May 24, 2017

China says no one should bring chaos to Korean peninsula

China said on Wednesday no one had the right to bring chaos to the Korean peninsula, a day after it pushed for full implementation of U.N. sanctions against neighboring North Korea for its missile and nuclear tests and called for dialogue.The United States has ...

U.N. disarmament head gives first briefing on Syria chemical weapons

May 24, 2017

U.N. disarmament head gives first briefing on Syria chemical weapons

Izumi Nakamitsu, the United Nations’ new head of disarmament, gave her first briefing to the 15-member Security Council on Tuesday, focusing on the latest developments on chemical weapons in Syria.As the high representative for disarmament affairs, the Japanese is in charge of a wide-ranging ...

Japanese troops withdrawing from South Sudan mission: U.N.

Apr 18, 2017

Japanese troops withdrawing from South Sudan mission: U.N.

Japan on Monday started withdrawing its troops from a U.N. mission in war battered South Sudan, according to an official, a move coinciding with escalating violence in a conflict where killings have been described as genocide.The 350-strong Japanese military contingent, which has been based ...