The failure of the UN’s most powerful body to agree on an extension came two days before Sunday’s expiration of its one-year mandate for deliveries through the Bab al-Hawa border crossing.
Winning a seat on the 15-member Security Council is considered a pinnacle of achievement for many countries because it gives them a strong voice on issues of international peace and security.
Close allies China and Russia reiterated their opposition to more sanctions, blaming the United States for rising tensions on the Korean peninsula.
Specialists' report presented to UN Security Council says the situation in South Sudan is far from a change and the peace deal has become a lucrative venue for elite power politics.
United Nations will convene to debate the proposal of Liechtenstein, backed by 50 countries including the United States, which would limit the use of the veto of five permanent members.
As concerns over human rights grow, Antonio Guterres told the UN Security Council in a confidential report that Mali's counter-terrorism efforts had "disastrous consequences for the civilian population".
US and 10 other countries bemoan inability of UNSC to condemn repeated missile launches this year by Pyongyang as Beijing and Moscow refuse to endorse their statement.
In a moot effort to cling to its hegemony and keep NATO relevant, Washington has, in turn, allowed the invasion to happen.
Brussels has become adept at using international laws to justify its inaction in much-needed conflict contexts like Syria.
Five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council held talks on Afghanistan that focused on their common concerns pertaining to the allocation of humanitarian aid, inclusive government, and women's rights.
North Korea could have around 60 nuclear weapons, according to analysts.
Last week, Russian Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said the original proposal by Ireland and Norway to reopen the Al Yaroubiya crossing from Iraq to northeast Syria was “a non-starter.”
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