A new report from the U.N.'s High Commissioner for Human Rights finds a "shockingly high" number of politically motivated extrajudicial killings.
But predictions of the apocalypse are again likely overstated.
"For the first time ever there are now more people in the world older than 65 than younger than 5."
Trump's latest trade war maneuver will raise prices, but it's more defensible than his tariffs.
State Department Demands Spouses of Gay Diplomats, U.N. Staff Get Legally Married to Visit—Even if They Can't
An absurdly petty intersection of anti-gay and anti-foreigner policies.
Pushing punitive bans is a strange activity for an organization dedicated to defending human rights.
A preemptive ban risks being a tragic moral failure rather than an ethical triumph.
Don't believe the hype about the U.N.'s resolution on the death penalty.
Clash for the third time in two years in U.S. between supporters and opponents of Erdo?an.
The president's "principled realism" promises more restraint than he has delivered so far.
How Trump's UN speech fits into his foreign policy.
An intergovernmental committee meets in Geneva this week to talk about "protecting" traditional cultural expressions.
Making an environmental resource a commons is tantamount to calling for its destruction.
The likely next ambassador to the United Nations might be a rising GOP star, but she hasn't been very vocal on international affairs.
The United Nations' public health agency achieves consensus through mass detentions and media censorship.
"No one has the right to make decisions that affect billions of people based solely on ideology."
U.N. climate change meeting opens today in Marrakech, Morocco.
How does this square with the candidate's stated foreign policies?
U.S. troops on the ground seeking potential fighting partners.
A new report from the state Department of Public Safety considers the consequences.
Unlike the feckless diplomats a few blocks away, artists presented a clear and devastating picture of the global war on drugs.
Saving the planet or just massively expanding activist and bureaucratic power?
"Putting people first" might mean legalizing drugs, or it might mean beheading drug dealers.
A new report suggests some tentative observations about the consequences of legalization.
So says the new U.N. analysis of national climate plans from 146 countries
Virgin CEO Richard Branson leaks document to Drug Policy Alliance.
Why did the U.N. feel justified in recommending such illiberal censorship policies while providing such shoddy evidence to back their claims?
And there are far more trees than researchers previously thought - more than 3 trillion
Deal impossible without Security Council approval
Rich countries commit to total decarbonization of the global economy.
Warbots might actually behave more morally than soldiers.
UN Women partnered with Uber to create 1 million jobs just two weeks ago.
Why not instead an interplanetary Homestead Act and Mining Law?
Why there will not be a global climate change treaty in 2015