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Cops unhappy with 5.30pm kick off for Everton v Liverpool due to heightened security risks [Echo]

A row has broken out between Liverpool council and the Premier League over the next scheduled Merseyside derby. Everton host Liverpool at Goodison Park on Saturday 7 February. The match is to be broadcasted live on Sky Sports, but police want the time changed due to heightened security risks. The match is being graded Category […]

Abbas says to cut ties with Israel if UN move fails

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas warned on Tuesday that his administration would "no longer deal" with Israel if a United Nations Security Council resolution calling for a final peace deal fails. The Palestinian draft resolution sets...Show More Summary

Australia on the UN Security Council: An end-of-term review

At the end of the year, Australia will complete its fifth term as an elected member of the UN Security Council, the world's premier international peace and security body. It has been a difficult 24 months. The Council's focus has been erratic, and its permanent membership increasingly divided. Show More Summary

'Depraved' North Korea rights record denounced at U.N. Security Council

U.S. and other Western ambassadors on the U.N. Security Council disclosed gruesome details of alleged human rights violations by North Korea at an unprecedented debate Monday and called for its leaders to be tried for crimes against humanity.

N Korea boycotts UN meeting on its 'abuses'

Ongoing discussion at UN Security Council on human rights situation may set in motion action against leader Kim Jong Un.

North Korea boycotting UN session on its human rights violations

North Korea refuses to attend as UN Security Council takes up its human rights for 1st time — Yahoo Canada News (@YahooCanadaNews) December 22, 2014

U.S. stands by assertion that North Korea behind Sony attack

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

The United States stands by its assertion that the North Korean government was behind the massive cyberattack on Sony Pictures, a spokesman for the White House National Security Council said on Saturday.

You’re on a roll, Mr. President, now abstain from vetoing the Palestinian bid to the UN Security Council

President Obama should not veto Palestine's U.N. Security Council resolution to set a deadline to end the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land. An abstention would represent a serious challenge to the Israel lobby's political powe...

UN assembly votes to refer North Korea to ICC

UNGA urges Security Council to also consider sanctions against Pyongyang over alleged crimes against humanity.

White House says officials considering response to cyber attack on Sony

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The White House said on Thursday that U.S. officials were treating a cyber attack on Sony Pictures as a serious national security matter and that President Barack Obama’s National Security Council was considering a proportionate response. Obama’s top national security officials have met...

Jordanian-Palestinian resolution to the UN Security Council gives US and Israel wiggle room

Early this morning Jordan submitted to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) a draft resolution on behalf of the Palestinians to end Israel’s occupation of territory occupied in June 1967 through a negotiations process. The resolution would be the first to cite '67 borders as basis for peace, but it puts no deadline on Israel's withdrawal

U.S. seeks to counter Palestinian UN resolution with alternative offer, says French diplomat

The United States is creating momentum for the French to forestall, or all together abandon, presenting a resolution to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on behalf of the Palestinians. France has been informed of an American...Show More Summary

UNSC Extends Cross-Border Aid Delivery to Syria for a Year

The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Wednesday to extend cross-border delivery of humanitarian aid to Syrians in rebel-held areas without Syrian government approval. The resolution, sponsored by Australia, Jordan and Luxembourg,...Show More Summary

Palestinian UN effort seeks to set ‘terms of reference’ for negotiations and promote shift away from US leadership

PLO official Dr. Mohammed Shtayyeh says the current Palestinian push at the UN Security Council comes "a serious junction in the history of Palestine." Allison Deger reports that the proposed UN resolution marks a change in Palestinian strategy for the PLO. Show More Summary

Palestine to push UN for statehood vote

Palestinians to present draft resolution at Security Council aimed at full recognition, despite US veto warning.

North Korea calls for U.N. probe into U.S. 'torture crimes'

North Korea on Tuesday called for a United Nations Security Council investigation into U.S. "torture crimes" committed during the tenure of President George W. Bush. The call came in response to the Security Council including North Korea's abysmal human rights record on the council's agenda. Show More Summary

PA to seek UN Security Council resolution giving Israel two years to end the occupation

The Palestinian Authority has announced it will seek a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Resolution on Wednesday calling for an end of the Israeli occupation within a specific time period. The draft legislation gives Israel twoShow More Summary

UN: Tens of thousands dead in S Sudan war

Security Council says feuding leaders "personal ambitions" fomented crisis, as nation marks one year since start of war.

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