U.N. Security Council
  • Pressing ahead with preparations for a controversial long-range rocket launch, albeit with a delayed timeframe becuase of technical problems.

    North Koreans wait for a bus in snow-covered Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, Dec. 10, 2012.
    LAST UPDATE : Dec 10, 2012, 8:32 PM EST
  • A Palestinian woman pushes a girl in a wheelchair past a destroyed stadium during a march to mark the UN International Day of People with Disability in Gaza City, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012.

    The newly-recognized observer state will ask the U.N. Security Council for an Israeli settlement freeze under the umbrella of protecting their hopes of establishing an independent Palestine.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 14, 2012, 3:30 AM EST
  • Council demanded rebels withdraw from Goma, disarm and disband, and insisted on the restoration of the crumbling Congolese government's authority in the troubled East.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 13, 2012, 5:30 AM EST
  • The African Union is asking the United Nations Security Council to endorse a military intervention to free northern Mali from the control of Islamist extremists affiliated with al-Qaida.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 12, 2012, 4:30 PM EST