Haitians protest against United Nations peacekeepers in Port-au-Prince in 2010. Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Hector Retamal/AFP/Getty Images

Iranian President Hasan Rouhani speaks at the United Nations on Tuesday. The U.S. and Iran are taking part in talks Thursday, looking for a possible breakthrough after years of negotiations on Iran's nuclear program. Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images

President Obama addresses the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly at the United Nations in New York. Timothy Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Timothy Clary/AFP/Getty Images

A doctor takes an HIV test from an athlete during the 18th National Sports Festival in Lagos, Nigeria, last December. Sunday Alamba/AP hide caption

toggle caption Sunday Alamba/AP

Near Islamabad, Pakistan, 6-year-old Jabro Mounir was arranging bricks this summer — part of his daily work at a brick-making facility. He earns a little less than $2 per day. Muhammed Muheisen/AP hide caption

toggle caption Muhammed Muheisen/AP

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, who faces genocide charges, has applied for a visa to come to the U.S. for the annual United Nations General Assembly next week. The U.S. has not yet said whether he'll be allowed in the country. Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters/Landov hide caption

toggle caption Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters/Landov

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor