WMO said the summer of extremes continues: July was the hottest month ever recorded and the high-impact weather continues through August.
ECOWAS' 15 nations set an Aug. 6 deadline for Niger's military to restore to power the democratically elected president.
The debate over who should succeed Jens Stoltenberg, a Norwegian former prime minister, has become complicated. It's also possible he could agree to a fourth contract extension.
A top U.S. diplomatic official said the ICC won't pursue war crimes charges against Americans if the U.S. courts handle it.
Delegates in Geneva were able to muster a non-binding report that essentially prolongs a decade-old geopolitical impasse.
To mark the anniversary, diplomats planned to discuss the strengths and weakness of international humanitarian law.
A U.N. working group called on U.S. leaders to recommit to human rights, including equal protection under the law.
The French ceremonies spotlighted the unfathomable sacrifices and international cooperation that made possible the post-World War II era of prosperity and multilateralism.
At a carefully staged visit, the British monarch touting the multilateral institutions that Britain and the U.S. helped to create after World War II — to prevent a third one.
Only 30 countries appear to have taken steps towards creating fully compliant systems that can provide the accurate climate information that is needed to fulfill the 2015 accord.
Climate protests organized in 2,083 cities across 125 nations made for one of the world's biggest ever demonstrations.