The United Nations warns that human development progress is slowing down, leaving some groups, communities and societies behind. Helen Clark, head of the United Nations Development Programme, talks to DW about the 2016 Human Development Report.
The United Nations may have a reputation for being a talking shop. But when it comes to artificial intelligence and the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, it's trying to get ahead of the conversation.
The UN said rockets and heavy machine gun fire from Afghan Air Force helicopters killed and wounded scores of people during a raid last month. The majority of the victims were children attending a religious ceremony.
Chinese state media has reported that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un paid a second visit to China to hold talks with President Xi Jinping. The meeting comes ahead of the planned summit between Kim and Donald Trump.
The world needs "more United Nations," new German Foreign Minister Heiko Mass has said. He is promoting Germany's claim to be elected to one of the 10 non-permanent Security Council seats.
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