UN security council

Is Nicaragua the new Syria?
Nicaragua protests
In Depth

Is Nicaragua the new Syria?

Nikki Haley warns that Central American nation is travelling ‘down the same path’ to civil war
6 Sep 2018
Syria: 12,000 civilians flee Eastern Ghouta as army advances
Eastern Ghouta
In Depth

Syria: 12,000 civilians flee Eastern Ghouta as army advances

Government air strikes prompt mass exodus and mark ‘beginning of the end’ for rebels
16 Mar 2018
Syria crisis: why the UN Security Council is impotent
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In Brief

Syria crisis: why the UN Security Council is impotent

Organisation has ‘inglorious history of missing chances to avert catastrophe’
22 Feb 2018
Turkey to open embassy in East Jerusalem
Donald Trump's decision has sparked global protests, such as this one by Bosnian Muslims in Sarajevo
In Brief

Turkey to open embassy in East Jerusalem

And Egypt has drafted a UN resolution calling US recognition of the holy city as Israel's capital ‘null and void’
18 Dec 2017
Israel v Palestine: is this the start of the Third Intifada?
Columnist Venetia Rainey
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Israel v Palestine: is this the start of the Third Intifada?

'Chickenshit' Netanyahu… Sweden's 'Ikea politics'… Global insults fly as violence erupts in Jerusalem
31 Oct 2014
Ukraine: Nato to meet amid claims of Russian invasion
Barack Obama at the White House
In Brief

Ukraine: Nato to meet amid claims of Russian invasion

The Ukrainian government says its forces are now fighting Russian troops, not Russian-backed separatists
29 Aug 2014
Syria gas attack: death toll at 1,400 worst since Halabja
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In Depth

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

Attack on Damascus could represent most significant use of chemical weapons since Saddam attacks Iraqi Kurds
22 Aug 2013

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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 11 May 2012
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 11 May 2012

11 May 2012
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