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United Nations Security Council: One of the six principal organs of the UN, charged with the maintenance of international peace and security
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.

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U.S., Russia say cannot support a U.N. call for Libya truce: diplomats

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

U.N. Security Council considers demanding Libya ceasefire

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

Videos for United Nations Security Council

Iran's Zarif Urges Countries to Take Position On U.S. Step Against Revolutionary Guards [Video]Iran's Zarif Urges Countries to Take Position On U.S. Step Against Revolutionary Guards

According to Reuters, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Iran will ask the international community to take a position on the U.S. designation of its Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:31Published

VP Mike Pence Urges UN to Back Guaidó as Venezuela's Leader [Video]VP Mike Pence Urges UN to Back Guaidó as Venezuela's Leader

At a U.N. Security Council meeting, Pence called Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro a "dictator with no legitimate claim to power."

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:40Published

South Korea says North is Almost Done With Rocket Site [Video]South Korea says North is Almost Done With Rocket Site

The claim comes a month after President Trump left a summit meeting without a deal.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:08Published

Russia Sent Home More Than Half of North Korean Workers In 2018 [Video]Russia Sent Home More Than Half of North Korean Workers In 2018

According to Reuters, unpublished reports by Moscow to the United Nations Security Council said that Russia sent home nearly two-thirds of some 30,000 North Koreans working there during 2018. The..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

UN Expert to Saudi Arabia: Make Khashoggi Trials Public [Video]UN Expert to Saudi Arabia: Make Khashoggi Trials Public

The U.N. expert leading the investigation into Jamal Khashoggi's death says Saudi Arabia could be breaking international laws.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

U.N. Security Council to Meet Over U.S. Golan Heights Decision [Video]U.N. Security Council to Meet Over U.S. Golan Heights Decision

According to Reuters, the United Nations Security Council will meet later on Wednesday, at the request of Syria, over U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Russia & China Send Home North Korean Workers [Video]Russia & China Send Home North Korean Workers

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,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:53Published

U.N. Chief Clear That Golan Status Has Not Changed [Video]U.N. Chief Clear That Golan Status Has Not Changed

According to Reuters, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is “clear that the status of Golan has not changed,” after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized the Golan Heights as..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

At Least 134 Fulani Herders Killed In Central Mali's Worst Violence Yet [Video]At Least 134 Fulani Herders Killed In Central Mali's Worst Violence Yet

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...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

The Pope prays for victims of Mali and Nigeria attacks [Video]The Pope prays for victims of Mali and Nigeria attacks

At least 134 Fulani herders were killed in central Mali on Saturday, the deadliest attack in the region in recent times. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:44Published

Golan Heights Still Holds Tensions Between Israel and Syria [Video]Golan Heights Still Holds Tensions Between Israel and Syria

Syria still maintains it's the rightful owner of the Golan Heights, despite the fact that Israel annexed the territory in 1981.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:42Published

Report: US Needs New Strategy to Deal With North Korea Nukes [Video]Report: US Needs New Strategy to Deal With North Korea Nukes

A new report says the Trump administration shouldn't focus on forcing North Korea to immediately disarm its nuclear weapons program.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 02:40Published

U.N. Security Council Condemns New Zealand Shooting [Video]U.N. Security Council Condemns New Zealand Shooting

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Russia created 'this crisis' in Venezuela: Pompeo [Video]Russia created 'this crisis' in Venezuela: Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday criticized the role of Russia in creating "this crisis" in Venezuela by vetoing a UN Security Council resolution and other tactics "further squandering"..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:12Published

US, Russia rival bids for UN action in Venezuela blocked [Video]US, Russia rival bids for UN action in Venezuela blocked

Both the US and Russia fail in rival bids to get the UN Security Council to take action on Venezuela.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:28Published

Bangladesh tells U.N. Security Council cannot take more Myanmar refugees [Video]Bangladesh tells U.N. Security Council cannot take more Myanmar refugees

Bangladesh has told the United Nations Security Council that it cannot take any more refugees from Myanmar, some 18 months after more than 700,000 mainly Rohingya Muslims started pouring across the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:32Published

U.S., Russia Fail In Rival Bids For U.N. Action On Venezuela [Video]U.S., Russia Fail In Rival Bids For U.N. Action On Venezuela

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

After Talks Fail, What's Next For US-North Korea Relations? [Video]After Talks Fail, What's Next For US-North Korea Relations?

After talks between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un failed, what's next for the diplomatic relations of the two countries?

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 02:23Published

Russia, China Veto U.S. Proposal For U.N. Action On Venezuela [Video]Russia, China Veto U.S. Proposal For U.N. Action On Venezuela

Russia and China have voted against the United States' proposal to the United Nations Security Council to call for free and fair presidential elections in Venezuela and to give the country access to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:05Published

UN Security Council holds emergency meeting on Venezuela crisis [Video]UN Security Council holds emergency meeting on Venezuela crisis

UN Security Council holds emergency meeting on Venezuela crisis

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:49Published

U.S. Hits Venezuela With New Sanctions Following Violence On Colombia Border [Video]U.S. Hits Venezuela With New Sanctions Following Violence On Colombia Border

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:56Published

US Hits Venezuela With New Sanctions [Video]US Hits Venezuela With New Sanctions

According to Reuters, the United States targeted Venezuela’s government with new sanctions on Monday. The U.S. has called on allies to freeze the assets of its state-owned oil company PDVSA. The..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

U.S. Asks U.N. Security Council To Meet On Venezuela [Video]U.S. Asks U.N. Security Council To Meet On Venezuela

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States has asked the United Nations Security Council to meet to discuss the situation in Venezuela on Tuesday, said diplomats after Venezuelan President Nicolas..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:48Published

 

Maduro’s ‘Time Is Up,’ Pence Tells U.N.

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

U.N. aid chief says 'very real humanitarian problem' in Venezuela

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

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