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More nations joining Interpol's program to create foreign fighter database

Sep 26, 2014

More nations joining Interpol's program to create foreign fighter database

A draft resolution expected to be adopted by the UN Security Council would require countries to prevent the recruitment and transport of wouldbe foreign fighters preparing to join terrorist groups such as the Islamic State. #Terrorism #United Nations #NewsTracker #UN Security Council #Interpol #Jihadists #Terror groups #islamic-state #terror recruits #foreign fighters #Counterterrorism effort
Security Council urged to spare veto in matters involving genocides

Sep 26, 2014

Security Council urged to spare veto in matters involving genocides

Permanent council member France is proposing that the five vetowielding members, also including the United States and Britain, voluntarily refrain from using the veto in what French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius called "mass crimes." #China #United Nations #US #Syria #France #Russia #TheySaidIt #Security Council #Iraq #UK #Veto #Laurent Fabius #Syrian civil war #islamic-state #Samantha Powers #Permanent Members of the Security Council #Genocides #Mass atrocities
Reform UN security council by 2015 Sushma Swaraj in NY diplomatic overdrive

Sep 26, 2014

Reform UN security council by 2015 Sushma Swaraj in NY diplomatic overdrive

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj raised the issue of early reform of the UN Security Council during her meetings with counterparts from China and the IBSA and G4 blocs in New York. #World #China #United Nations #sushma swaraj #New Delhi #BRICs #TheySaidIt #New York #UN Security Council #SAARC
Give Iran a chance to be 'part of solution' in Syria British PM Cameron

Sep 25, 2014

Give Iran a chance to be 'part of solution' in Syria British PM Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron said that Iran could be "part of the solution" in defeating jihadists in Syria after he held landmark talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. #US #Syria #UN #Iran #David Cameron #Security Council #terror #UK #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #IS #US airstrikes #Uk prime minister #foreign militants
UN Security Council approves resolution to thwart out foreign militants

Sep 25, 2014

UN Security Council approves resolution to thwart out foreign militants

The UN Security Council on Wednesday adopted a resolution addressing the threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters and expanding obligations on member states in responding to this threat. #US #Syria #UN #Security Council #terror #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS #IS #US airstrikes #foreign militants

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Why plight of Lankan Tamils highlights the hypocrisy of nations

Mar 08, 2013

Why plight of Lankan Tamils highlights the hypocrisy of nations

Negotiation rarely if ever has stopped the massacre of people by their own nation. And other nations simply don't want to intervene, unless there's oil. . . and even then, it's usually long after there's no people left to save. #HowThisWorks #United Nations #Sri Lanka #Interventionism #UN Security Council

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Why plight of Lankan Tamils highlights the hypocrisy of nations

Sep 30, 2014

Security council impotent

Foreign Minister Murray McCully today described the United Nations Security Council as "largely impotent" and directed criticism to China and Russia - just 17 days from the vote to decide whether New Zealand will win a seat on the..... #United Nations #China #Murray McCully
Why plight of Lankan Tamils highlights the hypocrisy of nations

Sep 30, 2014

Developer asks for more time for LA football plan

A developer that proposed building an NFL stadium in downtown Los Angeles asked the mayor and other city officials Monday for more time to lure a professional football team. FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2011, file photo, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown autograph... #National Football League #Jerry Brown #Tom LaBonge #Anschutz Entertainment Group
Why plight of Lankan Tamils highlights the hypocrisy of nations

Sep 29, 2014

Ukraine-EU Association Agreement to Be Enforced in 2016

EU states' foreign ministers have given the green light to an arrangement between Russia and the EU under which integration with Ukraine will be postponed for a year. The economic part of an Association Agreement (AA) signed with Kiev earlier this ye... #European Union #Viktor Yanukovych #Crimea #Ukraine #Europe #Petro Poroshenko