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UN Security Council renews Somalia sanctions

United Nations | Xinhua | The United Nations Security Council on Thursday renewed Somalia sanctions until Nov. 15, 2023. Adopting Resolution 2662 by a vote of 11-0 with four abstentions, the 15-member council also renewed the mandate of the Somalia Panel of Experts until Dec. 15, 2023. China, Gabon, Ghana and …

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Rising insecurity in C.Africa threatens wider region, Security Council told

Bangui, C.Africa | UN | Rising violence in the Central African Republic threatens to spill across the border into neighbouring countries, creating further instability, a senior United Nations official warned on Thursday, urging continued and coordinated regional efforts to bolster peace and security. In particular, a comprehensive and cautions approach …

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Security Council powers weigh in to pick new UN chief

United Nations, United States | AFP | The race to become the next UN chief takes a decisive turn on Wednesday when the big powers at the Security Council will for the first time indicate which candidates they are prepared to block. During the sixth straw poll to pick the …

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Africa should have permanent seat at Security Council – Japan

Nairobi, KENYA | PPU The 6th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) has opened in Nairobi, Kenya with a call by the Japanese Prime Minister Chinzo Abe for Africa to be given a permanent slot on the United Nations Security Council. Speaking at the opening ceremony at the Kenyatta International Conference …

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