UN investigators for human rights violations in Syria today offered to share "some information" from secret lists of alleged war criminals with prosecutors to aid investigations and help bring perpetrators to justice.
The United Nations Security Council condemned the use of chlorine as a weapon in Syria and threatened to take action if such arms are used again in the conflict, which is now in its fourth year, but didn`t lay blame for previous chlorine attacks.
Asserting that the Security Council "embodies the undemocratic stranglehold" of the permanent members, India has accused them of picking and choosing the world body's principles to suit their own national interests and of being selective in dealing with terrorism.
North Korea said on Monday it is not worried about a threat to refer the country to the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity, because it is not guilty and wants to attend a US meeting on its rights situation to defend itself.
The UN Security Council (UNSC) Thursday reaffirmed ways to choke the supply of funds for terrorist groups like the Islamic State (IS) and Al-Nusrah Front (ANF), and called for stopping their illegal earnings from oil trade, trafficking of antiquities and ransom payments.
The UN Security Council today unanimously adopted a resolution aimed at cutting off financial support to Islamic State and other Al-Qaeda-linked terror outfits through illicit activities like raising funds through oil smuggling, trading in antiquities and kidnapping for ransom.
The UN Security Council on Thursday unanimously adopted a resolution aimed at choking off millions of dollars in earnings from oil smuggling, antiquities trafficking and ransom payments to the Islamic State group.
Hours after US President Barack Obama concluded his unprecedented second visit to India, Pakistan Prime Minister's Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz opposed India's bid for membership to the 48-member Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and a permanent seat in the UN Security