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UN moves to rein in Islamic State group
Security Council adopts resolution that aims to weaken group that has seized territory in Iraq and Syria.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2014 04:44 GMT
UN says Ukraine violence will affect millions
Power and water supplies becoming scarce as civilians in the east continue to bear brunt of conflict, official says.
Last updated: 06 Aug 2014 15:00 GMT
Politician begs world to help Iraq's Yazidis
Clashes between Islamic State fighters and Kurdish forces near Erbil force Yazidis to flee into the mountains.
Last updated: 06 Aug 2014 09:57 GMT
US destroys 60 percent of Syria chemicals
UN Security Council hears that "good progress" has been made as many of Syria's most toxic chemicals are destroyed.
Last updated: 06 Aug 2014 03:30 GMT
UN authorises sanctions regime for Yemen
Britain's UN Ambassador says those wishing to derail Yemen's political transition will face swift and firm consequences.
Last updated: 27 Feb 2014 06:58 GMT
Somalia peacekeeping force gets boost
UN Security Council approves deployment of additional troops, increasing existing force to more than 22,100.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2013 20:31 GMT
UN unanimously adopts Syria arms resolution
World's chemical weapons watchdog OPCW approves disarmament plan, paving the way for Security Council ballot.
Last updated: 28 Sep 2013 06:52 GMT
Swede to probe Syria chemical weapons use
Scientist Ake Sellstrom to head UN investigation into allegations that chemical agents were used in the civil war.
Last updated: 27 Mar 2013 08:46 GMT
UN eases Somali arms embargo
Security Council agrees to lift decades-old embargo for one year to help in its fight against armed al-Shabab group.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2013 07:10 GMT
Yemen ex-leaders get UN sanctions warning
Former President Ali Abdallah Saleh and his vice president accused of "interfering in the country's transition".
Last updated: 16 Feb 2013 09:26 GMT
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