Thursday 14 May 2015 16:32
One of the greatest innovations to come out of the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) partnership has been the mooted BRICS Development Bank.
Wednesday 13 May 2015 20:44
Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has urged all parties in Burundi to exercise calm and restraint following reports of the coup in that country.
Monday 4 May 2015 20:30
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has blasted the lack of reform at the United Nations and blamed a Security Council decision that allowed military action in Libya.
Tuesday 28 April 2015 21:04
Morocco has rebuked the African Union as biased and without legitimacy while accusing the organisation of becoming toxic on the issue of Western Sahara.
Wednesday 22 April 2015 20:56
Trade between Africa and Asia is set to escalate as the two regions cement relations for economic growth.
Wednesday 22 April 2015 06:25
Momentum is building in the Security Council for a resolution that would get peace negotiations between Palestine and Israel restarted.
Wednesday 15 April 2015 08:10
The UN Security Council has passed a draft resolution imposing targeted arms embargo on Houthi rebels in Yemen while demanding the group withdraw forces from territories they’ve seized.
Tuesday 7 April 2015 15:45
President Barack Obama said in an interview released on Tuesday he is confident sanctions against Iran could be reimposed if Tehran violates an agreement to restrict its nuclear program.
Tuesday 3 March 2015 20:56
The UN Security Council has established a mechanism that would allow it to impose targeted sanctions against individuals it deems to be undermining the peace, security and stability of South Sudan.
Tuesday 3 February 2015 06:05
As attacks by Boko Haram mount ahead of Nigeria’s Presidential election later this month, the urgency of deploying a regional task force has become critical.
Tuesday 20 January 2015 06:03
The UN Security Council has condemned attacks by Boko Haram in Nigeria and called on the terrorist group to cease its hostilities, disarm and release all abductees.
Thursday 22 May 2014 18:00
Russia and China have blocked a vote by the UN Security Council to refer Syria to the International Criminal Court.
Saturday 10 May 2014 08:39
The UN Security Council on Friday expressed outrage at the abduction of hundreds of Nigerian school girls in two attacks by Islamist militants, demanding their immediate release.
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.