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Russia Offers Zimbabwe Protection

AFRICANGLOBE - Russia stands ready to thwart any Western aggression against Zimbabwe, President Vladimir Putin vowed in Moscow yesterday during a meeting with President Mugabe.In 2008, Russia and China vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution sponsored by Britain and the United States seeking to impose punitive sanctions on Zimbabwe.

ICC Shelves Darfur Case For Lack Of UN Support

AFRICANGLOBE - The International Criminal Court's prosecutor said on Friday that she had shelved an investigation into war crimes in Sudan's Darfur region for lack of action by the United Nations Security Council to push for arrests.

What’s Really Behind France’s Sudden Scramble To “Save Central Africa”

AFRICANGLOBE - The United Nations Security Council has announced sanctions against the Central African Republic (CAR) and has also given the French a big green light to use its military, as well as spearhead African Union forces in order to put down violence and restore “security, law and order” in the former French colony.

Africa Must Unshackle Itself From The ICC

AFRICANGLOBE - The decision by the United Nations Security Council to reject a request by the African Union (AU) to defer the International Criminal Court (ICC) trial of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto was not only a slap in the face of the African continent and a collective middle finger to all Africans but an insult to continent’s conscience and a mockery to its territorial integrity.

Does the ICC Case Against Kenya’s Leaders Undermine International Peace and...

AFRICANGLOBE - In October this year, the AU held an extraordinary summit at which the relationship between the ICC and Africa was discussed. Central to the discussions was the fact that all cases currently before the ICC are from African countries, including the indictment of two sitting heads of state

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...

African Union Asks UN to Authorize Mali Deployment

AFRICANGLOBE - The African Union is asking the United Nations Security Council to endorse a military intervention to free northern Mali from Arab terrorists...

UN Extends Somalia Peacekeeping Force

The United Nations Security Council extended an African Union peacekeeping force in Somalia for four months on Wednesday as it mulls lifting an arms...

African Union Wants UN to Boost Somalia Forces, End Weapons Ban

The African Union urged the United Nations Security Council to bolster its peacekeeping force in Somalia and lift arms-import and charcoal-export bans on the...

McCain Criticizes Powell’s for Endorsing Obama

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has grown increasingly outspoken as Election Day draws closer, criticizing former Secretary of State Colin Powell’s support of President Barack...

Mali: UN Takes Up Intervention Plan On Mali

The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday began to debate a plan to deploy West African peacekeeping troops to tackle the six-month Arab insurgency...

Security Council Considering African Request for Stabilization Force in Mali

Condemning the forcible seizure of power in Mali earlier this year, the United Nations Security Council today demanded the immediate and unconditional cessation of...

Sudan Govt Rejects Security Council Resolution – Refuse to Negotiate

The leadership council of Sudan's ruling National Congress Party (NCP) chaired by president Omer Hassan al-Bashir announced late Wednesday that it does not agree...

Evidence Mounts of Arab War Crimes Unfolding in South Sudan

Those violations, if substantiated, are said to amount to crimes against humanity or war crimes, according to a preliminary report issued Monday by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the former U.N. Mission in Sudan (UNMIS).