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The headquarters of the United Nations is a distinctive complex in New York City, United States, that has served as the official headquarters of the United Nations since its completion in 1952. It is located in the Turtle Bay neighborhood of Manhattan, on spacious grounds overlooking the East River. Its borders are First Avenue on the west, East 42nd Street to the south, East 48th Street on the north and the East River to the east. Turtle Bay is used as a synonym for the U.N. headquarters or for the U.N. as a whole. - Source: Wikipedia
About 150 nations have sent representatives to U.N. headquarters in New York to see if they can hash out details for an international arms treaty to regulate weapons sales.
The United States is condemning "excessive" high-class business travel by staffers with the United Nations and says the global body ought to bring costs in line to reflect the struggling world economies.
Indian diplomats are promoting an inexpensive computer that could bring technology to the world's poor as a great development for India, although all of the parts of the device appear to be made in China.
A draft U.N. report obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press said inadequate efforts by the world body to protect civilians during the bloody final months of Sri Lanka's civil war marked a "grave failure" that led to suffering for hundreds of thousands of people.
Germany's foreign minister has called for a fresh effort to restart stalled talks on Turkey joining the European Union.
Did you know that the uberclean United Nations, whose blue-helmeted troops have been charged with everything from rape to theft in Third World countries, is going to have an affiliate help us run our elections?
Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, in a diplomatic cable from Libya last June, cited the apparent rise of "Islamic extremism" and the spotting of "the Al Qaeda flag" over buildings outside the city of Benghazi, where he and three other Americans were ultimately killed in an attack on Sept. 11.
The top U.N. official in Iraq directed his staff to cover up the prisonlike conditions of a relocation camp for Iranian dissidents in reports to the world body, said a former U.N. official who has resigned in protest.
The State Department updated its travel warning for Nigeria this week, restricting travel by U.S. government personnel to northern parts of the West African nation and asserting the risk of "attacks against Western targets in Nigeria remains high."
The Nigerian Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram poses an "emerging threat" to the United States and is set to join other al Qaeda affiliates in plotting attacks against the U.S. homeland, a congressional panel said Wednesday.
By the time U.S. military forces left Somalia in 1994 after entering the lawless nation more than a year earlier to stop a famine, 44 Army soldiers, Marines and airmen had been killed and dozens more wounded.
The United Nations launched an international design competition Friday for a permanent memorial to victims of slavery and the trans-Atlantic slave trade.
Al Qaeda's affiliates and sympathizers around the world are growing more dangerous while the terror network's central core in Afghanistan and Pakistan has become "much weaker and less capable" over the past 10 years, U.S. intelligence chiefs told Congress on Tuesday.
An al Qaeda North African affiliate group likely trained the terrorists who carried out the deadly suicide attack on the U.N. headquarters in Nigeria.
A car laden with explosives rammed through two gates and blew up at the United Nations' offices in Nigeria's capital Friday, killing at least 16 people and shattering part of the concrete structure.