N.Korea accuses UN Security Council of double standards over missile test

N.Korea accuses UN Security Council of double standards over missile test

North Korea said on Sunday the United Nations Security Council applied double standards over military activities among UN member states, state media KCNA said, amid international criticism over its recent missile tests.

North Korea fires anti-aircraft missile ahead of UN Security Council meeting

North Korea fires anti-aircraft missile ahead of UN Security Council meeting

North Korea has successfully fired a new anti-aircraft missile, state media said Friday, as the United Nations Security Council prepares to meet in response to a recent flurry of weapons tests by the nuclear-armed nation.

UN rejects Iran arms embargo extension, crisis looms

UN rejects Iran arms embargo extension, crisis looms

The United Nations Security Council overwhelmingly rejected a US resolution to extend an Iranian arms embargo on Friday, in a move with huge repercussions for the Iran nuclear deal.

Qatar calls for immediate lifting of the unjust siege

Qatar calls for immediate lifting of the unjust siege

The unjust siege of Qatar, which is about to enter its second year, should be lifted immediately, as the fabricated crisis has serious consequences for the security and stability of the region, the United Nations Security Council has been told.

Russia again vetoes bid to renew Syria gas attacks probe

Russia again vetoes bid to renew Syria gas attacks probe

Russia cast a second veto in as many days at the United Nations Security Council on Friday to block the renewal of a probe to identify the perpetrators of chemical weapons attacks in Syria.

Syrian government to blame for April sarin attack - UN report

Syrian government to blame for April sarin attack - UN report

The Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad is to blame for a chemical attack on the opposition-held town of Khan Sheikhoun that killed dozens of people last April, according to a report sent to the United Nations Security Council on Thursday.

UN bans key N.Korea exports over missile tests

UN bans key N.Korea exports over missile tests

The United Nations Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Saturday that could slash by a third the Asian state's $3 billion annual export revenue over its two intercontinental ballistic missile tests in July.

Williams wins 700th match, will face Halep in semis

Williams wins 700th match, will face Halep in semis

Serena Williams will square off against Simona Halep in the semi-finals of the Miami Masters .

Chariot festival in Kathmandu

Chariot festival in Kathmandu

Nepalese devotees pull a chariot during the Seto (White) Machindranath chariot festival in Kathmandu.