10 Nov 2021
The council's 15 member countries released the statement as Tigrayan rebels threatened to capture the capital, Addis Ababa, a year into the fighting. Twitter also has disabled the trends section on Ethiopia.
25 Sep 2021
The mission was extended for another six months and was unanimously approved. The resolution stressed the importance of an inclusive government.
1 Jul 2021
Foreign ministries from Germany and the UK have released a statement suggesting closer collaboration as well as the UK's backing for Germany to have "a new permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council."
14 Feb 2021
The UN Security Council voices "deep concern" over the military coup in Myanmar, and calls in a draft statement for the "release of all detainees" including Aung San Suu Kyi. "The members of the Security Council emphasized the need for the continued support of the democratic transition in Myanmar," Britain's ambassador to the UN, Barbara Woodward, tells reporters.
19 Aug 2019
Although the Security Council told India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir dispute bilaterally, it didn't call a formal meeting or issue a statement. Some analysts dubbed the response "lukewarm."
6 Aug 2017
The United Nations Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Saturday that could slash by a third the Asian state's $3 billion annual export revenue over Pyongyang's two July intercontinental ballistic missile tests.
11 Mar 2017
U.N. Humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien warns the U.N. Security Council over humanitarian crisis as he outlines looming catastrophes in Yemen, Somalia and South Sudan, but says famine can be avoided.