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UN Letter To Kim Jong Un Warns On Accountability

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 02.17.2014 | World

GENEVA (AP) — A U.N. panel warned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Monday that he may be held accountable for orchestrating widespread crimes agai...

UN: North Korea Won't Cooperate With Human Rights Probe

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 11.17.2013 | World

GENEVA — The head of a U.N. human rights probe says he can't get answers from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un regarding harrowing testimony from...

UN Tries To Pressure NKorea After Defectors' Chilling Testimonies

AP | FOSTER KLUG | Posted 10.22.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — Testimony by North Korean defectors at U.N. hearings this week in Seoul has produced chilling accounts of systematic rape, ...

UN Investigator: NKorea Prison Camps Inquiry Won't Be Deterred

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2013 | World

By Lincoln Feast SYDNEY, May 9 (Reuters) - U.N. investigators will seek the cooperation of North Korea as part of an inquiry into all...

UN Investigating Potential Arms Trade Between North Korea, Syria

Reuters | Posted 07.17.2012 | World

By Louis Charbonneau and Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, May 17 (Reuters) - A U.N. panel of experts that monitors compliance with sa...

North Korea May Buy Black Market Nuke Supplies: IAEA Report

AP | By GEORGE JAHN | Posted 11.02.2011 | World

VIENNA -- A report from the U.N. nuclear agency on Friday strengthened suspicions that – like Iran – North Korea turned to black market su...

UN Fails To Take Action On Korea Tensions

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council failed to take action to defuse tensions between North and South Korea on Sunday and diplomats blamed...

North Korea Ship, M V San, Detained And Searched By India, Citing U.N. Resolution

nytimes.com | LYDIA POLGREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI -- Indian authorities have detained a North Korean vessel and are searching it for radioactive material, the first time a ship has been seiz...

UN NKorea Stance "Unprecedented"

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is praising the international body's newly-endorsed sanctions against North Korea in resp...

North Korea Sanctions Expanded By U.N. Security Council

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council imposed punishing new sanctions on North Korea Friday, toughening an arms embargo and authorizing shi...

North Korea: UN Security Council Set To Tighten Sanctions

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS -- The five permanent members of the Security Council have approved a draft resolution that would significantly expand export limits an...

UN: $60 Million Needed To Prevent 6.3 Million North Koreans From Starving

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BEIJING — The U.N. food agency urged donors Tuesday to separate politics from humanitarian aid as it appealed for $60 million to help impoverish...