UN Security Council

Type: Organization
Name: UN Security Council
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

XINHUA - UK assumes rotating UN Security Council presidency for August

UK assumes rotating UN Security Council presidency for AugustContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- The United Kingdom on Friday assumed the rotating presidency of the UN Security Council for the month of August.Mark Lyall Grant, ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 7 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

North Korea accuses UNSC of double standards : August 02, 2014, 3:15 am

UNITED NATIONS: North Korea accused the United Nations Security Council on Friday of double standards by condemning Pyongyang’s recent ballistic missiles launches while ignoring “provocative” joint military exercises between the United States and South ... [Published Daily Times - 8 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

North Korea seeks UN meeting on U.S.-South Korea drills | Military Times

UNITED NATIONS — North Korea has asked for an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council to protest upcoming U.S.-South Korean military exercises.North Korea says the exercises, to take place in mid-August, are dangerous and increase the threat of ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 9 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 3 reports

Amnesty: Refer Israel / Gaza to International Criminal Court

Amnesty International have called on the United Nations Security Council to refer the situation in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories to the International Criminal Court. Amnesty International's Secretary General Salil Shetty said:The UN ... [Published itv.com - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Gaza Ceasefire In Shambles, Ban and Kerry Say UN's Serry Got Assurances, DSG Said No Need Direct Contact with Hamas

By Matthew Russell Lee UNITED NATIONS, August 1,  more here  -- At 5:30 pm on July 31 the UN announced it would read out a statement, "for the cameras," in its briefing room. Inner City Press ran there but arrived just as the ceasefire statement fini ... [Published Inner City Press - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 13 reports

GAZA: ‘Unconditional’ 72-Hour Cease-Fire: UN, US; ‘Conditional, fragile peace’: Analysts; Israel violated again! Reports

From Ali RazaviNEW YORK, Aug 1: Israel and the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas have agreed to an “unconditional” 72-hour ceasefire, so claimed UN and US jointly. Analysts still called it a “conditional, fragile” peace, which can be broken anytime. ... [Published Daily Messenger - 21 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

UN Security Council briefed on crisis in Gaza

The 15-member body convened to hear words from Valerie Amos, Under Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator. In her report, Amos highlighted that 80% of the casualties in the conflict are civilians. Pierre Krähenbühl, ... [Published Press tv - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Israel, Hamas Agree 72-Hour Ceasefire to Allow Food, Medical Supplies to Reach Civilians

Israel and Hamas have agreed for a new 72-hour truce in order to allow food and medical supplies to reach wounded Palestinians. ReutersIsrael and Hamas have agreed for a new 72-hour truce in order to allow food and medical supplies to reach wounded Palestinians. ... [Published International Business Times India - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

China opposes UN Security Council reform deadline

AsiaAug. 1, 2014 - Updated 02:19 UTCChina's state-run Xinhua News Agency reports foreign ministers from China, Russia and Central Asian countries have agreed that a deadline should not be set for reforming the UN Security Council.The agency reported on ... [Published NHK - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 3 reports

Why NZ must take more responsibility

New Zealand should make a pitch for change at the United Nations, write Robert G Patman and Laura Southgate. Brutal intra-state conflicts in Syria, Iraq, Gaza and Ukraine highlight a new reality in the 21st century - small states like New Zealand will ... [Published stuff.co.nz - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Narendra Modi was denied visa by previous government: John Kerry

NEW DELHI: In perhaps the first explanation of the US denial of visa for Narendra Modi, the Obama Administration today said the decision was taken by the "previous" government."It's a very big deal. Different government, it's a different government now. ... [Published Economic Times - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

UN Extends Work Of /UNAMI/ In Iraq For Another Year

BAGHDAD / NINA / UN Security Council extended the work of the UN mission to help Iraq / UNAMI / for another year. ... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Jul 31 2014]

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Dehqani reiterated that "according to the UN charter, the Security Council is responsible for preventing wars,” and added that “there exist double standards in the Security Council which are mostly imposed by the three permanent members.”"
Meehan added the US will "continue our efforts to achieve a negotiated political resolution to the Syrian conflict that leads to Assad's departure and finally ends the nightmare facing the Syrian people." (end)
"The United States is committed to the security of Israel, and it is vital to U S national interests to assist Israel to develop and maintain a strong and ready self-defense capability. This defense sale is consistent with those objectives."

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UK foreign policy [Published John Redwood MP - 2 hours ago]
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occupied Palestinian territory: Gaza situation ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 9 hours ago]
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UN condemns plane's downing, but issues remain [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 22 2014]
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