The mother of a Frenchman in a vegetative state for over a decade pleaded for UN help Monday to stop her son's "murder", after a court ruled his life-support could be halted.
The States Parties to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination have elected Qatar's candidate, HE Dr Sheikha Abdulla al-Misnad
Saudi Arabia has sought to move on from the scandal triggered by journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder, but a UN expert's report implicating its crown prince has heaped pressure back on the kingdom, analysts say.
The United Nations has launched a software solution aimed at catching foreign terrorist fighters as they cross international borders.
An escalation in attacks on northwest Syria has displaced more than 150,000 people in the past week, the UN said on Tuesday, as the regime and Russia stepped up bombardment.
The first helicopter took off on Tuesday to deliver emergency food aid to Mozambique's northern coast since Cyclone Kenneth struck the region last week, the World Food Programme (WFP) said.
At least 264 people have been killed and 1,266 wounded, including civilians, in an offensive by military strongman Khalifa Haftar to seize Libya's capital Tripoli, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.
Up to one million species face extinction due to human influence, according to a draft UN report obtained by AFP that painstakingly catalogues how humanity has undermined the natural resources upon which its very survival depends.