UN Security Council
UN Security Council to hold first meeting on Cameroon
The UN Security Council will hold a first informal meeting on Cameroon this month to discuss a worsening humanitarian crisis that has left three million people struggling for food. The United States is organizing the May 13 meeting after persuading African countries on the council to drop their initial reluctance to talks on the two-year…
Iran nuclear deal: Let peace reign
Sir: The abrogation of the Iran nuclear peace deal by President Donald Trump did not serve the cause of peace. This was an agreement negotiated by the international community...
Trump warns Russia missiles 'coming' after Syria attack
US President Donald Trump warned Wednesday that "missiles will be coming" in response to an alleged chemical attack in Syria, as the UN chief urged world powers to stop a face-off with Russia from spiraling out of control.
UN backs Syria ceasefire as death toll in rebel enclave tops 500
The UN Security Council has unanimously demanded a 30-day ceasefire in Syria, as new air strikes on the rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta took the civilian death toll from seven days of bombing to more than 500.
UN considers sending 900 extra peacekeepers to Central African Republic
The UN Security Council is considering a draft resolution that would bolster the peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic with 900 extra troops to help protect civilians, according to the text obtained by AFP on Tuesday.
North Korean group demands US be turned to 'ashes and darkness'
A North Korean organisation demanded Thursday that the United States be "beaten to death" like a "rabid dog" for spearheading fresh UN sanctions on Pyongyang...
US and China pressure North Korea after sanctions vote
The United States and China piled new pressure on North Korea Sunday to abandon its nuclear missile programme after the UN Security Council approved tough new sanctions which could cost Pyongyang $1 billion a year.
US unveils tougher new UN sanctions on North Korea, vote due Saturday
The United States on Friday presented to the UN Security Council a draft resolution toughening sanctions on North Korea, aiming to deprive Pyongyang of $1 billion in export revenue, a council diplomat said.