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‘Deliver justice’ for atrocity crimes in Darfur, top court prosecutor tells Security Council

“Concrete steps” must be taken towards ending impunity for atrocity crimes in Darfur, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) told t...

‘Deliver justice’ for atrocity crimes in Darfur, top court prosecutor tells Security Council

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UN suspending handover of camps in Darfur, peacekeeping chief tells Security Council The joint African Union-UN Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), is suspending the handover of any more camps for displaced civilians to the Sudanese military,...
19:00, 2019-06-14

‘Violence, atrocities and impunity’ reign throughout Libya, ICC prosecutor tells UN Security Council Libya remains entangled in a “cycle of violence, atrocities and impunity”, International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda told the UN S...
20:20, 2019-11-06

Sudan officials to face international court over war crimes in Darfur Al-Bashir, who was overthrown by the military last year amid a public uprising, is wanted by the ICC on charges of crimes against humanity and genoci...
02:00, 2020-02-12

Sudan: New political transition, bolstered by peacebuilding, could bring long-term stability to Darfur, Security Council told “Important developments” under way in Sudan since midsummer, including a pledge to end the country’s outstanding conflicts, and the establishment of ...
22:44, 2019-08-26

‘Real change’ involving women in peace and security, still too slow, Guterres tells Security Council The Women, Peace and Security agenda must continue to be “one of the top priorities of the United Nations”, Secretary-General António Guterres told t...
18:16, 2019-10-29

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violen...
20:56, 2019-06-19

Monday’s Daily Brief: UN chief talks climate action at G7, WFP official visits camp in Central African Republic, Deadly violence at Lesvos migrant centre, Security Council meets on AU-UN Darfur mission A recap of Monday’s stories: UN chief urges more action from G7 leaders to tackle ‘climate emergency’; WFP official visits camp for displaced in Cent...
00:28, 2019-08-27

Transitional justice processes critical to lasting peace, Security Council hears For countries to move forward after conflict or mass atrocities, suffering must be acknowledged and justice served, the UN High Commissioner for Huma...
21:24, 2020-02-13

‘Perseverance is key’ to Iraq’s future, UN envoy tells Security Council Although Iraq is “hard at work building on progress made to date”, a top United Nations official told the Security Council on Wednesday that decades ...
21:56, 2019-08-28

Friday's Daily Brief: Security Council resolutions on CAR and Somalia, ICC to probe crimes against Rohingya, Tolerance Day, Americas migrant deaths, Ebola A recap of Friday’s main stories: The Security Council adopts resolutions on Central African Republic and Somalia: ICC to investigate crimes against ...
22:24, 2019-11-15

‘No time to lose’ UN envoy tells Security Council, ‘Yemen cannot wait’ One month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing “a crucial moment” in the course of its long and b...
19:04, 2019-08-20

Yemen: Escalation in fighting must stop ‘before it’s too late’, Griffiths tells Security Council The UN Special Envoy for Yemen told an emergency session of the Security Council on Tuesday that a recent upsurge in violence between pro-Government ...
21:52, 2020-01-28

Women must be at ‘centre of peacekeeping decision-making’, UN chief tells Security Council Women’s rights, voices and participation must be at “the centre of peacekeeping decision-making”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres t...
21:48, 2019-04-11

‘Whole spectrum of Afghan society’ must get behind peace talks, UN envoy tells Security Council The long Afghan conflict can only be resolved by “direct talks” between its own people, the chief of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)...
21:41, 2019-09-10

Political solutions ‘prerequisite to sustainable peace’, Lacroix tells Security Council While peacekeeping is an “essential tool” for preventing conflict and reducing the risk of relapse, “political solutions are a prerequisite to sustai...
19:40, 2019-09-09

Colombia: ‘Significant strides’ towards integrated peace, UN envoy tells Security Council Colombia has continued to make “significant strides in its peace process”, the top UN envoy in the country told the Security Council on Monday....
19:24, 2020-01-13

Syrian Constitutional Committee a ‘sign of hope’: UN envoy tells Security Council The launch of the Syrian Constitutional Committee could be a “door-opener” to finally providing a solution to the country’s brutal conflict, UN Speci...
00:56, 2019-11-23

UN cooperation with League of Arab States ‘pivotal’, UN chief tells Security Council Global problems require global solutions that rely on “essential” partnerships, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security C...
23:40, 2019-06-13

West Africa ‘shaken by unprecedented violence’, UN envoy tells Security Council The UN envoy for West Africa and the vast Sahel region, told the Security Council on Monday that in recent months, the region has been “shaken by unp...
22:04, 2019-12-16

‘Signs of hope’ toward a political settlement in Yemen, UN special envoy tells Security Council The momentum to reach a political settlement in Yemen “has been building”, the United Nations Special Envoy to the country told the Security Council ...
18:56, 2019-11-22

‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council on 'bleak' state of civilian protection Marking 20 years since the UN Security Council added the protection of civilians to its agenda, Secretary-General António Guterres told the chamber o...
21:04, 2019-05-23

Israeli settlements remain ‘flagrant violation’ of international law, UN envoy tells Security Council Regardless of any national policy declarations, Israeli settlement activities are “a flagrant violation under international law”, the UN Special Coor...
19:32, 2019-11-20

Africa must ‘value youth’ in the drive towards lasting peace, young envoy tells Security Council Recognizing the potential of African youth caught up in conflict to forge peace, is crucial for nurturing their developing identities, and could help...
20:48, 2019-10-02

Protect women’s rights ‘before, during and after conflict’ UN chief tells high-level Security Council debate Over the course of the past decade, there has been “a paradigm shift” in understanding the devastating impact of sexual violence in conflict on inter...
19:04, 2019-04-23

Syria: Ease suffering, save lives, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator tells Security Council “Week after week, month after month, year after year”, the Security Council has been briefed on Syria’s humanitarian suffering, and on Tuesday, the U...
23:16, 2019-06-25

Millions in Idlib ‘counting on your support to make the violence stop’, UN relief chief tells Security Council Despite an agreement signed nearly a year ago on a halt to further escalation in Syria’s war-battered Idlib, “the bombing and fighting go on in plain...
23:12, 2019-08-29

Central African Republic: ‘Transform dreams of peace into reality’: mission chief tells Security Council Updating the Security Council on the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) on Friday, the head of the UN Mission in the country, MINUSCA, c...
18:56, 2019-10-25

The voices of Afghan women ‘must be heard at the table in the peace process and beyond’ UN deputy chief tells Security Council Afghan women have “paid a high price” during their country’s conflict over nearly the past four decades, the United Nations deputy chief told the Sec...
22:16, 2019-07-26

Voices of Afghan women ‘must be heard at the table in the peace process and beyond’ UN deputy chief tells Security Council Afghan women have “paid a high price” during their country’s nearly four of conflict, the United Nations deputy chief told the Security Council on Fr...
22:48, 2019-07-26

Protests and civil unrest show ‘renewed sense of patriotism’ in Iraq, UN envoy tells Security Council After decades of sectarian strife and conflict, “a renewed sense of patriotism has taken hold”, the head of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI...
19:04, 2019-12-03

Conflict prevention, mediation: among ‘most important tools’ to reduce human suffering, Guterres tells Security Council  Conflict prevention and mediation are two of “the most important tools at our disposal to reduce human suffering” United Nations Secretary-General An...
20:24, 2019-06-12

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomat...
02:32, 2019-04-25

Amnesty warns war crimes continuing in Sudan’s Darfur CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International says Sudanese security forces are continuing to commit “war crimes and other serious human rights violations...
13:28, 2019-06-11

Presidential election: ‘Key moment’ to reaffirm Afghanistan’s democratic political structure, UN mission chief tells Security Council  The presidential election scheduled for 28 September will be a “key moment to reaffirm the legitimacy of Afghanistan’s democratic political structure...
23:40, 2019-06-19

Presidential election: ‘Key moment’ to reaffirm Afghanistan’s democratic political structure, UN mission chief tells Security Council The presidential election scheduled for 28 September will be a “key moment to reaffirm the legitimacy of Afghanistan’s democratic political structure...
11:28, 2019-09-30

Justice Sotomayor tells Seth Meyers her nickname for Supreme Court colleague Ruth Bader Ginsburg The United States Supreme Court remains the shadowiest branch of the federal government, what with the robes, no video recording of proceedings, and ...
14:12, 2019-09-04

Trump’s Justice Department Tells the US Supreme Court Civil Rights Laws Don’t Protect Transgender Workers Apparently, as far as the Trump administration is concerned, employers have every right to fire transgender people....
05:28, 2019-08-17

Wife of jailed banker at centre of McMafia wealth order tells court it is based on 'flagrant denial of justice' The wife of a wealthy international banker is trying to overturn the UK's first unexplained wealth order (UWO) at the Court of Appeal, saying it was ...
16:48, 2019-12-12

Somalia security remains a concern, head of UN Mission warns Security Council Despite “encouraging” developments, insecurity across Somalia remains a serious concern, James Swan, head of the UN Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), warne...
20:12, 2019-08-21

‘Regional security and integration’ in Central Africa under threat, Security Council warned Recurrent and often deadly clashes between pastoralists and farmers in several countries in Central Africa continue to cause “serious concern”, threa...
00:24, 2019-06-05

Some progress made towards security in Mali, but still a long way to go, Security Council hears Some progress has been made towards restoring peace and stability in Mali as outlined in a fragile 2015 peace deal, yet sustainable peace development...
19:32, 2019-10-08

Guatemala election crimes prosecutor on leave due to threats GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala’s top prosecutor for electoral crimes has taken temporary leave from his post due to unspecified threats, just ...
00:20, 2019-06-13

Venezuelan prosecutor: Opposition leader linked to crimes CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s chief prosecutor is accusing opposition leader Juan Guaidó of being the author of an alleged public corru...
19:48, 2019-06-18

Judge orders prosecutor tossed from Navy SEAL’s war crimes trial A military judge on Monday removed the prosecutor in the trial of a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes after the defense team accused the attorney of mi...
11:24, 2019-06-04

Military judge removes chief prosecutor in Navy SEAL war crimes case The chief prosecutor in the case of Navy SEAL Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher was removed from the prosecution team by a military judge on ...
11:16, 2019-06-04

Arrest of three Libyans wanted for grave crimes ‘would send strong and necessary message’ to victims, urges top Prosecutor  The arrest and transfer of three men in Libya who are wanted on war crimes charges – including the son of former ruler Muammar Gadaffi - would “send ...
00:00, 2019-05-09

Prosecutor avoided death penalty so victim’s widower could see justice A prosecutor in Louisiana chose not to pursue the death penalty against three murder suspects — so the elderly victim’s widower wouldn’t have t...
00:32, 2019-07-26

