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Arab League seeks urgent UN Security Council meet on Gaza

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 20:46

The Arab League called Tuesday for the UN Security Council to hold an urgent meeting to discuss the deadly Israeli air campaign against the Gaza Strip, Secretary General Nabil al-Arabi said.

At the UN, Russia vetoes `House of Cards`

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 02:10

President Frank Underwood will not be taking a seat at the United Nations.

UN demands end to military action in Golan Heights

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 04:37

The UN Security Council has strongly condemned the recent intense fighting between Syrian government and opposition fighters in the Golan Heights and demanded an end to all military activity in the area that has separated Syrian and Israeli forces since 1974.

Russia wants UN action to stop violence in Ukraine

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 04:12

Russia has introduced a UN Security Council resolution that urges an immediate end to all violence in Ukraine and the launching of a national dialogue involving all political forces and regions.

Last dangerous chemicals must leave Syria: Envoy

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 04:47

The head of the mission charged with destroying Syria`s chemical weapons has called on President Bashar Assad`s government and the international community to ensure that the last 16 containers of dangerous chemicals are immediately removed from the country.

UN Security Council discusses Russia draft on Ukraine

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 05:00

The UN Security Council discussed behind closed doors a draft Russian resolution on creating a humanitarian corridor to allow Ukrainians to escape areas affected by fighting.

Formal countdown begins for Scottish vote that could break up United Kingdom

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 05:59

The formal campaign for a Scottish independence vote that could result in the break-up of the United Kingdom began on Friday, though polls currently show Scots are unlikely to vote for the demise of the 307-year-old union with England.

UN urges Lebanon election as soon as possible

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 05:48

The UN Security Council is urging that Lebanon hold its presidential election "as soon as possible."

UN Security Council renews mission in Somalia

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 05:45

The UN Security Council Thursday extended a UN mission in Somalia for one more year to continue providing "good offices" in the country`s peace and reconciliation process.

Twin Nigeria blasts claim 162 lives: Report

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 09:36

As many as 162 people were killed in the twin blasts that hit a market in Nigeria`s central city of Jos, security agencies said.

Mali urges expanded peacekeeping mandate after clashes

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 07:51

Mali`s foreign affairs minister has asked the UN Security Council to expand the peacekeeping mandate and efforts to disarm Tuareg rebels after renewed violence in a key town.

Russia would veto UN Council vote on Syria: Official

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 02:23

Russia would veto a draft United Nations Security Council calling for Syria to be hauled before the International Criminal Court, deputy foreign minister Gennady Gatilov said on Tuesday.