Syrian regime has 'at least 2,000 tonnes' of chemical weapons hidden away, says Brigadier-General Zaher al-Sakat
Hunger is threatening millions of people as it stretches across Africa. Zohra Bensemra meets one Somali family who resorted to selling their 14-year-old daughter to survive
'I did not even have breasts,' said one girl, telling investigators that from ages 12 to 15, she had sex with nearly 50 peacekeepers, including a 'Commandant' who gave her 75 cents
Philanthropic groups spend their money on legal cases against corporations because funding litigation is one of the best ways to improve human rights
Angry responses claim the UN campaign is ‘misandrist’
Ambassador to UN disarmament conference calls latest Russian allegations 'science fiction'
The United Nations just published its annual Human Development Report, which ranks where people live long, healthy lives —in other words, the countries that are best to live in.
Deadliest single incident is US-led air strike that allegedly hit homes in al-Jadida district
Delegates seem reluctant to say the US President's name, much like Harry Potter avoided saying Voldemort, who according to JK Rowling was 'nowhere near as bad'
US Ambassador Nikki Haley said the US will vote against any item the Human Rights Council puts forth on Israel
Co-author says she had a 'duty' to stand by 'well researched document of human suffering'
Exclusive: Speaking to The Independent ahead of World Water Day, top United Nations' official says people must realise wastewater can be a valuable source of nutrients, energy and even titanium
Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein says he is 'dismayed' at attacks on press and judiciary
More than 5,000 asylum seekers have died at sea over the past year
Prime Minister Hassan Khaire announces 110 people have died from hunger over past two days in southwestern Bay region alone, amid warnings of full-blown famine
More investment is needed to provide support for farmers, allowing people to feed themselves, officials urge