The test is part of the fourth round of weapons firings in recent weeks, even as Pyongyang pushes to reopen dormant communication channels with South Korea in a small reconciliation step.
Palestinian envoy to the United Nations, Riyad Mansour, pleads with the world body to gather more humanitarian aid for Gaza amid intense Israeli bombing.
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.
Here's a look at the turmoil in Tigray as UN warns of possible "war crimes" and Security Council meets behind closed doors to discuss the embattled region.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hopes the session will be "an opportunity for member states to move forward together."
Four earlier attempts to reach consensus on the issue had failed as the council had been deadlocked, with most members pitted against Syrian allies Russia and China, which abstained in the council's fifth vote this week on the issue.
Initial findings of an investigation led by the United Arab Emirates of May 12 attacks on oil tankers point to the likelihood that a state was behind the bombings, the UAE says.
Remaining 13 members of the UNSC vote in favour of the resolution drafted by Sweden and Kuwait that renews action first taken by the council in 2014 to allow aid deliveries into then rebel-held areas of Syria at four border crossings.
Binali Yildirim, Turkey's Speaker of the Grand National Assembly, calls on the international community to reimagine it's approach to global issues while recommending that the UN add another member to its Security Council.
Explaining the US decision last week not to veto a UN Security Council vote to condemn Israeli settlement building, Kerry said, "The vote in the UN was about preserving the two-state solution."
The comments made to New Zealand's Foreign Minister Murray McCully over a phone call, concerned Friday's UN Security Council's vote calling for an end to Israeli settlement activities.
Tel Aviv also summons the envoys of 10 other nations who voted in favour of a UN Security Council resolution that calls on Israel to stop settlement-building on Palestinian land.
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