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We failed to prevent Iraq, Syria violence UN rights chief flays Security Council

Aug 22, 2014

We failed to prevent Iraq, Syria violence UN rights chief flays Security Council

In her last address to the Security Council, the UN human rights chief sharply criticized the body for its ineffectiveness on Syria and other intractable conflicts, saying its members have often put national interests ahead of stopping mass atrocities. #United Nations #Syria #UN Security Council #Navi Pillay #Iraq Violence #Iraq crisis #UN Human Rights body
N-Korea seeks United Nations meeting on US-South Korea drills

Aug 04, 2014

N-Korea seeks United Nations meeting on US-South Korea drills

North Korea said on Friday it has asked for an emergency UN Security Council meeting to protest upcoming US-South Korean military exercises, warning the drills increase the danger of war on the Korean peninsula. #World #South Korea #North Korea #UN Security Council #military drills #Ri Tong Il
UN security council condemns murder bid on Afghan Prez candidate

Jun 07, 2014

UN security council condemns murder bid on Afghan Prez candidate

Abdullah escaped an assassination attempt yesterday when two blasts hit his campaign motorcade in Kabul, killing at least six people just ahead of next week's hotly contested runoff. #World #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #UN #UN Security Council #Abdullah Abdullah #Afghanistan presidential elections
Russia will veto UN resolution on ICC for Syria, says envoy

May 22, 2014

Russia will veto UN resolution on ICC for Syria, says envoy

Russia will veto a draft UN Security Council resolution that calls for bringing Syria before the International Criminal Court, Moscow's ambassador said on Wednesday. #China #United Nations #Syria #France #NewsTracker #Russia #Bashar al-Assad #UN Security Council #International Criminal Court #Moscow #resolution #Veto #Syrian conflict #Moscow ambassador #Western resolutions
US concerned over the progress of nuclear talks with Iran

May 17, 2014

US concerned over the progress of nuclear talks with Iran

The United States is concerned by an absence of progress in nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers as "time is short" for achieving a lasting deal #United States #Iran #Uranium #UN Security Council #Tehran #IRNA #Vienna #Abbas Araqchi
Central African Republic: US slaps sanctions on former leaders

May 14, 2014

Central African Republic: US slaps sanctions on former leaders

The move comes on the heels of UN sanctions announced on Friday by the Security Council -- against three of the same five men. #White House #World #Barack Obama #France #NewsTracker #European Union #UN Security Council #Sanctions #Michel Djotodia #Centrak African Republic #Francois Bozize #Seleka
UN experts say Libyan arms fueling conflicts across continents

Mar 13, 2014

UN experts say Libyan arms fueling conflicts across continents

UN experts say arms trafficking out of Libya is fueling conflict, insecurity and terrorism on several continents. #World #Libya #NewsTracker #Muammar Gaddafi #UN Security Council
Ukraine's parliament asks for UN Security Council session on crisis

Feb 28, 2014

Ukraine's parliament asks for UN Security Council session on crisis

Lawmakers on Friday adopted a resolution calling for a security council session amid growing tensions as pro-Russian gunmen asserted control over airports in the southern Crimea region. #NewsTracker #UN Security Council #Ukraine #Ukraine's Parliament
Syria doing best to improve humanitarian aid: Dy foreign minister

Feb 15, 2014

Syria doing best to improve humanitarian aid: Dy foreign minister

Syria's government is doing its best to improve humanitarian aid access, Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad said on Friday, a day after United Nations aid chief Valerie Amos urged the UN Security Council to act to improve access. #Syria #UN #Humanitarian aid #UN Security Council #Geneva #Valerie Amos #Faisal Mekad