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Ukraine Says Russian Forces Are in Major Rebel Cities

KIEV, Ukraine — A Ukrainian official said Tuesday that Russian forces have been spotted in both of the major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine. The claim by Col. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine's national security council,...Show More Summary

CAIR Declares Military Vets Allen West, Jerry Boykin 'Islamophobes'

The upcoming Hausman Memorial Speakers Series’ Israel Security Summit, “The Fight for Western Civilization,” to be held Sept. 9 in Stoughton, MA, has caught the attention of Council on American–Islamic Relations (CAIR), who in a Facebook post recently categorized with the moniker “Islamophobia Watch.” The event, which is set to feature Ret. Show More Summary

New Zealand: Time for a Small Country on the UN Security Council

I believe that few people could name more than five members of the UN Security Council. The U.S., Russia and China certainly. Think hard and you would probably add in the United Kingdom and -- maybe -- France, as the countries who hold...Show More Summary

Huge rival protests in Yemen capital amid UN warning

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Tens of thousands of supporters of Yemen's Shiite rebels rallied Friday in Sanaa to press for the government to step down, as a large number of its backers held a counter-demonstration. The UN Security Council called on the rebels to end their armed uprising and warned of sanctions. Show More Summary

Medical charity MSF wants U.N. to take lead on Ebola epidemic

By Marine Pennetier PARIS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council must lead efforts to stop the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, a senior official from Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Friday, warning the current response risked aggravating the crisis. Show More Summary

US Says Russia 'Manipulating, Lying' About Ukraine Invasion; Russia Tells America to Stay Out of Its Affairs

The United States' ambassador to the United Nations accused Russia of "manipulating" and "lying" about its role in Ukraine, as U.N. Security Council members met for the 24th time on Thursday to discuss the apparent Russian invasion into Ukraine. The Russian ambassador retaliated by telling America to stay out of other country's affairs.

World War 3: Russian Invasion Of Ukraine Could Lead To Wider Military Response

Fears of World War 3 are being stoked in Europe after world leaders called a succession of emergency meetings to address Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. On Thursday the UN Security Council met in an emergency session while the U.S. national security council met at the White House, and NATO and EU leaders planned to discuss

Obama's National Security Council Meeting Has Concluded: Here Are The People Bringing You ISIS "Strategy"

Shortly after Obama admitted to the world he has no strategy how to deal with ISIS, about two weeks after the "humanitarian" bombing of Iraq started, he rushed into a meeting of his National Security Council. Two and a half hours later,...Show More Summary

UN: Islamic State group threatens Syria aid access

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Islamic State group is taking violence against civilians in Syria "to a new level," threatening the cross-border humanitarian aid operations recently approved by the Security Council, a top U.N. aid official said Thursday.

US rebukes Russia: 'Stop lying about Ukraine'

Washington's envoy to the United Nations told the Security Council Thursday that Russia "must stop lying," accusing Moscow of sending soldiers, tanks and weaponry to support separatists in eastern Ukraine. The blunt accusation came during...Show More Summary

Ukraine Asserts Russian Invasion and Reinstitutes Draft

Asserting that Russian soldiers and armaments had crossed into Ukraine to support the separatists, President Petro O. Poroshenko of Ukraine canceled a trip to Turkey on Thursday, and his national security council ordered mandatory conscription for the armed forces. Show More Summary

Kiev to reinstate military draft

Ukraine announced on Thursday that it will return to mandatory conscription in the coming months as its troops battle pro-Russian insurgents in the east. "The National Security and Defence Council has decided to restart conscriptionShow More Summary

UN Security Council meets on Ukraine crisis

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council met Thursday in an emergency session on the growing crisis in Ukraine with some members expressing outrage.

Russia must 'stop lying,' fueling Ukraine conflict: US envoy

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

United Nations (United States) (AFP) - The US ambassador to the United Nations told the Security Council on Thursday that Russia "must stop lying," accusing Moscow of fomenting growing instability in eastern Ukraine.

Decades-Old Security Council Resolutions Are Holding Israeli-Palestinian Peace Back. It's Time for Something New.

Shlomo Brom, Shimon Stein Diplomacy, United Nations, Palestinian territories, Israel The international community, led by the United States, should lay out fresh, realistic terms of reference for a deal. When Secretary Kerry’s anticipated...Show More Summary

As International Conflicts Rise, Obama Meets with National Security Council

As violence continues to escalate around the world, President Obama will meet with members of the National Security Council Thursday, the White House reports. The meeting, which will be closed to the press, was added to the President’s schedule Thursday morning. Show More Summary

UN Calls Crisis Meeting as Russia Tanks Roll in Ukraine

The UN Security Council is set to hold an emergency meeting this afternoon at the request of Lithuania to address what Ukraine is calling a Russian invasion across the border, reports the AP. At least 1,000 Russian troops were said to have entered Ukraine with "sophisticated equipment," and have...

UN Security Council meets on Ukraine crisis

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is preparing to meet in emergency session on the growing crisis in Ukraine.

Futures point to lower open as Ukraine fears weigh

Ukraine's security and defense council said the border town of Novoazovsk and other parts of Ukraine's south-east had fallen under the control of Russian forces who, together with rebels, were staging a counter-offensive. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called an urgent meeting of the security and defense council to decide the next steps to take in the crisis.

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