Thursday 10 April 2014 17:59
The United Nations (UN) Security Council has unanimously adopted a draft resolution authorising the deployment of a nearly 12 000 strong UN peacekeeping mission to the Central African Republic (CAR).
Friday 14 March 2014 05:46
Russia was largely isolated in the UN Security Council as fellow members expressed support for the principle of sovereignty and territorial integrity in an open debate on the crisis in Ukraine.
Thursday 27 February 2014 08:22
The UN special representative to Guinea-Bissau urged the Security Council to consider imposing sanctions against anyone who attempts to undermine the country's forthcoming general election.
Wednesday 26 February 2014 07:18
Top United Nations officials say Syrians are about to replace Afghans as the world's largest refugee population as they flee their on-going conflict.
Tuesday 21 January 2014 08:00
Israel’s Ambassador to the UN has warned the UN Security Council that peace will never be achieved if Palestinians refuse to recognise his country as the nation state of the Jewish people.
Tuesday 14 January 2014 05:48
The positive atmosphere that prevailed in the country following the defeat of M23 rebels last year that led to the conclusion of the Kampala Process, has vanished, says the United Nations.
Monday 30 December 2013 19:09
Russian workers cleared the scene of a deadly bombing on Monday, towing the mangled trolleybus where 14 people were killed in an apparent suicide bombing.
Tuesday 24 December 2013 07:16
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon sought urgently on Monday to nearly double the size of the UN peacekeeping force in South Sudan.
Thursday 14 November 2013 05:54
UN Security Council member Rwanda has confirmed that the vote on a draft resolution to defer the trials of Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto will be taken on Friday.
Sunday 10 November 2013 09:03
Iran and six world powers failed in marathon talks to clinch a deal to curb Tehran's nuclear program but said differences had narrowed and they would resume negotiations in 10 days.
Saturday 9 November 2013 12:12
A request for the UN Security Council's deferral of the trials of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto, at the ICC could be put to a vote as early as next week.
Thursday 7 November 2013 05:23
The United Nations Security Council is expected to emphasize in the coming days the need to neutralize all the other armed groups operating in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Saturday 26 October 2013 09:25
UN aid chief Valerie Amos demanded stronger action by the UN Security Council on Friday to get desperately needed aid into Syria.
Tuesday 15 October 2013 05:29
South Africa and France have paid tribute to each other for their longstanding relationship.
Monday 14 October 2013 05:07
President Jacob Zuma has defended the African Union's (AU) decision that no sitting African head of state should appear before the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Friday 11 October 2013 17:26
Is the International Criminal Court (ICC) targeting Africans?
Thursday 10 October 2013 19:36
The UN Security Council is now formally considering its option on how to support an African led International Support Mission currently on the ground in the Central African Republic, CAR.
Wednesday 9 October 2013 07:05
UN Security Council is planning to vote this week on a draft resolution that would urge the UN to explore the possibility of establishing a UN peacekeeping force in Central African Republic.
Tuesday 8 October 2013 20:04
The speaker of the National Assembly, Max Sisulu says the destruction of chemical weapons should be adhered to by all countries and not end with Syria.
Thursday 3 October 2013 05:40
Building on a fragile unity, the UN Security Council has urged Syria's government to allow cross-border aid deliveries.