UN Security council

Libya

“Volcano of anger”: What you need to know about the escalating crisis in Libya

The government action will “purge all Libyan cities of aggressor and illegitimate forces,” said Colonel Mohamed Gnounou
David Gilbert
4.8.19
Syria

More carnage in eastern Ghouta

Russian and Syrian warplanes continued hammering the devastated Syrian rebel enclave of eastern Ghouta on Monday.
Greg Walters
2.26.18
Syria

Russia dismisses “rumors” of civilian deaths in Eastern Ghouta ahead of ceasefire vote

The assault on the rebel enclave has reportedly claimed at least 416 lives since Sunday night
Tim Hume
2.23.18
War crimes

Why war crimes go unpunished

Milena Mikael-Debass
9.6.17
occupied territories

U.S. breaks with eight years of policy by abstaining from UN vote on Israeli settlements

Alex Kane
12.23.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Joe Biden talks running for president in 2020, South Carolina prosecutor wants to retry Michael Slager in Walter Scott case, FBI investigates bombing threat made against LA Metro, and more.
VICE Staff
12.6.16
march madness

Canada Slaps New Sanctions on 'Office 39,' North Korea’s Slush Fund for Kim Jong-un

Canada is finally taking aim at the shadowy wing of the North Korean government that exports methamphetamines, imports yachts, and keeps the Pyongyang ruling class happy.
Justin Ling
3.28.16
NORTH KOREA

North Korean Cargo Ship Seized by the Philippines Under Strict New UN Sanctions

The freighter, which was flying the flag of Sierra Leone, will also have its 21 crew members deported while Manila awaits the arrival of a UN inspection team.
Reuters and VICE News
3.5.16
asia & pacific

Ready the Nukes, Kim Jong-un Tells North Korea

North Korean state media reported on Friday that leader Kim Jong-un has ordered his country to be ready to use its nuclear weapons at any time and the military to be in "pre-emptive attack" mode.
Reuters News Agency
3.4.16
asia & pacific

North Korea Responds to UN Sanctions With a Round of Missiles

On Wednesday the UN agreed its toughest ever sanctions against North Korea, effectively creating a blockade of the already-isolated nation. Hours later, Pyongyang launched a volley of missiles.
VICE News and Reuters
3.3.16
VICE News

The UN Just Approved Harsh Sanctions That Will Isolate North Korea Even More

The UN Security Council unanimously approved sanctions that will require countries — including China — to inspect all cargo entering and leaving North Korea.
Samuel Oakford
3.2.16
politics

Justin Trudeau Wants Canada’s Security Council Seat Back, But It May Take a Decade

Trudeau is vying for Canada's spot on the United Nations Security Council. But he's got some baggage to deal with, first.
Tamara Khandaker
2.11.16
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