UN official: NKoreans say it's important to prevent war

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. political chief says senior North Korea officials told him during his visit to the country last week "that it was important to prevent war" over its rapidly advancing nu...

ICC: Failure to arrest Sudan's president undermines court

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court is accusing some of its members including Jordan, Uganda and Chad of undermining the tribunal's "reputation and credibility" by...

Venezuela official orders probe into former UN ambassador

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The chief prosecutor in Venezuela says his office has launched a probe into the country's former oil czar and ambassador to the United Nations. Tarek Willia...

Muslim leaders to convene extraordinary summit for Jerusalem

ISTANBUL (AP) — Leaders and high-ranking officials of Muslim countries will meet Wednesday in Istanbul for an extraordinary summit to discuss "repercussions" from the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as ...

UNICEF: 400,000 Congo children suffering severe malnutrition

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The United Nations Children's Fund says at least 400,000 children under 5 in Congo's troubled Kasai region are severely malnourished. UNICEF said Tuesday that m...

Macedonia's Zaev set to warm up ties with Greece, Kosovo

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Macedonia's prime minister repeated his will to reach a solution with Greece following more than two decades of dispute over his country's name. Zoran Zaev, i...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Dec. 12, the 346th day of 2017. There are 19 days left in the year. Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, begins at sunset. To...

Amnesty accuses EU of complicity in Libya migrant abuse

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union countries are complicit in the abuse of migrants held in Libya, Amnesty International said in a report released Tuesday that accused the EU of turning a blind eye to all...

UN: Global economy is growing at 3 percent _ best since 2011

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says the global economy is growing by about 3 percent — its highest rate since 2011 — and a significant acceleration from last year. In its a...

The Latest: Sanders says Trump already addressed allegations

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations against President Donald Trump (all times local): 2:55 p.m. The White House is pushing back on sexual ...

The Latest: Putin says Jerusalem move may end peace process

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin's trip to Syria, Egypt and Turkey: (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin has...

The Latest: Putin criticizes US move on Jerusalem

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin's Mideast tour (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticized the U.S....

Russian military hosts UN officials at anti-mine center

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military has hosted a delegation of United Nations officials at its main anti-mine facility. The United Nations' delegation was led by Jean-Pierre Lacroix, ...

UN: Tensions over North Korea worsen rights violations

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief says North Korea's leadership has cracked down on human rights by further restricting movements and making "horrific" prison conditions more severe am...

UN visits Puerto Rico to assess help for hurricane victims

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A United Nations expert on extreme poverty and human rights is meeting with hurricane victims in Puerto Rico, marking the first time such an envoy has visited the U.S. ter...