UN 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
The Palestinian Authority has signed on to 20 international agreements a day after a bid for independence failed at the United Nations Security
Palestinians express disappointment after failing to get a UN resolution approved which would have called for Israel to end its occupation of Palestinian land
An emergency meeting of the UN Security Council on Wednesday night ended with the body declaring it was “very worried about the risk of a resumption
Five countries have won seats on the United Nations Security Council. Venezuela, Malaysia, Angola, New Zealand and Spain won the votes of two
The United Nations Security Council has unanimously adopted a legally binding resolution compelling countries to “prosecute and penalise” concerning
Global security is high on the agenda at the United Nations General Assembly which brings together more than 100 heads of state and
NATO’s role in world affairs is under scrutiny in this edition of Utalk . The question comes from Marc in Brussels: “Its seems the international
The Sunni city of Deraa in southern Syria is where the protests began in March 2011 against the father-to-son tightly-held rule of the Alawite Shia