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Russia has blocked a draft resolution at the United Nations condemning last week’s toxic gas attack in Syria.
Immediate action is needed to protect the Syrian people but it should be “rooted in the principles of the United Nations and international law,” U.
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has reacted angrily to the US abstention on a UN resolution condeming settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his country will re-assess its ties with the United Nations, after the Security Council adopted a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement buil
The UN Security Council has called for officials from the world body to be allowed to monitor the evacuation of people from eastern Aleppo.
The Security Council is meeting to vote on a resolution to guarantee that UN officials can monitor evacuations from the besieged parts of the Syrian city.
Outgoing UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has made his last appearance in the Security Council.
Russia blocks a French-drafted resolution calling for an end to airstrikes on Aleppo, while its own text fails to gain enough support.
Kristalina Georgieva, an EU commissioner, has been nominated by her native Bulgaria as a candidate to become the next UN Secretary General.
Moscow and Washington trade blame during a high-level meeting at the UN Security Council in New York.
The US and Russia say they want to extend the ceasefire they have brokered in Syria.
South Korea has called on the world to pressure Pyongyang into giving up its nuclear programme.
Ttate television said the test elevated the country's nuclear arsenal and was part of its response to international sanctions following its earlier nuclear test and long-range rocket launch in January
A monthly meeting of the United Nations Security Council on the Middle East deteriorated into a shouting match on Monday as Israeli and Palestinian
North Korea faces harsh new sanctions after the United Nations Security Council unanimously passed a resolution drafted by the regime’s closest ally
The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Wednesday on a resolution that would dramatically tighten sanctions on North Korea, following
The US and China have agreed on a draft resolution that would expand UN Security Council sanctions against North Korea over its latest nuclear test
The United Nations Security Council has approved international observers to monitor a long-awaited peace agreement between Colombia and the country’s
Addressing Japan’s parliament, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has condemned North Korea’s reported test of a hydrogen bomb as a threat to his country’s
The United Nations Security Council has unanimously endorsed an agreement between Libya’s warring factions to form a national unity government. Four
Iraq has appealed to the United Security Council that Turkey immediately and unconditionally remove its troops from northern Iraq. Baghdad has called
Concern over spiralling violence in Burundi has led the European Union to announce it is temporarily making a small reduction in staff and pulling
Ukraine has seen its worst fighting since February, with President Poroshenko warning of a huge threat of Russian military operations. The UN Security Council is to hold an emergency session on Friday
The UN Security Council will meet on Sunday to discuss the deadly turmoil in Yemen. It comes after the country’s president called for an “urgent
As the war drags into a fifth year accusations are flying about who is to blame for the lack of action to end the bloodshed.
On the fourth anniversary of the Syrian conflict, a report by several charities and humanitarian organisations finds that in 2014, the worst year of the war to date, three United Nations Security Coun
UNESCO condemns ISIL's destruction of priceless artefacts in Iraq and calls an emergency meeting of the Security Council.
Egypt defends its airstrikes in Libya on suspected militants who have expressed support for the ISIL terrorist group