The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution backing the secretary-general's new effort to resolve the 40-year conflict over the Western Sahara which has pitted Morocco against the Polisario … Click to Continue »
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Washington will push for a tougher global response to North Korea during a meeting Friday of the UN Security Council that will see China come under heavy pressure to rein in its ally. ChineseShow More Summary
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Turning to diplomacy after flexing military muscle, the United States will urge the U.N. Security Council on Friday to increase economic pressure on North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, leaning on China in particular to turn the screws on its wayward ally.
The Latest on U.S. efforts to curb North Korea's nuclear program (all times local): 7:35 a.m. The U.S. will urge the U.N. Security Council to increase economic pressure on North … Click to Continue »
Tillerson to chair Security Council meeting aimed at getting members -- mainly China -- to force Kim Jong Un into talks, and avoid war
US Ambassador Nikki Haley urged the UN Security Council on Thursday to ratchet up pressure on Russia to end sieges in Syria and help advance peace talks. "All eyes and all pressure now need to go to Russia, because they are the ones who could stop this if they wanted to," Haley told a council meeting on the worsening humanitarian crisis in Syria. Show More Summary
US ambassador to UN urges Security Council to impose sanctions on South Sudan to end humanitarian crisis caused by war.
The UN Security Council is expected to vote Thursday on a draft resolution backing a UN bid to re-start talks on settling the decades-old Western Sahara conflict. The draft resolution would also put pressure on the Polisario Front independence...Show More Summary
Donald Trump has called the Security Council’s inaction against Syria's President Bashar al Assad’s alleged use of chemical weapons as a “failure” while they were sitting next to him after a White House luncheon. The president said he...Show More Summary
US president says Security Council must be prepared to impose new sanctions on Pyongyang.
WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday the U.N. Security Council must be prepared to impose new sanctions on North Korea as concerns mount that it may test a sixth nuclear bomb as early as Tuesday. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
The United States on Thursday urged the U.N. Security Council to devote less attention to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and make what she called Iran’s “incredibly destructive” activities a priority in the Middle East. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley branded Iran the “chief culprit” of conflicts in the Middle East and vowed to work with Washington’s partners […]
Nikki Haley isn’t about to let the UN continue bullying our only true ally in the Middle East. As this month’s president of the Security Council, Haley took the opportunity
The United States on Thursday urged the UN Security Council to make Iran's "incredibly destructive" activities its Middle East priority and devote less attention to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. US Ambassador Nikki Haley branded Iran the "chief culprit" of regional conflicts and vowed to work with Washington's partners to demand Iran comply with UN resolutions.
The UN Security Council on Thursday strongly condemned North Korea's latest missile test and threatened to impose new sanctions against Pyongyang for its "highly destabilizing behavior." In a unanimous statement, the council demanded...Show More Summary
The United Nations Security Council on Thursday condemned North Korea’s latest missile test and demanded Pyongyang not conduct any more nuclear tests in a statement that was delayed as the United States and Russia sparred over its language. A North Korean missile blew up almost immediately on...
The U.N. Security Council has issued a strongly worded condemnation of the latest North Korean missile launch after the U.S. agreed to Russia's request to include a call for "dialogue" … Click to Continue »
Russia on Wednesday blocked UN Security Council condemnation of North Korea's latest missile test even though China had backed the strongly-worded statement put forward by the United States, diplomats said. The proposed statement seen...Show More Summary
U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley was determined to hold a Security Council meeting on the importance of human rights to international peace and security and it will happen on Tuesday — … Click to Continue »
Security Council unanimously votes to replace 2004 mission with a smaller police-only force as stability emerges.