UN Security Council

By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 14th, 2013
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The African Union’s threatened “mass treaty-cide” (a phrase I am compelled to coin to describe the bizarre threatened walkout on the Rome Statute) fizzled out. Those who predicted the “extraordinary summit” on the “AU’s relation with the International Criminal Court” (ICC) would end in a big bang wer...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 18th, 2012
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By Luka Biong Deng On 14th December in Addis Ababa, the African Union Peace and Security Council decided in its 349th Meeting to refer the endorsement of the AU Proposal on the final status of Abyei area to its meeting at the level of the Heads of State. The next meeting of the Council is […]...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 29th, 2012
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West African leaders are poised to submit a new request for military invention in Mali to the U.N. Security Council, and boots could be on the ground within weeks, Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara told French weekly Journal du Dimanche. “A new request to the U.N. Security Council will be...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 28th, 2012
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Addis Ababa – Sudan and South Sudan are due to restart African Union-led talks in Ethiopia Tuesday in the first face-to-face meeting since bitter border fighting took the foes to the brink of all-out war. International pressure has pushed both sides to return to the long-running talks stalled b...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 21st, 2012
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The International Criminal Court (ICC) was established on July 1, 2002 with the intention of acting as a permanent tribunal for heinous international offenses (crimes against humanity, genocide, war crimes, and more recently, crimes of aggression). Unlike the International Court of Justice—the judici...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 4th, 2012
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Khartoum – Sudan pledged on Thursday to cease hostilities with South Sudan in accordance with a UN Security Council resolution, but it also warned it has the right to defend itself against “aggression”. “The minister of foreign affairs [Ali Karti] announces that the government...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 3rd, 2012
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South Sudan is accusing Sudan of bombing its border region Thursday despite a U.N. Security Council warning for the countries to end hostilities or face sanctions. Southern army spokesman Philip Aguer said Sudanese warplanes dropped 12 bombs and launched artillery in the village of Lalop where southe...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 3rd, 2012
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New York – South Sudan on Wednesday gave a “solemn commitment” to abide by a UN Security Council resolution demanding an end to hostilities with rival Sudan. But Sudan’s UN envoy said there could only be peace between the neighbouring states when the South ends its support for...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Jan 23rd, 2012
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Elena PONOMAREVA “The world has entered the era of thorough transformation. Geopolitical landscape is radically evolving, and those changes are accompanied by the growing turbulence both globally and regionally”, said Russian diplomacy chief Sergey Lavrov at the opening of the media conference which ...
By benim
In Middle East
Dec 29th, 2011
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Alexander MEZYAEV Early this month, as Russia was in the process of assuming chairmanship in the UN Security Council, Moscow’s envoy said Syria was not on the UN SC December agenda. Still, the theme of Syria has become the subject of permanent heated debates during unofficial consultations and ...