UN Security Council

Type: Organization
Name: UN Security Council
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 5 reports

UN outraged by South Sudan attacks

The UN Security Council has expressed its outrage over recent armed attacks on civilians taking shelter at a UN base in South Sudan, an official statement said. "The members of the Security Council ... ... [Published Big News Network - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

AFP - NKorea-UN-rights-diplomacy-sanctions

NKorea-UN-rights-diplomacy-sanctionsContributed by NAMPA / AFP.North Korea hits out at UN meeting over abusesSEOUL, April 18, 2014 (AFP) - North Korea hit out early Saturday at an informal meeting of the United Nations Security Council in which the body ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

UN Security Council meets on ‘long and grim’ North Korea human rights report

image made from video, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un holds up parliament membership certificate during the Supreme People's Assembly in Pyongyang, North Korea. ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 3 reports

UN concerned for Syrian civilians trapped in Homs

United Nations, Apr 18 (AFP) Members of the UN Security Council expressed what they called grave concern over the plight of Syrian civilians caught in fighting in the old quarter of Homs in Syria, the council's president said.The body "urged the immediate ... [Published Press Trust of India - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Churkin : Western states refuse to adopt statement on reconciliation in Homs

Churkin's remark came in a statement to ITAR-TASS on Thursday after a closed door session at the UN Security Council. " The British side put forward a proposal to adopt a statement on the situation in Homs. We’ve discussed the text for two hours, but ... [Published Syrian Arab News Agency - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

UNSC marks Rwanda genocide anniversary

NEW YORK: The United Nations Security Council has marked the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide by calling on all countries to prevent and fight such serious crimes.Last week, commemoration events were held around the world remembering the tragedy ... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 8 reports

Call for sanctions against N. Korea

THE United Nations Security Council should slap targeted sanctions on North Korean officials responsible for grave human rights abuses, the head of a special UN inquiry says. ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Central - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

U.N. seeks sanctions waiver to ship arms to Mali via Ivory Coast

Home / World / on April 17, 2014 7:45 pm in World / no commentsUNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations is seeking an exemption from a U.N. Security Council arms embargo on Ivory More …Source: WorldShare this Post Tweet [embedded content]   ... [Published Truth - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 3 reports

North Korean Defectors to Speak at UN Security Council Meeting

WASHINGTON ?? Two North Korean defectors will testify at an informal meeting of the United Nations Security Council on Thursday.It will be the first time that North Korean defectors will ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Diplomat apologizes for U.N.'s failure to stop Rwanda genocide

UNITED NATIONS — The diplomat who was president of the U.N. Security Council in April 1994 apologized Wednesday for the council's refusal to recognize that genocide was taking place in Rwanda and for .... ... [Published Waterbury Republican American - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Report blames Syrian regime for torture

A report by a group of international lawyers and prosecutors has found evidence of what it says is systematic torture by the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad. At the request of France, members of the UN Security Council viewed graphic pictures ... [Published Al Jazeera - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

West Slams Russia 'Fantasy Narrative' on Ukraine

Western countries on the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday slammed what they called Russia's "fantasy narrative" on the crisis in Ukraine after a new report on the human rights situation there. Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 17 2014]

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"These first hand accounts -- horrific stories of torture, rape, forced abortions and forced infanticide, extermination and murder -- paint a chilling picture of the regime's systematic and remorseless repression of its citizens."
"... We have no problem with inspection but we want a logical evidence ... of the atomic agency to carry out this mission" he said. (end)
"They will remain at the current number of 20,000 for four or five years," he said. "After that, we will gradually increase them to reach a capacity of enriching 30 tons of uranium per year."
"The issue of Arak heavy water reactor is almost over with the Group 5+1 (the five permanent UN Security Council members plus Germany)" Salehi told the Arabic language TV network, Al-Alam, on Saturday

