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Oct 06, 2016
Former Portugal PM Antonio Guterres set to be next United Nations secretary-generalFormer Portuguese prime minister Antonio Guterres is poised to be the ninth United Nations secretary-general and is expected to be formally recommended to the 193-member General Assembly for election by the Security Council on Thursday, diplomats said
Sep 26, 2016
Russia hits out at US, UK for accusing it of 'barbarism' and war crimes in SyriaMoscow on Monday slammed the United States and Britain for accusing Russia of "barbarism" and war crimes in Syria as Russian and Syrian warplanes continued to bomb rebel-held areas of Aleppo.
Jul 21, 2016
UN holds informal poll on 12 candidates for next UN chiefFrance's UN Ambassador Francois Delattre noted that some have compared the vote for UN secretary-general to the vote for a new pope to lead the Catholic church.
May 27, 2016
India abstains from voting on US press freedom group's plea in United NationsThe vote came after CPJ's application seeking accreditation as an NGO at United Nations, first made in 2012, was deferred seven times.
Mar 17, 2016
Reflecting global imbalance? Only one woman finds a place on the United Nations Security CouncilThe number of women diplomats at the United Nations has always been low and for the last 70 years only a few have gotten seats on the Security Council. In 2014 there were a record six, in 2015 there were four, and today there is only one woman on the council, US Ambassador Samantha Power.
Mar 12, 2016
UN adopts first ever resolution to confront sexual abuse by peacekeepers; approved by 14-0 voteThe UN Security Council on Friday adopted a resolution that calls for the repatriation of peacekeeping units whose soldiers face allegations of sexual abuse.
Jul 19, 2014
US tells UN that Russia helped launch missile which downed Flight MH17Array
May 23, 2014
UN blacklists Boko Haram, imposes sanctionsThe move subjects Boko Haram to UN sanctions, including an arms embargo, asset freeze and travel ban.