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Kazakh leader removes veteran ex-president from key security post

ALMATY (Reuters) - Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said on Wednesday he had taken over as head of the powerful Security Council from veteran former leader Nursultan Nazarbayev and promised to…

Norway urges support for U.N. fund to aid Afghans

By Victoria Klesty OSLO (Reuters) - Norway on Tuesday urged other countries to contribute to a United Nations fund by providing cash directly to Afghans so they can survive the…

U.N. Security Council blacklists three Houthis in Yemen

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council blacklisted three Houthi leaders on Wednesday for threatening the peace, security and stability of Yemen, subjecting them to a global asset…

U.N. Security Council urges end to Myanmar violence

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) -The U.N. Security Council expressed deep concern on Wednesday over increased violence across Myanmar and in a rare statement, agreed by the 15-members, called…

U.N. aid chief says Myanmar deteriorating, Security Council meets

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) -United Nations aid chief Martin Griffiths warned on Monday that the humanitarian situation in Myanmar was deteriorating with more than 3 million people in…

U.N. Security Council calls for end to Ethiopia conflict

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Friday called for an end to the fighting in Ethiopia and for talks on a lasting ceasefire as…

Bosnia’s peace deal at risk of unravelling – envoy warns the U.N

(Fixes broken links to stories in paragraph 4) SARAJEVO (Reuters) -The U.S.-sponsored peace deal that ended war in Bosnia in the 1990s is at risk of unravelling unless the international…

‘An epidemic’ of coups, U.N. chief laments, urging Security Council to act

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. chief Antonio Guterres assailed what he called "an epidemic of coup d'états" on Tuesday and urged the Security Council to act to…

Mali tells U.N. it will confirm post-coup election date in December

By Paul Lorgerie BAMAKO (Reuters) - Mali's interim authorities will confirm a date for post-coup elections after national reform consultations in December, a representative of a U.N. Security Council delegation…

N.Korea accuses U.N. of double standards over missile tests, warns of consequences

By Hyonhee Shin SEOUL (Reuters) -North Korea said on Sunday the United Nations Security Council applied double standards over military activities among U.N. member states, state media KCNA said, amid…

G4 Ministerial Joint Press Statement

On 22 September 2021 the Foreign Ministers of the G4 countries, H.E. Mr. Carlos Alberto Franco França, Foreign Minister of Brazil, H.E. Mr. Heiko Maas, Federal Foreign Minister of Germany,…

UK calls on China and Russia to agree Afghanistan strategy

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will on Wednesday call for China and Russia to agree a coordinated international approach to prevent Afghanistan becoming a haven for militants, according to a statement…