From ‘strength to strength’ UN-African Union security partnership growing, Security Council hears The Security Council highlighted the growing partnership on matters of peace and security between the United Nations and African Union (AU) on Wednes...
23:04, 2019-10-30

Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam to deliver key annual speech as Legislative Council resumes – live Hong Kong leader to give policy address after months of protests in troubled city 3.52am BST Images coming in from Hong Kong show serious security me...
05:04, 2019-10-16

Turmoil At Justice: Barr Assigns Outside Prosecutor To Review Michael Flynn’s Criminal Case The move comes just three days after federal prosecutors resigned in protest of Roger Stone’s lighter sentencing recommendation....
20:36, 2020-02-14

Bringing justice to the people: how the UN is helping communities to deal with disputes and crimes in remote and dangerous areas Justice can be hard to come by in countries hit by conflict. To ensure that communities can settle disputes, and see criminals lawfully punished, UN ...
16:40, 2019-04-29

In ‘world of disquiet’, UN must deliver for the people, Guterres tells General Assembly We are living in “a world of disquiet”, the United Nations chief told the High-level session of the General Assembly on Tuesday, urging the Heads of ...
17:56, 2019-09-24

Boris Johnson tells new cabinet to 'deliver for the people' in first meeting – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson chairing a meeting of the new cabinet and further govern...
15:00, 2020-02-14

Trump’s anticipated actions for 3 U.S. troops accused or convicted of war crimes prompts Esper to defend the military justice system ESPER MAKES THE CASE: One of the ways President Trump has upended norms at the Pentagon is with his belief that holding U.S. troops on the battlefiel...
13:28, 2019-11-07

Deliver ‘significant results now’, UN General Assembly President tells COP25 climate conference It is “imperative” that the COP25 climate conference underway in Spain delivers “significant results now”, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the U...
18:52, 2019-12-10

Military leaders are worried that Trump pardoning troops accused of war crimes will impair the justice system and undermine overseas bases Kevin Lamarque / REUTERS For months, President Trump has expressed interest in pardoning convicted or accused war criminals. But Defense Secretary Ma...
23:24, 2019-11-15

National security adviser defends Trump’s handling of war crimes case “Ultimately the president as commander-in-chief has said that he's got the back of our men and women in uniform."...
19:36, 2019-12-29

Eric Holder tells Paul Sperry to ‘shut the hell up’ about prosecutor in Andrew McCabe probe Former Attorney General Eric Holder lashed out at journalist and author Paul Sperry on Twitter Wednesday, telling Sperry that he should “shut t...
18:00, 2020-02-21

We are ‘burning up our future’, UN’s Bachelet tells Human Rights Council The Human Rights Council opened in Geneva on Monday with a warning from the UN’s top rights official that, with forest fires raging in the Amazon, “w...
18:20, 2019-09-09

Libya: UN Security Council calls for ceasefire The 15-member bloc has called on warring factions in Libya to cease fighting and enter talks. The body also strongly condemned Tuesday's airstrike on...
22:32, 2019-07-05

UN Security Council to visit Colombia in July UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council will be heading to Colombia in July for a firsthand look at implementation of the 2016 peace agreemen...
23:32, 2019-06-26

UN Security Council rebukes US on Israeli settlements All members of the UN Security Council — except the US — rejected Washington's decision to no longer consider settlements a violation of internationa...
02:04, 2019-11-21

Security Council calls for dialogue in Haiti The UN Security Council has stressed the need to resolve the ongoing political impasse in Haiti between President Jovenel Moïse and a surging opposit...
17:12, 2020-01-09

UN Security Council to meet on North Korea North Korea has conducted two ballistic missile tests in less than a week in violation of UN resolutions. The missile tests come as the US and North ...
05:16, 2019-08-01

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been elected to the U.N.’s most powerful b...
19:08, 2019-06-07

Kashmir: Is the UN Security Council reluctant to get involved? Although the Security Council told India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir dispute bilaterally, it didn't call a formal meeting or issue a statemen...
10:24, 2019-08-17

Prosecutor killed in freak accident when gun goes off in court A prominent South African prosecutor was killed in court this week by a loaded gun that discharged when it somehow fell, according to reports. Addela...
16:12, 2019-11-20

Prosecutor says investigation into Colorado school shooting includes whether to file charges against security guard CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutor says investigation into Colorado school shooting includes whether to file charges against security guard....
20:44, 2019-05-15

UN Security Council to discuss Sudan’s military crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is set to discuss Sudan after its ruling military conducted a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy prot...
11:40, 2019-06-04

Pakistan asks UN Security Council to meet over Kashmir Pakistan has requested that the UN Security Council meet over India abolishing Kashmir's special autonomous status. Tensions have escalated in the re...
04:16, 2019-08-14

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that “nothing can be meaningfully ...
19:08, 2019-05-22

UN Security Council delays response to Libya air strike The United Nations Security Council has failed to a joint statement on the bombing of a migrant detention center in the Libyan capital, Tripoli. Dipl...
05:40, 2019-07-04

UN Security Council adopts Libya ceasefire resolution Following weeks of negotiation, international leaders have approved an agreement that calls for a ceasefire and an end to foreign interference in the...
00:12, 2020-02-13

China may oppose Canada’s UN Security Council bid: analyst Canada faces stiff competition from Norway and Ireland for the two temporary seats on the most powerful UN body, which will be the subject of a June ...
01:16, 2020-01-25

With ISIL down but not out, continued vigilance is key, UN Security Council told Despite ISIL’s territorial defeat in Syria, the terrorist group, also known as Da’esh “continues to aspire to global relevance”, the United Nations t...
01:28, 2019-08-28

Libya war: UN Security Council adopts ceasefire resolution Following weeks of negotiation, international leaders have approved an agreement calling for an end to foreign interference in the war in Libya. Germ...
00:36, 2020-02-13

Security Council marks end of 15 years of UN peacekeeping in Haiti Although 15 years of UN peacekeeping in Haiti has drawn to a close, the Organization’s commitment to strengthening and stabilizing the country, will ...
20:48, 2019-10-15

U.S. Justice Department tells Mueller to limit testimony before Congress In back-to-back, nationally televised hearings before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees, Democrats are expected to try to get Mueller t...
03:44, 2019-07-23

Guatemalan court rejects candidacy of ex-prosecutor Aldana GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — An official with Guatemala’s Constitutional Court says justices have rejected the presidential candidacy of former top pr...
02:20, 2019-05-16

Harvey Weinstein prosecutor has medical 'emergency,' gets 'something in her eye in court' Harvey Weinstein's sex-crimes trial judge refused to recuse himself despite defense motion, saying he has not pre-judged the case.    ...
20:36, 2020-01-09

Federal prosecutor tells jurors ex-University of Illinois doctoral student kidnapped, killed visiting scholar from China CHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutor tells jurors ex-University of Illinois doctoral student kidnapped, killed visiting scholar from China....
18:00, 2019-06-12

Huawei row: 'Inquiry to be held' into National Security Council leak Cabinet sources tell the BBC a formal inquiry will be held into leak from National Security Council....
19:48, 2019-04-25

Security Council stresses need for peaceful end to dispute over Abyei, Sudan The Security Council today welcomed the recent joint plan unveiled by the Sudanese Government of National Unity’s main parties to resolve their dispu...
22:56, 2020-01-26

UN Security Council to meet after Turkey strikes against Kurds in Syria The UN Security Council will meet behind closed doors Thursday to address the Turkish military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria....
19:36, 2019-10-09

Libya: Security Council demands commitment to ‘a lasting ceasefire’ After what has reportedly been weeks of diplomatic negotiation, the UN Security Council passed a resolution on Wednesday aimed at stemming rising vio...
02:00, 2020-02-13

ISIL still at ‘centre’ of terrorism threat, Security Council hears Despite the loss of its last stronghold in Syria and the death of its leader, ISIL “remains at the centre of the transnational terrorism threat”, a s...
20:32, 2020-02-07

Security Council urged to find political way forward in Syria With progress stalled on both the peace and political fronts in Syria, UN Special Envoy Geir Pedersen urged ambassadors in the Security Council on We...
20:00, 2020-02-19

Trudeau campaigns for UN Security Council seat, but analysts say it may be too late Analysts say Canada's spending commitments on foreign aid and personnel contributions to UN peacekeeping are at all-time lows....
22:12, 2020-02-02

ISIL down but not out, vigilance remains important, UN Security Council told Despite ISIL’s territorial defeat in Syria, the terrorist group, also known as Da’esh “continues to aspire to global relevance”, the United Nations t...
00:56, 2019-08-28

Canadian delegation to campaign for temporary seat on UN Security Council Canada is vying for one of two seats for a two-year term that would begin in 2021, but it faces a tough fight from Norway and Ireland....
14:04, 2019-09-25

Woman: Hand-licking former UN Security Council president raped me twice A Rwandan woman says she was raped twice by a United Nations ambassador — who allegedly licked her hand and made other creepy advances before having ...
02:12, 2019-06-15

DR Congo President outlines vision for a ‘more representative’ UN Security Council With Africa at the centre of many global challenges, it is time for the continent to have a seat in the UN Security Council, the President of the Dem...
22:20, 2019-09-26

Foreign affairs minister ‘cautiously optimistic’ about UN Security Council bid Canada faces stiff competition from Norway and Ireland for the two temporary seats on the most powerful UN body, which will be the subject of a June ...
21:44, 2020-01-24

Landmark terror finance resolution adopted by Security Council The UN is hailing a new Security Council resolution adopted on Thursday as a landmark step in suppressing the funding of terror groups worldwide....
21:00, 2019-04-11

Nearly 300,000 Syrians displaced from Idlib since mid-December, Security Council hears Amidst concern for the safety and protection of more than three million civilians in Syria’s last rebel-held enclave, the UN’s most senior humanitari...
23:04, 2020-01-03

Guterres: Security Council’s African alliances ‘needed and appreciated more than ever’ The Security Council’s strong engagement with its Member States, partner organizations and institutions in conflict prevention efforts on the African...
20:40, 2019-10-07

Security Council marks transition from 15 years of UN peacekeeping in Haiti Although 15 years of UN peacekeeping in Haiti has drawn to a close, the Organization’s commitment to strengthening and stabilizing the country, will ...
21:16, 2019-10-15

War crimes court considers investigation into British military BBC’s Panorama alleges state covered up killings of civilians in Afghanistan and IraqThe international criminal court may investigate the British mil...
10:20, 2019-11-18

R. Kelly to appear in court again for latest hearing on sex-crimes case R. Kelly will appear in court Wednesday for the latest hearing on the sexual-assault charges pending against him.       ...
16:08, 2019-06-26

