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Syria's Chemical Weapons Arsenal Over 98% Dismantled - UN Security Council

The UN Security Council said that the process of dismantling and destroying the Syrian chemical weapons arsenal is over 98 percent complete.

Yemen's Houthis confirm commitment to peace plan

Rebels say they accept UN Security Council resolution calling for ceasefire and withdrawal of fighters.

Assad Overthrow Would Be Flagrant Violation of International Law

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the overthrow of the ruling regime in Damascus would be a flagrant violation of the UN Security Council resolution endorsing the Geneva communique of June 30, 2012.

Weekend catch-up: Russian airstrikes, Xi in the US, Australian Security Council seat, DFAT's digital diplomacy and more

After a big week of international summitry in New York and Washington, where among other things Australia announced a new bid for the UN Security Council and the US and China publicly tried to put their cyber differences behind them, Russia began air strikes in support of the Assad regime in Syria. Show More Summary

Attacks on Religious Groups in Ireland Rise, Country Wants UNSC Reform

Ireland's Foreign Minister Charles Flanagan on Thursday expressed concern about the rise in attacks on religious groups in the country and called for reform of the UN Security Council, in his address to the UN General Assembly.

UN Security Council bid: How Australia should sell itself

It's leaders' week at the UN. The 70th Session of the General Assembly is open for business under the Presidency of Mogens Lykketoft of Denmark. General-Secretary Ban Ki-Moon is presiding over his penultimate session; next year he will...Show More Summary

Lavrov Speaks at UN Security Council (VIDEO)

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is taking part in the UN Security Council in New York.

Syria's war and veto-wielding UN powerplays

With the UN Security Council so often deadlocked, reformers are pushing to rein in the all-powerful veto.

Russia Rallies for Resolution in Security Council as US Stalls Over Syria

On Wednesday, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will chair a UN Security Council meeting on terrorism, at which he will present Russia's proposal for an international plan of action to tackle the threat of terrorism in the Middle East and North Africa.

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Wednesday. 1. Russia is hosting a UN Security Council meeting on fighting terrorism, a theme dominating much of this week's global gathering in New York. 2. Germany has beefed up its restrictions against refugees after its previous open-door policy caused clashes with other EU members. Show More Summary

Australia makes another tilt at the UN Security Council

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has just announced that Australia will bid for a seat on the UN Security Council in 2029-30. That's 15 years from the end of our last Security Council seat (2013-14). But it compares against the 27 years between our fourth and fifth outings at the Security Council. Show More Summary

Australia seeks Security Council seat

Fresh bid for a UN Security Council seat comes as world leaders weigh plan to counter IS.

Kiev Supports French Proposal to Limit Veto Right for UNSC Pemanent Members

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that Ukraine stands for the graduate limitation of the veto right of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council with its further cancellation.

Vladimir Putin Wants A New UN Resolution To Fight ISIS His Way

NEW YORK -- Russia plans to soon introduce a United Nations Security Council resolution that would aim to reshape the global fight against the Islamic State terrorist group, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced here on Monday. The...Show More Summary

Permanent Security Council Member Russia Key Player in UN - NATO Chief

Jens Stoltenberg said that Russia plays a pivotal role in the United Nations as a permanent member of the UN Security Council.

UNSC to Vote on Migrant Crisis Resolution After High-Level Week - Churkin

Russian envoy to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin said that the UN Security Council will vote on a resolution on the current migrant crisis after the so-called high-level week at the General Assembly.

License to Kill: US Using Security Council as Tool of Regime Change Policy

The UN Security Council veto is a restraining mechanism for members too fond of wars, US academic Luciana Bohne remarks, adding that the United States apparently feels entitled to a license to kill.

Germany, Brazil, India, Japan Leaders to Push for UNSC Reform at UNGA

The G4 group will insist on reforming the UN Security Council at the 70th General Assembly session, the leaders of G4 nations, namely Brazil, Germany, India, and Japan, said in a joint statement Saturday.

Russia's UN Security Council Veto Power a Thorn in Washington's Flesh

Washington's infuriated neocons are up in arms about Russia's veto power in the UN Security Council, US author Stephen Lendman notes, adding that without Russia the international organization would simply parrot decisions made in Washington.

Chuck Hagel: US Should Consider Engaging Russia in Anti-ISIL Fight

Chuck Hagel told Sputnik that Washington and the UN Security Council should consider Russia's proposal to create a broader, UN-sanctioned coalition against Islamic State terrorists.

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