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ICC prosecutor to examine alleged British crimes in Iraq war
US envoy Power urges Myanmar action to stop Rakhine violence
UN human rights inquiry chief wants North Korea hauled before international court

The chief United Nations investigator into human rights abuses in North Korea appealed to the UN Security Council on Thursday to refer the situation in the reclusive Asian state to the International Criminal Court for prosecution.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

The chief United Nations investigator into human rights abuses in North Korea appealed to the UN Security Council on Thursday to refer the situation in the reclusive Asian state to the International Criminal Court for prosecution.

UN human rights inquiry chief wants North Korea hauled before international court
UN Security Council members condemn North Korea missile launch
Russia says Yanukovych asked Putin to use force to save Ukraine, as US mulls sanctions
UN chief wants 3,000 more troops for Central African Republic
Now is not the time for a UN resolution on aid to Syria, Russia says
Religious hatred in Central Africa Republic underestimated, France tells UN
Mugabe says Gaddafi’s death as tragic as US envoy’s
Palestinians win implicit UN recognition of sovereign state
UN states backing rebels 'aiding terror', says Syrian FM
Cyber attacks against media on the rise, rights group says
Syria rebels meet UN Security Council to end Assad support
Korean Peninsula could face 'thermonuclear war', North tells UN

US policy toward North Korea has made the Korean Peninsula the most dangerous place on the planet because a “spark” there could ignite a nuclear war, a senior North Korean official told the UN.

3 Oct 2012 - 10:26AM

US policy toward North Korea has made the Korean Peninsula the most dangerous place on the planet because a “spark” there could ignite a nuclear war, a senior North Korean official told the UN.

Korean Peninsula could face 'thermonuclear war', North tells UN
Netanyahu draws ‘red line’ on Iran’s nuclear programme
Obama tells world leaders diplomatic path with Iran must be tested

President Barack Obama said on Tuesday the United States was ready to engage diplomatically with Iran in what could be a historic opening between the long-time foes but put the onus on the new Iranian president to prove he is serious about pursuing a nuclear deal.

24 Sep 2013 - 11:46PM

President Barack Obama said on Tuesday the United States was ready to engage diplomatically with Iran in what could be a historic opening between the long-time foes but put the onus on the new Iranian president to prove he is serious about pursuing a nuclear deal.

Obama tells world leaders diplomatic path with Iran must be tested
Palestinian UN status likely to be debated in November

The United Nations is likely to hold a debate on whether to upgrade the Palestinians’ UN status to a sovereign country in mid-November the president of the UN General Assembly said.

4 Oct 2012 - 12:11PM

The United Nations is likely to hold a debate on whether to upgrade the Palestinians’ UN status to a sovereign country in mid-November the president of the UN General Assembly said.

Palestinian UN status likely to be debated in November
North Korea says proud of its human rights record
Myanmar delaying crucial decisions on Muslim tensions
UN Security Council concerned Syria war spilling over into Golan
UN says Syria conflict a humanitarian catastrophe