Obama Addresses Fight Against ISIS, Containment Of North Korea At UN General AssemblyPresident Barack Obama said at the UN General Assembly Monday that the upcoming battle to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul will be challenging but is critical to defeating ISIS.
U.N. General Assembly: Traffic Advisories, Road ClosuresThe U.N. General Assembly begins its week-long session of high-level meetings, meaning New Yorkers can expect major traffic headaches on Manhattan’s East Side.
Foundation Leader Gets 20 Months For Bribing Late Former UN General Assembly PresidentA foundation leader was sentenced to a year and eight months in prison Friday, after admitting to paying more than $800,000 in bribes to a former UN General Assembly president.
More Than 1,000 Migrants Die Crossing The Mediterranean In Just One WeekThe treacherous Mediterranean Sea crossing from Libya to Italy has claimed the lives of over 1,030 migrants in the last week, mostly as barely seaworthy smuggling boats foundered and sank despite calm seas and sunny skies, a migration agency said Tuesday, citing new accounts from survivors.
Police: Man Jumps Into East River After Trespassing On United Nations PropertyPolice say they are unsure what happened to an intruder on United Nations property who disappeared after climbing over a wall and jumping into the East River.
Controversy Brewing After United Nations Censors 'Israel Matters' ExhibitBefore the exhibit went public, the UN banned three out of 13 panels on Zionism, Jerusalem, and Arab Israelies, calling them "inappropriate."
Permanent Mission Of Saudi Arabia To UN Evacuated After Suspicious PackageThe Permanent Mission of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations has been evacuated after a report of a suspicious package received in the mail.
UN Strongly Condemns North Korea Hydrogen Bomb TestThe U.N. Security Council strongly condemns North Korea's nuclear test and pledges to pursue new sanctions.
Iranian Foreign Minister: Key Issues Unresolved Ahead Of UN Conference On SyriaThe latest international conference on Syria is planned for Friday morning at the United Nations, but hours ahead of it, Iran's foreign minister said there ``seems to be no agreement'' on two key issues.
United Nations Adopts Resolution To Disrupt ISIS FundsThe Islamic State group is already subject to U.N. sanctions under resolutions dealing with al-Qaida.
Marchers Raise Awareness For Traffic Collision Victims On World Remembrance DayParticipants marched to the United Nations from City Hall Park Sunday in effort to remember those who were injured or killed in traffic collisions in honor of World Remembrance Day.
Ex-UN General Assembly Head Among 6 Held In Bribery SchemeU.S. Attorney Preet Bharara in New York said Tuesday that John Ashe "sold himself and the global institution he led" while he served in the largely ceremonial post for a year in 2013 and 2014.