Sask. Court of Appeal to deliver carbon tax decision Friday Saskatchewan argued that Ottawa is overstepping it's constitutional bounds by imposing a carbon tax on some provinces and not others. The court will ...
14:04, 2019-05-01

Regeni family tells Sisi: without justice no one will feel safe in Egpyt Letter from parents of Italian student murdered in 2016 urges Egyptian president to extradite suspectsThe parents of Giulio Regeni, the Italian stude...
15:44, 2019-05-13

It's Justice League vs. Algorithmic Justice League in Court DC Comics wants to block a proposed trademark for the Algorithmic Justice League, brainchild of an MIT researcher....
13:32, 2019-08-09

Judge scolds gang member for cursing out prosecutor in court The reputed gang member who cursed out a Brooklyn prosecutor in court got scolded on Wednesday for his vulgar tantrum. Tony Johnson, 17, nodded as ac...
22:40, 2019-10-16

Prosecutor hid recording that could’ve cleared ‘Grid Kid killer,’ court docs say The former prosecutor who put away alleged “Grid Kid killer” John Giuca says she isn’t sure if she handed over evidence that could have cleared him....
04:48, 2020-02-01

Venezuela: ‘A worrying destabilizing factor in the region’, Bachelet tells Human Rights Council Expressing deep concern at the “magnitude and gravity of the human rights impact” of Venezuela’s current crisis, the UN High Commissioner for Human R...
15:47, 2019-04-09

In bid for UN Security Council seat, Canada’s position on reform could be a barrier: analyst To win a UN Security Council seat, Canada may have to change its position on reforming the very council it seeks to join....
14:08, 2020-01-03

UN Security Council calls for protection of persons with disabilities in conflict zones The Security Council on Thursday adopted its first-ever resolution calling on UN Member States and warring parties to protect persons with disabiliti...
23:00, 2019-06-20

Climate Denialist to Depart White House National Security Council William Happer, a National Security Council adviser who tried unsuccessfully to create a federal panel to attack climate science, plans to leave the ...
22:24, 2019-09-11

Security Council: UN welcomes efforts to de-escalate crisis in northeast Syria The United Nations welcomes efforts to de-escalate the crisis in northeastern Syria in the wake of Turkey’s incursion, a senior official with respons...
00:08, 2019-10-25

Kosovo elections: ‘Most significant change’ in 12 years, Security Council hears Elections held earlier this month in Kosovo represent “the most significant change in the political landscape” there in a dozen years, the UN mission...
23:44, 2019-10-31

Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current s...
21:16, 2019-07-16

Security Council renews Central African Republic arms embargo The UN Security Council on Friday renewed the arms embargo against the Central African Republic (CAR) and extended the mandate of the expert panel as...
21:56, 2020-01-31

A busy year in the UN Security Council: more openness, diversity mark 2019 With over 240 public meetings and a wider range of civil society briefers, the UN Security Council continued its push towards more transparency in 20...
15:04, 2020-01-25

Security Council: Syria cross-border aid under threat, as deadline nears A six-year-long UN operation that delivers aid across the Syrian border will expire at midnight unless the divided UN Security Council can agree late...
23:04, 2020-01-10

US denies Iran's Zarif visa for UN Security Council meeting: reports Iran's UN mission has said it has yet to be informed of the decision to deny the foreign minister an entry visa. The UN Security Council meeting woul...
07:12, 2020-01-07

Federal government looks to hire trainers as it vies for UN Security Council seat Canada is seeking a non-permanent seat on the Security Council, considered the most powerful UN body, for two years beginning Jan. 1, 2021....
23:28, 2020-01-17

US thwarts UN Security Council condemnation of attack on Libya migrant center The UN Security Council did not issue a statement condemning the bombing in Libya after the US reportedly did not endorse it. Washington earlier crit...
07:00, 2019-07-04

Condemning violence in Kosovo, Security Council demands return to rule of law Denouncing "the large-scale inter-ethnic violence" that has led to the deaths of at least 31 people in Kosovo since yesterday, the United Nations Sec...
22:56, 2020-01-26

Cross-border aid to Syria at risk amid UN security council split Impasse continues as Russia calls for reduction in number of crossings for delivering aidVital cross-border aid to Syria is under threat after the UN...
15:24, 2019-12-20

Winning UN Security Council seat not top priority, Conservative leader suggests "It's more important to me that I help Canadians get ahead than curry favour at the United Nations," Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said....
22:52, 2019-10-01

Security Council urges all Somali groups to attend consultations on governance The Security Council today stressed the need for all Somali groups to participate in next month’s consultative meeting convened to seek agreement on ...
22:56, 2020-01-26

Alexander Vindman to be ousted from National Security Council as early as Friday The White House is preparing to reassign a key witness from President Trump's impeachment trial: the National Security Council director and Army lieu...
18:00, 2020-02-07

Trudeau heading to Barbados to secure support for UN Security Council seat Trudeau's two-day visit coincides with Barbados playing host to a gathering of leaders from across what is known as the Caribbean Community, or Caric...
23:24, 2020-02-16

'Still there': Vindman not removed from National Security Council despite alarm over vengeful firing Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman expects to serve out the remainder of his time as Ukraine director on the National Security Council, according to his...
04:56, 2019-11-11

UN Security Council offers Yemen Special Envoy ‘their full support’ Security Council members issued a statement on Monday offering “their full support” to the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, after he had...
18:20, 2019-06-11

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result...
18:16, 2019-04-16

Calgary city council discuss water security, stormwater management With a growing population and the likelihood the region will become drier, Calgary city council began discussing strategies to protect the region's w...
01:28, 2019-05-14

Security Council: Two draft resolutions, zero consensus on ceasefire in Syria’s Idlib The UN Security Council on Thursday failed to reach consensus on either of two competing resolutions on a cessation of hostilities in Idlib, Syria: t...
21:24, 2019-09-19

African cooperation on peace ‘increasingly strong’, Security Council told African countries are building increasingly strong partnerships for advancing peace and security, as well as inclusive sustainable development across...
23:12, 2019-09-26

St. Vincent and the Grenadines secures record-breaking seat on Security Council Following a secret ballot held on Friday, the UN General Assembly elected five countries to the Security Council, including St. Vincent and the Grena...
22:08, 2019-06-07

Kosovo PM Haradinaj resigns after court summons on suspicion of war crimes Kosovo prime minister and former guerilla commander Ramush Haradinaj gave up his post after being summoned as a war crimes suspect before a special c...
17:24, 2019-07-19

R. Kelly back in court for latest hearing on sex-crimes case R. Kelly and his lawyers were back in court in Chicago on Wednesday on the 18 felony sexual-assault charges pending against him.    &...
16:32, 2019-06-26

International court moves to launch probe into crimes against Rohingya Myanmar’s government and military have consistently denied violating human rights and said its operations were justified in response to attacks by Ro...
20:32, 2019-11-14

International court prepares to investigate 'war crimes' in Palestinian territories International prosecutors are set to look into possible war crimes in Palestinian territories, which might include both Israelis and Palestinians. Is...
19:40, 2019-12-20

The Supreme Court Could Deliver a Devastating Blow to LGBTQ Rights Next Year The Supreme Court will finally have the chance to resolve whether Title VII prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation....
22:20, 2019-04-22

Swedish court expected to deliver verdict in A$AP Rocky assault case A Swedish court will rule Wednesday on whether American rapper A$AP Rocky is guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm. ...
14:16, 2019-08-14

Killing Iran general delivered 'American justice', Trump tells rally US president calls Qassem Suleimani a ‘blood-thirsty terror’ to cheers from crowd in first campaign rally of the yearPresident Donald Trump made the ...
07:04, 2020-01-10

UK Supreme Court LIVE: Boris Johnson 'suspended Parliament to avoid scrutiny and saw MPs as obstacle to Brexit,' Miller lawyer tells court Prime Minister Boris Johnson prorogued Parliament to avoid scrutiny and saw MPs "as an obstacle" to Brexit, a Supreme Court has been told....
14:33, 2019-09-17

Jussie Smollett Wants No Part of New Chicago Court Hearing About a Special Prosecutor Jussie Smollett has gone West, young fans, and he has no intention of returning to Chicago for a new court hearing about whether a special prosecutor...
12:00, 2019-05-02

Champagne continues Caribbean campaign in Trudeau’s place for UN Security Council seat Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne replaced Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who returned to Canada to address ongoing Indigenous pro...
07:12, 2020-02-19

Five years on from ISIL ‘caliphate’ proclamation in Iraq, Security Council makes first-ever visit The Security Council has concluded a first-ever visit to Iraq on Saturday, five years on from the proclamation, by the ISIL terrorist group, of a “ca...
18:40, 2019-07-01

Ex-National Security Council official latest to testify in Trump impeachment probe Fiona Hill, a former top National Security Council expert on Russia, was testifying to Congress behind closed doors Monday, the latest former Trump a...
20:04, 2019-10-14

St. Vincent and the Grenadines breaks a record, as smallest ever Security Council seat holder Following a secret ballot held on Friday, the UN General Assembly elected five countries to the Security Council, including St. Vincent and the Grena...
10:52, 2019-07-22

UN Security Council calls on Myanmar to end excessive military force in Rakhine state Strongly condemning the widespread violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, which has led to the displacement of over 600,000 members of the country’s mi...
23:04, 2020-01-26

Central African Republic: Security Council reflects on peace deal anniversary One year after the signing of a peace deal in the Central African Republic (CAR), State authority is being extended throughout the country, violence ...
22:24, 2020-02-20

Preparations for Inter-Congolese Dialogue set to begin in July, Security Council mission says The first preparatory session of the Inter-Congolese Dialogue will take place on 16 July, the head of the Security Council mission to the Great Lakes...
22:56, 2020-01-26

Pakistan calls for urgent UN Security Council meeting amid Kashmir lockdown Pakistan accused India of implementing a "racist ideology" aimed at turning Kashmir from a Muslim-majority into a Hindu-majority territory....
22:16, 2019-08-13

Security Council must ‘come together’ to address the plight of children trapped in armed conflict, says UN envoy It is “vitally important” that the Security Council “come together” on the current plight of children affected by armed conflict across the globe”, V...
23:32, 2019-08-02

Trudeau secures support for Canadian seat on UN Security Council during Senegal trip Trudeau's Africa tour is partly about drumming up votes from leaders across the continent for Canada's campaign for a Security Council seat....
17:12, 2020-02-12

Security Council debates closer links between multilateral organizations in Europe and Asia Secretary-General António Guterres welcomed the move to increase cooperation between the UN and the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), t...
20:00, 2019-09-25

Ex-Quebec premier Jean Charest to help Canada chase after UN Security Council seat Jean Charest is close to Canada's ambassador to the UN, and he'll help pursue a seat on the security council....
01:36, 2019-07-13

