New report says at least 165 executions were carried out in ISIL-controlled areas in late 2014.
The first rapid blood test for Ebola has been approved for use by the World Health Organization.Gå til kilden
Libya has asked the UN Security Council to lift an arms embargo so that it can deal with the Islamic State (IS) group and other militants.
United Nations investigators are considering revealing the names of an estimated 200 individuals suspected of committing war crimes in Syria.Gå til kilden
UN envoy to Syria says he has "no illusions but a glimmer of hope" over plan to halt bombardment of city for six weeks.Gå til kilden
Russian-drafted resolution adopted unanimously as pro-Moscow rebels fight their way into flashpoint town of Debaltseve.
UN climate talks in Geneva have ended with agreement on a formal draft negotiating text for the summit in Paris in December.Gå til kilden
Resolution, urging Shia rebels to immediately relinquish control of Yemen's government, unanimously adopted.
At least 300 migrants are feared to have drowned after attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa this week in rough seas, the UN says.
The UN has withdrawn its backing for a planned offensive against rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo after the government refused to sack two generals, a spokesman has said.
The UN should delay releasing a report into atrocities in Sri Lanka's civil war, the new foreign minister has said.
The UN Security Council has adopted a resolution aimed at cracking down on trade with, and ransom payments to, Islamic State (IS) militants.
Aid workers in South Sudan finding it hard to operate as roadblocks are erected across the country.Gå til kilden
The United Nations secretary-general shares his views on the vast challenges facing the world.Gå til kilden
The International Court of Justice has rejected claims of genocide by Serbia and Croatia against each other during the Croatian war of secession from Yugoslavia.Gå til kilden
The UN's mediator in the Syria conflict has called on MEPs to support his plan for a local "freeze" in hostilities in the embattled city of Aleppo.Gå til kilden
The UN Security Council has warned of unspecified further steps if the Shia Houthi rebels who took power in Yemen do not immediately return to talks.Gå til kilden
Gaza residents say UNRWA decision to cut rebuilding funds is disastrous.Gå til kilden
Two Israeli soldiers and a Spanish UN peacekeeper have been killed as Hezbollah militants traded fire with Israeli forces on the Lebanese border.Gå til kilden
A South Sudanese militia has freed 280 child soldiers as part of a wider deal to release about 3,000 underage fighters, the UN's children agency Unicef has said.Gå til kilden
Nigeria does not need the help of UN or African Union troops to take on Boko Haram, the country's national security adviser has told the BBC.Gå til kilden
Opposition assembly suspends UN-sponsored peace talks after blaming rival government for fresh violence.
Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen's capital Sanaa have shelled the president's home, shattering a ceasefire.
Central African countries urged to step up plans for multinational force to face increasing threat by Nigerian group.Gå til kilden
With surrender deadline expired, MONUSCO and Congolese army readies military operation against Hutu guerrillas.Gå til kilden
Milliarder er brukt i Haiti etter jordskjelvet for fem år siden, men gjenreisingen går sakte. Mange mener pengene kunne vært brukt bedre.Gå til kilden
Syrerne utgjør nå verdens største flyktningbefolkning med over 3 millioner mennesker på flukt utenfor landegrensene. Palestinerne er ikke regnet med.Gå til kilden
The UN children's agency said reports from survivors of the Baga attack and the use of a young girl as a suicide bomber in Maiduguri "should be searing the conscience of the world".Gå til kilden
US judge throws out a case filed by human rights groups that blamed the UN for a deadly cholera outbreak in Haiti.
The UN has expressed concern over new Lebanese restrictions on Syrian refugees aimed at slowing the influx of asylum seekers escaping civil war.