Without serious anti-tobacco measures, the World Health Organization says up to a billion lives could be lost to smoking in the 21st Century.
A year after last summer’s fighting between Hamas and Israel, less than 1% of reconstruction materials have entered the Gaza Strip.
Greece missed the deadline for a €1.5 billion payment to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday at midnight after eurozone ministers refused to extend the country’s bailout.
The deadline ‘passes’ for an Iranian nuclear deal and China presents the U.N. with its climate targets.
With only 10 negotiating days left ahead of a new global climate treaty, the UN Secretary-General called for ‘true leadership’ from world leaders on Monday.
Since March, Saudi Arabia has spearheaded a coalition military campaign to support Yemeni President Hadi against Houthi rebels.
Falklands and Argentinian representatives trade allegations of military buildups as UN decolonization committee pushes direct negotiations.
The UN has yet to name the country whose troops were allegedly involved in the incident.
The Afghan army struggles to withstand increasingly frequent Taliban attacks and Greece attempts to avert bankruptcy.
UN Ambassador says the Afghan army is demonstrating bravery against ‘thousands of foreign terrorist fighters’ bent on retaking the country.