Canada wants UN Security Council seat to advance discussion on world issues: Trudeau Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he raised the cases of Canadian citizens detained in Egypt with that country's president at a summit of African le...
21:48, 2020-02-09

Yemeni children ‘dying right now’ due to food aid diversions Beasley warns Security Council Food continues to be taken “from the mouths of hungry little boys and little girls” in many areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels, warned the he...
20:12, 2019-06-17

Security Council should ‘nurture’ Colombian consensus against return to violence, top UN official urges Two years after the signing of the historic peace agreement in Colombia and following a recent escalation of violence, the newly-appointed representa...
10:40, 2019-04-09

Piracy and high seas crime growing, becoming more sophisticated, UN Security Council told International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement challenges on the high ...
10:40, 2019-04-09

Dutch court rejects war crimes case against Israeli military chiefs A Dutch court has rejected a Dutch-Palestinian man's case against Israeli military commanders over an airstrike that killed six of his family members...
12:28, 2020-01-29

R. Kelly appears in court in Chicago on sex-crimes charges, supporters get emotional outside Accused sex offender and R&B singer R. Kelly appeared in federal court in Chicago Wednesday for a status hearing.       ...
19:48, 2019-09-04

Top Criminal Court to conduct official probe into alleged war crimes in Palestine Following a “thorough, independent and objective assessment”, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced on Friday that she p...
21:48, 2019-12-20

UN court to investigate alleged war crimes in Palestinian areas, pending jurisdiction The Palestinians welcomed the decision but Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose country captured the West Bank and Gaza Strip in a 1967 w...
03:24, 2019-12-21

UK Supreme Court LIVE: Boris Johnson 'prorogued Parliament to avoid scrutiny and saw MPs as obstacle to Brexit,' Gina Miller lawyer tells court Prime Minister Boris Johnson prorogued Parliament to avoid scrutiny and saw MPs "as an obstacle" to Brexit, a Supreme Court has been told....
17:32, 2019-09-17

Justice official with knowledge of case tells AP former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested PARIS (AP) — Justice official with knowledge of case tells AP former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested....
11:52, 2019-06-18

Alleged gang member curses out prosecutor, sparks wild court scene A wild scene erupted in a Brooklyn courthouse on Tuesday when a reputed gang member charged in a grisly sex attack on a 12-year-old girl loudly curse...
20:12, 2019-10-15

Official: Guatemala’s top court has denied the presidential candidacy of former top prosecutor Thelma Aldana GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Official: Guatemala’s top court has denied the presidential candidacy of former top prosecutor Thelma Aldana....
01:12, 2019-05-16

Supreme Court rules for black death row inmate over prosecutor’s racial bias WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court Thursday reversed the conviction of a Mississippi death row inmate who said the state prosecutor repeatedly kicke...
03:20, 2019-06-22

Court reverses couple’s drug convictions after prosecutor mocks patron saint Luis Morales-Montanez and Jessica Acosta were convicted of selling $20,000 worth of methamphetamine before Chief District Judge Karen Caldwell in Lex...
23:04, 2019-05-17

Met Police's disbanding of sex crimes squad 'may deny assault victims justice' Victims of sexual assault risk being denied justice after the Met police disbanded a specialist sex crimes squad, it was claimed today....
13:00, 2019-11-01

‘All efforts must be made’ to ensure peaceful elections for Guinea-Bissau, Security Council hears Since the inauguration of Guinea-Bissau’s new Government in July, the political arena has been dominated by preparation for presidential elections, t...
00:16, 2019-09-11

Find unity ‘to halt Libya’s senseless unraveling’, UN envoy urges Security Council The top UN official in Libya on Thursday expressed his “deep anger and disappointment” over intensifying conflict in Libya despite a high-level summi...
19:00, 2020-01-30

Libya ‘ever more in race against time’, but dissolving conflict ‘a realistic prospect’, Security Council hears A recent resurgence of violence in Tripoli, means Libya is “ever more in a race against time” to reach peace, however, agreeing the way forward to en...
23:04, 2019-11-18

South Sudan’s peace process ‘precarious, but progress in being made’, Security Council hears One year on from the signing of a Revitalized Agreement to ease conflict in South Sudan, the country’s political leaders “have met some, but certainl...
20:00, 2019-09-18

Three UN workers among the dead following Libya car bomb attack, as Security Council meets in emergency session Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday condemned a car bomb attack in front of a shopping mall in the Libyan city of Benghazi, which left thr...
00:56, 2019-08-11

Libya on verge of civil war, threatening ‘permanent division’, top UN official warns Security Council The damage done to Libya will already take “years to mend” but unless fighting around the capital Tripoli stops, the country risks “descending into a...
18:24, 2019-05-21

UN Security Council members had ‘vested interest’ in blocking Khashoggi probe: Canadian official "Most, if not all, would have a vested interest in ensuring it does not take place," one official said....
22:20, 2019-11-27

UN Security Council calls for South Sudan leaders to speed up action on peace deal In a visit to South Sudan this past weekend, members of the UN Security Council urged leaders to expedite implementation of a 2018 peace agreement ai...
22:28, 2019-10-21

‘Young people care about peace’: UN Youth Envoy delivers key message to Security Council After visiting refugee camps in Jordan, UN-backed schools in Gaza, municipalities in Kosovo and Youth Councils in Denmark, the UN’s Youth Envoy visit...
11:08, 2019-07-22

Libya ‘in race against time’, but dissolving conflict ‘a realistic prospect’, Security Council hears A recent resurgence of violence in Tripoli, means Libya is “ever more in a race against time” to reach peace, however, agreeing the way forward to en...
00:36, 2019-11-19

Climate change recognized as ‘threat multiplier’, UN Security Council debates its impact on peace As climate change is increasingly recognized as a “threat multiplier” by scientists, political representatives, and civil society across the world, t...
10:43, 2019-04-09

Threat from petty criminals who turn to terrorism, a growing concern, Security Council hears The less predictable threats represented by small-time criminals who have opportunistically embraced terrorism, are a source of growing concern, the ...
23:24, 2019-07-09

Mark Levin: Barr and Durham should investigate trio of former National Security Council staffers Conservative commentator Mark Levin says the Justice Department should investigate three former National Security Council staffers....
16:56, 2019-11-02

ANALYSIS: After campaigning for votes in Africa, Canada feeling upbeat on UN Security Council seat Even if Canada doesn't win a Security Council seat, diplomats say its campaign in Africa for the spot has already yielded benefits for the country....
15:32, 2020-02-10

UN Security Council discusses Kashmir, China urges India and Pakistan to ease tensions The Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Indian and Pakistani-administered Kashmir on Friday, addressing the issue dir...
00:20, 2019-08-17

Security Council must seize 'golden opportunity' for stability in Great Lakes region: UN envoy The international community must step up efforts to end instability around Africa’s Great Lakes so that millions there can benefit from its riches, t...
20:40, 2019-10-03

Reconciliation helps ‘repair fractures’, enable lasting peace, Security Council hears The UN Security Council this Tuesday has been debating what one activist labeled “the toughest and arguably most important part of the peace-building...
20:12, 2019-11-19

‘Young people care about peace’, declares UN Youth Envoy in Security Council chamber After visiting refugee camps in Jordan, UN-backed schools in Gaza, municipalities in Kosovo and Youth Councils in Denmark, the UN’s Youth Envoy visit...
23:21, 2019-07-17

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, Un...
18:52, 2019-05-28

Harvey Weinstein in court for Week 2 of sex crimes trial as Oscar nominations are announced As Hollywood tuned for the Oscar nominations, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein arrived at a courtroom for the second week of his trial.  &...
17:12, 2020-01-13

Serial subway perv busted just before court hearing in separate sex-crimes case A twice-convicted sex-offender was busted for exposing himself and groping a woman on the subway — on the same day he was meant to appear in co...
00:00, 2019-11-08

U.S. military court appoints 3 judges to hear Omar Khadr’s war crimes appeal An American military court has appointed three judges to hear Omar Khadr appeal his war-crimes convictions, signalling a possible end to a years-long...
22:00, 2019-09-25

Horse Seeks Justice In Court Maximum Security and his entourage of humans are not going to take his controversial Kentucky Derby disqualification lying down, even after those sco...
23:48, 2019-05-09

Security Council beats midnight deadline, renews Syria cross-border aid in contentious vote The Security Council on Friday evening renewed a UN operation delivering humanitarian aid across the Syrian border to millions of civilians, but some...
03:28, 2020-01-11

Attempt to defy international law over Golan Heights sovereignty ‘doomed to failure’ Security Council hears A majority of Security Council members on Wednesday stressed the importance of upholding international law regarding the occupied Golan Heights, in t...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanita...
21:56, 2019-04-10

Security Council, beats midnight deadline, approves Syria cross-border aid in contentious vote The Security Council on Friday evening renewed a UN operation delivering humanitarian aid across the Syrian border to millions of civilians, but some...
02:00, 2020-01-11

Six children among 53 confirmed fatalities after Libya detention centre airstrikes: Security Council condemns attack The toll from Tuesday’s reported airstrikes on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli has risen to 53 dead and more than 130 injured among the ...
12:12, 2019-07-22

‘Firmly united’ Security Council can bolster Colombia’s efforts to secure lasting peace, says UN envoy The Colombian peace process is an outstanding example of how much support the United Nations can provide when the Security Council is ‘firmly united’...
00:24, 2019-07-20

Security Council gravely concerned by Ebola outbreak in DR Congo, demands immediate end to violence hampering response The UN Security Council on Friday expressed grave concern about the current Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and s...
20:12, 2019-08-02

Boris Johnson to chair National Security Council meeting amid deepening Gulf crisis Boris Johnson is set to chair a meeting of the National Security Council as Britain continues to urge all sides in the Gulf crisis to draw back from ...
04:32, 2020-01-07

Iraq needs support to ‘leave violent past behind’, says UN envoy as Security Council extends UN mission for one year Iraq’s democratic transition – weighed down by political infighting, weak institutions, corruption, and the constant threat of ISIL – needs more inte...
01:44, 2019-05-22

With Libyans now ‘fighting the wars of others’ inside their own country, UN envoy urges Security Council action to end violence Fighting in Libya “shows no signs of abating”, the head of the United Nations Support Mission (UNSMIL), told the Security Council on Monday, painting...
22:44, 2019-07-29

Security Council approves ‘historic’ political Haiti mission, ending UN peacekeeping role in the country The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN “Integrated Office” in Haiti, designed to support the country’s government in str...
23:32, 2019-06-25

Families deserve answers when loved ones go missing in conflict: Security Council adopts historic resolution The 15 members of the United Nations Security Council adopted on Tuesday the very first ever resolution focused on the issue of missing persons in ar...
19:56, 2019-06-11

