The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN), charged with the maintenance of international peace and security as well as accepting new members to the United Nations and approving any changes to its United Nations Charter. Its powers include the establishment of peacekeeping operations, the establishment of international sanctions, and the authorization of military action through Security Council resolutions; it is the only UN body with the authority to issue binding resolutions to member states. The Security Council held its first session on 17 January 1946.
The United Nations Security Council has concluded that the North Korean government has been using cryptocurrency to evade international sanctions, and is behind a series of cyberattacks on Asian.. WorldNews - Published
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..
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..
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..
According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, Russia's ambassador to the United Nations said that the United States should consider all options in relation to Venezuela and that any potential military..
According to Reuters, Russia, China, South Africa and Equatorial Guinea blocked on Saturday a U.S. push for a U.N. Security Council statement expressing full support for Venezuela’s National Assembly..
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told the United Nations Security Council that it was time now for countries to pick a side on Venezuela after Washington recognized the opposition leader Juan Guaido..
According to Reuters, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that former U.S. diplomat Elliott Abrams will lead U.S. efforts on Venezuela, where Washington has recognized an opposition leader as the..
According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, Russia's UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said that Moscow would oppose a US push for the United Nations Security Council to recognize Venezuela's opposition..
According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, the State Department said that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will brief the UN Security Council on Saturday regarding the emerging crisis in Venezuela..
India continues to work with the UN Security Council sanctions committee on the listing of Masood Azhar as a global terrorist and will show patience on the issue, official sources said Saturday, days.. DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes
The U.N. Security Council on Friday condemned a shooting at two mosques in New Zealand that killed 49 people as "heinous and cowardly" and said acts of terrorism are criminal and unjustifiable. Reuters - Published
US indicated that members of the UN Security Council may need to consider “other actions” if Beijing continued to prevent the sanctions committee from designating Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed.. IndiaTimes - Published
Taking the issue to the Security Council for an open discussion and vote is also an option which could publicly shame the Chinese for their support to the leader of a UN-designated terrorist group IndiaTimes - Published
Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said first PM Jawaharlal Nehru was the "original sinner" who favoured China over India for permanent membership into the UNSC. "The original mistake, both on.. IndiaTimes - Published
Asked why China once again resorted to block India's bid against Masood Azhar, Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang told a media briefing that Beijing's decision is in line with the rules of the.. Firstpost - Published Also reported by •DNA
China has blocked a UN Security Council proposal to blacklist the leader of a Pakistan-based militant group which India says was behind the 14 February suicide bombing in Kashmir. Masood Azhar is the.. WorldNews - Published
China prevented a United Nations Security Council committee on Wednesday from blacklisting the head of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), which said it attacked an Indian.. Reuters - Published
Swaraj's remarks came hours before the deadline to raise objection to the listing of a proposal to declare Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Azhar as a global terrorist before the 1267 al-Qaida Sanctions.. IndiaTimes - Published
"If China continues to block this designation, responsible member-states may be forced to pursue other actions at the Security Council. It shouldn't have to come to that," a Security Council.. Firstpost - Published
By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - China prevented a United Nations Security Council committee on Wednesday from blacklisting the head of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad.. Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters
The proposal to designate Azhar under the 1267 Al Qaeda Sanctions Committee of the UN Security Council was moved by France, UK and US on February 27. The Al Qaeda Sanctions Committee members had 10.. IndiaTimes - Published
On the issue of Masood Azhar's UNSC listing, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said, "I want to say that China always adopts a responsible attitude, engage in consultations with various.. Firstpost - Published
It's a crucial day for India at the UNSC as US, France and UK, the three permanent members of the security council, will move their proposal to list Pulwama attack perpetrator as a UN-designated.. DNA - Published
The proposal to designate Azhar under the 1267 al-Qaida Sanctions Committee of the UN Security Council was moved by France, UK and the US on February 27. It was under the no-objection period and.. IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •Firstpost
The United States has urged China to not block Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar's listing as a global terrorist at the United Nations Security Council meeting to be held on Wednesday over Azhar's.. Firstpost - Published
Five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council called on the Houthi Rebels and Saudi-led coalition to implement a peace deal in the key port city of Hodeidah to help end the.. WorldNews - Published
Ahead of the deadline to designate Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, India is engaged in frantic parleys with key players like the US, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Turkey. Firstpost - Published
Recent reports bear claims that North Korea’s capital city Pyongyang has attained an estimated $670 million in fiat foreign currencies as well as cryptocurrencies. As reported by Asian media outlet.. WorldNews - Published
Ami Bera, the Chairman of the House Foreign affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, also urged China to play a constructive role by lifting its veto over UN Security Council resolution to.. DNA - Published