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Turkey Sends Letter to UN Declaring Drilling Intentions Inside Cyprus’ EEZ

Media reports disclosed on Sunday afternoon that Turkey sent a letter to the United Nation's (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres on March 28, informing him...

UN to Honor the Ionian Islands’ Cuisine in Vienna

The United Nations announced on Friday that its employees at the Vienna offices will have the chance to taste recipes from the cuisine of...

Broker of 2004 Cyprus Peace Plan, Kofi Annan, Dies Aged 80

Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan has died aged 80, it was confirmed on Saturday. The Ghanaian diplomat served as the UN chief for...

Refugees, Migrants Risk Death as Bitter Cold Grips Europe

U.N. aid agencies are appealing to authorities in Europe to assist and protect thousands of refugees and migrants trying to survive the harsh winter...

More Money Needed for Refugees and Migrants in Greece, Balkans

The U.N. refugee agency reports a multi-million-dollar appeal begun early this year on behalf of tens of thousands of refugees and migrants in Greece...

Ban Ki-Moon: Responding to Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants

This September, the United Nations General Assembly will bring together world leaders to address one of the leading challenges of our time: responding to...

UN: Step Up Efforts to Protect Migrants, Refugees

A new U.N. report expresses concern about rising xenophobia and discrimination against migrants and refugees. “Xenophobic and racist responses to refugees and migrants seem to...

500 People Feared Dead in Mediterranean

The U.N. refugee agency is confirming reports that up to 500 people may have lost their lives when an overcrowded boat capsized and sank...

UNHCR Proposes Plan to Address Europe’s Refugee Crisis

The U.N. refugee agency reports that the refugee situation in Greece is rapidly deteriorating, with about 30,000 people living under miserable conditions, but it's...

UN Refugee Official Blasts EU Over Migrant ‘Travel Warning’

A top U.N. refugee official has criticized the leaders of the European Union for calling on migrants not to come to Europe. Speaking to reporters...