Washington and Tehran’s top diplomats sat down again Monday for talks on Iran’s nuclear programme as they struggled to narrow gaps ahead of a key deadline.
US secretary of state John Kerry arrived in Geneva Sunday for fresh talks with his Iranian counterpart on Tehran’s nuclear programme, after warning “significant gaps” remain ahead of a key deadline.
Big developing countries such as China and India are routinely breaking international trade rules on agriculture and the US government sho-uld take action to stop them, representatives of US corn and
UN investigators said Friday they were prepared to publish secret lists of alleged war criminals in Syria to help stem an “exponential rise” in rights violations in the war-ravaged country.
Geneva’s public prosecutor searched HSBC’s lakeside Swiss office on Wednesday after opening a criminal inquiry into allegations of aggravated money laundering, the second probe to hit the bank this we
Swiss authorities Wednesday raided the offices of British banking giant HSBC’s Swiss unit as part of a money laundering probe into the bank that has been accused of helping clients dodge millions of d
The UN Human Rights Council has delayed by six months the release of a report into alleged war crimes committed during Sri Lanka’s civil war, following reque-st by the country’s newly-elected governme
Negotiators in Geneva adopted a climate blueprint Friday, a symbolic milestone in the fraught UN process that must culminate in a universal pact in Paris in December.
A US move to make changes in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change has been rejected by developing nations, including India which has argued in favour of its “forceful implementati
The UN World Food Programme has declared itself “extre-mely concerned” by photographs showing its food parcels being handed out in Syria with ISIS logos on them.