U.S. envoy cheers gains in West Africa Ebola battle

Nov 3, 2014

U.S. envoy cheers gains in West Africa Ebola battle

The U.S. envoy to the U.N., Samantha Power, on Sunday credited a reported drop in new Ebola infections in West Africa to U.S. and other international aid efforts. Power, who just returned from a tour of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, the three countries ...

U.N. chief believes Gaza fighting will end soon

Jul 23, 2014

U.N. chief believes Gaza fighting will end soon

The U.N. secretary-general said Tuesday it is his “hope and belief” that his emergency mission to the Middle East will lead to an end to the fighting between Hamas and Israel “in the very near future.” Ban Ki-moon told the Security Council by videoconference ...