United Nations

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Kazakhstan’s successful campaign for a seat on the U.N. Security Council is the latest in a string of ambitious diplomatic initiatives pushed by President Nursultan Nazarbayev to raise the former Soviet republic’s international profile — and provide a buffer against the advances of Russia to the north and China to the East.
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 06:14
Saudi Arabia should be ousted from the United Nations Human Rights Council for its unlawful killings of civilians in Yemen, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said jointly on Wednesday, an unusual demand meant to draw attention to one of the world’s most powerful countries, embroiled in one of the world’s most brutal wars.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 06:15
Kazakhstan has become the first country from Central Asia ever to secure a seat on the United Nations Security Council.
Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 06:16
The leaders of Eritrea are responsible for crimes against humanity, a United Nations commission of inquiry said Wednesday, calling for international action to hold them to account, including referral to the International Criminal Court.
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 05:58
The South African defense industry will on June 13 and 14 have the opportunity to learn first-hand what is needed to become an accredited supplier to the United Nations and specifically its peacekeeping and peace support operations in Africa.
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 06:31
Sudan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ibrahim Ghandour expects a breakthrough in relations with Washington and vowed to resolve security issues with neighboring countries.
Monday, May 16, 2016 - 08:34
Dushanbe says the right things in international forums, but hasn’t made measurable progress in fulfilling its rights commitments.
Friday, May 13, 2016 - 07:23
The contingent comprised of soldiers from the 8th Air Defence Regiment from Koszalin and the 12th Mechanised Division from Szczecin are scheduled to depart by the end of May.
Monday, May 2, 2016 - 06:16
The United Nations Security Council on Friday renewed its peacekeeping mission in the disputed Western Sahara region for a year with a resolution that placed only mild pressure on Morocco, which in a diplomatic flare-up last month expelled many of the staff members of the mission, crippling its ability to function.
Monday, April 18, 2016 - 06:26
The Namibian army has been exposed for violating United Nations sanctions against North Korea since 2006, severely denting Namibia’s international reputation as an exemplary African government.