LONDON (AP) — The United Nations' drug watchdog agency says that the legalization of marijuana in the U.S. states of Colorado and Washington poses a threat to the international fight against drug abuse.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia's U.N. ambassador says Ukraine's fugitive President Viktor Yanukovych asked President Vladimir Putin to use Russia's armed forces "to establish legitimacy, peace, law and order, stability and defending the people of Ukraine."
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States says Scud missile launches Monday by North Korea are a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions.
State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki (SAH'-kee) said the North launched two such short-range ballistic missiles from its southeast coast Monday morning that landed in the sea.
VIENNA (AP) — The head of the U.N. nuclear agency says Iran has cut its stock of uranium that is closest to atomic weapons-grade.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Croatia is accusing its Balkan neighbor Serbia of genocide during fighting in the early 1990s as the former Yugoslavia shattered in spasms of ethnic violence, in a case at the United Nations' highest court that highlights lingering animosity in the region.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A spokesman says U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will meet Monday with Venezuela's foreign minister.
Spokesman Martin Nesirky says Ban will meet in Geneva with Foreign Minister Elias Jaua, while Venezuela remains tense after weeks of violent student-led protests.