From condemning China’s treatment of Muslim minorities to probing the gory details of the drug war in the Philippines, the Geneva-based council is making headlines this month.
'Maybe a decade ago, Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb was essentially the only terrorist organization operating in the Sahel. Now there's at least 10.'
Foreign Policy reported Tuesday that the two American allies will each boost their troop presence in Syria by 10 to 15 percent.
The U.N.’s top human rights official says she's “appalled” by conditions facing migrants detained after illegally crossing America’s southern border.
Is the UAE pulling out of Yemen, and new research touts the benefits of reforesting Planet Earth.
At least 44 migrants detained in the Libyan capital of Tripoli were killed in an airstrike this week, an attack a U.N. envoy said “clearly could constitute a war crime.”
New research finds emissions already locked in by the world’s existing infrastructure are enough to overshoot the goals of the Paris climate agreement.
A new week brings a new threat to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, as Iran said Monday it has now stockpiled more low-enriched uranium than is under the terms of the agreement.
The Rand Corporation's Ariane Tabatabai assesses Iran's willingness to engage in diplomatic talks with the U.S.
U.N. human rights rapporteur Victor Madrigal-Borloz weighs in on how restrictive definitions of gender identity can harm transgender people.
Khalid Elgindy of the Brookings Institution shares his thoughts on whether another country could ever replace the U.S. as the lead Mideast peace broker.
Kim Clausing predicts where the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates will land in their positions on international free trade deals.
Stewart Patrick of the Council on Foreign Relations tells the program that China is happy to fill in the leadership vacuum created by a U.S. retreat at the United Nations.
The global #MeToo movement – and let’s be honest, anyone who’s ever worked a job – scored a big legal victory on Friday as UN members adopted a first-of-its-kind convention on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work.
The U.S. threatened to cap the number of skilled Indian workers granted special H-1B visas this week, opening a new front in the Trump Administration's effort to overhaul immigration policy.
President Trump's nominee for U.N. Ambassador said Wednesday the U.S. can still be a global leader, even if it withdraws from key treaties and U.N. organizations.
The remaining parties to the Iran nuclear deal have had choice words this week for both the U.S. and Iran as tensions between the countries continues to mount.
Bad news for U.S. and other countries used to exporting their trash abroad: the world's 'pollution sinks' are fighting back.
The WHO stops just short of declaring an ongoing Ebola outbreak a global health crisis.
Iran’s Supreme Leader rejected the prospect of talks with the U.S. on Thursday, upending a diplomatic visit by Japan's prime minister.
Thousands of protesters clogged Hong Kong on Wednesday, battling police in a desperate effort to block an extradition bill that hands broad new powers to China.
A new video game aims to avert nuclear war by making diplomatic simulations cheaper and easier to run.
Sudan's diverse and historic pro-democracy protest movement faces a new test after the departure of long-time President Omar al-Bashir: getting rid of military leaders.