UN Security Council
15 Apr 2019
Germany is supporting the Sudanese in the hope of free elections and has put the crisis on the UN Security Council's agenda. Berlin insists that ousted President Omar al-Bashir face trial for war crimes in The Hague.
6 Apr 2019
"And your time starts ... now." As Germany assumes the chair of the UN Security Council, the country's UN ambassador Christoph Heusgen has wasted little time in making some attention-grabbing changes.
9 Mar 2019
The international community is divided over Venezuela. The UN Security Council has failed to agree on two resolutions on the political crisis. Most African countries are, however, reluctant to position themselves.
1 Jan 2019
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says the Council must include more permanent members to reflect today's world order. He also said Germany will not "shun its responsibility" for global conflict resolution.
3 Feb 2017
US President Donald Trump has said, "nothing is off the table" as his administration considers its response to an Iranian missile test. The White House says the test violated a UN Security Council resolution, and that it has put Tehran on notice.