After thousands of women took to the streets to protest, the legislature rejected the proposal by a 352-58 vote on Thursday.
António Guterres, a former prime minister of Portugal who served as UN High Commissioner for Refugees for a decade, will most likely secure a formal vote Thursday from the 15-member Security Council.
Meeting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal for education requires improvements to teacher training and retention, according to a report released on World Teachers Day.
Haitians prepared for hurricane Matthew through a combination of old-fashioned word-of-mouth and social media-based alerts.
Criminal hackers have shown they can take over connected home devices and turn them into zombie networks that carry out debilitating online attacks.
In the latest surge of migrant arrivals, three mothers gave birth onboard a coast guard ship. As many as 11,000 people were rescued in 48 hours off the Libyan coast.
Fraudsters are trying to trick victims of the massive Yahoo data breach into paying for bogus tech support.
Bonnie Chang, who came from Taiwan, spent three decades in the computer technology industry. Within a month of retiring, she got a phone call that led to a new opportunity.
If the United States does not officially attribute state-sponsored cyberattacks and cedes the field to private companies or other states, it risks losing control of both the narrative about particular cyberattacks and the evolving norms of cyberspace.
The nationwide survey of soil conditions is leading to more effective use of fertilizers and could boost food security.