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  1. News - World - UNITED NATIONS

    Saudi Arabia rejects UN Security Council seat, citing Syria, Palestinians

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 08:56pm by Reuters

    ... to the nearly three-year civil war in Syria and the protracted Palestinian-Israeli conflict as key reasons for the decision. "Failing to find a solution to the Palestinian cause for 65 years" ... argument that the body had failed over the Syria conflict was "strange". "We are surprised by Saudi Arabia's unprecedented decision," the foreign ministry said ...

  2. News - World - UNITED NATIONS

    US set to lose voting rights at UN cultural agency

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 07:37pm by AP

    ... conflict and the war in Syria. Associated Press ...

  3. News - World - UNITED NATIONS

    UN's standing on the line over how it deals with Assad, Obama warns

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by AP, AFP

    ... states attend what is seen as one of the most pivotal General Assembly meetings in recent history. At the forefront is what to do about Syria's chemical weapons stockpile. The United States and Russia have brokered an agreement for Syria to give up its chemical weapons. But the countries are at odds on what the possible consequences would be if Syria doesn't comply. "We ...

  4. News - China - UNITED NATIONS

    China to send more than 500 troops to Mali to contain Islamist militants

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... York. The move could be a bid to overcome tensions with the West over the Syria conflict and to strengthen China's relations in Africa, where it is a major buyer of oil and other resources, ... terrorism in Africa should in no way have to be fought by African countries alone," Li told a UN Security Council debate this month on conflict in Africa. "We will continue to do what we ...

  5. News - World - UNITED NATIONS

    Francois Hollande seeks 'gestures' in meeting with Hassan Rowhani

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 11:10am by AFP

    ... an openness," Hollande said. He also talked to Rowhani about Syria, whose embattled President Bashar al-Assad counts Iran as a top ally. Hollande reiterated that he did not oppose Rowhani's presence at a future Geneva peace conference on Syria, but the focus had to be on transition from the regime. ...

  6. News - World - UNITED NATIONS

    UN adopts landmark treaty on global arms trade

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 02:46am by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... As the numbers appeared on the electronic board, loud cheers filled the chamber. A group of treaty supporters sought a vote in the 193-member world body after Iran, North Korea and Syria blocked its ...

  7. News - Asia - UNITED NATIONS

    UN errors in Sri Lanka war's climax revealed in damning report

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... fighting. The conflict claimed up to 100,000 lives, according to UN estimates, and both sides are accused of war crimes. The report blasts senior UN staff in the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo, who ...

  8. News - China - UNITED NATIONS

    Clinton calls for restraint in dispute over Diaoyu Islands

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 08:36am by Reuters in New York

    ... as the possible next steps as the world’s major powers confront Tehran over its own nuclear ambitions, the official said. Clinton also raised the issue of Syria, where China has joined Russia in blocking ...



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