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U.S. rejects UN expert report calling Qasem Soleimani killing ‘unlawful’

The report, which calls for accountability for targeted killings by armed drones and for greater regulation of the weapons, says the drone strike violated the UN Charter.

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Only half of children with HIV are getting treatment due to coronavirus: UN report.

Four years ago, the United Nations set goals for limiting HIV infections and improving treatment by the end of 2020, and all will be missed because the coronavirus pandemic is hurting access to care, the report concludes.

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Canada updates travel advisory for Hong Kong after China enacts security law.

Travel Canada says the new national security legislation enacted by China could put Canadians "at an increased risk of arbitrary detention."

Millions of Yemeni children face threat of starvation as aid dries up amid COVID-19: UNICEF.

A new UNICEF report says the number of malnourished Yemeni children could reach 2.4 million by the end of the year, a 20 per cent increase in the current figure.

Trudeau blames unsuccessful UN Security Council campaign on late start.

Trudeau says he hoped Canada could have caught up, but that the loss will not deter Canada's engagement on the international stage on issues such as climate change and gender equality.

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Saudi-led coalition in Yemen denies air strike killed civilians.

The Houthi health minister had said 13 civilians, including four children, were killed in Monday's air strike in Saada province,

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How COVID-19 changed Canada’s battle for a UN Security Council seat.

For Canada's UN ambassador physically distant events such as picnics, walks, the odd bicycle ride through Manhattan parks and visits to streets outside the official residences of fellow ambassadors have become features of his last few weeks of cam...

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Iran must provide inspectors access to nuclear sites, UN atomic watchdog head says.

International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Mariano Grossi told reporters after a meeting of the agency's board in Vienna that he had made his case with "Iranian authorities at higher levels."

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