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Is Justice Possible for North Korea's Victims? [Published Huffington Post - 3 hours ago]
Iran completes downgrading enriched uranium fro... [Published Kuwait News Agency - 3 hours ago]
On Plato’s Theory of Forms [Published Intellictual Conservative - 4 hours ago]
Obama signs bill to block Iran’s envoy [Published Taipei Times Online - 4 hours ago]
Iran says Arak nuclear reactor row all but reso... [Published XinMsn - 5 hours ago]
President of Republic condemns visit of King of... [Published Sahara Press Service - 5 hours ago]
AEOI Chief: Iran, Powers Nearing Agreement on A... [Published Fars News Agency - 5 hours ago]
Iran completes diluting stockpile of 20% enrich... [Published IRIB World Service - 5 hours ago]
Condemnation of Attack on South Sudan UN Base G... [Published VOA News - 6 hours ago]
S Sudan fights rebels in Unity state [Published Press tv - 6 hours ago]
The International Community Should Urgently Con... [Published Sudan Vision Daily - 7 hours ago]
Next Iran-Sextet talks to be held in NY [Published Press tv - 7 hours ago]
International Lawyers Seek Justice for Iraqis [Published Truth Out - 7 hours ago]
Iran: Feud with West over heavy water plant vir... [Published i24news - 7 hours ago]
Burundi gives UN envoy 48 hours to leave [Published East African - 7 hours ago]
RFK Centre condemns Morocco's violent repressio... [Published Algérie Presse Service - 7 hours ago]
Secret justice inside the EU courts [Published Al Jazeera - 8 hours ago]
International delegations prevented from taking... [Published Sahara Press Service - 8 hours ago]
UN Security Council holds consultations on situ... [Published Sahara Press Service - 8 hours ago]
Mind your own abuses: N. Korea to West [Published Press tv - 8 hours ago]
It’s ‘Russian military’ not ‘pro-Russian forces’ [Published Gulf News - 9 hours ago]
US concerned by the 'dire and tragic' situation... [Published Middle East Monitor - 10 hours ago]
UN outraged by South Sudan attacks [Published Big News Network - 10 hours ago]
STL defense Lebanon unwilling to cooperate [Published Big News Network - 11 hours ago]
UN Security Council outraged over attacks on So... [Published Big News Network - 11 hours ago]
South Sudan army battles rebels in worsening war [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 11 hours ago]
Attack on S Sudan UN base may be 'war crime' - ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 12 hours ago]
AEOI Spokesman: Iran-Powers Talks Making Progre... [Published Fars News Agency - 12 hours ago]
North Korea rejects informal UNSC conclusions o... [Published Voice of Russia - 12 hours ago]
N. Korea Criticizes UN Security Council for Hum... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 13 hours ago]
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Conrad Black: Vladimir Putin’s Middle Eastern h... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - 18 hours ago]
For those hoping to ignore the Middle East during Easter and Passover, I am the Grinch who will steal the holiday. Approximately 140,000 people have died in the three years of the horrible imbroglio in Syria. Russia, despite its weakness and the moral ...
Syrian Arab Republic: Syria army advances in Ho... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 22 hours ago]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Syrian Arab Republic 04/19/2014 01:47 GMT DAMASCUS, April 19, 2014 (AFP) - Syrian army forces advanced Friday around rebel-held areas of the Old City of Homs, as a car bomb hit a regime-controlled part of the city, ...
Syrian Arab Republic: Syria army advances in be... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 18 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Syrian Arab Republic 04/18/2014 13:01 GMT DAMASCUS, April 18, 2014 (AFP) - Syrian army forces made advances on Friday around the Old City of Homs, where some 1,200 rebels are dug in and under regime siege, a security ...
The Roundup [Published Firedoglake - Apr 18 2014]
May Gabriel Garcia Marquez rest in peace . International Politics Overall - The U.S., Russia, EU and Ukraine have produced a series of steps to take in order to reduce tensions in Ukraine; President Obama is not optimistic about it - President ...
US calls on Burma to intervene in Rohingya crisis [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 18 2014]
Addressing the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Thursday, US ambassador to the UN Samantha Power called on the Burmese government to address communal tensions that have stoked nationwide violence that left more than 200 dead and 140,000 displaced. ...
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U.N. Security Council adopts Syria aid access r... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 22 2014]
U.N. Security Council unanimously approves Syri... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 22 2014]
War rages in Syria, as U.N. set to vote on aid ... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 20 2014]
Plan approved to double peacekeeping force in S... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Dec 24 2013]
U.N. responds to crisis in Central African Repu... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Dec 05 2013]
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Chairman in Office urges participating States t... [Published OSCE Press releases - Mar 01 2014]
AJC Welcomes UN Effort to Aid South Sudan [Published PR Newswire - Dec 24 2013]
Report by the International Committee in Search... [Published PR Newswire - Jul 15 2013]
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