Syria blocks humanitarian aid to besieged areas, UN saysDeliberate interference, most notably by the Syrian government, continues to hinder the delivery of humanitarian aid to more than 500,000 people trapped in besieged areas by the…
A look at the four women vying for the UN’s top spotEight candidates make their pitches this week in the race to succeed UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, whose second term ends on December 31. We take a look at the four…
UN Council wants Western Sahara mission fully restoredThe U.N. Security Council announced its support for the U.N. peacekeeping mission in the disputed Western Sahara late Thursday.
Morocco throws diplomatic fit with UN over Western SaharaMorocco on Thursday ordered 84 international staffers of the UN peacekeeping mission in Western Sahara to leave following a spiraling diplomatic spat over UN Secretary-General…
North Korea fires projectiles after new UN sanctionsNorth Korea fired several short-range projectiles into the sea on Thursday, hours after the UN Security Council voted to impose tough new sanctions on the state and South Korean…
UN Security Council adopts new North Korea sanctionsNorth Korea faces harsh new U.N. sanctions to starve it of money for its nuclear weapons program following a unanimous Security Council vote on Wednesday on a resolution drafted…
UN diplomats examine Syria ceasefire resolutionUN Security Council diplomats are discussing a draft resolution that would endorse the deal on cessation of hostilities in Syria, diplomats said Wednesday.
US and China agree on North Korea sanctions resolutionThe United States and China have reached agreement on a UN resolution that would impose tougher sanctions on North Korea as punishment for its latest nuclear test and rocket…
Former UN chief Boutros Boutros-Ghali dies at 93Boutros Boutros-Ghali, who served as the United Nations secretary-general between 1992 and 1996, has died at the age of 93, the UN Security Council announced on Tuesday.
2016-02-16 17:03 Gallagher on Boutros
Former UN head Boutros Boutros-Ghali dies at 932016-02-16 17:03 Gallagher on Boutros
UN Security Council visits Burundi to press for peaceUN Security Council ambassadors were to meet Burundi’s president on Friday after another night of violence in Bujumbura left one person dead and another wounded by gunfire.
UN Security Council adopts resolution on Syria peace planThe UN Security Council on Friday unanimously adopted a resolution outlining a peace process for Syria. The agreement was a rare show of international unity over a conflict in…