The United Nations is condemning a "direct attack" on its peacekeeping mission in South Sudan after a government soldier shot and wounded a Nepalese peacekeeper.
The State Department spent $US52,701 last year buying customised and mechanised curtains for the picture windows in Nikki Haley's official residence .
- by Gardiner Harris
The Ghanaian diplomat rose through the United Nations' ranks to become the first black African secretary-general.
The Trump administration has announced its departure from the UN's main human rights body in its latest withdrawal from an international institution.
- by Nick Wadhams