UN security council

The jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
25 Feb, 2015

UN Security Council members should lose veto power on humanitarian issues, group says

Columnist Venetia Rainey
31 Oct, 2014

'Chickenshit' Netanyahu… Sweden's 'Ikea politics'… Global insults fly as violence erupts in Jerusalem

Barack Obama at the White House
29 Aug, 2014

The Ukrainian government says its forces are now fighting Russian troops, not Russian-backed separatists

27 Sep, 2013

Breakthrough in UN Security Council, but efforts to end war threatened by rebels aligning with al-Qaeda

22 Aug, 2013

Attack on Damascus could represent most significant use of chemical weapons since Saddam attacks Iraqi Kurds

12 Feb, 2013

As UN Security Council prepares for emergency meeting, the big question is whether China will lose its patience

17 Oct, 2012

Opinion digest: irrational hatred of affluent mums, hope for Scottish independence, Starbucks' hypocrisy

Cameron at the UN
27 Sep, 2012

Prime Minister says inaction over Syrian bloodshed will leave ‘terrible stain’ on UN’s reputation

03 Aug, 2012

Annan accuses UN of finger-pointing as he quits Syria peace role - but what about his own weaknesses?

Bashar al-Assad
20 Jul, 2012

Ambassador to France says Syrian leader has 'accepted' he must leave, but regime calls report 'baseless'