Last week, the U.N. Security Council called on members to “redouble their sanction efforts.”
French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault on Saturday asked the UN Security Council to condemn the use of chemical weapons in Syria, and urged that those behind the attacks be placed under sanctions.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - An international inquiry has blamed Syrian government forces for a third toxic gas attack, according to a confidential report to the United Nations Security Council seen by Reuters on Friday.
Israel must face consequences for its failure to heed international appeals to stop building Jewish settlements on Palestinian land, the Palestinian envoy to the UN told the Security Council on Wednesday. Palestinian Ambassador Riyad...Show More Summary
The votes were cast, but the result was the same. After 70 years and 8 men at the helm of the United Nations, this week the UN Security Council selected another man, Portugal's Antonio Guterres, as the successor to Ban Ki-moon as UN Secretary General. Show More Summary
Financially-stricken Durham have secured a financial rescue package from Durham County Council which will further help to secure their future
The UN Security Council agreed on Tuesday that a new UN mission for Colombia could continue to monitor a ceasefire despite a referendum vote rejecting the peace deal. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos last week extended a ceasefire...Show More Summary
On instructions from my Government, I wish to transmit the following. The Government of the Syrian Arab Republic, having in mind the safety of its citizens in the eastern part of Aleppo, and with a view to normalizing the situation in...Show More Summary
The head of Russia’s Security Council has said that the biased and selfish approach demonstrated by Western nations is the main cause of the dire situation in which the Syrian people currently find themselves. Read Full Article at RT.com
The same day that Rep. Darell Issa was announced as being on Trump's National Security Council, the Washington Post released the infamous 'Grab them by the Pussy' video. His Democratic opponent, Doug Applegate, has been only too happy to use Issa's ties to Trump against him. It's been that kind of election for Darrell Issa. Show More Summary
Hagai El-Ad, the head of the Israeli human rights group B'Tselem, urged the United Nations Security Council to take action at last against the occupation because, "The reality will not change if the world does not intervene. I suspect that our arrogant government also knows this, so it’s busy fearmongering against such an intervention." Netanyahu has responded in outrage.
But rhetoric aside, Security Council still grappling for a way to try and deter North's nuclear and missile advances
The UN Security Council on Monday strongly condemned North Korea after a failed missile launch, threatening further measures against Pyongyang. North Korea tested a medium-range Musudan missile on Saturday, the latest in series of launches in defiance of UN resolutions. The rocket exploded soon after lift-off.
Businesses in the UK could face up to £122 billion in fines for cybersecurity breaches in 2018, according to new findings from the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI). The increase in fines would come as part of new...Show More Summary
B'Tselem director Hagai El-Ad took part in a Friday UN Security Council meeting on Israeli settlements, talking about the 49 years of "the injustice known as the occupation of Palestine, and Israeli control of Palestinian lives in Gaza, the West Bank, and east Jerusalem". Show More Summary
UK to put forward draft resolution calling for cessation of hostilities following deadly airstrike on funeral ceremony Britain will present a draft resolution to the United Nations security council demanding an immediate ceasefire in Yemen following the deadly airstrike on a funeral ceremony, the British ambassador has said. Show More Summary
The move comes after the Security Council failed to agree on a statement condemning air strikes on Houthi funeral wake.
The UN Security Council on Friday expressed deep concern over Burundi's refusal to allow the deployment of a UN police force, a day after it decided to send an envoy to Bujumbura for crisis talks. Council members said in a unanimousShow More Summary
Frustrated by the Russian veto of a United Nations Security Council resolution on Syria, France and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry last Friday called for war crime prosecution over the ongoing assault on Aleppo. Such calls for legal action have been issued multiple times in recent years, including by the United States. Is the […]