North Korea says it won't disarm if it can't trust U.S.
North Korea's foreign minister tells the United Nations ongoing sanctions were deepening its mistrust in the United States and there was no way the country would give up its nuclear weapons unilaterally under such circumstances.
China calls for calm and restraint over Syria
China's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ma Zhaoxu on Friday called on the parties concerned to remain calm and exercise restraint over the situation in Syria.
Thousands fleeing to Senegal amid Gambia crisis
The UN says thousands of people are fleeing Gambia and crossing into neighbouring Senegal.
UN warns of war crime as Damascus water crisis worsens
The UN is warning that the sabotage of water supplies near the Syrian capital amounts to a war crime. The main water source for Damascus has been cut off as fighting rages on in Wadi Barada.
Israel refuses to recognise UN vote on settlements
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he will not abide by the UN Security Council resolution demanding an end to illegal settlements on occupied Palestinian land.
UN demands end to Israeli settlements after US abstains
The UN Security Council demands that Israel halt settlements, in a resolution adopted after the United States refrained from vetoing the contentious measure.
UN tells Gambia's Yahya Jammeh to step down
The UN has told Gambia's president that he must step down by January 19 when his term ends. Yahya Jammeh is refusing to accept defeat in the presidential election and mediation efforts by neighbouring countries have so far failed.
Aleppo: Anger & lies
There's anger, disappointment and calls for action. Plus, Syria's Ambassador to the UN is accused of faking propaganda - by using an old photo from Iraq to claim regime forces are doing good work.