UN security council

The jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

Amnesty: world's response to Islamic State 'shameful'

One-Minute Read
Wed 25 Feb, AT 14:20

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

Columnist Venetia Rainey

Israel v Palestine: is this the start of the Third Intifada?

Fri 31 Oct, AT 11:01
Venetia Rainey

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

Barack Obama at the White House

Ukraine: Nato to meet amid claims of Russian invasion

One-Minute Read
Fri 29 Aug, AT 09:34

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

UN draft on Syria chemicals doesn't mention force

One-Minute Read
Fri 27 Sep, AT 09:33

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

Syria gas attack: death toll at 1,400 worst since Halabja

First Reaction
Thu 22 Aug, AT 09:18

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

North Korea nuclear test 'a clear threat to world peace'

First Reaction
Tue 12 Feb, AT 09:10

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


Yummy mummies aren't ruining high streets: they just want space

Opinion digest
Wed 17 Oct, AT 13:11

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

Cameron at the UN

Syria: Cameron talks tough at UN but Russia unlikely to budge

First Reaction
Thu 27 Sep, AT 15:24

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

Syria debacle: was Kofi Annan ever the right man for the job?

Talking Point
Fri 3 Aug, AT 09:25

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

Bashar al-Assad

President Assad has agreed to go, says Russian diplomat

One-Minute Read
Fri 20 Jul, AT 14:58

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