Un Security Council News

DR Congo charges key 'witness' over UN experts' murder

The experts -- Zaida Catalan, a 36-year-old Swedish-Chilean national, and American Michael Sharp, 34 -- were investigating mass graves associated with a rebellion on behalf of the Un Security Council when they were abducted and killed on March 12.

Times Live , South Africa Feb 17, 2019

DR Congo charges key 'witness' over UN experts' murder

The experts -- Zaida Catalan, a 36-year-old Swedish-Chilean national, and American Michael Sharp, 34 -- were investigating mass graves associated with a rebellion on behalf of the Un Security Council when they were abducted and killed on March 12.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 17, 2019

The enigma of Venezuela's Juan Guaido

The consequences of a US military option could lead to significant bloodshed, which is why South Africa is using every lever it has at the Un Security Council to argue for a political solution and dialogue.

IOL , South Africa Feb 17, 2019

DRC charges key 'witness' over UN experts' murder

The experts -- Zaida Catalan, a 36-year-old Swedish-Chilean national, and American Michael Sharp, 34 -- were investigating mass graves associated with a rebellion on behalf of the Un Security Council when they were abducted and killed on March 12.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 17, 2019

Iran confirms second failed satellite launch - NBC News

FILE PHOTO: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks during a news conference in Baghdad, Iraq January 13, 2019.

Reuters , Africa Feb 15, 2019

India's PM Modi warns Pakistan of strong response to Kashmir attack

NEW DELHI/SRINAGAR (Reuters) - India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned Pakistan on Friday to expect a strong response to a suicide attack that killed 44 paramilitary policemen in Kashmir, ratcheting up tension between the nuclear-armed neighbo...

Reuters , Africa Feb 15, 2019

North Korea officials en-route to Vietnam ahead of Trump-Kim summit | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

In 2017 the Un Security Council banned the North’s main exports — coal and other mineral resources, fisheries and textile products — to cut off its access to hard currency in response to Pyongyang’s pursuit of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 15, 2019

She taught us not to study war any more, so she gets a Nobel

By ALICE WAIRIMU NDERITU In 2015, I was part of a conference that brought together African women to review the 15-year impact of Un Security Council Resolution 1325, the first to address the specific impact of war on women and girls, passed unanimously in October 2000.

The East African , Kenya Feb 14, 2019

Amisom to close Somalia bases, change fighting tactic

The Un Security Council wants Amisom to gradually handover the national security to the Somali National Army by 2020 but Amisom says the reduction of its troops leaves a security vacuum because the Somali army has not developed capacity to deploy in areas from where they withdraw.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 13, 2019

Seoul picked for joint Korean bid to host 2032 Olympics

North Korea is subject to economic sanctions and these are unlikely to be lifted by the Un Security Council unless Pyongyang takes firmer steps toward denuclearisation.

IOL , South Africa Feb 12, 2019