‘Beyond reasonable doubt’, international court convicts notorious DR Congo rebel leader of war crimes The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday, found former Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda guilty “beyond reasonable doubt”, of 18 counts o...
21:32, 2019-07-08

US justice department announces arrest of alleged leaker of national security information – live Department announced arrest of Defense Intelligence Agency employee Henry Kyle Frese for allegedly leaking sensitive informationSign up for the US br...
20:28, 2019-10-09

Last British member of European court of justice could sue EU Eleanor Sharpston, an advocate general, will replaced by a Greek candidate because of BrexitThe last British member of the European court of justice ...
14:48, 2020-02-17

African Union’s Peace and Security Council suspends Sudan’s participation in AU activities over country’s deadly unrest JOHANNESBURG (AP) — African Union’s Peace and Security Council suspends Sudan’s participation in AU activities over country’s deadl...
14:04, 2019-06-06

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” ov...
21:04, 2019-05-22

Impugns 'credibilty' of UN Security Council: US scolds Russia and China for blocking condemnation of Baghdad embassy attack Russia and China coordinated to block a United Nations Security Council statement condemning the recent attack on the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, angeri...
20:00, 2020-01-06

UN Security Council ‘utterly failed’ Syrian detainees; a victim voices her plea to ‘end impunity and stop this horror’  The Security Council has “utterly failed Syrian detainees and their families”, Amina Khoulani, Co-founder of Families for Freedom, told the Security ...
21:12, 2019-08-07

‘Do something’; UN relief chief urges Security Council action to stop the Syrian carnage unfolding ‘in front of your eyes’ Bombing and shelling in Syria for more than 90 days by the Government and Russia have led to “carnage in the so-called de-escalation zone” of Idlib, ...
22:04, 2019-07-30

‘Deadly environment’ plus ‘political and social’ obstacles hinder Ebola fight in DR Congo, Security Council hears The problems of eradicating Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are not only medical, but also linked “to a variety of political and social...
21:24, 2019-07-24

Mexican Supreme Court Justice abruptly resigns Justice Eduardo Medina Mora's resignation was the first to take place since 1994, when Mexico's Supreme Court was created. The jurist was on the verg...
07:00, 2019-10-04

'Like' button needs caveat, European Court of Justice rules Websites using Facebook's "Like" button must warn users that the Silicon Valley giant will receive their data, the top EU court has ruled. Companies ...
15:12, 2019-07-29

Austria: Top court justice to lead caretaker government BERLIN (AP) — Austria’s president says he will appoint the head of the country’s top court to lead a caretaker government until new elect...
15:32, 2019-05-30

Friday’s Daily Brief: Listen to protesters urges Guterres, unplanned pregnancies, CAR in the Security Council, Nigeria, Libya updates A recap of Friday’s main stories: ‘Real people with real problems’ must be heard, Guterres tells world leaders; one-in-four pregnancies unplanned; Se...
23:00, 2019-10-25

Plan for troop pullback ‘now accepted’ by rival forces around key Yemen port, but fighting intensifying elsewhere, Security Council warned A plan to withdraw forces from front lines in and around the key Yemeni port of Hudaydah has been accepted by pro-Government forces and Houthi rebels...
19:20, 2019-04-15

Amid ‘devastating scale’ of suffering in Syria’s north-west, UN Security Council urged to find political way forward With progress stalled on both the peace and political fronts in Syria, UN Special Envoy Geir Pedersen urged ambassadors in the Security Council on We...
00:12, 2020-02-20

Persistent threat of war, unilateral actions, continue to erode prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold...
19:12, 2019-06-20

Three UN workers killed following Benghazi car bomb attack, as Security Council meets in emergency session, honours their ‘ultimate sacrifice’ Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday condemned a car bomb attack in front of a shopping mall in the Libyan city of Benghazi, which left thr...
01:32, 2019-08-11

Security Council: UN calls for ‘spirit and letter’ of Ukraine agreements to be upheld, as Russia issues simplified citizenship decree The UN’s political affairs chief has urged all parties to the peace plan protocol for eastern Ukraine known as the Minsk Agreements, to avoid “any un...
00:44, 2019-04-26

Huawei Tells Parliament It’s No Security Threat, Aiming to Avoid a Ban British lawmakers questioned a Huawei executive on Monday about American allegations that the company poses a risk to national security....
22:44, 2019-06-10

Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at 99 During nearly 35 years on the court, Stevens stood for the freedom and dignity of individuals, be they students or immigrants or prisoners....
04:32, 2019-07-17

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she is ‘very much alive’ Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is reminding critics that she’s not dead yet. “There was a senator, I think it was after my pan...
16:28, 2019-07-24

Former US Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies Justice John Paul Stevens served on the Supreme Court from 1975 to 2010. He began his career as a non-partisan moderate, but from the 1990s and onwar...
04:48, 2019-07-17

McConnell says he’d confirm Supreme Court justice in election year WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — If a Supreme Court vacancy emerges next year, Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, said Tuesday that he would fill it...
20:48, 2019-05-29

Security Council urges ‘maximum restraint’ around Gulf region as Iran and United States trade diplomatic blows in New York There is a need for “genuine regional dialogue” to address rising tensions in the Gulf, Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday, calli...
00:36, 2019-06-25

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of figh...
19:40, 2019-05-17

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Stark childbirth survival figures, Security Council split on Syria, nature-based climate initiatives A recap of Thursday’s top stories: One pregnant woman or child dies every 11 seconds; No ceasefire agreement for Syria’s Idlib; Latest Taliban attack...
22:32, 2019-09-19

US security adviser Bolton in Israel tells Iran 'prudence' is not 'weakness' On a trip to Israel, National Security Adviser John Bolton warned Iran and said the US military was rebuilt and 'ready to go.' More US sanctions on I...
13:12, 2019-06-23

Newest Supreme Court of Canada justice Nicholas Kasirer to take questions from MPs The special meeting comes two weeks after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau nominated Kasirer to fill a vacancy created by the coming retirement of Justi...
13:28, 2019-07-25

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at 99 Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens — a strong proponent of abolishing the Second Amendment — has died, ABC News reported. He...
03:04, 2019-07-17

Justice Department Rebuffs Court Order to Turn Over Flynn Conversations The Department of Justice has refused to abide by a judge’s order to make public transcripts of conversations between Michael Flynn and Russia’s form...
19:52, 2019-06-01

John Paul Stevens: Former Supreme Court justice dies aged 99 John Paul Stevens, who served as a US Supreme Court justice for nearly 35 years, has died aged 99....
09:48, 2019-07-17

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has died at age 99 AP Photo/Susan Walsh Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has died at 99 years old. He retired in June 2010 at age 90. On the Supreme Cou...
09:32, 2019-07-17

Court days cut despite backlog of crime cases after Ministry of Justice audit The number of court sitting days are being slashed despite a backlog of criminal cases, it has emerged....
11:00, 2019-09-06

Mexico takes its diplomatic spat with Bolivia to International Court of Justice Since Monday, Mexico has accused Bolivia's government of ramping up the police presence outside the Mexican embassy in La Paz and of intimidating its...
16:24, 2019-12-26

Brooklyn Supreme Court judge faces obstruction of justice charge A sitting Brooklyn Supreme Court justice has been arrested for attempting to obstruct a federal investigation into a multi-million dollar fraud schem...
20:52, 2019-10-11

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been hospitalized over chills and a fever, the Supreme Court says Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been hospitalized over chills and a fever, the Supreme Court said...
01:16, 2019-11-24

Arizona Supreme Court’s new chief justice shares thoughts, goals for community TUCSON – Arizona’s new chief justice, Robert Brutinel spend Thursday afternoon sharing his thoughts about the courts’ commitment to...
01:12, 2019-07-13

‘The Education of Brett Kavanaugh’ Takes a Hard Look at the Supreme Court Justice and His Accusers A new account by the New York Times reporters Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly reinvestigates the allegations of sexual misconduct against the justice....
11:28, 2019-09-14

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for pancreatic cancer The 86-year old U.S. Supreme Court justice, who has had previous cancer scares, tolerated the therapy well and no further treatment is required, a sp...
00:40, 2019-08-24

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returns to bench after illness Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned to the bench Monday after missing oral arguments last Wednesday due to a stomach bug. The 86-year-...
19:24, 2019-11-18

The life of John Roberts Jr., the Supreme Court's youngest chief justice in 200 years Gerald Herbert / AP Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., 64, is the most powerful judge in America. The conservative leaning, Harvard-edu...
22:12, 2020-01-17

Japan may take South Korea wartime labor dispute to International Court of Justice: NHK Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Korea over its compensation for wartime forced laborers to the International Court of Justice as the...
04:16, 2019-07-18

Monday’s Daily Brief: Earth Day, looking for a solution to Libya crisis, focus on indigenous issues, Security Council on Sri Lanka, a high-level visit to Bangladesh Top news for Monday include: the celebration of International Mother Earth Day, efforts by the UN to push for a political solution to the Libyan cris...
23:00, 2019-04-22

Monday’s Daily Brief: Online hate, gender equality in Africa, Chile protests, African migrants in Europe, Security Council in South Sudan A recap of Monday’s main stories: companies ‘failing’ to address offline harm incited by online hate; gender equality ‘precursor’ to sustaining peace...
23:24, 2019-10-21

Major victory after Earls Court housing estates under threat of demolition handed back to council Two west London housing estates that have been under threat of demolition by developers for 12 years are to be handed back to the council in a major ...
16:52, 2019-11-18

Council make £200m bid to seize Earl's Court land for affordable housing development More than £200 million is set to be raised by a council to fund one of the biggest compulsory purchase orders seen in the capital in recent years....
11:48, 2019-05-17

'National security issue': Turnbull tells Q&A Morrison must step up response to bushfire crisis ‘This is an issue that needs leadership,’ Malcolm Turnbull tells ABC panel showMalcolm Turnbull has called on Scott Morrison to step up his response ...
21:00, 2019-12-09

Trump to Nominate Late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s Son for Labor Secretary We all know that President Trump met up with nepotism in a back alley and punched it in the balls, then hit it over the head with one of Ivanka’s kit...
19:00, 2019-07-19

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg admitted to hospital for chills and fever Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was admitted to a hospital Friday night after experiencing chills and fever earlier in the day, a spokeswom...
05:28, 2019-11-24

California Teen Seeks Justice in Court After Being Beaten by Police While at a Family Birthday Party A California teen who ended up being pummeled by a police officer when cops raided a relative’s birthday party earlier this year is now suing, chargi...
07:08, 2019-08-24

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg admitted to hospital for chills and fever Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was admitted to a hospital Friday night after experiencing chills and fever earlier in the day, a spokeswom...
03:48, 2019-11-24

