The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN), charged with ensuring international peace and security, accepting new members to the United Nations and approving any changes to its charter. Its powers include the establishment of peacekeeping operations and international sanctions as well as the authorization of military actions through resolutions – it is the only body of the United Nations with the authority to issue binding resolutions to member states. The council held its first session on 17 January 1946.
The United States and Russia both said on Thursday they could not support a United Nations Security Council resolution calling for a ceasefire in Libya at this time, diplomats said, as mortar bombs.. Reuters - Published
The U.N. Security Council is considering a British-drafted resolution that would demand a ceasefire in Libya and call on all countries with influence over the warring parties to ensure compliance. Reuters - Published
According Reuters, Russia sent home nearly two-thirds of some 30,000 North Koreans working there during 2018 and China repatriated more than half of those employed there but did not specify a figure,..
According to Reuters, gunmen killed at least 134 Fulani herders in central Mali on Saturday, the deadliest such attack of recent times in a region reeling from worsening ethnic and jihadist violence...
According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, the UN Security Council condemned a shooting at two mosques in New Zealand that claimed the lives of 49 people as 'heinous and cowardly,' and called acts of..
According to Reuters, the United States and Russia both failed on Thursday in rival bids to get the United Nations Security Council to take action on Venezuela. Russia and the United States have been..
According to a report by Reuters, on Monday, the United States targeted Venezuela's government with new sanctions, calling on allies to freeze the assets of its state-owned oil company PDVSA following..
Vice President Mike Pence urged the United Nations Security Council to formally recognize Juan Guaidó as the leader of Venezuela instead of its disputed president, Nicolás Maduro. NYTimes.com - Published
United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock told the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday that there is a "very real humanitarian problem" in Venezuela and that the world body is ready to do more if it gets.. Reuters - Published