture the happiest place in the world, you might imagine white-sand beaches and swaying palm trees. But it turns out, the happiest place is a bit different.
UN Chief Says Populism Has Triggered A Rise In IntoleranceSecretary-General Antonio Guterres says the rise of populism has triggered an increase in anti-Semitism, racism, xenophobia, anti-Muslim hatred and other forms of intolerance.