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Russia asks UN for the green light to send arms to Bangui.

Kremlin asks UN Security Council for the greenlight.

- Daily Nation - KE

ICC Prosecutor asks Security Council to act on outstanding arrest warrants.

Omar Al Bashir recently travelled to countries that recognize the International Criminal Court but none arrested or surrendered the Sudanese President, the ICC Prosecutor today told the United Nations Security Council.

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Myanmar can draw on UN expertise in tackling Rohingya returns, Security Council told.

The United Nations can help Myanmar to defuse inter-communal tensions and create an environment for safe and dignified repatriation of Rohingya refugees, the Organization's top political official said Tuesday, stressing that the country could also tap the UN's capacities and experience in tackling other challenges, ...

- UN - INT

The UN Must Pressure Israel to End Occupation: Palestinian PM.

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on Tuesday called on the U.N. Security Council to pressure Israel to end its decades-long occupation of Palestinian territories. "We call on the U.N. and Security Council to shoulder their responsibilities and pressure Israel to end its occupation of Palestinian lands, including ...

- Albawaba - UK

A former top national security official says Venezuela is one of Trump's top 3 priorities — alongside Iran and North Korea.

Thomson Reuters President Donald Trump has focused much of his foreign-policy attention on Iran and North Korea. But Venezuela is reportedly a priority alongside those countries for Trump's national-security team. The Trump administration has already taken aggressive action against Venezuelan officials this year. Despite ...

- Business Insider - US

Govt has severed all trade with N Korea, Prayut says.

Thailand has cut off all trade with North Korea to comply with a United Nations Security Council resolution over the rogue state's repeated missile tests, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha says.

- BangkokPost - TH

Arab nations draft UN resolution against Trump on Jerusalem.

Sent to Security Council, meets with resistance

- ANSA - IT

U.N. envoy urges Security Council to visit Myanmar, Bangladesh | Reuters.

UNITED NATIONS - A top U.N. official recounted to the Security Council on Tuesday “heartbreaking and horrific accounts of sexual atrocities” by Myanmar soldiers against Rohingya Muslim women, urging the body to visit the region and demand an end to attacks on civilians. Pramila Patten, special envoy of U.N. The ...

- Firstpost - IN

ICC Prosecutor Asks UN to Act on Outstanding Arrest Warrants.

12 December 2017 – Omar Al Bashir recently travelled to countries that recognize the International Criminal Court but none arrested or surrendered the Sudanese President, the ICC Prosecutor today told the Security Council.

- Scoop NZ - NZ

CPEC halted funds: China's veiled support to Pakistan Army.

, Dec.12 : China's decision to redraft criteria for the funding of three roads which form part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project, is likely to benefit the Pakistan military's engineering and construction company, Frontier Works Organisation, a Huffington Post report has said.Chinese support for Pakistan and ...

- Sify - IN

ICC Decision to Report Jordan is Full of Legal Loopholes: FM Spokesperson.

The ICC said it will refer Jordan to the U.N. Security Council This is because Jordan did not arrest Omar Al Bashir when he visited in March The decision is discriminatory and has legal loopholes, said the Foreign Ministry Bashir is accused of five counts of crimes against humanity and two counts of war crimes © Copyright ...

- Albawaba - UK

North Korea crisis hurting efforts to locate abducted Japanese nationals, U.N. human rights chief says

The U.N. Security Council on Monday took up the issue of human rights in North Korea, with the body's human rights chief saying the worsening ...

- The Japan Times - JP

ICC refers Jordan to UN Security Council for not arresting al-Bashir

December 11, 2017 - The International Criminal Court Monday has said it will refer Jordan to the UN Security Council for its failure to arrest the Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir. Al-Bashir, who is wanted by the ICC on charges of genocide and war crimes, had attended an Arab League summit in Amman last March. Jordan is a ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Security tensions may have deepened rights violations in DPRK, Security Council told

People's rights are reportedly violated in “almost every aspect” of their lives in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea , the United Nations human rights chief warned Monday, stressing that security tensions on the Korean Peninsula should not negate concerns about the situation of ordinary people there.

