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On April 14, the United States, the United Kingdom and France carried out a massive missile strike on Syria without getting a go-ahead from the United Nations Security Council. The strikes targeted a research facility in Damascus, the Syrian Guard headquarters, an air defense base, a few military airfields ...
Syria is a tragic mess, and the current crisis reminds us of the critical need for the UN as a forum for dialogue and peace. Accidents do happen, and with stakes as high ... we can do better, for us and for Syria. • Martti Ahtisaari is the former president of Finland, a Nobel peace prize laureate and UN diplomat ...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in next Friday, and is expected to hold talks with U.S. President Donald Trump by early June. Kono cited political factors behind the 2020 time frame -- namely the possibility of leadership changes among the three allies.
MOSCOW, April 20. /TASS/. Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will hold talks with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura later in the day in Moscow. The meeting, which is going to be the second such talks between Lavrov and de Mistura in a month, is expected to focus on prospects of the ...
The Security Council bid farewell Thursday to veteran diplomat Bernard Tanoh-Boutchoue, the Ivory Coast's ambassador to the United Nations who died ... Council members opened their meeting by standing in silent tribute to their 67-year-old colleague, who diplomats said became ill Tuesday and was ...
President Trump declared on Wednesday that he would scrap a planned summit meeting with North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, or even walk out of the ... director reflected the president's trust in and comfort with Mr. Pompeo, as well as how diplomats were sidelined in brokering what could be a landmark ...

Over the past few weeks, Chinese state media has been abuzz with its peacekeeping accomplishments in a number of international missions, from Mali to South Sudan to Darfur. Although these achievements were realized within official United Nations Peacekeeping Operations (UNPKO) missions, ...
Former CIA director Michael Hayden discusses with CNN's Alisyn Camerota President Trump's decision to expel 60 Russian diplomats for the poisoning of a former Russian spy in the United Kingdom. Source: CNN · CNN Original Series on CNNgo. Watch Full episode on. Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown.
At the same meeting, both Russia and the United Kingdom said the incident should be investigated by the Hague-based Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the UN-backed body which works to implement the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and eliminate chemical ...
Warning of an "unacceptably high" number of Russian spies in the U.S., the Trump administration said 60 diplomats would be expelled — all Russian intelligence agents working under diplomatic cover, the U.S. said. The group includes a dozen posted to Russia's mission to the United Nations who the ...
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says on World Water Day that 40 percent of the world's population faces water scarcity. The U.N. chief told diplomats and activists at Thursday's launch of the International Decade for Action on Water for Sustainable Development that "water is a ...
GENEVA (Reuters) - China and the United States clashed on Friday at the United Nations, where the U.S. delegation rejected a resolution brought by Beijing that it said ... Senior Chinese diplomat Jiang Duan urged states to adopt the text, whose co-sponsors included Pakistan and Egypt, by consensus.
McMaster would be replaced by none other than John Bolton, the Bush administration's former ambassador to the United Nations and undersecretary of state ... In this sense, Trump's choice to appoint Bolton just two weeks after his acceptance of an invitation from Kim Jong-un for a historic U.S.-North Korea ...
The UN assessment indicated that this graduation would have no impact on the Solomon Islands' major export, logs. Most of the country's logs are purchased by China, and although the Solomon Islands does not recognize China (maintaining diplomatic relations with Taiwan instead), Beijing does not ...
Washington: India and China are "frenemies" which are working with each other despite disagreements and the world can learn from their relationship, India's top diplomat at the UN has said. "In Hollywood, there is a term, which has become quite popular. And that, I think, is called frenemies. That's what we ...
An official appointed by President Donald Trump said during a closed-door United Nations meeting that the “US is a pro-life country”, despite the fact both ... A UN diplomat said the statement was “shocking” and that it demonstrated a “weaker” and “lower” position on reproductive rights than Saudi Arabia or ...
As the diplomats left London, the Russian ambassador, Alexander Vladimirovich Yakovenko, said the UK's refusal to share its investigation with them was in violation of ... And this is really an unacceptable situation for such a country like Britain, who [sic] is a permanent member of the [UN] Security Council.

As a result, we have turned to uncharted waters: the United Nations. Ecuadorian civil society is only just beginning to familiarize itself with the sophisticated array of human rights mechanisms that the United Nations has to offer, but we know we agree on one thing: that human rights must be a central part of ...
Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko met privately with Foreign Secretary Alec Douglas-Home at the United Nations in New York and admonished him for the “hooligan-like acts of the British police,” saying London was trying to distract from “the bottle necks, rents and tatters of their own policies,” according to documents ...
... Nur Afikah Norazmi is only 18 but has already won praise for her efforts as an anti-drug advocate. Last week, the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) College East student became Singapore's first youth delegate at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Youth Forum in Vienna, Austria.
WASHINGTON (AP) — South Korea's foreign minister says North Korea's leader has ''given his word'' he's committed to denuclearization, a prime condition for a potential summit with President Donald Trump in May. Trump has agreed to what would be historic talks after South Korean officials relayed that ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — South Korea's foreign minister says North Korea's leader has ''given his word'' he's committed to denuclearization, a prime condition for a potential summit with President Donald Trump in May. Trump has agreed to what would be historic talks after South Korean officials relayed that ...
UNITED NATIONS, March 16. /TASS/. Russia is proud of the 2014 referendum in Crimea after which the Black Sea Peninsula rejoined the country, Russian First Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Dmitry Polyansky told a session at the organization's headquarters. "For those who haven't ...
The UK will expel 23 Russian diplomats after Moscow refused to explain how a Russian-made nerve agent was used on a former spy in Salisbury, the PM says. Theresa May said the diplomats, who have a week to leave, were identified as "undeclared intelligence officers". The UK later told the UN Security ...


 

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