North Korea's UN ambassador will attend a Security Council meeting on Friday where US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will address how to confront the North Korea crisis, diplomats said. The White House and State Department however stressed that the US stance had not changed and insisted North Korea must first show a willingness to halt its nuclear and missile tests.
The U.N. Security Council is warning of "costs or consequences" for South Sudan's government and opposition groups if they undermine upcoming efforts to achieve a cease-fire and implement a 2015 … Click to Continue »
The UN Security Council warned Thursday of "cost and consequences" for any side in South Sudan that blocks a new regional peace initiative set to open next week in Ethiopia. In a unanimous statement, the council said a high-level forum...Show More Summary
The UN rights chief told the Security Council on Monday that tough sanctions imposed on North Korea are complicating the delivery of desperately needed humanitarian aid and called for an assessment. An estimated 18 million North Koreans,...Show More Summary
The United States stood alone Friday as one after another fellow UN Security Council member criticized its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The debate unfolded at a largely symbolic emergency meeting of the council...Show More Summary
The Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Friday that will enable the U.N. peacekeeping force in Mali to provide support to the new 5,000-troop African force that is charged with … Click to Continue »
The Security Council on Friday unanimously adopted a resolution authorizing UN peacekeepers in Mali to provide logistical and operational support to the new G5 Sahel anti-jihadist force there. The resolution, drafted by France, was the...Show More Summary
The UN coordinator for the Middle East peace process on Friday warned Security Council members of a risk of "violent escalation" as emergency talks opened over US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Show More Summary
US ambassador defends President Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital at Security Council session.
US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital widely criticised during Security Council emergency session.
UN security council to meet to discuss US decision amid widespread international condemnation and violence in occupied territories Clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli troops have taken place in cities across the occupied West Bank as anger over Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital spilled on to the streets. Show More Summary
The liberal media is more biased and evil than we thought — if that was possible. The headlines Friday were that President Trump directed General Michael Flynn to contact the Russians during the 2016 campaign. The liberal media cheered…...Show More Summary
France is asking the Security Council to allow the UN mission in Mali to support the struggling African force fighting jihadists in the Sahel region, but at no extra cost to the United Nations, according to a draft resolution seen by AFP on Thursday. Show More Summary
Russia on Wednesday said it would seek changes to a UN resolution allowing cross-border deliveries of aid to opposition-held areas of Syria from Turkey and Jordan, without the approval of Damascus. The Security Council is expected to vote on renewing the aid deliveries which were put in place in 2014, with the backing of Russia, Syria's ally. Show More Summary
The UN Security Council should tighten sanctions against North Korea in response to the latest launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), France's ambassador said Wednesday. The council will hold an emergency meeting later Wednesday to discuss a response and could decide to begin negotiations on a new draft sanctions resolution. Show More Summary
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday strongly condemned North Korea’s latest missile test and urged Pyongyang to “desist taking any further destabilising steps”. “This is a clear violation of Security Council resolutions and shows complete disregard for the united view of the international community,” Guterres said in a statement. Show More Summary
French diplomat urges Security Council action to identify people and groups behind trafficking through Libyan territory.
The Latest on Syria developments (all times local): 12:20 p.m. The U.N. envoy for Syria is hailing a "useful" meeting with diplomats from the five permanent Security Council members, while … Click to Continue »
Anti-slavery protests continued across various world capitals this week, especially in countries across Africa, after earlier protests in France got violent when police used tear gas and other riot control tactics on a crowed of more than one thousand outside of the Libyan embassy in Paris. Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! A horrifying CNN report reveals concentration camps and human lives on the auction block. CNN recently aired a powerful report from Libya, where the reporters went into a house and shot footage of an auction of human beings. Show More Summary