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UN divided over how to react to Congo's election problems

UN divided over how to react to Congo's election problems

The United Nations Security Council is divided over how to react to Democratic Republic of Congo's tumultuous presidential election, according to an internal report seen by Reuters.

Qatar welcomes UN council resolution on Yemen

Qatar welcomes UN council resolution on Yemen

Qatar has welcomed the UN Security Council resolution No. 2451 on Yemen, calling for a ceasefire and for activating the agreements and commitments reached in the Stockholm negotiations.

US scraps UN meeting on North Korea human rights

US scraps UN meeting on North Korea human rights

The United States has dropped a bid to hold a UN Security Council meeting on North Korea's human rights record after failing to garner enough support for the talks, diplomats said Friday.

US calls for halt to military campaign in Syria's Idlib

US calls for halt to military campaign in Syria's Idlib

The United States on Wednesday urged Syria and its backers to halt plans for an all-out military attack against rebel-held Idlib as the UN Security Council prepared to address the crisis.

Qatar calls for keeping the region nuclear-free

Qatar calls for keeping the region nuclear-free

Restraint and dialogue best ways to deal with Iran 'nuclear' issue.

Myanmar urged to hold "proper" probe into atrocities against Rohingya

Myanmar urged to hold "proper" probe into atrocities against Rohingya

Myanmar must hold a "proper investigation" into alleged atrocities against the Rohingya, a UN Security Council envoy said Tuesday, after the highest-level diplomatic visit to an area from which 700,000 members of the Muslim minority have been driven out.

UN Security Council puts spotlight on Rohingya refugee crisis

UN Security Council puts spotlight on Rohingya refugee crisis

UN Security Council envoys began a four-day visit to Bangladesh and Myanmar on Saturday to see firsthand the aftermath of a Myanmar military crackdown that Britain, the United States and others have denounced as ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims.

UN Security Council meets over Syria in remote Swedish farmhouse

UN Security Council meets over Syria in remote Swedish farmhouse

The UN Security Council met in a secluded farmhouse on the southern tip of Sweden on Saturday in a bid to overcome deep divisions over how to end the war in Syria.

US requests UN vote on Syria chemical inquiry

US requests UN vote on Syria chemical inquiry

The United States has asked the UN Security Council to vote Tuesday on its proposal to set up an inquiry to investigate chemical weapons attacks in Syria, but the measure could face a veto from Russia, diplomats said.

UK can't ignore 'legitimate questions' over poisoning: Lavrov

UK can't ignore 'legitimate questions' over poisoning: Lavrov

Moscow is insisting on a "substantial and responsible investigation" in accordance with the Chemical Weapons Convention, Sergei Lavrov said.

Qatar informs UN council of UAE airspace violation

Qatar informs UN council of UAE airspace violation

The message described the incident as a severe violation of international law, highlighting the UAE's continued violation of Qatari sovereignty that could escalate tension in the region.

Qatar informs UN of three air violations by UAE, Bahrain

Qatar informs UN of three air violations by UAE, Bahrain

Qatar has informed the UN Security Council and the UN Secretary-General of three violations of Qatar's airspace by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Kingdom of Bahrain.