United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned a deadly rocket attack in Ukraine`s government-held port of Mariupol on Saturday and denounced "provocative statements" made by pro-Russian separatist fighters.
United Nations experts warned that Sudan`s remote western territories could become a breeding ground for radical Islamists as violence in the country`s conflict-torn Darfur region rages at an alarming level.
An eminent Indian academician is among seven experts nominated by UN chief Ban Ki-moon to be part of an advisory group that will conduct a policy and institutional review of the world body's peace- building architecture and make recommendations.
France appealed on Thursday for U.N. member states to work together on an international legal framework that would make social network providers share responsibility for the use of their platforms to spread messages promoting violence.
North Korea has told the United Nations that its call to refer Pyongyang to the International Criminal Court is invalid after a prominent defector retracted part of his testimony to a UN rights inquiry.
India has lauded the progress made by the international community in containing the Ebola epidemic - that has claimed over 8,000 lives so far - but said there is "no scope for complacency" since the crisis is not over yet.
Kolkata: West Bengal's Nadia district is poised to complete building toilets for all its residents by next March, under a programme which has been shortlisted for the United Nations global award for public service.