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People walk past the United Nations headquarters on September 26, 2018 in New York City. World leaders gathered for the 73rd annual meeting at the UN headquarters in Manhattan.

The US is threatening to veto a UN resolution intended to offer support to survivors of rape because of reproductive health language

The US is reportedly threatening to veto a UN resolution that would prevent rape as a weapon of war and terrorism, because it mentions sexual health.

Trump says he considered his daughter Ivanka for high-level positions at the UN and the World Bank because she’s ‘very good with numbers&#...

Trump insisted nominating Ivanka for roles at the UN and World Bank "would’ve had nothing to do with nepotism" and she would have been "incredible."
A rendering of Oceanix City.

The UN is supporting a design for a new floating city that can withstand Category 5 hurricanes

Floating cities could help address two global challenges: sea level rise and a lack of affordable housing.
Sir David Attenborough has delivered a grave warning about the future of our planet.

David Attenborough warns of the ‘collapse of our civilizations,’ if climate change continues to be ignored

"If we don’t take action, the collapse of our civilizations and the extinction of much of the natural world is on the horizon."

UN expert: San Francisco’s homelessness crisis is a human rights violation and suggests ‘a cruelty that is unsurpassed’

After calling San Francisco's homelessness crisis a human rights violation, UN expert Leilani Farha said it represented unsurpassed cruelty.

UN report: San Francisco’s ‘cruel and inhuman’ homelessness crisis is a human rights violation

A UN report calls the conditions for homeless residents in the Bay Area "cruel and inhuman," and a violation of human rights.
A demonstrator dressed as Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman with blood on his hands protests with others outside the Saudi Embassy in Washington, DC, on October 8, 2018.

UN says Jamal Khashoggi murder was likely an ‘extrajudicial killing’ committed by the Saudi state

UN Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard said those who masterminded Khashoggi's killing are "are high enough to represent the state."

Ethiopia elects its first female president, former United Nations representative Sahle-Work Zewde

Sahle-Work Zewde became Ethoipia's first female president Thursday after being unanimously elected by the country's lawmakers.
President Donald Trump has defended Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman amid allegations his government had Washington Post reporter Jamal Khashoggi killed.

Khashoggi’s brutal killing could lead to charges against Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman under international law. But experts say the Saudis wi...

The killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi could potentially lead to charges against Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman under international law.