World Bulletin / News Desk
The African Union has asked the U.N. Security Council for a resolution that would allow military intervention in Mali, the AU's commission chairman Jean Ping said.
"ECOWAS (Economic Community Of West African States) ... has asked us to go to the U.N. Security Council, which we have done," Ping told France 24.
"The (African Union) Peace and Security Council is meeting in New York the Security Council and one of the questions to be discussed will be this (Mali force)," he said.
Financial aid aims to help African Union election observation missions meet international standards
As of July 1, Ukriane decided to stop supply of electricity to Russia-annexed Crimea after suspending gas purchases from Russia
The U.N. Human Rights Council continues the independent investigation on crimes against humanity, Eritrea faces a step closer to global court.
Ukraine and IMF reached an agreement on policies needed for disbursement
New NSA leaks shows that Merkel knew that the Greece debt was unsustainable in 2011
Burundi's parliamentary election was not free, fair, transparent or credible and fundamental freedoms were committed, the United Nations said on Thursday.
Violence broke out in The Hague on Monday as police clashed with protesters demonstrating against the death of a man from the Dutch Caribbean after he was arrested by police at a music festival.
An Israeli army officer has killed a teenager at the Qalandiya checkpoint.
Four members of the right-wing Independent Greeks defied him in the space of 24 hours by urging Greeks to accept more austerity in return for cash.
White House said in a statement US. Vice President Biden was glad over recent military succes
In a message to Venezuela to mark the country's independence on July 5, Kerry says he hoped the two countries could find ways to cooperate.
Two explosions, that took place outside the offices of the Porvenir pension fund management company, rocked Colombia's capital on Thursday, injuring at least eight people.
Despite intense opposition from Russia Bosnian Serbs and Serbia, officials in the UN have referred to the massacre as a "genocide".
Two days ahead of the referendum on bailout, both camps are set to demonstrate in Athens on Friday
If necessary reforms are made, EBRD plans to invest around $1 billion in Ukraine in 2015
According to military and local sources, gunmen opened fire at mosques in northeastern Borno state’s Kukawa town. The death toll is feared to be as high as 100