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Women rally against President Rodrigo Duterte for International Women's Day on March 8, 2018 in Manila, Philippines.

The Philippines added a UN human rights worker to the country’s ‘terror hit list’

The UN fired back after the list was made public on Friday, saying Duterte needs a "psychiatric evaluation."

The 15 best countries to live in around the world

The United Nations recently released its annual Human Development report, which measures levels of well-being in nearly 200 countries.

Philippines’ Duterte tells personnel not to cooperate with any investigation into his bloody war on drugs

In 2017, Duterte said he would "slap" UN rights rapporteur Agnes Callamard if she probed his controversial policy.
Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, during a moderated discussion at the University of Chicago's Institute of Politics.

‘Just think of it as church’: Nikki Haley describes how the discussion over Trump’s ‘Little Rocket Man’ nickname for Kim...

Haley said that after Trump mentioned the nickname he gave to Kim Jong Un on Twitter and at the UN, other heads of state began saying "Little Rocket Man," too.
UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) workers stand by aid parcels at the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk, south of Damascus, Syria in this picture made available on February 26, 2014.

A UN aid group alleges the US won’t allow its money to go toward helping refugees in Syria and Lebanon

The US withheld $65 million allotted for the Palestinian group UNRWA and geographically dictated where their funds could go, according to the group.
In this handout provided by the United Nation Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), Residents wait in line to receive food aid distributed in the Yarmouk refugee camp on January 31, 2014 in Damascus, Syria.

The US suspended $65 million in aid to the Palestinian aid group UNWRA — and it could affect millions of lives

UNRWA, a UN aid group specifically for Palestinians, provides a range of services like healthcare and education to 5 million Palestinians across the globe.

US threatens to withhold aid cash to Palestinians

US President Donald...
US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks during a brief press availability at United Nations headquarters, January 2, 2018 in New York City. She discussed protests in Iran and the North Korea nuclear threat.

Nikki Haley accuses Pakistan of playing ‘double game’ with the US, vows to withhold $255 million in aid

President Trump blasted Pakistan in a series of tweets on Monday, accusing the country of taking US aid while providing "safe haven" to terrorists.