Commercial aircraft get their first global emissions standard
Airliners and similar planes will have to clean up starting in 2020.
UN group says Assange should be allowed to walk free
The UK government says it "changes nothing," however.
Iran shuts down most of its nuclear program
It's paying a technological price to get sanctions lifted.
Final climate change deal keeps emissions in check, if it sticks
The final UN draft would lower greenhouse gases, but soft legal requirements could steal its thunder.
Draft climate change deal lowers greenhouse gases by 2050
195 countries have tentatively reached a climate agreement, but the finer points have yet to be hashed out.
UN says dating apps helped foster a teen HIV epidemic
A UN study finds that dating apps helped spread a sexually transmitted disease in Asia.
Loss of flight MH370 prompts UN satellite tracking agreement
The UN hopes global satellite tracking for passenger airlines will be in place by 2017
Facebook will help the UN bring internet access to refugee camps
Mark Zuckerberg has promised that Facebook will help the United Nations get refugee camps online.
Over 4 billion people will go without internet access this year
You may have plenty of internet access where you live, but the United Nations wants to remind you that most people are still offline.