Stories tagged: U.N. Security Council
Fri., Dec. 23, 2016, 6:20 p.m.
UN condemns Israeli settlements as Obama declines to veto
In a striking rupture with past practice, the United States allowed the U.N. Security Council on Friday to condemn Israeli settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem as a …
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016, 10:20 p.m.
Security Council takes up North Korean missile launch
U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power predicted that the Security Council will swiftly condemn North Korea’s latest ballistic missile launches following an emergency meeting Wednesday of the U.N.’s most powerful body.
Fri., June 5, 2009, midnight
U.S. may go solo on N. Korea sanctions
SEOUL, South Korea – The United States has told South Korea that it will impose its own financial sanctions on the North apart from punishments the U.N. has been mulling …
Tue., Feb. 24, 2009, midnight
N. Korea to launch satellite
SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea said today it is preparing to shoot a satellite into orbit, its clearest reference yet to an impending launch that neighbors and the U.S. …