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World - Region
6/28/2022 12:11:59 PM
The U.N. political chief urged Libya's rival factions on Monday to agree on measures governing the transition to elections during talks in Geneva later this week, expressing hope this will lead to long-awaited voting "at the earliest possible date.''

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
6/27/2022 11:15:42 PM
Ukraine has called for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council over Russian strikes on civilian targets, the UN body said, scheduling the event for Tuesday at 1900 GMT.

World - Region
6/14/2022 11:50:41 PM
The United Nations special envoy to Yemen called on rebel Houthis on Tuesday to agree to reopen roads into the besieged city of Taez in the southwest of the war-torn country, during a meeting of the UN Security Council.

World - International
6/8/2022 10:07:56 PM
China and Russia took aim at the United States during a landmark UN General Assembly session on Wednesday, accusing Washington of stoking tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

World - Region
6/4/2022 3:16:26 PM
The UN Security Council approved a resolution late Friday extending the authorization for countries and regional organizations to inspect vessels on the high seas off the coast of Libya suspected of violating the U.N. arms embargo on the troubled north African nation.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
5/14/2022 3:22:28 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed its strong rejection and condemnation of Israeli police forces’ attack on the funeral of late Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh on Friday.

World - International
5/14/2022 12:06:25 PM
The UN Security Council on Friday night strongly condemned the killing of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh and called for “an immediate, thorough, transparent, and fair and impartial investigation”.

World - Region
4/30/2022 9:55:44 PM
The divided UN Security Council on Friday adopted a resolution extending its political mission in Libya by just three months, with Russia vetoing a longer prolongation until a new UN envoy is appointed.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/28/2022 11:56:00 PM
Russia pounded targets from practically one end of Ukraine to the other Thursday, including Kyiv, bombarding the city while the head of the United Nations was visiting in the boldest attack on the capital since Moscow's forces retreated weeks ago.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
4/28/2022 10:13:00 PM
The Arab League has asked the UN Security Council to prevent Israeli incursions on Al-Aqsa Mosque.

War in Ukraine - Economy
4/21/2022 11:50:55 PM
Ukraine needs $7 billion in month to keep its economy afloat amid the "economic losses" inflicted by Russia, President Volodymyr Zelensky said Thursday, as the United States announced another infusion of financial aid for the country.

War in Ukraine - Military
4/21/2022 8:40:52 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed victory in the battle for Mariupol on Thursday, even as he ordered his troops not to take the risk of storming the giant steel plant where the last Ukrainian defenders in the city were holed up.

World - Region
4/20/2022 12:02:54 PM
Five European countries called Tuesday for an end to clashes in Jerusalem following a weekend of violence surrounding the holy site of Al-Aqsa Mosque, in a joint statement issued after an emergency closed-door UN Security Council session.

World - Region
4/18/2022 7:39:07 PM
The UN Security Council will meet on Tuesday over violence around a flashpoint Jerusalem holy site of Al-Aqsa Mosque that wounded 170 people at the weekend, diplomatic sources told AFP.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/10/2022 2:16:03 PM
Pope Francis opened Holy Week Sunday with a call for an Easter truce in Ukraine to make room for a negotiated peace, highlighting the need for leaders to ``make some sacrifices for the good of the people.''

War in Ukraine - Economy
4/6/2022 10:16:40 AM
The United States was expected to announce tough new sanctions on Russia Wednesday, including a ban on new investments, a day after Ukraine's president showed the UN Security Council harrowing images of violence and accused Moscow of widespread atrocities.

War in Ukraine - Military
4/5/2022 6:51:00 PM
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accused Russian troops of gruesome atrocities in Ukraine and told the UN Security Council on Tuesday that those responsible should immediately be brought up on war crimes charges in front of a tribunal like the one set up at Nuremberg after World War II.

War in Ukraine - Military
4/5/2022 10:28:01 AM
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky will address the UN Security Council on Tuesday, where he is expected to demand tough new sanctions on Moscow over killings in the town of Bucha he has called "war crimes" and "genocide".

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
3/22/2022 12:16:54 PM
The UN refugee agency says more than 3.5 million people have fled Ukraine since Russia's invasion, passing another milestone in an exodus that has led to Europe's worst refugee crisis since World War II.

World - Region
3/17/2022 9:30:37 PM
The UN Security Council on Thursday approved a robust mandate for its political mission in Afghanistan following the Taliban takeover last August. The new mandate authorizes the mission to promote gender equality, empowerment of women and girls, human rights of all Afghans and an inclusive and representative government.

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