SA government condemns recent attacks in Syria

2018-04-16 13:19

The South African government says the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria cannot justify military airstrikes in a territory of a sovereign state without the authorisation of the UN Security Council.

UN Security Council condemns Pyongyang launch

2016-04-25 05:58

The United Nations Security Council has blasted North Korea for firing what the hermit state claimed was a successful submarine-launched ballistic missile.

Burundi president rejects UN help

2016-01-23 22:41

UN Security Council ambassadors have turned to the African Union to map out the next steps to end violence in Burundi after President Pierre Nkurunziza rejected talks and peacekeepers.

UN asks Sahel countries to set up border patrols

2014-08-28 07:56

The UN Security Council has asked African countries of the troubled Sahel region to set up regional patrols to better protect their borders from organized crime and terror groups.


UN: Cyprus rivals need to keep commitment

2017-07-27 22:45

The UN Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution encouraging Greek and Turkish Cypriots "to sustain their commitment" to reunifying the divided Mediterranean island.

ISIS claims five Russian troops killed in Syria

2016-03-18 16:59

The Islamic State jihadist group has claimed the killing of five Russian troops in fighting near the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra.

UN mission arrives to halt violence in Burundi

2016-01-21 21:49

A UN Security Council delegation has arrived in Burundi in an attempt to halt the spiral of political violence threatening to plunge the east African country into a new civil war.

UN backs military action against DRC rebels

2014-08-26 22:16

The UN Security Council has backed joint military action by the UN force in the Democratic Republic of Congo and government troops against former Hutu rebels.

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