Saturday 18 May 2013 06:53
The UN Security Council is considering a plea from senior U.N. aid officials to demand aid access in war-torn Syria...
Thursday 16 May 2013 06:15
The UN's Special Representative, Margaret Vogt, believes re-establishing a legitimate security presence and the rule of law remains the highest priority for Council to consider.
Tuesday 14 May 2013 06:33
The UN Security Council has heard that the fragility of many African countries make them vulnerable to conflicts and instability that in turn become a breeding ground for terrorist activities.
Thursday 18 April 2013 06:19
North Korea demanded an end to UN sanctions against it and a US pledge not to engage in "nuclear war practice" before any dialogue with Washington.
Wednesday 17 April 2013 08:05
President Jacob Zuma says government is unfazed by threats by the Congolese M23 rebel group that it will launch deadly attacks against South African troops should they be deployed.
Tuesday 16 April 2013 06:18
Rwanda has slammed the International Criminal Court, arguing the Hague-based institution does not fulfil a constructive role in conflict prevention.
Saturday 13 April 2013 20:11
A United Nations (UN) intervention brigade designed to fight armed groups in the restive eastern Democratic Republic of Congo will be made up of 3 069 troops, a UN official said Saturday.
Saturday 13 April 2013 15:53
The United States says the real goal in the Korean Peninsular should not be talk of war but rather peace and the possible reunification of the two Koreas.
Friday 12 April 2013 05:56
The UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has praised the principled stance of the US President Barack Obama administration in dealing with a threat of war from North Korea
Wednesday 10 April 2013 16:54
The UN's top official in the Central African Republic says she's not in a position to clarify the role South African troops played in the country.
Sunday 7 April 2013 14:29
The SA National Defence Force has confirmed that it will send troops to the Democratic Republic of Congo as part of a United Nations intervention force.
Saturday 6 April 2013 15:58
Iran and world powers Saturday battled to break the deadlock in the crisis over Tehran's nuclear drive, extending talks into the evening after a day of exhausting diplomacy.
Wednesday 27 March 2013 08:55
A United Nations spokesperson has sidestepped a question on the future of ousted President Francoise Bozize in the Central African Republic. Bozize and a large entourage fled to Cameroon.
Monday 25 March 2013 20:08
The UN Security Council will hold urgent talks Monday after a bloody coup in Central Africa sent ousted leader Francois Bozize fleeing across the border, and left 13 South African soldiers dead.
Sunday 10 March 2013 10:45
The Korean peninsula will become a practice battlefield next week, with both North and South staging large-scale military drills as escalating tensions keeps their armies on a hair trigger.
Wednesday 6 March 2013 06:05
UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has formally asked the Security Council to authorize the deployment of an enforcement brigade in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Wednesday 6 March 2013 05:53
The United States, with support from China has circulated a draft resolution to members of the UN Security Council that would impose a fourth round of sanctions against North Korea.
Saturday 9 February 2013 08:36
Felicia Mhlanga looks into the recently signed peace agreement in CAR.
Friday 8 February 2013 06:34
Yemen's president has asked his Iranian counterpart to stop backing armed groups on its soil after coastguards seized a consignment of missiles and rockets believed sent by the Islamic Republic
Thursday 24 January 2013 09:31
Palestine's Foreign Minister says they will pursue the option of taking Israel to the International Criminal Court if the Jewish state does not reconsider settlement activity.