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Benedict Moran

Benedict Moran is a producer for Al Jazeera English in New York and at the United Nations

Features

Rwanda genocide court's stranded men

Acquitted years ago, former Rwandan officials are stuck in Tanzania with no countries willing to accept them.

Features

Roots of CAR's devastating religious conflict

Christians and Muslims lived peacefully for centuries in Central African Republic until an explosion of violence.

Africa

Mali: After the French

Remaining insecurity in city of Gao calls into question the ability of the former colonial power to leave the country.

Africa

Reasons why the DR Congo peace deal flopped

Talks have broken down at African Union summit in Ethiopia on plans to solve crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Africa

Doubts loom over new UN Congo peace plan

UN to create 'intervention brigade' to limit M23

Americas

Unease over UN bid to eradicate Haiti cholera

Fears that $2.2bn programme may fall short on funding and deflect pressure on UN to apologise for introducing disease.

Africa

The UN's plan to reconquer Mali

The UN is set to lay the groundwork for an armed intervention in Northern Mali.

Americas

Syria: A dark day in Turtle Bay

The Syria vote marked the end of an intense period of diplomacy geared towards achieving Security Council unity.

Middle East

Weighing up UN's options on Syria

The UN Security Council agree on a new mission to Syria but remain divided over the mandate.

Middle East

Palestinian bid blocks talks on arms treaty

What was supposed to mark the launch of a long-awaited series of negotiations at the UN.

Americas

Rio+20: A future we don't want

Mild agreements discussed at the Rio de Janeiro summit are seen by many as mere procrastination to avoid making difficult decisions.

Americas

The language of war

Labelling violence in Syria as civil war would have repercussions: the law of war would apply to both government and opposition fighters.