India has called off a planned meeting between its foreign minister and her Pakistani counterpart on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly session in New York this month, aggravating tensions between the longtime rivals.
2 secretary-generals and diplomats from the world that Kofi Annan served for nearly 45 years paid tribute to him at the UN, but the most moving words were from his wife and son who urged people to continue his fight for a fairer and peaceful planet.
The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution to support tougher U.N. action against peacekeepers who fail to protect civilians, including by sending them home and refusing to pay their governments.
The U.N. humanitarian chief is warning that the fight against famine is being lost in Yemen, which is already facing the world's worst humanitarian crisis with 75 percent of its 29 million people in need of assistance.
Brazilian police have arrested a fugitive who is alleged by U.S. authorities to be Hezbollah's financier and who has repeatedly been accused of illegal activity in a lawless border area where three South American nations meet.