A British photographer has been spirited out of Syria, but word that a French reporter had made her way to Lebanon was retracted, The Guardian reported Tuesday.
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's special envoy to North Korea said Friday he is "very satisfied" with a new session of nuclear talks.
A U.N. envoy said Saturday his upcoming visit to North Korea will include discussions on how to resume six-party talks regarding the country's nuclear program.
The United Nations called the security situation in Lebanon fragile Wednesday despite a cease-fire with Israel that has remained intact.
Top U.N. political chief B. Lynn Pascoe told the Security Council Baghdad expressed its gratitude to the world body but noted more work could be done.
The top U.N. political officer said he was impressed by the assistance provided by the world body to support the Iraqi government in political reconciliation.
A politically significant crossing in Nicosia opened Thursday allowing Greek and Turkish Cypriots to travel in the world's only divided capital.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says solving the conflict between Arabs and Israelis is critical for any kind of peace and stability in the region.
The U.N. Security Council in New York was briefed Thursday on Kenya's post-election violence that has claimed hundreds of lives.
An investigation into the presence and activities of illegal armed groups in Guatemala was officially launched Friday in the country's capital.
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