Countries attending the Paris Summit are working to have a weapon of mass destruction free zone
Lebanon's recently elected President, Michel Suleiman (R) meets with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon during the Mediterranean Summit in Paris on July 13, 2008. Forty-three nations from the Mediterranean, including Israel and Arab States, are attending the summit; one of the major topics being discussed is to create a weapon of mass destruction free zone in the Mediterranean. (UPI Photo/Dalati & Nohra)
The work of a U.N. intervention brigade in DRC may encourage stability though there are growing concerns about renewed fighting, a British minister said.
Leadership on all sides is needed to find an enduring solution to the crisis between Israelis and Palestinians, the British foreign secretary said Friday.
Civilians in parts of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are caught in the crossfire between rebel and government forces, the international Red Cross said.
Israeli Ambassador Ron Prosor criticized the United Nations after an official displayed a map of Israel which was labeled Arab Palestine.
Fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo continued Tuesday, a government spokesman said, two days before a visit by the U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
There's a risk that the short-range missile tests by North Korea will escalate tensions in the region, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said.
Veteran U.N. envoy Bert Koenders will be tasked with helping Mali ensure political stability and regain territorial integrity, the U.N. secretary-general said.
All parties to the conflict in Nigeria are called on to do their utmost to ensure international laws are respected, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday his government would do what it could to advance efforts to investigate claims of chemical weapons in Syria.
Russia says the delivery of anti-ship cruise missiles to Syria is fully legal and denies the delivery will change the balance of power in the Syrian conflict.