UN security council

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

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

Columnist Venetia Rainey
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31 Oct, 2014

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

Barack Obama at the White House
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29 Aug, 2014

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

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27 Sep, 2013

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

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22 Aug, 2013

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

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12 Feb, 2013

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

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17 Oct, 2012

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

Cameron at the UN
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27 Sep, 2012

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

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03 Aug, 2012

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

Bashar al-Assad
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20 Jul, 2012

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

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