# United Nations

This month
February 2024
ICJ rejects South Africa's request to put more legal pressure on Israel over Gaza
ICJ says it has jurisdiction to rule on part of Ukraine's genocide case against Russia
Last month
January 2024
FactFind: What is a ‘safe country of origin’ and how many asylum seekers come from one?
UN agency for Palestinian refugees sacks employees over claims of involvement in Hamas attack
Germany rejects UN 'genocide' charge against Israel
UN says Gaza is now 'uninhabitable' as Western diplomats make trips to Middle East
The death toll in Gaza now stands at least 22,722 people, most of them women and children.
In Khan Younis, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) evacuated its staff and their family members from the area around the Al-Aqsa hospital
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken landed in Turkey today at the start of his fourth regional tour since the conflict began.
In a statement on Saturday, the Gaza health ministry said it had recorded more than 120 deaths over the past 24 hours.
Last year
Dozens killed in separate strikes across Ukraine and Russian city of Belgorod
'The bombs keep falling on us': Gazans desperate for war to end as Israel presses offensive
The Israeli army is keeping up its campaign across the length of the Gaza Strip in the face of mounting international pushback.
UN Security Council calls for increased engagement with Taliban through special envoy
UN postpones vote on calls for ceasefire in Gaza for second time
The members will reconvene to vote on Wednesday.
Security Council postpones new Gaza ceasefire vote to Tuesday
Israeli hostage allegedly killed in Gaza amid failed rescue operation
More than 54,000 reports of domestic violence made to gardaí so far this year
Gas and oil industry faces ‘moment of truth’ ahead of COP28, report states
COP28 turns attention to potent methane emissions, as UN warns about rising temperatures
Fierce combat rages in Gaza City amid growing calls for ceasefire
The amount of dust in the air worsened in 2022, UN says
Russia loses bid to regain seat on UN’s top human rights body
Israel's Defence Minister orders 'complete siege' of Gaza, says 'we are fighting animals'
President Higgins starts month of travel in Portugal, with climate change high on agenda
UN refugee agency rejects UK Home Secretary's comments about migration
Armenia urges UN to send mission to Karabakh to monitor rights and warns of ethnic cleansing
Niger leaders slam UN chief for General Assembly snub
Joe Biden asked Varadkar if there was any way he could help around UK's Legacy Bill issues
Zelenskyy calls on United Nations to strip Russia of Security Council veto power
Varadkar tells CNN that Ireland's fight for independence shows why nations should 'stand by' Ukraine
Taoiseach 'not afraid' to raise LGBT rights with world leaders rolling out draconian laws
President Higgins accuses UN of ‘losing credibility’ amid warning over climate change
Biden warns against appeasing Russia as Zelensky takes UN stage
Ireland deeply concerned about rise in violence towards LGBTI people 'at home and abroad', says Varadkar
Taoiseach tells UN ‘we are not where we would wish to be’ on Sustainable Development Goals
Aid arrives in flood-hit Libya, where at least 40,000 people are displaced
As Dáil returns, all three Coalition leaders head to New York for UN High-Level Week
Nearly 4,000 dead after Libya floods and thousands more missing
At least five dead in Khartoum air strikes
West African military chiefs prepare for possible armed intervention in Niger
Opinion: Is it time to ban smart phones in schools?
Russia urged to avert global food crisis at UN after pulling out of Black Sea grain deal
Sudan on brink of 'full-scale civil war', UN warns, as air raid kills 22 people
EU criticises Israel's use of force during Jenin raids, as UN refuses to retract condemnation