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The 4,000-year-old metropolis, which became one of the world's largest cities under Hammurabi's rule, was once the capital of the Babylonian Empire.

Here’s what it’s like to visit Babylon, the glorious ancient city that the UN just named a UNESCO World Heritage site

The 4,000-year-old metropolis, which became one of the world's largest cities under Hammurabi's rule, was once the capital of the Babylonian Empire.
A snow leopard at a regular scent-marking site within its range in the Himalayas.

The world’s living creatures are disappearing at unprecedented rates — here’s what we stand to lose, according to a landmark UN repo...

A new UN report about the world's biodiversity found that up to 1 million species face extinction. Here's a breakdown of what could disappear.
Species around the world are experiencing a "biological annihilation."

Up to 1 million animal species may be at risk of disappearing — yet another sign we’re in the middle of a 6th mass extinction

The AFP has obtained an early draft of a United Nations report that suggests up to 1 million species are at risk of extinction, some within decades.
US President Donald Trump gestures to guests at the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum at the 148th NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits on April 26, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Trump told a cheering NRA crowd that the US is withdrawing from a UN treaty that regulates the global arms trade

Trump told the NRA in Indianapolis that the UN Arms Trade Treaty was "badly misguided" and said that the US was withdrawing its signature.
People walk past the United Nations headquarters on September 26, 2018 in New York City. World leaders gathered for the 73rd annual meeting at the UN headquarters in Manhattan.

The US is threatening to veto a UN resolution intended to offer support to survivors of rape because of reproductive health language

The US is reportedly threatening to veto a UN resolution that would prevent rape as a weapon of war and terrorism, because it mentions sexual health.

The UN shamed Argentina for forcing a pregnant 11-year-old rape victim to deliver her baby

The 11-year-old was allegedly raped by her grandmother's boyfriend, and authorities delayed her abortion until it was too late.
Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is joining Partners Group.

Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown joins $78 billion Swiss private equity firm

Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has become the latest former world leader to step into the world of finance.

UN senior official resigns after ‘mind blowing’ audit reportedly finds he spent nearly $500,000 in travel expenses

Critics reportedly described the audit's findings as 'mind blowing' and 'obscene CO2 hypocrisy.'
Kim's new ride is a slap in the face for the US.

Kim Jong Un again clowns the Trump administration — this time with a new Rolls Royce Phantom

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has again made a mockery of the US's policy towards Pyongyang when meeting with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, this time with a new Rolls Royce Phantom.
Dina Powell.

Meet Dina Powell, Trump’s likely replacement for Nikki Haley at the UN

White House officials told Axios they believe Dina Powell will be the next UN ambassador should she want the job. Powell is a former Trump administration official and a member of Goldman Sachs' management committee. Nikki Haley announced on Tuesday that she will step down at the end of the year.