Vitaly Churkin, Russia's Ambassador To United Nations, Dies In NYC At 64Russia's deputy U.N. ambassador, Vladimir Safronkov, told The Associated Press that Churkin became ill in his office at Russia's U.N. mission and was taken to Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, where he died Monday.
Obama Talks Legacy Amidst Criticism In Wake Of UN Israel Settlement VoteIn a stunning decision Friday, the Obama administration moved to allow the U.N. Security Council to pass a resolution condemning Israeli settlements as illegal.
U.N. Secretary-General To Kick Off Times Square New Year's Eve CountdownOrganizers of the Times Square New Year's Eve celebration announced Monday that Ban will push the Waterford crystal button to begin the official 60-second countdown to 2017.
Israel Summons U.S. Ambassador After U.N. Vote On Israeli SettlementsIsrael pressed forward with promises of retaliation and damage control Sunday following a U.N. vote last week on an anti-settlement resolution that passed thanks to an abstention by the U.S., Israel's close ally.
Despite Pressure From Trump, U.S. Refuses To Veto U.N. Resolution On Israeli SettlementsThere was pressure from the president-elect and lobbying from Israel, but in the end, the United States broke a longstanding tradition.
Amid Civilian Deaths And Displacement In Aleppo, New Yorkers Protest At Russian UN MissionNew Yorkers gathered in protest and solidarity outside of Russia's Permanent Mission to the U.N. on Tuesday night.
U.N. Apologizes To Haiti For Deadly Cholera OutbreakBan Ki-moon said the U.N. bears a moral responsibility to renew its efforts to address the epidemic.
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.