Foreign relations of Vanuatu
At the United Nations, the Prime Minister of Vanuatu, Charlot Salwai, calls for "action on West Papua". He was rebuffed by Indonesian diplomats.
The army of the Democratic Republic of the Congo says it killed 33 militiamen and reported the death of two soldiers in days of intense fighting in Ituri province. The army says it seized control of two rebel strongholds held by the Cooperative for the Development of Congo (CODECO) group, which is accused by the United Nations of committing war crimes.
Former Prime Minister of Vanuatu Charlot Salwai is set to stand trial from November 23, charged with ten counts of bribery and corruption.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announces the withdrawal of the Philippines from the International Criminal Court (ICC) over "outrageous attacks" by United Nations officials.
The United Nations announces that the warring parties in Yemen have agreed to a 72-hour ceasefire starting October 19 at 23:59 AST (4:59 EDT).
Charlot Salwai is elected Prime Minister of Vanuatu following the January snap election. Salwai takes office the same day.
The United Nations will send emergency aid to Vanuatu with at least four people officially dead and reports of dozens more dead after Cyclone Pam hit yesterday.
Lakhdar Brahimi, the U.N. and Arab League special envoy for the Syrian civil war, arrives in Damascus; fighting goes on in the east of the capital. [http:--main.omanobserver.om-node-109577 ("Oman Observer")]date=August 2019
More people leave the inner circle of Gaddafi, including Ali Treki, his choice for the United Nations ambassador.
Incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo orders United Nations peackeepers to leave the country.
The United Nations warns that there could be a second wave of deaths due to the devastation caused by the floods.