Libya's future threatened by 'terrifying' IS: U.N. chief

Mar 6, 2016

Libya's future threatened by "terrifying" IS: U.N. chief

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has warned that the future of Libya, and the stability of the whole Sahel region, is at stake as it faces the “terrifying threat” of Islamic State. But he warned international powers not to “stoke the fires of ...

Philippines to impound suspected North Korean ship, deport crew

Mar 5, 2016

Philippines to impound suspected North Korean ship, deport crew

The Philippines will impound a suspected North Korean cargo ship docked at a port northwest of Manila and eventually deport its North Korean crewmen in compliance with tough new U.N. Security Council sanctions on Pyongyang over its latest nuclear test and rocket launch, officials ...

Mar 3, 2016

EU considers more N. Korea sanctions after U.N. vote

The European Union is considering additional measures against North Korea following the approval of harsh new sanctions by the U.N. Security Council in order to show solidarity with South Korea and Japan, both major trade partners, diplomats said. EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini ...

U.N. expert discusses North Korea abductions with kin, Japan ministers

Jan 19, 2016

U.N. expert discusses North Korea abductions with kin, Japan ministers

U.N. special rapporteur on North Korea Marzuki Darusman on Monday discussed Pyongyang’s past abductions of Japanese nationals with Japanese ministers and relatives of abductees during his visit to Tokyo. “Japan does not intend to close the window for dialogue with North Korea,” Katsunobu Kato, ...