The council has agreed unanimously to follow through on Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ recent proposal for up to 60 monitors to join an existing political mission in Libya.
The move came after China announced targeted sanctions against two Americans, a Canadian and a rights advocacy body who had denounced Beijing's treatment of them and other minorities.
Foreign Minister Najla al Mangoush tells visiting top diplomats of France, Germany and Italy that an estimated 20,000 mercenaries and foreign fighters must "leave the Libyan lands immediately."
The statement from the world body chief Antonio Guterres comes days after a deadly US shooting left at least eight people dead, six of them Asian-American women.
Dozens of families hold funerals for their dead as demonstrations against military junta are met with fresh violence, with at least one protester shot dead on Tuesday.
More than 88 million people were suffering from “acute hunger” at the end of 2020 due to conflict and instability, a 20 percent increase in one year, says UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres at UNSC meeting.
Senegalese police clashed with protesters in several neighbourhoods in the capital Dakar, including in front of a courthouse where an opposition leader made his first appearance since his arrest on a rape charge.
We look at whether the United Nations –– which has continued to elect a male as its secretary general for the last 75 years –– has been able to make progress on the goal of gender equality and women's rights.
United Nations warns of a “death sentence” for the war-torn country as donor conference yields less than half the funds needed to alleviate world’s worst humanitarian disaster.
UN humanitarian agency says the risk of large-scale famine in the Arab world’s poorest country “has never been more acute."
Ambassador Kyaw Moe Tun's voice cracked with emotion as he spoke out against the military regime that ousted the nation's elected civilian government in a coup.
In a pre-recorded video message to the largely virtual meeting of the Geneva-based Human Rights Council, UN chief Antonio Guterres also decried widespread misinformation world about Covid-19.
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