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China's Patent Office Now The World's Biggest, Un Report

New York, Dec 11 2012 7:10PM China registered the most patent applications globally last year, leading the world in an indicator that the United Nations intellectual property agency uses to measure innovation.

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Syrian rebels battle army near Damascus

BEIRUT – Syrian rebels clashed with forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad near Damascus airport on Tuesday, battling for the capital's outskirts after 20 months of conflict which the United Nations said has driven half a million people from the country.

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Delhi – [ Min 9 °c

The road from Copenhagen, where the United Nations climate meet four years ago promised so much but delivered nothing, has been steadily downhill. It was only an accord? as distinct from a binding treaty hammered out literally at midnight of the concluding day, with President Barack Obama

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Un Considering Internet Tax Targeting Largest Web Content Providers

NEW YORK – The United Nations is considering a new Internet tax targeting the largest Web content providers, including Google, Facebook, Apple, and Netflix, that could cripple their ability to reach users in developing nations.

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United Nations monitors tour Syria as violence lulls

DAMASCUS : United Nations ceasefire monitors were touring towns near the Syrian capital on Monday, an official said, as the European Union slapped new sanctions on the regime of Bashar al-Assad.

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UN notes innovation despite economic crisis

New York, Dec 21: Intellectual property filings worldwide increased significantly in 2010, pointing to continuing innovation driven mainly by the United States and China despite the global economic crisis, according to a report released on Tuesday in Geneva by the United Nations World Intellectual Property Organization .

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Libyan Americans Call For U.N. Intervention in Libya, Express Solidarity With Protestors

A group of Libyan Americans gathered in Fairfax, Virginia, today to express their support for the Libyan people and called for direct intervention from the United Nations. (2 mins ago)

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