Afghanistan donor conference in Paris
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon participates in an international donor conference for Afghanistan in Paris on June 12, 2008. The conference hopes to raise $50 billion to aid in the rebuilding of Afghanistan. (UPI Photo/ David Silpa)
The North Korean government said Wednesday it was involved in high-level strategic talks with Chinese officials in Beijing.
A peace agreement between the Malian government and nomadic Tuareg rebels opens the door to political progress, the U.N. secretary-general said.
The most recent terrorist attack on June 15, which left two dead and more than 70 people wounded, proved once more that the most urgent question now is the security and safety of the 3,100 people of the Iranian opposition People's Mujahedin of Iran trapped in Camp Liberty.
United Nations officials say global action is needed to improve responses to the threat of drought around the world.
Rwandan Maj. Gen. Jean Bosco Kazura will lead the U.N. Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday.
A day of mourning was declared in the Pakistani city of Quetta after two bombings carried out by Islamic militants killed 25 people, officials said.
It's critical that a U.N. peacekeeping mission near the Israeli border with Syria can operate freely and without risk, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon renewed his call Friday for Israel to freeze its settlement activity in the West Bank, calling it "unhelpful."
The launch of the United Nation's official "WeChat" account Friday is a bid to enhance the organization's social media presence in China, U.N. officials said.
The use of rape and sexual abuse as a weapon of war in parts of northern Mali is widespread, a U.N. special envoy in child rights said.