United Nations

Tuesday 22 April 2014

SYRIA announced a presidential election for June 3 yesterday, preparing the ground for Bashar al-Assad to defy widespread opposition and extend his grip on power, days after he said the civil war was turning in his favour.

Monday 21 April 2014

A PROMINENT Catholic cleric is being sued by Scotland's largest local authority for almost £5 million after a church-run approved school closed with major pension liabilities.

Saturday 19 April 2014

South Sudan sent troops to secure a United Nations base after armed civilians fired on displaced tribes-people sheltering there, in an attack that killed at least 48, the president's spokesman said yesterday.

Wednesday 16 April 2014

Sexism in the UK is more pervasive and "in your face" than other countries, a United Nations investigator has claimed.