A new report's evidence of threats and retaliation extends to 12 of the U.N. Human Rights Council's 47 member nations.
The number of refugees, internally displaced people and asylum-seekers rose by 2.3 million from 2017. And over the past two decades, the number has doubled.
The new law results from a global sex abuse scandal that has threatened the church's credibility and the pope’s leadership.
Despite fears about being weighed down with too much debt, developing nations embraced the infusion of Chinese cash.
The biggest beneficiaries are likely to be the E.U., Mexico, Japan, Canada, South Korea, India, Australia and Brazil.
The U.N. secretary-general demanded that nations act far faster and more decisively to combat the climate crisis.
A panel of U.N. human rights investigators identified six Myanmar military leaders that it said should be prosecuted at The Hague for genocide against Rohingya Muslims.
In a world of 7.6 billion people, 44,500 people a day — one person every two seconds — are displaced, the U.N. said.
High shares of renewables are being integrated across the world in the power sector, but not fast enough to keep Earth from breaching the 2° Celsius limit past the industrial era.