Tuesday 16 September 2014 06:50
Three years after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi's regime, Libyan people find themselves nowhere closer to realising their hopes and aspirations for a better future.
Friday 12 September 2014 07:20
The late Black Consciousness Movement leader Steve Biko has been described as a courageous fighter for human rights.
Tuesday 9 September 2014 05:27
The United Nations (UN) top envoy on children in armed conflict has expressed her horror at the indiscriminate killings of civilians.
Friday 29 August 2014 17:16
The West African state of Senegal became the fifth country to be touched by the world's worst Ebola outbreak on Friday
Friday 29 August 2014 07:20
Fijian and Filipino UN peacekeepers have been caught up in fighting between armed groups and the Syrian National Army along the border with Israel.
Thursday 28 August 2014 18:49
Outgoing High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, has labelled the United Nations Security Council an undemocratic institution.
Thursday 31 July 2014 18:57
The Gaza Strip is expected to become unliveable in just a few years.
Sunday 13 July 2014 07:00
Israeli navy commandos clashed with Hamas gunmen during a raid on the coast of the Gaza Strip on Sunday.
Friday 27 June 2014 08:28
The AU's 23rd summit comes at a time when global peace is jittery, the continent under increasing military-led rebellions and the potential for major economic growth is scuppered by illegitimate govts
Sunday 22 June 2014 14:23
Israeli troops killed two Palestinians on Sunday.
Sunday 22 June 2014 13:44
Iranian officials met this week with their six-power counterparts to try to hammer out the outlines of a comprehensive nuclear deal set to last for several years.
Friday 20 June 2014 20:02
Syria's government warned the UN Security Council that delivering humanitarian aid across its borders into rebel-held areas without its consent would amount to an attack.
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.