U.S.-Iran showdown moves to UN General Assembly
U.S.-Iran tensions are likely to overshadow this week's gathering of world leaders at the UN General Assembly in New York. Bloomberg's Annmarie Hordern sets the stage for this year's event on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
US expels Cuban diplomats ahead of UN General Assembly
The US has expelled two members of Havana's mission to the UN for allegedly attempting to "conduct influence operations." Others have been restricted from leaving Manhattan. Cuba called the expulsions "unjustified."
'You will suffocate me': Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's last words to his murderers
Riyadh initially offered multiple accounts about Khashoggi's disappearance, but later said the journalist was killed by rogue officials inside it consulate. The UN blames Saudi officials for his "premeditated" murder.
WHO calls for suicide prevention strategy as global rate dips
The UN health agency has called on countries to "incorporate proven suicide prevention strategies" to create awareness and extend health care. "One person still dies every 40 seconds from suicide," said the WHO's chief.
East Timor celebrates 20 years since independence vote
A UN-backed vote on independence ended a bloody occupation by Indonesia. However, many families are still waiting for justice for the wave of bloodshed unleased by Indonesian forces following the referendum.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg makes surprise visit to German forest
While on her way to a UN climate conference, 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg stopped in western Germany to stand with activists at the Hambach Forest. The woods have been threatened by a nearby lignite mine.
Somali security forces end al-Shabab hotel siege
An al-Qaida-linked extremist attack on a hotel in the Somali city of Kismayo has killed at least 26 people, including two journalists and a UN worker. The hotel is often visited by lawmakers and government officials.
Pakistan: Work instead of School
The world is likely to fail to meet its commitments on education. Under the UN Sustainable Development Goals, all children should be in school by 2030. But a third of the way towards the deadline, a review paints a bleak picture, especially for low-income countries. DW looks at what is making it difficult for Pakistani children to get an education.