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UN security council condemns murder bid on Afghan Prez candidate

Jun 07, 2014

UN security council condemns murder bid on Afghan Prez candidate

Abdullah escaped an assassination attempt yesterday when two blasts hit his campaign motorcade in Kabul, killing at least six people just ahead of next week's hotly contested runoff. #World #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #UN #UN Security Council #Abdullah Abdullah #Afghanistan presidential elections
Russia will veto UN resolution on ICC for Syria, says envoy

May 22, 2014

Russia will veto UN resolution on ICC for Syria, says envoy

Russia will veto a draft UN Security Council resolution that calls for bringing Syria before the International Criminal Court, Moscow's ambassador said on Wednesday. #China #United Nations #Syria #France #NewsTracker #Russia #Bashar al-Assad #UN Security Council #International Criminal Court #Moscow #resolution #Veto #Syrian conflict #Moscow ambassador #Western resolutions
US concerned over the progress of nuclear talks with Iran

May 17, 2014

US concerned over the progress of nuclear talks with Iran

The United States is concerned by an absence of progress in nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers as "time is short" for achieving a lasting deal #United States #Iran #Uranium #UN Security Council #Tehran #IRNA #Vienna #Abbas Araqchi
Central African Republic: US slaps sanctions on former leaders

May 14, 2014

Central African Republic: US slaps sanctions on former leaders

The move comes on the heels of UN sanctions announced on Friday by the Security Council -- against three of the same five men. #White House #World #Barack Obama #France #NewsTracker #European Union #UN Security Council #Sanctions #Michel Djotodia #Centrak African Republic #Francois Bozize #Seleka

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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

Jul 30, 2014

'Barrel bomb' use in Syria said to escalate despite U.N. ban

The Syrian government has escalated its use of "barrel bombs" against densely populated neighborhoods near Aleppo in defiance of a U.N. Security Council resolution banning the indiscriminate and deadly explosives, Human Rights Watch reported Wednesda... #Syria #U N Security Council #Human Rights Watch #Aleppo, Syria
Why plight of Lankan Tamils highlights the hypocrisy of nations

Jul 28, 2014

Gaza crisis: UN agrees on demand for cease-fire

The U.N. Security Council agreed on a statement Sunday calling for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas and scheduled a meeting at midnight to adopt it... #Israel #Hamas #United Nations
Why plight of Lankan Tamils highlights the hypocrisy of nations

Jul 30, 2014

Syrian Government Increases Barrel Bombing, Rights Group Claims

Human Rights Watch calls on Russia and China to quit blocking action against the regime, as U.N. Security Council meets on Wednesda... #U N Security Council #China #Human Rights Watch #Syria