UN General Assembly begins 68th session

The UN General Assembly (UNGA) started Tuesday its 68th session at the UN Headquarters in New York while setting a new development agenda beyond 2015 as its priority.

UN summit agrees on AIDS universal treatment

A UN summit on AIDS has agreed to set a target of getting treatment for 15 million sufferers by 2015.

UN summit agrees on AIDS universal treatment

A UN summit on AIDS has agreed to set a target of getting treatment for 15 million sufferers by 2015.

UN seals treaty to protect threatened ecosystems

Treaty to protect world`s forests, coral reefs and other threatened ecosystems was sealed at UN summit.

UAE confirms participation in UN summit

The three-day UN summit will review the Millennium Development Goals.

200 detained in crackdown on climate protest

Danish police outnumbered protesters on Sunday, detaining more than 200 people on a second day of demonstrations as environment ministers met for informal talks to advance negotiations on a new pact.

Israel, Palestinians dig in before Obama summit

Israel and the Palestinians traded blame on Monday for blocking US efforts to revive peace negotiations and President Barack Obama`s aides played down what he hopes to achieve when he hosts their leaders in New York.