United Nations

Presidents Donald Trump and Jair Bolsonaro have forged a nationalist alliance based on the idea that climate change is a hoax.
The day of protest precedes the United Nations summit on how to rein in the worst effects of climate change.
Each of the installation's 3,758 blue backpacks represents a child who died in conflict zones last year.
Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg joined the rally in New York, a prelude a global youth-led strike to take place in September.
The teenage climate change activist delivered a message for the president soon after crossing the Atlantic on a zero-emissions yacht.
The former U.N. ambassador did a bad job of stopping the chatter but a great job of creating a meme.
The attack came even as the country's warring sides said they accepted a cease-fire.
Reagan made the offensive comment about African delegates at the United Nations in a 1971 telephone call.
The news comes less than a week after the North launched two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea in a defiance of U.N. resolutions.
"We will make our voices heard," said the Swedish teenager who inspired the Fridays for Future youth movement for climate action.
Afghan and international forces killed more than 700 civilians in the first six months of the year.
Human rights groups have criticized the effort as a means to rein in protections for marginalized groups.
Michelle Bachelet comments on reports of children sleeping on floors, poor sanitation and inadequate health care.
The climate crisis threatens human rights and could push another 120 million people into poverty by 2030, a U.N. report says.
Nicole Kidman has used her time in Hollywood to give back and elevate the voices of women in front of the screen and behind the scenes.
The head of the UN refugee agency sees a "rising trend" of people fleeing their homes to escape violence and persecution.
An independent U.N. human rights expert cited "credible evidence" of the possible role of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the journalist's death.
Jolie, an actress and U.N. special envoy, praised the "strongest people in the world."
“It’s an assault on truth, science and universal values,” U.N. commissioner Kate Gilmore said.
Jody Thomas painted the 15-meter-high tribute to the campaigning Swedish schoolgirl in Bristol, England.