A spokeswoman for the Permanent Mission of New Zealand to the United Nations says the UN Security Council will vote on whether to set up a tribunal to investigate and prosecute those responsible for the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash on Wednesday.
After more than four years of violent conflict, international pressure is growing to revive a political process for Syria. This week, U.N. Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura will report to the Security Council on the results of his recent consultations with a wide range of parties to the Syrian conflict to determine whether […]
Council comprising ambassadors of 28 NATO allies to meet amid Turkish security operations and rising tensions.
Casula Powerhouse Art Centre, Liverpool City Council and The Blake Society are delighted to announce that the future of the prestigious Blake Prize has been secured. Thanks to the support of Liverpool City Council, Casula Powerhouse will take over management of the esteemed Blake Art Prize and Blake Poetry Prize effective immediately. Show More Summary
The UN Security Council will consider a draft proposal on the creation of an international tribunal to investigate the MH17 plane crash next week on Wednesday, a UN source told RIA Novosti.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Wednesday on a bid for an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a passenger airliner last year in Ukraine, but Russia is likely to block the move, diplomats said.
ON JULY 14 th, after 19 days of wrangling between Iran and the P5+1 (the permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany), the exhausted negotiators dragged themselves over the finishing line of an historic deal to curb Iran’s nuclear programme, and thus prevent it from getting a nuclear weapon. Show More Summary
There’s no question that many Americans disagree with the deal the United States along with the rest of the UN Security Council agreed to with Iran. Times Square was packed with protesters. Many of them Jews who fear the threat this poses to Israel. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Washington Post stepped up a campaign for the release of its jailed reporter in Iran, Jason Rezaian, on Wednesday, appealing to the U.N. Human Rights Council to help secure his release after a year of what it called "arbitrary" detention.
Russia proposed a draft resolution in Monday's closed-door U.N. Security Council meeting calling on the U.N. to perform a greater role into the MH17 investigation. The resolution also rejects the involvement of a U.N.-backed tribunal...Show More Summary
The S-300 air defense system is not subject to the United Nations Security Council resolution, said Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Abbas Araqchi on Wednesday.
Hidden in the fine print with the UN Security Council lifted the sanctions on Iran's nuclear weapons program on Monday was a sweetener for Iran. The embargo on selling Iran ballistic missiles and ballistic missile technology was lifted. Show More Summary
TEL AVIV -- The nuclear agreement reached by Iran and the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council (China, France, Russia, the United States and the United Kingdom), plus Germany, is not about Iran's capitulation, as Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu wished. Show More Summary
The US trade embargo on Cuba will not be lifted until Havana relaxes its human rights policies and releases at least some high-profile prisoners, former US National Security Council senior official Raymond Tanter told Sputnik.
Some in Congress, primarily Republicans, have raised protests over the fact that the United Nations Security Council yesterday approved a resolution supporting the Iranian nuclear pact before either the U.S. House of Representatives or Senate were able to vote on the proposed agreement. Show More Summary
The UN Security Council voted unanimously Monday to approve the Iran nuclear deal struck by the Obama administration. Predictably, House Speaker John Boehner thinks this is bad. "This is a bad start for a bad deal," he added. "The American...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is thanking Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) for China's role in securing the nuclear deal with Iran. China is a permanent member of the Security Council and was part of the group of five Security Council members plus the EU that negotiated the deal with Iran.
Of course the United Nations did. Not a surprise.
The U.N. Security Council has approved the Obama administration's nuclear deal with Iran. North Korea says it has no interest in reaching an Iran-style nuclear deal with the U.S. According to a new poll, a majority of Americans say they...Show More Summary
THE HILL: White House on defense after Security Council vote on Iran. The Obama administration was forced to play defense on Monday after lawmakers in both parties criticized its decision to let the United Nations — not Congress — have the first say on the Iran nuclear deal. Republicans pounced on the decision following the […]