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.
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.
Police: Man Robbed Woman At ONE UN Hotel Near United NationsPolice were searching late Monday for a suspect who robbed a woman at the ONE UN New York hotel near the United Nations earlier this month.
Unprecedented Security Measures In Place For Pope's NYC VisitFences and barricades are going up around New York City as the NYPD and federal law enforcement make final preparations before Pope Francis arrives on Thursday.
Extra Ebola Screenings At JFK Set To Begin Saturday; Fight Against Virus Continues On Multiple FrontsAirline passengers arriving from three West African countries will face temperature checks and other screening measures starting with John F. Kennedy International Airport on Saturday.
UN Security Council Condemns Alleged ISIS Beheading Of British Aid Worker Alan HenningThe United Nations Security Council late Friday sharply condemned a new video that purports to show an Islamic State group fighter beheading British hostage Alan Henning, calling the killing a ``heinous and cowardly murder.''
Netanyahu Says ISIS, Hamas 'Branches Of Same Poisonous Tree,' Mentions Derek Jeter In UN Address"To say Iran doesn’t practice terrorism, is like saying Derek Jeter never played shortstop for the New York Yankees," Netanyahu said.
White House Taking New UN Report As Call For Action On Global WarmingAccording to the head of the UN panel, the world needs to cut pollution from heat-trapping gases, or the already-noticeable harms from global warming could spiral "out of control.''
Demonstrators Near UN: Iran's New President Has Blood On His HandsThe demonstrators waving their red, white and green Iranian flags were joined by some high-profile politicians who said Hasan Rouhani's recent talk of opening dialogue with the United States is merely a ruse.
White House Confident Congress Will Approve Use Of Force In SyriaIn a series of interviews on the Sunday news shows, Secretary of State John Kerry said the case for intervention in Syria's 2 1/2-year civil war was strengthening each day and that he expected American lawmakers to recognize the need for action when the "credibility of the United States is on the line.''
Demonstrators Rally Outside Of Egyptian Mission As Clashes Fuel Worldwide OutrageIn Long Island City parishioners of a Coptic Christian Church offered their prayers to the victims of the violent clashes.
UN Security Council Meets To Discuss Palestinian Statehood, Lobbying ContinuesThe United Nations Security Council took the first steps in considering the Palestinian's request for statehood, meeting behind closed doors on Monday on the controversial bid. The arm twisting has begun.