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United Nations Security Council: One of the six principal organs of the UN, charged with the maintenance of international peace and security
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN), charged with ensuring international peace and security, accepting new members to the United Nations and approving any changes to its charter. Its powers include the establishment of peacekeeping operations and international sanctions as well as the authorization of military actions through resolutions – it is the only body of the United Nations with the authority to issue binding resolutions to member states. The council held its first session on 17 January 1946.

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Videos for United Nations Security Council

UNSC discusses Sahel violence [Video]UNSC discusses Sahel violence

The G5 Joint Force was set up by the Sahel countries - Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Burkina Faso and Niger - two years ago, but it's still barely operational, lacking funding and key equipment.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:21Published

N. Korea Says Ship seizure Violates Trump-Kim Summit [Video]N. Korea Says Ship seizure Violates Trump-Kim Summit

Reuters reports North Korea said on Tuesday the seizure of one of its cargo ships by the United States was an illegal act that violated the spirit of a summit pact between the two countries’ leaders...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

'Sexual Health' Language Removed From A UN Anti-Rape Resolution [Video]'Sexual Health' Language Removed From A UN Anti-Rape Resolution

According to Business Insider, "The United Nations Security Council removed language on sexual and reproductive health from a resolution about rape as a weapon of war, after the United States..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

The US is threatening to veto a UN resolution intended to offer support to survivors of rape because of reproductive health lang [Video]The US is threatening to veto a UN resolution intended to offer support to survivors of rape because of reproductive health lang

The United States is reportedly threatening to veto a resolution in the United Nations Security Council that would prevent rape as a weapon of war and terrorism. Business Insider reports that the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

U.N. Caves to Veto Threat By Anti-Abortion U.S. Over Rape In War Help [Video]U.N. Caves to Veto Threat By Anti-Abortion U.S. Over Rape In War Help

According to Reuters, a U.S. threat to veto U.N. Security Council action on sexual violence in conflict was averted on Tuesday after a long-agreed phrase was removed because President Donald Trump’s..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

Iran's Zarif Urges Countries to Take Position On U.S. Step Against Revolutionary Guards [Video]Iran's Zarif Urges Countries to Take Position On U.S. Step Against Revolutionary Guards

According to Reuters, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Iran will ask the international community to take a position on the U.S. designation of its Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:31Published

VP Mike Pence Urges UN to Back Guaidó as Venezuela's Leader [Video]VP Mike Pence Urges UN to Back Guaidó as Venezuela's Leader

At a U.N. Security Council meeting, Pence called Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro a "dictator with no legitimate claim to power."

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:40Published

South Korea says North is Almost Done With Rocket Site [Video]South Korea says North is Almost Done With Rocket Site

The claim comes a month after President Trump left a summit meeting without a deal.

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Russia Sent Home More Than Half of North Korean Workers In 2018 [Video]Russia Sent Home More Than Half of North Korean Workers In 2018

According to Reuters, unpublished reports by Moscow to the United Nations Security Council said that Russia sent home nearly two-thirds of some 30,000 North Koreans working there during 2018. The..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

UN Expert to Saudi Arabia: Make Khashoggi Trials Public [Video]UN Expert to Saudi Arabia: Make Khashoggi Trials Public

The U.N. expert leading the investigation into Jamal Khashoggi's death says Saudi Arabia could be breaking international laws.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

U.N. Security Council to Meet Over U.S. Golan Heights Decision [Video]U.N. Security Council to Meet Over U.S. Golan Heights Decision

According to Reuters, the United Nations Security Council will meet later on Wednesday, at the request of Syria, over U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Russia & China Send Home North Korean Workers [Video]Russia & China Send Home North Korean Workers

According Reuters, Russia sent home nearly two-thirds of some 30,000 North Koreans working there during 2018 and China repatriated more than half of those employed there but did not specify a figure,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:53Published

U.N. Chief Clear That Golan Status Has Not Changed [Video]U.N. Chief Clear That Golan Status Has Not Changed

According to Reuters, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is “clear that the status of Golan has not changed,” after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized the Golan Heights as..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

At Least 134 Fulani Herders Killed In Central Mali's Worst Violence Yet [Video]At Least 134 Fulani Herders Killed In Central Mali's Worst Violence Yet

According to Reuters, gunmen killed at least 134 Fulani herders in central Mali on Saturday, the deadliest such attack of recent times in a region reeling from worsening ethnic and jihadist violence...

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The Pope prays for victims of Mali and Nigeria attacks [Video]The Pope prays for victims of Mali and Nigeria attacks

At least 134 Fulani herders were killed in central Mali on Saturday, the deadliest attack in the region in recent times. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

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Western powers clash at U.N. with Russia, Syria, on Syrian hospital attacks

The United Nations said on Friday at least 18 health centers have been attacked in the past three weeks in northwestern Syria, prompting a confrontation between western powers and Russia and Syria at..
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