Articles by United Nations
New Zealand Proposes Palestine To Be A State, Alongside Israel In UN Security Council
January 17 2015 12:18 PM
New Zealand has proposed that Palestine be recognised a state alongside Israel to put an end to a 60-year long war.
Asylum Seekers On Hunger Strike Urge Australia For UN Turnover; Immigration Denies 'Incorrect' Reports
January 16 2015 12:57 AM
Asylum seekers in Manus Island went on hunger strike and called on the Australian government to turn them over to the UN if they will not be allowed to resettle in the country.
Labour Party Questions New Zealand Spy Agency Chief’s Resignation: Asks Gov’t To Clear The Mystery
January 14 2015 6:19 PM
The GCSB had been facing criticism over alleged efforts by the government to mount domestic surveillance.
Former US Official Warns of Paris-Like Attacks in US Unless Obama Sends Combat Troops Against ISIS
January 13 2015 6:20 PM
A former U.S. official has warned of ISIS-inspired terror attacks in the U.S. unless Pres. Obama does something about it.
US and UK Leaders to Meet Over Russia's Role in Ukraine Conflict; Gorbachev Fears 'Nuclear Catastrophe'
January 12 2015 4:47 PM
British Prime Minister David Cameron and US President Barack Obama will be meeting in the White House to discuss global issues including Russia's involvement in the Ukraine crisis.
Canada Still Works On Rebuilding Haiti Five Years After Disaster
January 12 2015 9:35 AM
Canadians have still not recovered from the effects of the disaster.
New Zealand At The UN Security Council Makes A Formal Start: Country's Representative McLay Promises To Speak For The Whole Region
January 10 2015 12:48 AM
New Zealand can articulate the concerns of small states, using its powerful position at the UN Security Council.
Canada Responds to UN Plea: Will Accept 13,000 Syrian, Iraqi Refugees In 3 Years
January 09 2015 2:44 PM
Canada will be accepting more refugees from Syria and Iraq in the next 36 months.
N. Korea May Already Have Ballistic Missiles Which Could Get Tested In 2015 – U.S. Expert
January 06 2015 7:42 PM
An American security expert warned the United States and South Korea that North Korea will be testing its nuclear and ballistic missiles this year.
Ancient Tonic Makes A Comeback
January 05 2015 10:44 AM
Donkey milk, which was highly-regarded in ancient times for its medicinal properties, gains renewed popularity.
Angelina Jolie Says It Is A 'Horrible' And 'Terrifying' Thought To Make A Movie On Her Life
December 31 2014 5:55 PM
Angelina Jolie says she is "terrified" by the thought of making a biopic on her life. She would rather get a photo book made.
Taylor Swift Tops The List Of Most Charitable Celebrity Of 2014 For Third Consecutive Year, Beats Miley Cyrus, Emma Watson And Beyonce [SEE PHOTOS]
December 31 2014 4:15 PM
Taylor Swift has been named as the year 2014 most charitable celebrity. She beats Emma Watson, Beyonce and Miley Cyrus for the spot.
Eight-Year-Old HIV-Positive Boy Shunned By Villagers; Incident Met With Anger On The Internet
December 23 2014 4:35 PM
An 8-year-old HIV-positive boy was targeted by villagers who have signed a petition to expel him from his village.
Life Expectancy Worldwide Increases by 6 Years
December 22 2014 12:21 PM
A recent in-depth analysis on global health states that life expectancy both for men and women worldwide has increased by about six years since 1990.
Uruguay Holds Its First Marijuana Fair
December 17 2014 1:33 PM
Uruguayans hold a marijuana exposition a year after the cannabis reform was signed into law.
John Key Worse Than Abbot On Climate Fund Issue, Says New Zealand's Green Party
December 16 2014 10:19 AM
There are two sects among the climate change warriors, where one group is still not convinced about the efficacy of a global fund.
North Pole Spat Widens, Denmark Joins Territorial Claims, Energy Resources
December 16 2014 12:53 AM
Denmark has joined the fray of territorial claims into the Arctic region where Santa Claus' North Pole is.
Russia Issues Stern Warning To U.S. Against Fresh Economic Sanctions, Vows To Strike Back Because Of Ukraine Support Act
December 15 2014 2:07 PM
Russia has issued a stern warning to the United States that the latest economic sanctions approved by the U.S. Congress will not go unanswered.
NSW Supreme Court Schedules 1st Female Genital Mutilation Trial In August 2015
December 10 2014 6:12 PM
An old woman will stand trial in August 2015 before the New South Wales Supreme Court over charges of performing genital mutilation on two young girls. The case, allowed by Chief Justice Tom Bathurst, could set a precedent and result in a landmark decision since it is a first in NSW and possibly in Australia.
Russia Pushes Arctic Militarisation; To Get New Aircraft, Helos As It Launches Strategic Command In The Region
December 04 2014 12:56 PM
Russia has launched its Strategic Command in the Arctic region.