South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir and Riek Machar signed a peace deal in September last year bringing a glimmer of hope that the peace process would be renewed, but now Machar says the process has stalled.
Cameroon has strongly objected to the holding of a meeting of the United Nations Security Council on the worsening humanitarian situation in that country.
Two competing draft resolutions on the crisis in Venezuela failed to pass Security Council muster due first to vetoes from Russia and China on the United States draft and then failure of the Russian draft to obtain the minimum number of votes required for passage.
The UN Security Council (UNSC) has extended and expanded its arms embargo, asset freeze and travel ban on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) until July 1.
Congolese authorities have arrested two people suspected of involvement in the murder of two U.N. workers in the central Democratic Republic of Congo.