The UN Security Council said that the process of dismantling and destroying the Syrian chemical weapons arsenal is over 98 percent complete.
Rebels say they accept UN Security Council resolution calling for ceasefire and withdrawal of fighters.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the overthrow of the ruling regime in Damascus would be a flagrant violation of the UN Security Council resolution endorsing the Geneva communique of June 30, 2012.
After a big week of international summitry in New York and Washington, where among other things Australia announced a new bid for the UN Security Council and the US and China publicly tried to put their cyber differences behind them, Russia began air strikes in support of the Assad regime in Syria. Show More Summary
Ireland's Foreign Minister Charles Flanagan on Thursday expressed concern about the rise in attacks on religious groups in the country and called for reform of the UN Security Council, in his address to the UN General Assembly.
It's leaders' week at the UN. The 70th Session of the General Assembly is open for business under the Presidency of Mogens Lykketoft of Denmark. General-Secretary Ban Ki-Moon is presiding over his penultimate session; next year he will...Show More Summary
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is taking part in the UN Security Council in New York.
With the UN Security Council so often deadlocked, reformers are pushing to rein in the all-powerful veto.
On Wednesday, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will chair a UN Security Council meeting on terrorism, at which he will present Russia's proposal for an international plan of action to tackle the threat of terrorism in the Middle East and North Africa.
Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Wednesday. 1. Russia is hosting a UN Security Council meeting on fighting terrorism, a theme dominating much of this week's global gathering in New York. 2. Germany has beefed up its restrictions against refugees after its previous open-door policy caused clashes with other EU members. Show More Summary
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has just announced that Australia will bid for a seat on the UN Security Council in 2029-30. That's 15 years from the end of our last Security Council seat (2013-14). But it compares against the 27 years between our fourth and fifth outings at the Security Council. Show More Summary
Fresh bid for a UN Security Council seat comes as world leaders weigh plan to counter IS.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that Ukraine stands for the graduate limitation of the veto right of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council with its further cancellation.
NEW YORK -- Russia plans to soon introduce a United Nations Security Council resolution that would aim to reshape the global fight against the Islamic State terrorist group, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced here on Monday. The...Show More Summary
Jens Stoltenberg said that Russia plays a pivotal role in the United Nations as a permanent member of the UN Security Council.
Russian envoy to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin said that the UN Security Council will vote on a resolution on the current migrant crisis after the so-called high-level week at the General Assembly.
The UN Security Council veto is a restraining mechanism for members too fond of wars, US academic Luciana Bohne remarks, adding that the United States apparently feels entitled to a license to kill.
The G4 group will insist on reforming the UN Security Council at the 70th General Assembly session, the leaders of G4 nations, namely Brazil, Germany, India, and Japan, said in a joint statement Saturday.
Washington's infuriated neocons are up in arms about Russia's veto power in the UN Security Council, US author Stephen Lendman notes, adding that without Russia the international organization would simply parrot decisions made in Washington.
Chuck Hagel told Sputnik that Washington and the UN Security Council should consider Russia's proposal to create a broader, UN-sanctioned coalition against Islamic State terrorists.