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Russia to Ensure Iran Sanctions Snapback Mechanism Not Automatic

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov says Russia will make sure that the mechanism of anti-Iran sanctions snapback will not be automatic and will be subject to a vote in the UN Security Council.

Middle East and small island states top priorities as New Zealand takes on UNSC presidency

Six months into its membership of the UN Security Council, New Zealand will get to wield the gavel at the famed horseshoe table in New York over the course of this month. Occupying the president's chair will be the Kiwi's new Permanent...Show More Summary

Tehran Press on Talks: From ‘Iran Will Be U.S. Strategic Ally’ to ‘U.S. Sanctions Are Here to Stay’

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The Iranian press has reacted in a whole range of ways to the current round of negotiations at Vienna between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany (P5 + 1) over its civilian nuclear enrichment program.

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On this day 65 years ago, Harry Truman ordered U.S. troops into Korea, three days after a UN Security Council resolution authorizing military assistance to South Korea. Here's J.B. Lenoir...

UNSC May Convene to Discuss Iran Nuclear Program Resolution Before August

A diplomatic source told Sputnik that the UN Security Council may convene to discuss adoption of the resolution on Iran's nuclear program before the coming session of the General Assembly.

Journalists and War, by Thierry Meyssan

Considering that journalists work in the service of peace, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution designed for their protection in combat zones. However, only two weeks later, the US Department of Defence publishedShow More Summary

UNSC Should Condemn West for Yugoslavia's Breakup – Serbian Politician

A UN Security Council resolution would only contribute to healing the wounds in the Balkans still plagued by the memories of the bloody wars in the 1990s if it condemns Western powers for their part in Yugoslavia's breakdown along with the on war crimes, Serbian politician Vladimir Krsljanin said.

On Syria, words don't go far enough

The fighting is so horrific, the UN Security Council agrees it has to stop. Yet the attacks have only become worse.

Holland Pushes for International Tribunal to Prosecute MH17 Crash Suspects

The Netherlands is considering calling for an international tribunal, backed by the UN Security Council, to prosecute those responsible for downing Malaysia Airlines’ flight MH17 in Ukraine's eastern region of Donetsk in July 2014, which could become the best option for the cooperation of all countries involved.

UN Rules Out Afghanistan’s Return to Instability After Fresh Taliban Attack

The UN Security Council has condemned Taliban’s Monday attack on the Afghan parliament in Kabul, saying no amount of violence could reverse the country’s path toward peace and stability, according to a UN statement.

Forcing UN Security Council Reforms to Damage Effectiveness

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister said that attempts to force reforms in the UN Security Council will only damage the organization’s effectiveness.

Russia Hopes Ukraine Takes UNSC Non-Permanent Membership Responsibly

Russia's UN envoy Vitaly Churkin said that Moscow hopes Kiev will use its election to UN Security Council non-permanent member for 2016-2017 in a responsible manner.

Veteran Diplomats Urge Sweeping UN Reform to Better Address Global Crises

A UN commission of 14 former foreign ministers presented a global governance report on Tuesday that puts forward guidelines to overhaul the United Nations, including expanding the UN Security Council and clipping the veto powers of its members.

UN warns of worsening situation in Darfur

Security Council discusses conflict that has seen tens of thousands displaced this year in Sudanese region.

Corridors of Power: Take a Tour of the World's Most Powerful Rooms

FIFA Executive Committee, Zurich 2013. All images via Luca Zanier From FIFA's evil villain-esque Executive Committee room to the UN Security Council, Luca Zanier's photography takes you to the heart of powerful global institutions. Zanier wanted to reveal to the...

UN Concerned Over Blocked Humanitarian Access to Eastern Ukraine

On Friday, the UN Security Council is holding an emergency meeting on the situation in eastern Ukraine prompted by the recent mounting clashes along the contact line in the east of the country and violations of the Minsk peace accor...

UN Security Council to Discuss Yemen Conflict on Wednesday

Russia requested a meeting of the UN Security Council on Wednesday to discuss the situation in Yemen.

Lavrov Says Germany ‘Worthy’ of Permanent UN Membership

Germany is worthy of a permanent seat at the five-nation UN Security Council, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said late Friday.

US and Israeli pressure on Nigeria to sell out Palestine at U.N. amounted to ‘national security threat’

Nigerian Foreign Minister Aminu Wali apologized to Palestine for Nigeria's crucial abstention on a UN Security Council vote to end the occupation, saying that the pressure on Nigeria amounted to a "national security threat." The pressure came from the US and Israel

S.African Minister Urges UN to Uphold Territorial Integrity Principle

The UN Security Council needs to be reformed in order to become “more representative and more credible,” South African Minister of State Security David Mahlobo said Tuesday.

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