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.
The State Department has said the US would accept an invitation from the European Union to attend a meeting of the participants in the original agreement.
The UNSC statement, written by the United Kingdom, did not condemn the putsch as envisaged in a first draft during an emergency meeting on Tuesday.
Statement issued in the name of executive members of Aung San Suu Kyi’s party says authorities began raiding their offices in Mandalay and other regions and seized documents and laptop computers.
Following a military coup that saw the country's democratically elected leaders arrested, phone and internet connections were disrupted in the main city Yangon and the capital Naypyitaw and some other parts of the country.
The report says Central Bank of Yemen laundered nearly $500M intended to strengthen food security and accused the Houthis of diverting some $1.8B of state money in 2019 to fund their war efforts.
President Biden's approach will be to support "a mutually agreed, two-state solution" to end decades of conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, says acting US envoy to UN Richard Mills.
At least 48 killed and nearly 100 wounded in tribal clashes in West Darfur's provincial capital Genena, SUNA news agency says.
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.
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