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West criticises UN draft resolution tabled by Russia calling for Ukraine ceasefire
UN chief decries murder of Dutch priest in Syria
UN calls for tougher force to prevent genocide in the Central Africa Republic
China calls for worldwide ‘warning’ to Japan over war tribute visit
US sceptical over Syria's chemical weapons declaration
China demands ‘accurate’ nuclear account from Japan on Fukushima
Netanyahu and Abbas make rival UN pitches
Iran vows to ‘retaliate’ against any foreign attack
Japan 'stole' Diaoyu Islands, China tells UN
Israel asks UN to block ship headed for Gaza
UN condemns Syria over Turkey shelling

The UN Security Council condemned Syria “in the strongest terms” for its deadly shelling of Turkey, while UN chief Ban Ki-moon urged restraint along the neighbours’ tinder-box border.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

The UN Security Council condemned Syria “in the strongest terms” for its deadly shelling of Turkey, while UN chief Ban Ki-moon urged restraint along the neighbours’ tinder-box border.

UN condemns Syria over Turkey shelling
Obama defends US Arab Spring policy
UN chief condemns ‘escalating’ violence in Pakistan
UN orders global sanctions against Haqqani network
UN praises Philippines-Muslim rebel peace deal
West has ‘hard evidence’ of Syria chemical weapons, says envoy
Jose Ramos-Horta named as UN envoy
US, China agree on N. Korea sanctions deal
Syrian war creates worst refugee crisis since Rwanda genocide, says UN

Five thousand people a month are dying in Syria’s war, which has now generated the worst refugee crisis since the 1994 Rwandan genocide, UN officials said on Tuesday.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM

Five thousand people a month are dying in Syria’s war, which has now generated the worst refugee crisis since the 1994 Rwandan genocide, UN officials said on Tuesday.

Syrian war creates worst refugee crisis since Rwanda genocide, says UN
Assad won’t stop Syria’s ‘terrible suffering’, says Ban
UN adopts landmark treaty on global arms trade

The UN General Assembly overwhelmingly approved the first UN treaty regulating the multibillion-dollar international arms trade yesterday, a goal sought for over a decade to try to keep illicit weapons out of the hands of terrorists, insurgent fighters and organised crime.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM

The UN General Assembly overwhelmingly approved the first UN treaty regulating the multibillion-dollar international arms trade yesterday, a goal sought for over a decade to try to keep illicit weapons out of the hands of terrorists, insurgent fighters and organised crime.

UN adopts landmark treaty on global arms trade
Syria opposition asks John Kerry for US arms
UN seeks Syria peace talks amid military strike threat
UN seeks fresh Golan troops after Austria pullout
US ‘sceptical’ of Syria ceasefire prospects, says Rice