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.
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).
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?