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China pressed to stop repatriating North Koreans at UN parley marked by clashes with US and Japan

China clashed with the US and Japan at the United Nations as it faced calls from members of the international peacekeeping body to stop repatriating North Koreans. A UN Security Council meeting on human rights abuses, which China unsuccessfully tried to halt, was followed by a side event in which a North Korean woman ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Reuters: China fails to stop UN meeting on North Korea human rights abuses

UNITED NATIONS - China failed on Dec.11 to stop the fourth annual United Nations Security Council meeting on human rights abuses in North Korea, saying it was not the right forum to discuss the issue and warning that it could further escalate tensions in the region. The post Reuters: China fails to stop UN meeting on ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

ICC reports Jordan to UN Security Council for not arresting Sudan's Bashir

The International Criminal Court said on Monday it would refer Jordan to the U.N. Security Council for failing to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir when he visited Amman in March

- The Daily Star - LB

China fails to stop UN meeting on N.Korea human rights abuses

China failed on Monday to stop the fourth annual United Nations Security Council meeting on human rights abuses in North Korea, saying it was not the right forum to discuss the issue and warning that it could further escalate tensions in the region.

- GMA News - PH

Rights body wants arms embargo imposed on South Sudan

December 10, 2017 - The Centre for Peace and Justice has called on the United Nations Security Council to impose a comprehensive arms embargo on the South Sudanese government. The rights body, in a statement, said government failed to control the flow of arms into the county while arms always end up in wrong hands. ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Arab allies urge US to abandon recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital; appeal to UN Security Council

Arab foreign ministers on Sunday urged the United States to abandon its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, saying the move would increase violence throughout the region.

- MercoPress - FK

Rescind decision on Jerusalem, Arabs plea to US

ARAB foreign ministers yesterday demanded that the United States rescind President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, calling it a “grave” development that puts Washington on the same side as “occupation” and the violation of international law. In a ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Arab League states demand Trump retract Jerusalem decision

Foreign ministers from 22 Arab League nations issued a statement Sunday saying President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel this past week is a "dangerous development that places the United States at a position of bias in favor of the occupation and the violation of international law and ...

- The Week - US

Greminger: OSCE ready to cooperate with UN on possible deployment of peacekeepers in Donbas

VIENNA - OSCE Secretary General Thomas Greminger has said that the organization would like to cooperate with the UN on the possible deployment of UN peacekeepers to Donbas. “We are ready to cooperate with UN on any concrete proposals that emerge from the Security Council, and the OSCE should be closely involved in ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Arab ministers demand reversal of Trump Jerusalem decision

Arab foreign ministers on Sunday demanded that the United States rescind President Donald Trumps decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israels capital, calling it a "grave" development that puts Washington on the same side as "occupation" and the violation of international law. In a resolution long on rhetoric but short on ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Korean peninsula situation most dangerous security issue: UN envoy

Jeffrey Feltman tells North Korea that time is of the essence and it needs to implement all relevant Security Council resolutions.

- The Hindu - IN

Isolated US defends Trump on Jerusalem at the UN

The United States stood alone Friday as one after another fellow UN Security Council member criticized its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The debate unfolded at a largely symbolic emergency meeting of the council -- no vote on a resolution was planned, as the US has veto power -- two days after ...

- Yahoo! News - US

PLO on the UNSC emergency meeting on Jerusalem

'We express our appreciation to all United Nations Security Council members who have taken a position of courage and principle and have rejected and condemned the irresponsible decision of the US Administration to unilaterally and illegally recognize ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Second Temple coin at the UN Security Council

Israeli Ambassador Danon tells IN Security Council, 'All the nations of the world should join us this year in Jerusalem.'

- Arutz Sheva - IL

News24.com | UN approves Mali peacekeepers helping new Sahel force

The Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution that will enable the UN peacekeeping force in Mali to provide support to the new 5 000-troop African force that is charged with fighting extremists in western Africa's vast Sahel region.

- News24.com - ZA

UN Security Council rebukes US over Jerusalem decision

One by one, 14 members of the U.N. Security Council spoke out against President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital at an emergency meeting on Friday, some with regret and some with anger at the 15th member, the US.

- France24 - FR

Worst recent attack on UN kills 15 peacekeepers in DRCongo

Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dec 8 - The United Nations suffered its worst attack on a peacekeeping mission in nearly a quarter of a century when suspected Ugandan rebels attacked a base in the restive east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, killing at least 15 peacekeepers. The UN Security Council said Friday the

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

14 Security Council members criticize US action on Jerusalem

One by one, 14 members of the U.N. Security Council spoke out against President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel at an emergency meeting on Friday, some with regret and some with anger at the 15th member, the United States.

- FOX News - US

UN approves Mali peacekeepers to help new Sahel force

The Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Friday that will enable the U.N. peacekeeping force in Mali to provide support to the new 5,000-troop African force that is charged with fighting extremists in western Africa's vast Sahel region.

