Drought

Videographic on droughts and their effect. North Korea’s average rain and snowfall this year fell to the lowest level in 37 years, Pyongyang’s state media said Wednesday, just days after the UN expressed “grave concerns” about food shortages.VIDEOGRAPHIC

UN Chief: ‘total disaster’ if warming not stopped

UN Secretary-General says limiting warming to just another degree may not be possible but it must be done because the alternative is too catastrophic. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, Antonio Guterres says making dramatic changes to the global economy is critical. (May 8)

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UN: Humans accelerating extinction of species

A United Nations science report says nature is in trouble and 1 million species of plants and animals are at risk of going extinct. (May 6)

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UN: Humans accelerating extinction of species

A new United Nations science report says nature is in trouble and 1 million species of plants and animals are at risk of going extinct. (May 6)

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Yemenis observe Ramadan under fire

The fasting month begins on Monday amid a war in Yemen that has triggered what the UN calls the world’s worst humanitarian crisis pushing millions to the brink of famine.

Endangered species

Videographic on endangered species. Humanity is rapidly destroying the natural world upon which our prosperity — and ultimately our survival — depends, according to a landmark UN assessment of the state of Nature released Monday.VIDEOGRAPHICS

North Korea cuts rations after worst harvest in a decade: UN

North Korea has cut food rations to their lowest level ever for this time of year and may be forced to further slash them without international aid, a United Nations report warns.

Syrians flee regime shelling on Hama and Idlib provinces

Families flee regime shelling on Hama and Idlib provinces and reach the area of Bab al-Hawa near the Turkish border. Bombardment by the regime and its Russian ally on northwestern Syria has displaced nearly 140,000 people since February, the UN said today.