{FD} 14 Security Council members criticize US action on Jerusalem

One by one, 14 members of the U.N. Security Council spoke out against President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel at an emergency meeting on Friday, some with regret and some with anger at the 15th member, the United States.

{FD} UN approves Mali peacekeepers helping new Sahel force

The Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Friday that will enable the U.N. peacekeeping force in Mali to provide support to the new 5,000-troop African force that is charged with fighting extremists in western Africa’s vast Sahel region.

{FD} 14 Security Council member criticize US action on Jerusalem

One by one, 14 members of the U.N. Security Council spoke out against President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel at an emergency meeting on Friday, some with regret and some with anger at the 15th member, the United States.

{FD} UN hopes sex misconduct cases buoy efforts to help women

The United Nations began campaigning to end violence against women decades ago, but its effort gained little traction — until the outpouring of allegations of sexual misconduct against powerful men in Hollywood, the U.S. Congress and boardrooms put the issue on front pages and TV screens around the world.

{FD} Experts blame Syria for chemical weapons attack in April

Experts from the U.N. and the chemical weapons watchdog are blaming the Syrian government for an attack in April using the nerve gas sarin that killed over 90 people.

{FD} UN to vote on extending Syria chemical weapons inspectors

The U.N. Security Council scheduled a vote Tuesday on a U.S.-sponsored resolution that would extend the work of inspectors seeking to determine who is responsible for chemical weapons attacks in Syria, and the big question is whether Russia will veto it.

{FD} UN chief heading to conflict-torn Central African Republic

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday he is going to conflict-torn Central African Republic next week to spotlight growing communal tensions, spreading violence and deteriorating humanitarian situation as well as highlight the work of U.N. peacekeepers.

{FD} US urges UN to adopt Trump’s comprehensive approach to Iran

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley urged the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday to adopt the Trump administration’s comprehensive approach to Iran and address all aspects of its “destructive conduct” — not just the 2015 nuclear deal.

{FD} UN chief urges support for Sahel force to fight extremists

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging strong international support for a 5,000-strong force to fight the growing threat from extremists in Africa’s vast Sahel region, warning that if urgent action isn’t taken “the stability of the entire region, and beyond, is in jeopardy.”

{FD} UN: Teenage girl alleges sex abuse by peacekeeper in CAR

The United Nations said Wednesday that a teenage girl alleged she was sexually abused by a U.N. peacekeeper in Central African Republic, a conflict-torn country that has seen widespread allegations of sexual misconduct by U.N. troops charged with protecting civilians.

{FD} UN meeting on Myanmar spotlights Security Council divisions

The U.N. Security Council’s first open meeting on Myanmar in eight years highlighted the body’s deep divisions: China and Russia supported the Southeast Asian country’s government while the U.S., Britain and France demanded an end to ethnic cleansing of its Rohingya Muslim minority.

{FD} UN meeting on Myanmar spotlights Security Council divisions

The U.N. Security Council’s first open meeting on Myanmar in eight years highlighted the body’s deep divisions: China and Russia supported the Southeast Asian country’s government while the U.S., Britain and France demanded an end to ethnic cleansing of its Rohingya Muslim minority.

{FD} UN may vote soon to help Iraq collect evidence against IS

The Security Council is putting the final touches on a resolution that would authorize U.N. investigators to help Iraq collect evidence to prosecute extremists from the Islamic State group for possible war crimes.

{FD} UN chief to urge world leaders to prevent sexual abuse

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has invited world leaders to a special event Monday on preventing sexual exploitation and abuse — an issue that has left a black mark on the U.N.’s far-flung peacekeeping operations and persists despite U.N. vows to combat the scourge.

{FD} Rights groups say UN council ignores Rohingya ‘cleansing’

Two human rights groups accused the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday of ignoring large-scale “ethnic cleansing” of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims who are fleeing across the border to Bangladesh.

{FD} US calls for Monday vote on new North Korea sanctions

The United States called for a vote Monday on new U.N. sanctions against North Korea, though exactly what measures would be in the resolution remained a mystery.

{FD} UN approves resolution paving the way for sanctions in Mali

The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday paving the way for sanctions against those in Mali who obstruct a 2015 peace agreement by continuing attacks or delaying its implementation.

{FD} UN chief urges Myanmar to give Muslims legal status

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday it’s crucial that Myanmar’s government immediately reverse its longstanding policy and give Rohingya Muslims either nationality or legal status so they can lead normal lives and freely move, find jobs, and get an education.

North Korea warns it won’t negotiate nukes if US is hostile

North Korea warned the United States that it will never put its nuclear weapons program on the negotiating table as long as the Trump administration keeps up its “hostile policy and nuclear threat.”

UN criticizes Trump remarks on military action in Venezuela

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday criticized President Donald Trump’s threat of military action to resolve Venezuela’s political crisis, saying Latin America successfully got rid of foreign intervention and this must be safeguarded.