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Under Threat South Sudanese President Sign Peace Deal

AFRICANGLOBE - The UN Security Council says it would "act immediately" if the South Sudanese president does not sign a long-awaited peace deal. The UN Security Council said it would take immediate, unspecified action if President Salva Kiir does not sign a deal to end a 20-month civil war in South Sudan.

UN Approves Use Of Force By EU Troops In Central African...

AFRICANGLOBE - The UN Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution allowing European Union troops to use force in the Central African Republic and threatening sanctions against those blamed for the country's strife. The EU has pledged 500 troops to help African and French forces already in the country trying to end clashes between rival Christian and Muslim militias.

ICC Blames UN For Not Arresting Sudanese President Al Bashir

AFRICANGLOBE - The International Criminal Court (ICC) is "frustrated and despaired" about the UN Security Council's "inaction and paralysis" concerning the arrest of president Omar Al Bashir of Sudan.

‘Time for African Seats On UN Security Council’

AFRICANGLOBE - South African International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has called on the United Nations to give Africa a minimum of two permanent seats on the body's Security Council.

UN Peacekeepers Begin Operations in Mali

AFRICANGLOBE - More than 12,000 UN peacekeepers are now operational in Mali. They face severe challenges including the threat of attacks by Arab terrorists and significant logistical problems.

UN Hands South Africa the Task of Restoring Peace In DR...

AFRICANGLOBE - Death and tensions in the Democratic Republic of Congo have triggered an intervention by a United Nations force, as the international body plans to deploy South African led forces to the country's war torn provinces.

UN Approves Peacekeeping Force for Mali

The UN Security Council has unanimously agreed to send a 12,600-member peacekeeping force to Mali starting in July. The force will be taking over from French and African troops battling Arab/Tuareg terrorists.

Should Rwanda Be on the UN Security Council?

Rwanda's alleged support of rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo has raised concerns its presence on the Security Council could undermine rather than...

UN Deploys Attack Helicopters Against M23 Rebels in Congo

AFRICANGLOBE - The UN Security Council, meeting in an emergency session on Saturday, strongly condemned the latest attacks by the M23 rebel group, which...

Darfur Crisis Worsening Says United Nations

Ending violence in the western Sudanese region of Darfur requires the Sudanese government and a rebel group that signed a peace plan last year...

Mali: Military Intervention Looms, But Not Soon

The planned west African intervention force in Mali is not expected to be there before the end of the year, despite the UN Security...

UN Approve Preliminary Resolution for Military Intervention in Mali

The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution to give West African countries and the African regional bodies 45 days to offer a...

Mali: Towards Intervention in Mali

After weeks of shuttle diplomacy, speculation and contradictory signals, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) now have the backing of the Malian...

Security Council Condemn Attacks By Rebels in Eastern Congo

The UN Security Council today strongly condemned the attacks in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) by the group of renegade soldiers known...

Rights Groups Ask UNSC for Sanctions and Consequences On Sudan

On the one year anniversary of the genocide in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan, Act for Sudan, a bipartisan, interfaith alliance of American and Sudanese...

United Nations Row Looms on Darfur

A seismic diplomatic row is rumbling at United Nations headquarters in New York over the circulation of a damning report by former UN experts...