Three years since Islamic State attack, Yazidi wounds still open
Iraq's Yazidis marked three years since Islamic State launched what the United Nations said was a genocidal campaign against them on Thursday, but their ordeal is far from over despite the ouster of the jihadist fighters.
Pope calls for more action against human trafficking
Pope Francis appealed for more action to be taken against human traffickers on Sunday (July 30) on the United Nations World Day against people trafficking.
Maximising the opportunity of Africa's future youth population
According to United Nations projections, Africa's population will rise to roughly 2.5 billion people by 2050, with half of all Africans being under the age of 25.
Haley on Trump tweets: "It's chatter I don't focus on"
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says she doesn't let President Donald Trump's tweets interfere with her work adding, "It's chatter I don't focus on."
Cloaked in dust and rags, Somalis flee a looming famine
Successive seasons of poor rains and failed harvests are forcing Somalis to flee their homes in northern Somalia. The United Nations warns of an unprecedented global crisis with famine already gripping parts of South Sudan and looming over Nigeria, Yemen and Somalia.
UN: Nigeria's humanitarian crisis under constant neglect
A delegation from the United Nations is visiting camps in northeast Nigeria that are hosting people displaced by Boko Haram violence. More than two million people have been forced from their homes by the armed group.