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North Korea says it won't disarm if it can't trust U.S.
30 Sep 2018
North Korea's foreign minister tells the United Nations ongoing sanctions were deepening its mistrust in the United States and there was no way the country would give up its nuclear weapons unilaterally under such circumstances.
China calls for calm and restraint over Syria
14 Apr 2018
China's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ma Zhaoxu on Friday called on the parties concerned to remain calm and exercise restraint over the situation in Syria.
Trump tells Secretary-General UN has 'tremendous potential'
21 Oct 2017
U.S. President says the United Nations has 'tremendous potential' during a meeting Secretary-General Antonio Guterres at the White House.
Thousands fleeing to Senegal amid Gambia crisis
15 Jan 2017
The UN says thousands of people are fleeing Gambia and crossing into neighbouring Senegal.
UN warns of war crime as Damascus water crisis worsens
6 Jan 2017
The UN is warning that the sabotage of water supplies near the Syrian capital amounts to a war crime. The main water source for Damascus has been cut off as fighting rages on in Wadi Barada.
UN Security Council endorses Syria ceasefire
1 Jan 2017
The UN Security Council has officially welcomed a Russian-Turkish brokered ceasefire in Syria. It's hoped it will help pave the way for peace talks which are due to be held in Kazakhstan in January.
Israel refuses to recognise UN vote on settlements
24 Dec 2016
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he will not abide by the UN Security Council resolution demanding an end to illegal settlements on occupied Palestinian land.
UN demands end to Israeli settlements after US abstains
24 Dec 2016
The UN Security Council demands that Israel halt settlements, in a resolution adopted after the United States refrained from vetoing the contentious measure.
United Nations Appointment: Amina Mohammed to serve as deputy secretary general
16 Dec 2016
UN tells Gambia's Yahya Jammeh to step down
15 Dec 2016
The UN has told Gambia's president that he must step down by January 19 when his term ends. Yahya Jammeh is refusing to accept defeat in the presidential election and mediation efforts by neighbouring countries have so far failed.
Aleppo: Anger & lies
15 Dec 2016
There's anger, disappointment and calls for action. Plus, Syria's Ambassador to the UN is accused of faking propaganda - by using an old photo from Iraq to claim regime forces are doing good work.
South Sudan violence escalates after July clashes
23 Nov 2016
The UN has warned of escalating ethnic violence in South Sudan, as renewed fighting forces thousands to flee their homes in Unity State.