Austria’s Supreme Court of Justice rules that Ukrainian businessman Dymitro Firtash can be extradited to the U.S. VIENNA (AP) — Austria’s Supreme Court of Justice rules that Ukrainian businessman Dymitro Firtash can be extradited to the U.S....
14:08, 2019-06-25

Donald Trump tells rally he served up 'American justice' by ordering strike that killed Iranian general Donald Trump used his first election campaign rally of 2020 to insist he served up "American justice" by ordering a drone strike that killed Iranian ...
07:16, 2020-01-10

Judge appoints special prosecutor to investigate Chicago prosecutor’s decision to drop charges against Jussie Smollett CHICAGO (AP) — Judge appoints special prosecutor to investigate Chicago prosecutor’s decision to drop charges against Jussie Smollett....
17:56, 2019-06-21

DIGGING DEEPER: Property crimes among the top crimes in Pima County TUCSON - The new year has just begun and thieves are breaking into homes stealing what some people may have gotten for Christmas. According to statis...
06:32, 2020-01-24

Friday's Daily Brief: Security Council Ebola response, UNICEF chief on 'devastating week' for children in Middle East and North Africa, climate and migration links Our main stories today: Security Council concern over DRC Ebola outbreak, head of UNICEF deplores ‘devastating week’ for children in MENA region, cli...
20:36, 2019-08-02

John Paul Stevens, retired supreme court justice and leading liberal, dies aged 99 Stevens served more than twice the average tenure for a justice, and was the second to mark his 90th birthday on the high courtJohn Paul Stevens, the...
03:44, 2019-07-17

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court asked if 'OK, boomer' counts as age discrimination, and the courtroom burst into laughter Jim Young/Reuters Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts asked during oral arguments in an age discrimination case if saying "OK, boomer" would be ...
16:40, 2020-01-16

International Court of Justice orders Pakistan to review death penalty for Indian accused of spying In a ruling delivered on Wednesday, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered Pakistan to review a death sentence handed down in the case of a...
19:44, 2019-07-17

Top Conservative Calls for Chief Justice’s Head Over High Court’s Ruling on the Census Citizenship Question Because (obvi) any Supreme Court justice handpicked for the job by GOP conservatives owes strict allegiance to the Constitution conservatives everywh...
02:56, 2019-06-28

'Risk to America’s national security': Don't give vital technology to China, Pompeo tells Silicon Valley Silicon Valley executives who invest in China risk giving Beijing technology that will “undermine the very freedom” of the United States, according t...
22:12, 2020-01-14

Monday’s Daily Brief: US-DPRK relationship reset, ‘Horrific’ Kabul bombing, Anti-conscription plan in Syria, Climate change heat stress, Security Council in Iraq This Monday, we cover: Guterres welcomes possible US-DPRK diplomatic upgrade; Taliban attack hits schools; UN-Syria action plan on child soldiers; Cl...
00:40, 2019-07-02

Court tells Uruguay to sell Nazi eagle from battleship MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — A court in Uruguay has ruled that the government must sell a huge Nazi bronze eagle that was recovered off the South Ameri...
21:20, 2019-06-21

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky tells court he tried to avoid Stockholm fight U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky told a Swedish court on Thursday he had tried to avoid the fight in downtown Stockholm that landed him in custody and facing a...
15:44, 2019-08-01

The Latest: Avenatti tells court he’s hired a defense lawyer LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a criminal case against attorney Michael Avenatti (all times local): 10:52 a.m. Attorney Michael Avenatti has told a...
20:16, 2019-05-15

Sopranos actress tells court of day Weinstein raped her in her own home An actress has told a court she felt like she had a seizure as Harvey Weinstein raped her after barging into her apartment and pinning her to the bed...
00:16, 2020-01-24

TPG, Vodafone merger would snuff out competition, ACCC tells court Vodafone says it would be ‘commercially crazy’ for TPG to create a fourth network Allowing a $15bn merger between telecommunications companies TPG an...
09:40, 2019-09-10

Supreme Court Tells Virginia Republicans to Have Several Seats Because the Old Ones Were Racist The Supreme Court sent Virginia Republicans back to the racist drawing board so they can come up with another plan to weaken the black vote, after ru...
21:32, 2019-06-17

Spain: Ex-Catalonia VP tells trial court voting isn’t crime MADRID (AP) — The former regional vice president of Catalonia’s government has told Spain’s Supreme Court voting in a banned referendum o...
17:40, 2019-06-12

Trump accuser tells court she has corroborating documents – live Summer Zervos is suing the president for defamation after he denied her sexual assault allegationSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective...
22:20, 2019-10-24

‘She wanted to be choked,’ NJ man tells pal after fatal sex romp: court docs A 21-year-old man charged in the death of an NJ woman during rough car sex told a friend the 19-year-old “wanted to be choked,” court doc...
01:04, 2019-11-05

Dutch court tells government to step up climate change fight The Dutch High Court on Friday ordered the government of the Netherlands to step up its fight against climate change and cut greenhouse gas emissions...
16:36, 2019-12-20

Cave diver tells court Elon Musk tweets 'humiliated' him Vernon Unsworth tells a court that he felt "ashamed" after the Tesla founder dubbed him "pedo guy"....
04:52, 2019-12-05

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky kicked and punched me, teenager tells Swedish court A teenager told a Swedish court on Tuesday that he was kicked and punched by U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky and two of his entourage during an altercation ou...
18:48, 2019-07-30

Court tells Facebook to reactivate Italian neo-fascist party's account Ruling orders company to pay CasaPound €800 for each day the account has been closedA civil court in Rome has ruled that Facebook must immediately re...
15:56, 2019-12-12

Aung San Suu Kyi tells court: Myanmar genocide claims ‘factually misleading’ De facto PM defends actions of government, saying attacks were initiated by insurgentsThe Nobel peace prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has defended My...
13:36, 2019-12-11

Melbourne man tells court police punched, pepper-sprayed and hosed him like 'a dog' John Goutzoulas, a disability pensioner, tells Heidelberg court the alleged assault caused him a ‘lot of pain’A Melbourne disability pensioner has to...
10:56, 2020-01-09

The Latest: Attorney tells court lame-duck session was legal MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on oral arguments before the Wisconsin Supreme Court in a lawsuit challenging Republican-authored lame-duck laws weak...
17:20, 2019-05-15

Annabella Sciorra tells court Harvey Weinstein pinned her down and raped her Sopranos actress Annabella Sciorra gave evidence against Harvey Weinstein in court after keeping her rape accusation against the former Hollywood hon...
10:08, 2020-01-24

Murray tells Fognini to 'shut up' during bad-tempered clash on court in Shanghai "Andy Murray lost his cool with Fabio Fognini at the worst possible moment during their Shanghai Masters clash and saw the match slip through his fin...
16:48, 2019-10-08

The Crown must handle IRA atrocity with 'sensitivity' Mother of victim urges Netflix to be respectful and truthful as people still grieving todayThe mother of a boy murdered by the IRA alongside Lord Lou...
13:28, 2020-01-30

Huawei asks court to deem US security law unconstitutional SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei has filed a motion in U.S. court challenging the constitutionality of a law that limits its sales of...
05:00, 2019-05-29

Paul Gascoigne trial: Ex-footballer tells court he kissed woman to reassure her she was not fat Former England football star Paul Gascoigne has defended himself against accusations of sexual assault, insisting he intended to reassure his alleged...
14:52, 2019-10-15

Mitch McConnell tells audience he would fill Supreme Court seat in 2020 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he’d work to fill a Supreme Court seat if one came up during the 2020 presidential election ...
06:12, 2019-05-29

I saw Roger Stone as 'access point' to WikiLeaks in 2016, Bannon tells court Former White House strategist testifies under subpoena at trial of Stone, accused of lying to Congress about dealings with WikiLeaksSteve Bannon, the...
00:08, 2019-11-09

UK government security decisions can be challenged in court, judges rule Supreme court says GCHQ’s hacking powers should be subject to judicial reviewGovernment security decisions will in future be open to challenge in the...
13:28, 2019-05-15

Kentucky court security officer charged in fatal ATV crash MONTEREY, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a Kentucky court security officer has been arrested after a passenger on an ATV he was driving died in a crash. ...
18:28, 2019-06-23

Sopranos actress Annabella Sciorra tells court Harvey Weinstein pinned her down and raped her Sopranos actress Annabella Sciorra gave evidence against Harvey Weinstein in court after keeping her rape accusation against the former Hollywood hon...
19:52, 2020-01-23

Dark Waters Tells the True Story of the Lawyer Who Took DuPont to Court and Won. But Rob Bilott’s Fight Is Far From Over Rob Bilott, a corporate lawyer-turned-environmental crusader, doesn’t much care if he’s made enemies over the years. “I’ve be...
18:08, 2019-11-25

Homeland Security chief says 90% of asylum seekers miss court dates The acting Homeland Security secretary said on Tuesday that 90 percent of asylum seekers are missing their court dates after being released into the ...
01:36, 2019-06-12

Rod Stewart accused of punching hotel security guard at New Year's Eve party, due in court Rod Stewart and his son were ordered to appear in court after an alleged incident with a hotel security guard during a New Year's Eve party.  &#...
04:24, 2020-01-04

Steven Matz atrocity puts Mets in very dire shape DENVER – The Fat Lady is clearing her throat, preparing to sing a rendition of “Meet the Mets.” They are not mathematically eliminated, but the Mets ...
06:20, 2019-09-17

Train doctors to go in with police so they can help atrocity victims earlier, say medics Air ambulance medics have called for UK doctors to be trained to work alongside armed police responding to a marauding terrorist attack to ensure vic...
13:16, 2020-02-04

Germany prevented 7 attacks since Berlin Christmas market atrocity An attack like the one that left 12 dead in 2016 would not be possible today, says the head of the Federal Criminal Police Office. But the effects of...
13:48, 2019-10-23

Thursday’s Daily Brief: UN refugee agency on Venezuelan migrant crisis, dramatic resurgence' of measles in Europe, a UN News visit to former nuclear test site, Colombian law for disabled persons receives praise, Security Council on violence in Yemen A recap of Thursday's stories: 'No end in sight' to massive movement of Venezuelan migrants and refugees; 'Dramatic resurgence' of measles threatens ...
01:28, 2019-08-30

Carl Beech trial latest: Man accused of lying about VIP paedophile ring tells court he was raped by stepfather A man who allegedly fabricated claims about a VIP paedophile ring has told a jury he was raped by his stepfather....
14:12, 2019-07-03

Joe Biden tells Stephen Colbert the Obamas would make great running mates, Supreme Court justices For a lot of voters, the question of which Democratic candidate to vote for instead of Donald Trump will be an academic one. In the sense that at lea...
12:56, 2019-09-05

