As the civil war continues, Syria's future hangs by a thread. Is it becoming a failed state?
Since 1948, U.N. peacekeepers have been sent to war-torn regions as a neutral force. What are peacekeepers and what are their duties?
2016 is no doubt going to be a busy news year.
The United Nations aims to maintain peace and security around the world, but its Security Council has been a source of irritation for other member countries. How does the UN Security Council work?
Created after World War II, and now 70 years old, the U.N. is divided into six main parts, which include the General Assembly and the Security Council. What do each of these parts do?
The International Atomic Energy Agency is aligned with the United Nations and functions as the world's nuclear weapons watchdog, attempting to keep nuclear countries honest in their agreements.
Saudi Arabia is overseeing a U.N. Human Rights Council panel, but the nation is known for violating human rights. So what are these violations? [url=http://news.discovery.com]Test URL[/url]
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