Guatemala is the first country to follow the US lead in relocating its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. It's a controversial move, not just because it runs counter to a non-binding UN resolution, but because the international ccommunity has never recognised Israel's annexation of East Jerusalem.
Charity officials working on the outskirts of Damascus have warned that humanitarian conditions have reached crisis levels as the Syrian government continues to block trucks carrying relief supplies from reaching badly effected areas.
A senior UN official tells the Security Council of reports of horrific sexual violence against Rohingya minority in Myanmar and calls on the Council to visit the region. Myanmar says claims of crimes against humanity are unsubstantiated.