Boris Johnson will comply with Supreme Court ruling on proroguing Parliament, Lord Keen tells hearing The Supreme Court has been told Boris Johnson will abide by the ruling it makes in regards to whether it was legal to prorogue Parliament....
18:20, 2019-09-17

Brexit: John Major tells supreme court it would be 'naive' to believe Boris Johnson on prorogation - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the final day of the supreme court hearing to determine if Boris Johns...
13:44, 2019-09-19

Brexit trade fears after document 'reveals demand UK remains under European Court of Justice' even after EU departure A Brexit trade row is brewing as Britain is only days away from its European Union exit, according to reports....
07:04, 2020-01-28

Steve Mills, Scott Perry hide in growing Knicks atrocity Clyde Frazier once said these words that are proudly presented outside the Garden: “Basketball is a city game and Madison Square Garden is the Mecca....
01:12, 2019-12-08

London Bridge attack: MI5 and police cleared of failing to prevent atrocity Conclusion comes after inquests in which relatives of eight victims challenged authorities’ actionsA coroner has cleared MI5 and the police of failin...
18:24, 2019-06-28

Brother of Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi denies involvement in atrocity The brother of the Manchester Arena bomber today today denied any involvement with the atrocity as he appeared in court for the first time to face mu...
12:24, 2019-07-18

Government considers new law banning terrorist propaganda after 2017 London Bridge atrocity The government is in talks over a new law banning terrorist propaganda in the wake of the 2017 London Bridge terrorist attack, the Home Secretary has...
13:48, 2020-01-14

Sudanese general’s path to power ran through Darfur CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese Gen. Mohammed Hamdan Dagalo, better known as Hemedti, is the deputy head of the military council that assumed power in Sudan af...
08:40, 2019-05-20

Sudan protester dies after clashes at Darfur sit-in KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A Sudanese protester has died after being shot during clashes with security forces at a sit-in in the western Darfur region. T...
14:40, 2019-05-05

Hanau terror attack: Devastated father pays tribute to daughter killed in atrocity A grief-stricken father paid an emotional tribute to his daughter after she was killed in a terror attack in the German city of Hanau....
20:12, 2020-02-21

Sudan and rebels agree plan to end Darfur conflict The government and rebel groups agreed to discuss power-sharing and returning millions of people who were displaced. The agreement was hailed as an "...
18:36, 2019-12-28

UN puts brakes on peacekeepers’ pullout from Sudan’s Darfur UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has voted to put the brakes on the withdrawal of the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in S...
03:44, 2019-06-28

Yousef Makki: Father of stab victim cries out in court 'where's the justice for my son' as boy, 17, cleared of murder The father of a 17-year-old schoolboy stabbed to death today shouted "where's the justice for my son" as a teenager was cleared of his murder....
18:16, 2019-07-12

Ben & Jerry’s Takes on Criminal Justice Reform with New Flavor, Justice Remix’d In a world in which the trappings of allyship have devolved into Instagram likes or tawdry photo ops, premium ice cream company Ben & Jerry’s has...
21:52, 2019-09-03

Jeffrey Epstein accusers say they have been 'denied justice' by billionaire's jail suicide in emotional court hearing Jeffrey Epstein's accusers have told of their anger that they will not see justice after the financier took his own life in jail....
21:04, 2019-08-27

To achieve wide-ranging criminal justice reform, we need to overhaul how we think and talk about social justice and crime Rainmaker Photo/MediaPunch/IPX/AP Images The way we talk about the criminal justice system and offenders is broken. The speech stigmatizes and harms ...
15:48, 2020-02-22

Darfur ethnic violence endangers Sudan's peace plan At least 48 people have been killed and many more wounded in ethnic violence in Darfur. The violence comes less than a week after a peace agreement b...
01:04, 2020-01-03

US nurse on migrant rescue ship reunited with Darfur boy she saved At the height of the Darfur war — the world's worst conflict in 2004 — a US nurse treated a baby with a leg injury. Fifteen years later, she was reun...
17:48, 2019-08-26

Barr: Justice Dept. is ‘all in’ on criminal justice overhaul _____ EDGEFIELD, S.C. (AP) — Leroy Nolan has spent the last 26 years behind bars at a federal prison for a drug conviction. In the prison factory, he...
20:48, 2019-07-13

Hyde Park bombing survivor tells court of 'painful explosion' during emotional testimony A survivor of the Hyde Park bombing has described the "painful" explosion which killed four of his fellow soldiers....
16:40, 2019-12-11

PC Stuart Outten tells court of dramatic fight to 'save life' during machete attack A police officer who was stabbed in the head with a 2ft rusty machete has given a dramatic account of how he fought to "stay alive" during the east L...
19:08, 2020-01-16

Sudan: Lives of traumatized, displaced women in West Darfur under threat Ongoing instability in Sudan’s West Darfur region has left the lives, health and safety of thousands of women hanging in the balance, according to th...
19:28, 2020-01-15

Sudan: UN mission envoy commends signing of Darfur framework agreement The joint chief mediator for the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur, UNAMID, welcomed on Monday a framework agreement between th...
22:08, 2019-12-30

‘Wanton destruction’ in Sudan’s Darfur region, ‘blatant violation’ of international law The looting and destruction of UN food relief agency premises and property in Sudan, has prompted the UN-African Union mission in Darfur (UNAMID) and...
23:12, 2019-06-24

Ongoing insecurity in Darfur, despite ‘remarkable developments’ in Sudan: UN peacekeeping chief Despite major political developments at a national level, which have led to the establishment of a civilian-led government, the security situation in...
23:16, 2019-10-17

West Darfur tensions could see 30,000 flee across Sudanese border to Chad: UN refugee agency The number of people fleeing to Chad to escape ongoing tensions in Sudan’s West Darfur state, could reach 30,000 in the coming weeks, the UN refugee ...
21:52, 2020-01-28

Sudan: Intercommunal clashes displace tens of thousands in volatile Darfur region Around 40,000 have been displaced in Sudan’s West Darfur State in recent days, following intercommunal clashes, the UN Office for the Coordination of...
20:52, 2020-01-07

Sudan urged to step up protection, restore peace, following West Darfur violence Authorities in Sudan are being urged to restore peace and order in the wake of intercommunal clashes in West Darfur state which erupted on Sunday and...
21:16, 2020-01-03

'Ok, Boomer' gets first mention in US Supreme Court by baby boomer chief justice The phrase "OK, Boomer" has made its first appearance in America's highest court, as part of a discussion about age discrimination....
09:52, 2020-01-16

Property millionaire accused of sharing Grenfell burning effigy video tells court he felt 'sick' when clip went viral A property millionaire who filmed a cardboard model of Grenfell Tower being burned on a bonfire told police he felt sick when the "horrible" clip wen...
13:36, 2019-07-29

Violence on the rise in Darfur following Sudan military takeover, but UN peacekeeping mission maintains ‘robust posture’ Security across the volatile Darfur region of Sudan has deteriorated since last week’s military takeover in Khartoum, the UN Security Council heard o...
19:52, 2019-04-17

Donald Trump tells Boris Johnson he's 'not going anywhere' as PM faces calls to resign over Supreme Court defeat Donald Trump has said Boris Johnson is "not going anywhere" as the Prime Minister faced growing calls to resign after his humiliating defeat in the S...
22:16, 2019-09-24

Owen Jones tells court he's faced daily death threats and 'unrelenting' abuse from far-right sympathisers Guardian columnist and left-wing activist Owen Jones has been the subject of an "unrelenting" campaign of abuse by far-right sympathisers, including ...
15:32, 2020-01-17

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Albinism, displacement in Central America, family-friendly nations, updates on the Gulf and Darfur This Thursday, top stories includes: International Albinism Awareness Day; the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, appealing for regional talks on Central Amer...
21:08, 2019-06-13

Streatham attack suspect Sudesh Amman 'had dreamed of carrying out terrorist atrocity with a knife' Sudesh Amman, the man shot dead after two people were stabbed in Streatham , had been fascinated with carrying out a terror atrocity using a knife, a...
06:56, 2020-02-03

Mother of 'Jihadi Jack' tells court she was 'horrified' when her son called to say he was in Syria The mother of a young Muslim convert dubbed Jihadi Jack has told jurors she was horrified when her son called to say: "Mum, I'm in Syria."...
19:28, 2019-06-04

Mike Wallace Is Here tells a fascinating cautionary tale, but tells it too late As a profile of an important journalist, Mike Wallace Is Here works. Wallace laid the foundation for the sort of confrontational, probing TV intervie...
22:56, 2019-07-25

London Bridge attack: Usman Khan's family 'saddened and shocked' and 'totally condemn' atrocity The family of London Bridge attacker Usman Khan say they are "saddened and shocked" by the atrocity and "totally condemn his actions"....
22:44, 2019-12-03

London Bridge attack: Usman Khan's family 'saddened and shocked' and 'total condemn' atrocity The family of London Bridge attacker Usman Khan said they are "saddened and shocked" by the atrocity and "totally condemn his actions"....
18:48, 2019-12-03

White supremacy a leading domestic security threat: Department of Homeland Security The Trump administration has rolled out a new strategy which names violent white supremacists as a leading domestic security threat....
21:44, 2019-09-20

Google Cloud gets new security smarts across data encryption, network security, and more At Google Cloud Next UK '19, Google unveiled a number of notable new tools as the internet giant doubles down on enterprise security across the cloud...
10:40, 2019-11-20

Violent white supremacists a leading domestic security threat: Department of Homeland Security The Trump administration has rolled out a new strategy which names violent white supremacists as a leading domestic security threat....
22:36, 2019-09-20

Broadmoor Hospital: High security £250m high security site opens in Crowthorne The hospital replaces the 150-year-old Victorian building which previously housed patients with mental illness....
11:36, 2019-12-16

A White House national security aide will testify that he twice reported concerns about Trump's Ukraine dealings out of fear Trump would 'undermine US national security' Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman, the top Ukraine expert on the National Security Council, will testify privately to congressional investigators on Tues...
06:36, 2019-10-29

Trump lawyers asks court to block DA’s subpoena if case goes to Supreme Court Lawyers for President Trump are asking an appeals court to indefinitely bar the Manhattan D.A. from getting his tax returns and other financial docum...
19:12, 2019-10-15

Supreme Court sends Florida cross case back to lower court WASHINGTON (AP) — A legal challenge to a cross that stands in a public park in Florida is getting another look. The Supreme Court on Friday told a lo...
16:16, 2019-06-28

An Innocent Man Beaten By Law Enforcement Asks The Supreme Court To Give Him His Day In Court A police officer and FBI agent dressed in plain clothes mistook James King for a criminal suspect. They beat him up after he misinterpreted their int...
19:00, 2020-02-24

