Tuesday 14 October 2014 20:53
Al Qaeda branch in Somalia, al Shabaab, could break up into factions with some shifting allegiance towards the Islamic State.
Tuesday 30 September 2014 20:16
Two UN Security Council resolutions aimed at stopping the indiscriminate violations of international human rights and humanitarian law in Syria continue to be ignored by parties to the conflict.
Friday 26 September 2014 20:32
Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, has cast serious aspersions on negotiations with Israel and called on the UN Security Council to pass a resolution in support of peace.
Thursday 25 September 2014 05:30
The United Nations (UN) Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution urging member states to intensify efforts against terrorist networks.
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.