China, Russia Veto Resolution against Syria

2 United Nations, Jul 19.- China and Russia have vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution against the Syrian government, requesting a new mandate for unarmed military observers in the Arab country. The two permanent UN Security Council members on Thursday blocked the resolution calling for new sanctions against Syrian government authorities and accusing the Assad administration of using excessive

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Annan Reports Security Council about Syria

0 United Nations, Apr 2. – UN envoy to Syria Kofi Annan on Monday will report the Security Council on the course of his efforts to stop violence and a peaceful arrangement for that Arab country. The meeting with 15 members of that body is through a videoconference, and coincides in time with the inauguration of U.S. ambassador Susan Rice

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UN General Assembly to Debate Human Rights in Syria

1 United Nations, Feb 11. – The UN General Assembly is scheduled to hold a debate on Monday on the situation in Syria, after the Western powers failed in a resolution of condemn of the Security Council against the government of that country. The summoning to the meeting of the UN General Assembly was confirmed by Nidal Saad, official spokeswoman

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Cuba Reiterates Its Commitment in Fighting Terrorism

0 United Nations, Nov 15. -Cuba reiterated to the Security Council its commitment to fight against terrorism in all its manifestations and carried out by anyone and anywhere.Cuba also rejected and condemned the acts, methods and practices of this nature, regardless of motivation, especially state terrorism as one of the most abominable variants of these actions. The Caribbean country's position

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UN 65th General Assembly Concludes

0 United Nations, Sep 12. -The 65th UN General Assembly concludes Monday after a year of many discussions and few concrete results, and under the absolute dominance of the Security Council. The top UN body devoted the last 12 months to discussing an extensive list of issues, some of them new and most discussed before but still yet to be

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