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Hamas authorities execute three men for murder in Gaza Strip despite UN appeals

May 31, 2016

Hamas authorities execute three men for murder in Gaza Strip despite UN appeals

Hamas authorities in the Gaza Strip executed three men for murder on Tuesday, the attorney general said, signalling more could follow despite appeals from the UN #United Nations #Hamas #NewsTracker #UN Security Council #Palestine #Gaza Strip
Argentina's Susana Malcorra makes belated bid for UNSG post

May 24, 2016

Argentina's Susana Malcorra makes belated bid for UNSG post

Argentina's Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra has shaken up the race for secretary general of the UN with her late entry that makes her the tenth candidate and the fifth woman in an election tipped to favor a female. #United Nations #NewsTracker #UN #Ban Ki-moon #Argentina #UN Security Council #Susanna Malcora
Yemen government suspends participation in peace talks

May 17, 2016

Yemen government suspends participation in peace talks

Yemen's government suspended its participation in talks with Iran-backed rebels Tuesday for the second time this month #NewsTracker #Yemen #UN Security Council #UNSC #peace talks #UN envoy #Huthis #Iran backed rebels
Syria talks: No breakthrough as new fights erupt among rebel factions

May 17, 2016

Syria talks: No breakthrough as new fights erupt among rebel factions

World power talks on ending the Syrian conflict broke up with no clear breakthrough Tuesday as new faction-fighting erupted and the death toll continued to mount. #NewsTracker #Russia #UN Security Council #Ceasefire #Vienna #rebels #Syria rebels #John Kerry #UN resolution #Syria talks #International Syria Support Group
Russia, China oppose US deployment of anti-missile system in South Korea

Apr 29, 2016

Russia, China oppose US deployment of anti-missile system in South Korea

Foreign ministers of Russia and China voiced mutual support on Friday as they seek to counter the influence of Washington and its allies, particularly in Asia #China #US #NewsTracker #Russia #South Korea #South China Sea #North Korea #UN Security Council
North Korea failed second mid-range ballistic missile test, says South Korea

Apr 28, 2016

North Korea failed second mid-range ballistic missile test, says South Korea

North Korea on Thursday tried and failed in what appeared to be its second attempt in two weeks to test a powerful, new medium-range ballistic missile #NewsTracker #South Korea #North Korea #UN Security Council #Ballistic missile #Kim Jong-un #Pyongyang #Missile test
Need more 'genuine political willingness' for peace-building efforts: India

Apr 28, 2016

Need more 'genuine political willingness' for peace-building efforts: India

India beleives that a Lack of funds and inadequate coordination among UN organisations is limiting peace-building efforts. #India #United Nations #NewsTracker #Ban Ki-moon #UN Security Council #Ebola outbreak #Mogens Lykketoft #Tanmaya Lal #Peace-Building Commission
UN Security Council: We want to find ways to protect Palestinians from brutality

Apr 28, 2016

UN Security Council: We want to find ways to protect Palestinians from brutality

The UN Security Council will hold an informal meeting on 6 May on the protection of Palestinian civilians, an issue the Palestinians have pressed for decades and say is more needed now than ever. #United Nations #Egypt #NewsTracker #Israel #Venezuela #UN Security Council #Palestine #Malaysia #Senegal #Riyad Mansour #Danny Danon
Russia asks UN to blacklist two powerful Syrian rebel groups

Apr 28, 2016

Russia asks UN to blacklist two powerful Syrian rebel groups

Russia said on Wednesday it has asked the UN Security Council to blacklist two powerful rebel groups in Syria that it considers "terrorist organizations" #United Nations #Syria #NewsTracker #UN Security Council #peace talks #Syria conflict #Geneva talks #rebel groups
North Korea missile launch: UN criticises Pyongyang while Obama declines test offer

Apr 25, 2016

North Korea missile launch: UN criticises Pyongyang while Obama declines test offer

The UN Security Council echoed international condemnation Sunday of a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) test by North Korea, while US President Barack Obama dismissed Pyongyang's offer of a nuclear moratorium #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Angela Merkel #South Korea #North Korea #UN Security Council #Kim Jong-un #Submarine-lunched balli