Proponents of President Barack Obama’s détente with Cuba have argued that it will push other regional leaders to lend more vocal support for democracy and human rights in the region, but Brazil appears to have not followed through.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Beefing up international monitoring of Iran’s nuclear work could become the biggest stumbling block to a final accord between Tehran and major powers, despite a preliminary deal reached last week.
The Iranian government is urging the United States to not to seek congressional approval of any final nuclear deal and go straight to the United Nations to finalize any agreement reached in the coming weeks regarding Tehran’s contested nuclear program.
TOKYO – North Korea’s communist government has created a dwarf village in a remote part of the country where short people it regards as undesirables are prevented from reproducing and forced to fend for themselves within the harsh Stalinist system.
The United Nations said on Monday that more than 6,000 people have now been killed in eastern Ukraine after almost a year of fighting between government forces and Russian-backed separatists.
VIENNA (Reuters) – The U.N. nuclear watchdog chief said on Monday Iran was being slow to cooperate with his agency’s investigation into the Iranian atomic program and that the inquiry could not continue indefinitely.
The head of the United Nations panel on climate change resigned from his post Tuesday morning due to of an investigation into whether he is guilty of sexually harassing one of his researchers.
The health arm of the United Nations does not want companies advertising cake, ice cream, or ice pops to children.
Iran’s newly appointed ambassador to the United Nations is facing criticism for his anti-Israel views and past comments urging Muslims to “unite around resistance” to the Jewish state.
The United Nations Security Council voted on Tuesday to reject a resolution that would have called for the establishment of a Palestinian state by 2017.