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UN Mission for Western Sahara Get Its Mandate Renewed

The UN Security Council on Tuesday adopted a resolution to renew the mandate of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO)...
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UNSC Congratulates Guinea-Bissau Over Legislative Elections

The UN Security Council on Tuesday congratulated Guinea-Bissau for the peaceful conduct of March 10 legislative elections. In a statement, the Security Council expressed its...
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UNSC Condemns Attacks on Peacekeepers in Mali

The Security Council on Sunday condemned "in the strongest terms" a deadly attack on the UN peacekeeping force in Mali that killed 10 soldiers...
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UN Security Council Deeply Concerned Over Mali’s Security State

The UN Security Council on Wednesday expressed growing concern about the continued deterioration of the security situation in central Mali, and asked the government...
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Germany Pledges Support to Libya’s Political Efforts Through UN

German Ambassador to Libya Oliver Owcza said on Saturday that his country would support the political efforts of the UN Support Mission in Libya...
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Jan. 4 world news summary at 0030 GMT

UNITED NATIONS -- The UN Security Council on Thursday condemned the terrorist attack that took place at security checkpoints in northern Sar-e-Pul Province and...
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AU welcomes UNSC draft resolution on financing of AU-led peace support operations

The African Union (AU) on Saturday welcomed a draft resolution of the UN Security Council (UNSC) on the financing of AU-led peace support operations....
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UN Security Council condemns terrorist attacks in Afghanistan

The Security Council on Monday condemned the two "heinous and cowardly" terrorist attacks in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar over the weekend that...
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Ghana Celebrates Gen. Erskine’s Excellent military career

Lieutenant General Emmanuel Alexander Erskine (Retired), the first Commander of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), has been recognized for his distinguished...
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UN Security Council welcomes political progress in Guinea-Bissau

The Security Council on Thursday welcomed the appointment of a prime minister and the announcement of the date for legislative elections in Guinea-Bissau. Members of...
Photo taken on March 2, 2016 shows the United Nations Security Council approves new resolution on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), at the UN headquarters in New York, the United States. (Xinhua/Li Muzi) (zw)

UN Security Council keeps silent over U.S.-led raids on Syria

The U.S.-led allied attacks on alleged chemical weapons facilities in Syria sparked an emergency UN Security Council meeting on Saturday and a failed vote...
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UN Security Council Debates Over Salisbury Chemical Attack

The nerve-agent attack against a former Russian spy and his daughter in Britain's southwestern city of Salisbury sparked heated discussions between Russian and British...
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UN Security Council debates over Salisbury chemical attack

The nerve-agent attack against a former Russian spy and his daughter in Britain's southwestern city of Salisbury sparked heated discussions between Russian and British...
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SERAP Charges UN Security Council to Critically Categorize Herdsmen Attack

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the UN Security Council and its members urging them to: “Urgently hold...
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Who is Really Interested in Solution of Syrian Conflict?

Speaking at a UN Security Council briefing several days ago, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock stressed that Syria was...
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Kofi Annan to brief UN Security Council on Myanmar

On Friday 13 October Mr Kofi Annan, Chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation and the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State, will brief UN Member...
Photo taken on March 2, 2016 shows the United Nations Security Council approves new resolution on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), at the UN headquarters in New York, the United States. (Xinhua/Li Muzi) (zw)

Ethiopia says its UN Security Council presidency successful

The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has commended the east African country's United Nations Security Council (UNSC) presidency for the month of September as...

UN Security Council reiterate commitment to fighting terrorism

The members of the United Nations Security Council say they condemn "in the strongest terms" the terrorist attack of 14 June 2017 which targeted...
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Security Council decides to close UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti

The UN Security Council on Thursday decided to close the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti, known as MINUSTAH, by mid-October this year. ...
A wide view of members of the Security Council during a meeting on January 6. (Courtesy)

Russia vetoes UN Security Council resolution on alleged chemical attack in Syria

Russia Wednesday vetoed a Western-drafted Security Council resolution on an alleged chemical attack in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib. Among 15 council...
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UN Security Council divided over U.S. attack on Syrian base

A divided UN Security Council met on Friday in emergency session to debate the U.S. cruise missile attack on an airfield in Syria where...
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Chinese landmark concept put into UN Security Council resolution for 1st time

The Chinese concept of building "a human community with shared destiny" was on Friday incorporated into a UN Security Council resolution for the first...
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UN Security Council slams deadly attacks in Afghan capital

The UN Security Council on Wednesday "condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attacks" that occurred earlier in the day in...
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UN Security Council slams recent violence in DR Congo’s Kasai region

The UN Security Council strongly condemned the recent violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Friday, calling for a "credible and impartial...
Photo taken on March 2, 2016 shows the United Nations Security Council approves new resolution on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), at the UN headquarters in New York, the United States. (Xinhua/Li Muzi) (zw)

UN Security Council slams deadly terrorist attack in Iraq

The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday "condemned in the strongest terms the cowardly and heinous terrorist attack" in Iraq last week, reiterating that...
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End current fighting across South Sudan – Security Council

The UN Security Council on Friday called on all parties in South Sudan to immediately stop fighting, saying that "there is no military solution...
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UN Security Council condemns attack on monitors near Nigeria-Cameroon border

The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday condemned the attack against a UN monitoring team near the Nigeria-Cameroon border. "The members of the Security Council...
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UN Security Council pledges to facilitate lasting political settlement of Syria crisis

The members of the United Nations (UN) Security Council on Tuesday reiterated their support for the UN efforts to facilitate a lasting political settlement...
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Parliament Taps ECOWAS At The Back

Parliament has praised ECOWAS for its timely intervention in solving the Gambian post-election crisis by deploying troops to maintain peace in that country. The House...
Photo taken on March 2, 2016 shows the United Nations Security Council approves new resolution on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), at the UN headquarters in New York, the United States. (Xinhua/Li Muzi) (zw)

UN Security Council condemns deadly attack against peacekeepers in Mali

The United Nations Security Council Tuesday condemned "in the strongest terms" the attacks targeting peacekeepers in northern Mali, which killed one Chadian blue helmet...