United Nations

Isabelle Senechal, Ryan Di Corpo September 27, 2019
The European Union and representatives from seven countries denounced the worldwide persecution of Christians on Sept. 27 at the United Nations.
Nathan Schneider September 24, 2019
The phrase always seems to come at the end of a sentence—change the world, period. Change the world how?
Stephen Gilbert, left, and his father-in-law sit in front of their flooded property on Sept. 20 in the Mauriceville, Texas, area. Floodwaters are starting to recede in most of the Houston area after the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda flooded parts of Texas. Imelda will likely be Southeast Texas’ fifth 500-year flood event in as many years. ( Jon Shapley/Houston Chronicle via AP)
The pope said that the nations of the world have a duty to fight against climate change, adding that despite a weak response so far, a “window of opportunity is still open.”
If the Secretary of State's new commission is intended neither to review U.S. human rights policy nor examine today’s debates over abortion and same-sex marriage, what, then, might it be doing?
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, unveils the creation of Commission on Unalienable Rights, headed by Mary Ann Glendon, left, a Harvard Law School professor and a former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, during an announcement at the US State Department in Washington, Monday, July 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
The commission will be chaired by Harvard Law School professor Mary Ann Glendon.
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo meets with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi, Baghdad, Iraq, May 7, 2019. (State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha)
Iraq's sacrifices fighting the Islamic State group have earned the country greater support in its reconstruction efforts from the international community, Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi said Saturday.