- The Daily Star - LB

North Korea blames US for tensions in rare UN talks

UN Security Council has hit North with a package of sanctions over its increasingly powerful missile and nuclear tests The post North Korea blames US for tensions in rare UN talks appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Worst recent attack on UN kills 15 peacekeepers in DRCongo

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dec 9 - The United Nations suffered its worst attack on a peacekeeping mission in nearly a quarter of a century on Friday when suspected Ugandan rebels attacked a base in the restive Democratic Republic of Congo, killing at least 15 peacekeepers. The UN Security Council said the ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

UN approves Mali peacekeepers helping new Sahel force

UNITED NATIONS — The Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Friday that will enable the U.N. peacekeeping force in Mali to provide support to the new 5,000-troop African force that is charged with fighting extremists...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

US envoy blasts UN for condemning Trump's Jerusalem move

The US envoy to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has accused the UN of damaging the prospects for peace between Israel and the Palestinians. The organisation “has outrageously been one of the world's foremost centres of hostility towards Israel”, she said. Mrs Haley was addressing an emergency meeting of the ...

- Ya Libnan - US

US Isolated at United Nations Over Jerusalem Decision

Some of the United States' oldest allies turned their backs on Washington's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and relocate its embassy there, during an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Friday. "It contradicts international law and U.N. Security Council resolutions," Swedish Ambassador Olof ...

- Voice of America - US

Fourteen Security Council Members Denounce U.S. Stance on Jerusalem

Fourteen of the 15 members of United Nations Security Council condemned President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, saying it was in violation of U.N. resolutions and international law.

- Wall Street Journal - US

UN Security Council Condemns Attack on DRC Peacekeepers

The U.N. Security Council has condemned "in strongest terms" Thursday's attack against a U.N. mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in which at least 15 Tanzanian peacekeepers and five Congolese soldiers died. Security Council members met in a closed session Friday afternoon to discuss the attack, after holding a ...

- Voice of America - US

UN Allows Peacekeepers in Mali to Help Sahel Force

The Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Friday that will enable the U.N. peacekeeping force in Mali to provide support to the new 5,000-troop African force that is charged with fighting extremists in western Africa’s vast Sahel region. The French-drafted resolution asks Secretary-General Antonio Guterres ...

- Voice of America - US

Worst attack on UN in recent history kills 15 peacekeepers in DR Congo

UN Security Council said the peacekeepers, who were all from Tanzania, were killed in the North Kivu province The post Worst attack on UN in recent history kills 15 peacekeepers in DR Congo appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

UN rejects US recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital

United Nations: The United States found itself isolated at a special United Nations Security Council meeting in its recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a move that set off alarms about the risk of escalating conflict in the Middle East.Eight of the 15 members of the UN Security Council, the organization the ...

- Sify - IN

Malay NGO wants UN Security Council to block Trump's Jerusalem move

MELAKA, Dec 9 ― Non-governmental organisation Dunia Melayu Dunia Islam has urged the United Nations to call immediately for a Security Council meeting to block America's proposal to make Jerusalem the capital of Israel. Its...

- The Malay Mail - MY

14 Security Council member criticize US action on Jerusalem

UNITED NATIONS — One by one, 14 members of the U.N. Security Council spoke out against President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel at an emergency meeting on Friday, some with regret and some with anger at the 15th member, the United States. The post 14 Security Council member ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Isolated US defends Trump on Jerusalem at UN

'Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital to advance peace' 'US Jerusalem move 'not in line' with UN resolutions' The United States stood alone on Friday as one after another fellow UN Security Council members criticised its decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.The debate unfolded at a largely symbolic ...

- DAWN - PK

14 Security Council members criticize US action on Jerusalem

14 members of the UN Security Council spoke out against President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel at an emergency meeting on Friday, some with regret and some with anger at the 15th member, the United States.

- Times Of India - IN

14 Security Council member criticize US action on Jerusalem

One by one, 14 members of the U.N. Security Council spoke out against President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel at an emergency meeting on Friday, some with regret and some with anger at the 15th member, the United States.

- FOX News - US

UN approves Mali peacekeepers helping new Sahel force

The Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Friday that will enable the U.N. peacekeeping force in Mali to provide support to the new 5,000-troop African force that is charged with fighting extremists in western Africa's vast Sahel region.

- FOX News - US

UN Middle East envoy warns of 'risk of violent escalation' after US decision on Jerusalem

Wednesday's decision by United States President Donald Trump recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has been widely welcomed in Israel but it has also caused much anger among Palestinians and anxiety across the Middle East and beyond, the United Nations envoy on the region's peace process told ta special Security ...

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