3 million migrant arrivals expected in Europe by 2017: EU

Nov 5, 2015

3 million migrant arrivals expected in Europe by 2017: EU

Three million migrants are expected to arrive in Europe by 2017 as they flee war and poverty in Syria and other conflict zones, with a small positive impact on the EU economy likely, the EU’s executive arm said on Thursday. “Overall, an additional 3 ...

Feb 5, 2015

U.N. rights resolution 'illegal': N. Korea

North Korea’s foreign minister is demanding that the U.N. secretary-general tell member states that a resolution targeting the country’s bleak human rights record is illegal and based on lies. The letter from Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong, obtained by The Associated Press, says North ...

Oct 3, 2013

Cash-strapped U.N. women's agency exits Japan

The U.N. agency for promoting gender equality has announced it will close its office in Osaka Prefecture by the end of October, citing a lack of funds. Having failed to achieve its funding goals due to financial instability in 2011 and 2012, the U.N. ...