UN to vote on sending troops to Sahel after French-US deal

The UN Security Council will vote Wednesday on a draft resolution that would pave the way for the deployment of a five-nation African military force to fight jihadists in the Sahel region.

The UN Security Council will vote Wednesday on a draft resolution that would pave the way for the deployment of a five-nation African military force to fight jihadists in the Sahel region.

UN official Khalaf resigns, stands by report accusing Israel of ‘apartheid’

Senior UN official Rima Khalaf announced her resignation on Friday, saying that UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres had asked her to withdraw a report that accuses Israel of imposing an “apartheid regime” on Palestinians.

Senior UN official Rima Khalaf announced her resignation on Friday, saying that UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres had asked her to withdraw a report that accuses Israel of imposing an "apartheid regime" on Palestinians.

UN chief warns US funding cuts will ‘undermine’ anti-terror efforts

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Thursday against an abrupt cut to U.S. funding for the world body, and France’s U.N. envoy said a retreat by Washington from global affairs could lead to more instability.

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Thursday against an abrupt cut to U.S. funding for the world body, and France’s U.N. envoy said a retreat by Washington from global affairs could lead to more instability.

Guterres defends ex-Palestinian PM as pick for UN Libya envoy

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres defended former Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad on Monday as the “right person” to represent the world body in Libya after the United States raised objections to his choice.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres defended former Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad on Monday as the “right person” to represent the world body in Libya after the United States raised objections to his choice.

Ban Ki-moon, the UN’s ‘invisible man’, bids farewell

Ban Ki-moon, who steps down as UN secretary-general at the end of the month, will be remembered as a conscientious statesman who has championed humanitarian causes, but who has struggled to have an impact on the world stage.

Ban Ki-moon, who steps down as UN secretary-general at the end of the month, will be remembered as a conscientious statesman who has championed humanitarian causes, but who has struggled to have an impact on the world stage.

Portugal’s ex-prime minister Guterres officially named new UN chief

Portugal’s former prime minister Antonio Guterres was officially nominated by the UN Security Council on Thursday to succeed Ban Ki-moon as the next United Nations secretary-general.

Portugal’s former prime minister Antonio Guterres was officially nominated by the UN Security Council on Thursday to succeed Ban Ki-moon as the next United Nations secretary-general.