South Africa recalled its ambassador to Israel in a sharp rebuke over the Israeli raid of a Gaza flotilla this week as the fallout continue to spread over the raid, which left nine pro-Palestinian activists dead.
European governments and their citizens appeared united in their criticism of an Israel raid that killed at least nine activists on the so-called Freedom Flotilla seeking to bring humanitarian aid to Gaza.
Arab nations finally won agreement from the US and the other nuclear powers to take the first step toward banning nuclear weapons from the Middle East. Now, the next move is Israel's.
Human Rights Watch and the International Crisis Group have each released new evidence implicating the Sri Lanka government in war crimes during its offensive against the Tamil Tigers one year ago.
While the US has continued to press for UN Security Council sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program, Turkey's high-profile role in brokering a nuclear deal with Tehran is just the latest sign of an emerging diplomatic power.
A senior Turkish official said Friday that momentum for UN sanctions was building, even as Brazil and Turkey work to find a last-minute nuclear fuel swap deal that would allay Western concerns on Iran nuclear ambitions.
Updating and strengthening the NPT (Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty) at the UN is a major diplomatic challenge. For one thing, there are no real penalties for ignoring it.
In a rambling press conference during the UN conference on nuclear nonproliferation, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad claimed that most countries support Iran's nuclear program.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Iran had 'violated' the treaty ahead of this week's NPT Review Conference in New York. But the UN nuclear watchdog has never used that term. Who's right?
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad used his speech at the opening of the United Nations nuclear non-proliferation conference Monday to accuse the world's nuclear powers of 'monopolizing' nuclear technology.