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.
An escalation of fighting in Libya is threatening to turn into "an all-out conflict," UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned. An airstrike near Tripoli has shut down the capital's only functioning airport.
At least 35 people have been killed since a Libyan general launched a campaign to capture Tripoli. A United Nations attempt to secure a temporary cessation of hostilities came to no avail.
General Khalifa Haftar's push for Tripoli could be the most important moment for Libya since the overthrow of Moammar Gadhafi in 2011. Who are the players and what's at stake for the war-torn country?
A new report from the World Health Organization and UNICEF has found an alarming number of health centers around the world lack access to clean water. Dirty water can fuel the global spread of deadly superbugs.
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