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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
UN experts say Libyan arms fueling conflicts across continents

Mar 13, 2014

UN experts say Libyan arms fueling conflicts across continents

UN experts say arms trafficking out of Libya is fueling conflict, insecurity and terrorism on several continents. #World #Libya #NewsTracker #Muammar Gaddafi #UN Security Council
Ukraine's parliament asks for UN Security Council session on crisis

Feb 28, 2014

Ukraine's parliament asks for UN Security Council session on crisis

Lawmakers on Friday adopted a resolution calling for a security council session amid growing tensions as pro-Russian gunmen asserted control over airports in the southern Crimea region. #NewsTracker #UN Security Council #Ukraine #Ukraine's Parliament
Syria doing best to improve humanitarian aid: Dy foreign minister

Feb 15, 2014

Syria doing best to improve humanitarian aid: Dy foreign minister

Syria's government is doing its best to improve humanitarian aid access, Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad said on Friday, a day after United Nations aid chief Valerie Amos urged the UN Security Council to act to improve access. #Syria #UN #Humanitarian aid #UN Security Council #Geneva #Valerie Amos #Faisal Mekad
UN security council could help ensure aid reaches civilians, says official

Feb 14, 2014

UN security council could help ensure aid reaches civilians, says official

Russia and China, which support the Syrian government, have blocked three previous Western-backed resolutions #China #Syria #NewsTracker #Russia #UN Security Council #UN Security Council Resolution
UN monitors warn of 'systematic' Somali arms diversion

Feb 14, 2014

UN monitors warn of 'systematic' Somali arms diversion

A confidential UN monitors' report warns of "systematic abuses" by Somalia's government, which the monitors say has allowed the diversion of weapons that Somali authorities purchased after the UN Security Council eased an arms embargo on Mogadishu last year. #Al-Qaeda #UN #Somalia #arms #UN Security Council #Eritrea