Supreme Court sends dispute over Fosamax back to lower court WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is sending a dispute between drugmaker Merck and patients who used its bone-strengthening drug Fosamax back to a ...
17:08, 2019-05-20

Trump lawyers ask court to block DA’s subpoena if case goes to Supreme Court Lawyers for President Trump are asking an appeals court to indefinitely bar the Manhattan DA from getting his tax returns and other financial documen...
20:00, 2019-10-15

Court officers injured in scuffle with visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court Two court officers were injured Tuesday during a skirmish with a visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court, authorities and sources told the Post. Corey Mar...
23:56, 2019-06-11

Supreme Court sends Oregon wedding cake case back to lower court The US Supreme Court on Monday tossed a state court ruling that upheld a $135,000 fine for an Oregon cake shop for refusing to make a wedding cake fo...
20:52, 2019-06-17

Appeals court allows Trump administration to force asylum seekers to wait out court process in Mexico SAN DIEGO (AP) — Appeals court allows Trump administration to force asylum seekers to wait out court process in Mexico....
04:28, 2019-05-08

Could drones deliver blood in UK? Five cities are running tests to discover how drones could benefit the NHS and the public sector....
08:24, 2020-01-03

Domino's does not quite deliver this quarter (DPZ) Domino's Pizza (DPZ) is trading sharply lower today after reporting disappointing Q2 earnings this m...
22:36, 2019-07-16

Poland's pushes controversial court reforms despite EU court ruling Poland's ruling Law and Justice party's controversial reforms of its courts will go ahead, said PM Morawiecki. Hours before, the EU's top court stopp...
14:44, 2019-11-19

ATF: Rifles used in just 13% of crimes Most shooting crimes are done with pistols not rifles, despite Washington’s focus on AR and AK guns in its reaction to the weekend’s two mass slaying...
20:08, 2019-08-05

Court-Packing: How to Fix the Conservative Hijacking of the Supreme Court After Republican broke traditions regarding the Supreme Court, Democrats are considering court-packing as a corrective....
14:00, 2019-04-26

EU court says Poland’s Supreme Court reforms unlawful WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The European Union’s top court has ruled that a Polish law that pushed Supreme Court judges into early retirement violate...
17:20, 2019-06-24

McConnell to Supreme Court: We won’t let Dems 'pack the court' Mitch McConnell is at war with Senate Democrats over the Supreme Court all over again. The Senate majority leader and his 52 GOP colleagues sent a l...
18:40, 2019-08-29

ICC prosecutor addresses UN despite US visa ban UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.S. revocation of a visa for International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has not hindered her from coming to th...
22:24, 2019-05-08

AI, 5G, and IoT can help deliver the promise of precision medicine As the world faces a critical shortage of healthcare professionals, new technologies, including 5G and the medical Internet of Things, are poised to ...
23:00, 2020-02-06

A new way to deliver drugs with pinpoint targeting Most pharmaceuticals must either be ingested or injected into the body to do their work. Either way, it takes some time for them to reach their inten...
18:28, 2019-08-19

Yankees’ two big guns deliver, just like they have all year Gleyber Torres won Survivor, The Bronx. He was the lone positional member of the Yankees Opening Day lineup never to go on the injured list. Eight me...
06:32, 2019-10-05

Emmys deliver to Amazon comedies The Emmys smiled on repeat winners and second-year series in the comedy categories, delivering five of the six early prizes to Amazon....
03:36, 2019-09-23

Amazon to deliver by drone 'within months' The company said it would begin flying packages to customers soon - though has not yet said where....
21:28, 2019-06-05

Want to Know More About Baby Yoda? The Mandalorian Will Deliver...Soon Baby Yoda, you know, the baby that looks like Yoda but isn't really Yoda, has been shrouded in mystery since its debut at the end of The Mandalorian ...
21:56, 2019-12-05

Hurry, These Stores Will Deliver by December 25! We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items...
12:16, 2019-12-20

Does the Air Fryer Deliver on Its Golden Promise? Melissa Clark cooks with an air fryer, the kitchen appliance of the moment, to see if it really provides deep-fried taste without the fat....
21:00, 2019-04-11

F.A.A. Allows U.P.S. to Deliver Medical Packages Using Drones After a year of working with the Federal Aviation Administration, United Parcel Service was awarded a certification that allows it to use drones on m...
22:48, 2019-10-02

Georgia still has no hate crimes law despite many tries ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s prosecutors cannot charge anyone with a hate crime, even if they want to, because the state is one of only four withou...
14:40, 2019-06-02

UN warns of possible new war crimes in Myanmar Special rapporteur tells of abductions and torture of civilians by Myanmar military and insurgent groupHuman rights abuses that may amount to fresh w...
14:28, 2019-07-04

Ex-prosecutor accused of offering help with case for sex A former Florida prosecutor has been busted for pressuring a woman into having sex with him to get her charges dropped, according to authorities. Mia...
20:24, 2020-02-13

Man ‘butchered’ and ate ex-girlfriend who dumped him: prosecutor An Indiana madman accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body — including her heart and brain — savagely mutilated ...
18:32, 2019-08-22

Trump says Boris Johnson is 'right man' to deliver Brexit President talks up prospects for ‘very big’ US-UK trade deal but PM rules out NHS being part of itDonald Trump has described Boris Johnson as “the ri...
11:52, 2019-08-25

Jets need Leonard Williams to finally deliver Leonard Williams knows what Jets fans think of him. He knows many are frustrated that he has not been able to get more sacks in his career. He knows ...
02:32, 2019-09-19

New-look landscape helped boxing deliver in 2019 It wasn’t long ago when fans had basically two premium networks to choose from when searching for major boxing events: Showtime or HBO. Now HBO no lo...
07:00, 2020-01-04

Walmart still has tons of deals that deliver before Christmas – here are the 10 best ones With less than a week to go before Christmas gets here, you might think that all the best deals of the season are now behind us. We can assure you, h...
15:44, 2019-12-19

NASA needs your help to deliver cargo to its lunar Gateway NASA is inching closer to its return to the Moon, but its push to send crewed missions to the lunar surface is really just the start of a much larger...
23:56, 2019-08-19

Policewoman Helps Deliver Baby Boy In Cab. He Is Named After Her The parents of a newborn baby have decided to name him after the policewoman who went out of her way to ensure his safe delivery....
06:00, 2019-10-24

Docomo says 6G will bring AI everywhere, deliver ‘extreme’ performance One of the world's cellular pioneers forecasts that AI will power seamless human-to-computer communications in the 6G era, starting around the year 2...
17:24, 2020-01-24

These Books Deliver Fables to Live By Today In deeply satisfying picture books by Oliver Jeffers, Bernard Villiot and Antoine Guilloppé, and more, the greedy and the vain get their comeuppance....
23:48, 2019-11-07

Can Circle really deliver a porn-free Internet? Enlarge / Can the Mouse keep your house safe from the sketchy parts of the Internet? (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Filtering out the bits of huma...
21:32, 2019-07-24

Thailand set to deliver first batch of medical marijuana Thailand plans to distribute about 10,000 bottles of cannabis oil next week for hospital patients, a government official said on Thursday, the first ...
15:28, 2019-08-01

New capsule can orally deliver drugs that usually have to be injected Many drugs, especially those made of proteins, cannot be taken orally because they are broken down in the gastrointestinal tract before they can take...
17:52, 2019-10-07

COMMENTARY: The West knows what it wants this election, but can the parties deliver? The top issues for western Canadians are healthcare, affordability, the economy, climate change and taxes, says Kyle Braid of Ipsos....
15:40, 2019-10-05

Yankees deliver message: Lineup is whole and dangerous All across the long, hot summer lay the promise that a night like this was awaiting the Yankees on the other side, in autumn. Every night, Aaron Boon...
07:28, 2019-10-05

What’s on TV Saturday: ‘The Crimes of Grindelwald’ and ‘Clique’ The latest installment in the “Fantastic Beasts” series airs on HBO. And a British thriller’s second season arrives on Hulu....
07:16, 2019-07-13

22 of the scariest crimes to ever hit the world of retail Mark Perlstein/The LIFE Images Collection via Getty Images/Getty Images Retail isn't immune to some truly terrifying crimes. Over the decades, a numb...
21:04, 2020-01-13

Serious crimes are on the rise in Central Park Serious crimes have spiked by 31% in Central Park this year, with a spate of muggings, a rape and a murder....
20:36, 2019-12-21

British spy in IRA and 20 others could be charged with Troubles-era crimes Belfast prosecutors considering action against ‘Stakeknife’ and his British army handlersA police inquiry into one of the biggest spy scandals in the...
21:40, 2019-10-02

Several major subway crimes are on the rise The city’s subway system has seen increases in four major crimes so far this year, including murder and rape — as cops say they feel “handcuffed” fro...
19:12, 2019-09-23

Georgia still has no laws against hate crimes ATLANTA — A Georgia man convicted of throwing scalding water on a sleeping same-sex couple told one of them to “get out of my house with all that gay...
11:24, 2019-06-04

Commit these food crimes in NYC and you’ll be roasted Nearly 11 years into my time living in Manhattan, I doubt I’ll ever eat like a “true” New Yorker. That’s because, on Wednesda...
00:28, 2020-01-17

Erdogan should be indicted for war crimes: Ex-UN investigator Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan should be investigated and indicted for war crimes for his country’s military offensive in Syria, former prose...
03:20, 2019-10-27

Tucson City Court to become ACAP court TUCSON – Tucson City Court will transition to Arizona Court Automation Project Court (ACAP) of the Arizona Supreme Court during the weekend of ...
22:48, 2019-10-23

Feds want ex-prosecutor guilty of conspiracy locked up HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. attorneys want a former Honolulu deputy prosecutor locked up now that jurors have found her guilty of conspiracy in a plot to fr...
20:48, 2019-06-28

The Latest: Ex-prosecutor guilty of conspiracy in custody HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the detention of a former Honolulu prosecutor convicted of conspiracy (all times local): 11 a.m. A former Honolulu pros...
23:12, 2019-06-28

International prosecutor signals Rohingya investigation THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor says she wants to open an investigation into alleged crimes a...
14:04, 2019-06-26

Prosecutor: More people could be charged in R. Kelly case A prosecutor has told a federal judge in Chicago that more charges and more defendants could be added to the criminal case that’s already put singer ...
23:52, 2019-07-25

Officials: Connecticut will be 1st to amass prosecutor data HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials say the state will be the first in the nation to collect statewide data on prosecutors, in an effort to ...
12:36, 2019-06-06

UK backpacker was strangled by Tinder date: prosecutor A British backpacker was allegedly strangled in New Zealand during a rough sex romp with her Tinder date, a court heard on Wednesday. Grace Millane, ...
18:16, 2019-11-06