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John Kerry to chair UN Security Council meet on Islamic State

Sep 16, 2014

John Kerry to chair UN Security Council meet on Islamic State

US Secretary of State John Kerry would chair a meeting of the UN Security Council in New York this week to support Iraq's efforts in combating the Islamic State. #World #ThisisNext #US #Syria #Middle East #UN #Iraq #UN Security Council #UNSC #US Secretary of State #John Kerry #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #IS
Ebola threatening the very existence of Liberia Minister

Sep 10, 2014

Ebola threatening the very existence of Liberia Minister

Ebola is threatening the very existence of Liberia as the killer virus spreads like "wild fire", the defence minister warned. #World #United Nations #Health #UN #TheySaidIt #WHO #Africa #UN Security Council #Liberia #epidemic #death toll #Sierra Leone #Virus #Ebola #Disease #Outbreak #Guinea
Up to 700 children killed or injured in Iraq since beginning of year UN envoy

Sep 09, 2014

Up to 700 children killed or injured in Iraq since beginning of year UN envoy

Up to 700 children have been killed or maimed in Iraq since the beginning of the year, said a UN envoy. #World #United Nations #Syria #NewsTracker #UN #Iraq #children #UN Security Council #Kids #UN envoy #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #IS
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