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The European companies that armed the Ivorian civil war

AN OCCRP investigation reveals that Gunvor and Semlex brokered weapons-for-oil deals in early 2011 when Côte d’Ivoire was in crisis, despite a UN arms embargo

Pandemic-induced human rights violations a double tragedy to humanity

The conflation of human rights violations and a pandemic leave the most vulnerable marginalised. Equitable and democratic societies are needed to fight against this

South Africa not co-operating in arrest of genocide suspect — UN court

Since 2010, the tribunal has handled outstanding and ongoing cases from the former International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

Sudan military offers to talk after 60 die in protest crackdown

Hospitals in Khartoum said they were struggling to cope with the number of wounded after security forces launched a deadly raid on Monday

US threatens to arrest ICC judges who probe war crimes

The US is prepared to slap financial sanctions and criminal charges on officials of the court, says National Security Adviser John Bolton

Libya government: Oil exports by rival administration ‘illegal’

The Benghazi-based authorities made a similar attempt to bypass the Tripoli government in 2016 but their planned sale was stopped

What to expect from the next round of Syria talks

After months of stalemate, the Syrian talks are expected to focus primarily on a new constitution and elections and two reforms proposed by the UN.

North Korea threatens to respond harshly to UN sanctions

The United States has called the UN Security Council to vote on a draft proposal to impose tough sanctions against North Korea.

Two-state solution to Middle East conflict in serious jeopardy – John Kerry

Kerry said Israel "will never have true peace" if it doesn't reach an accord based on Israelis and Palestinians living in their own states.

Netanyahu says ‘no doubt’ US behind UN vote on settlements

The opposition blames Netanyahu’s policies, stoking calls to topple him.

Defying pressure, the United States lets UN denounce Israeli settlements

After the vote, Netanyahu instructed Israel's ambassadors in New Zealand and Senegal to return to Israel for consultations.

UN calls for Israel-Palestine ceasefire

The United Nations Security Council has called for a ceasefire in hostilities as Western ministers make plans to discuss the conflict at Iran talks.

UN targets wildlife traders in Africa sanctions

New UN resolutions bring sanctions against illegal wildlife and resource traders who support armed groups committing social atrocities in Africa.

SA calls for UN Security Council reforms

South Africa continues to push for reform of the "undemocratic" UN Security Council, says International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.

Hostages still held in Nairobi mall

Security operations are continuing in Nairobi, where al-Shabab rebels have seized an upmarket mall following an attack which left 39 people dead.

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