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U.N. torture committee wants Afghan general prosecuted

The police chief of Afghanistan's Kandahar province, General Abdul Raziq, should be prosecuted over allegations of torture and enforced disappearances, the U.N. Committee against Torture said on Friday.
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UN force condemns 'callous' attack on South Sudan base

Juba (AFP) - The UN peacekeeping force in South Sudan said Thursday it had repelled a "callous" attack by armed assailants on a base in the north of the country....
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Russia slams US approval of Montenegro's NATO accession

Russia's foreign ministry on Thursday called the approval by the United States of Montenegro's accession to NATO a "deeply mistaken" move that creates divisions in Europe....
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Russia blocks U.N. Security Council condemnation of Syria attack

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia blocked a Western-led effort at the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday to condemn last week's deadly gas attack in Syria and push Moscow's ally President Bashar al-Assad to cooperate with international inquiries into the incident....
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Migrants traded in "slave markets" in Libya, U.N. agency says

GENEVA (Reuters) - Growing numbers of African migrants passing through Libya are traded in what they call slave markets before being held for ransom, forced labour or sexual exploitation, the U.N. migration agency said on Tuesday....
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Bolivia mercilessly trolls US over Iraq WMD lie in front of UN Security Council (VIDEO)

Bolivia delivered an epic blow to the US at the emergency UN Security Council meeting Friday, reminding everyone of the disastrous weapons of mass destruction lie peddled by the US as a pretext to invade Iraq. ...
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U.N. to host Cyprus leaders April 2, first since breakdown in February

ATHENS (Reuters) - The leaders of Cyprus's estranged Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities will meet over dinner next Sunday in a first encounter of the two since peace talks were abruptly interrupted in February, the United Nations said on Monday....
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UN Report Calls For Donations To North Korea As Sanctions Dry Up Aid

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s subjects are being seriously affected by international sanctions that have severely curtailed humanitarian aid activities due to the country’s continued ballistic missile and nuclear tests in defiance of the sanctions imposed by the United Nations, according to a U.N.-led report released this month....
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UNHRC to call for boycott of Israeli settlements

Out of the 41 resolutions before the UNHRC, 12 deal with human rights situations in individual countries. Five of those resolutions are focused on Israeli actions. ...
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UN report: Israel has established an 'apartheid regime'

Report breaks new ground on the UN's examination of the situation in occupied Palestine by using the word 'apartheid'....
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