The 72-hour surrender ultimatum issued by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) ends today.
UN has called for humanitarian corridors for civilians caught in fighting, with Ethiopia’s government warning Mekelle residents “anything can happen” after giving a deadline for a military assault on the city.
Participants at the talks in Tunisia "agreed that national elections should take place on 24 December 2021," acting UN envoy Stephanie Williams said.
US deputy ambassador Richard Mills urges UNSC to “do everything in its power” to prevent Bashar Assad’s regime from blocking agreement on a new constitution in 2020.
The UN Mapping Report on mass killings, rapes and displacement in the Democratic Republic of Congo was a milestone in documenting crimes against humanity.
Shaped by past inequality and colonial priorities, the UN has yet to confront the truth about itself, or distance its past from the reality of the present.
Veto highlights the growing divide between Washington and its European allies, as well as Arab countries, who have refused to commit to taking back foreign fighters since allied forces crushed Daesh over a year ago.
Thirteen council members argued on Friday that Washington's move is void given it is using a process agreed upon under a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers that the US quit two years ago.
The embargo on conventional arms is due to expire in mid-October, as agreed under the 2015 nuclear deal among Iran, Russia, China, Germany, Britain, France and the United States.
Three members of the bloc led by Saudi Arabia continue to enforce an economic and political blockade of Doha.
Secretary of State Pompeo said the United States would call for a Security Council vote next week on a US-drafted resolution to extend the embargo that is due to expire in October.
After Moscow and Beijing wielded vetoes for a second time this week, only three countries joined Russia in backing its proposal to cut the number of aid transit points from two to one.
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