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Security Council fails to adopt Palestinian resolution
Security Council fails to adopt Palestinian resolution
Abbas to apply to ICCPalestinian president Mahmud Abbas is to apply immediately to join the International Criminal Court,...
Ambitious Angola takes to world stage
Ambitious Angola takes to world stage
Is Angola about to become a global player? Luanda's recent diplomatic charm offensive means the country is running unopposed for one of three African...
Al-Qaeda-linked militants release journalist captured in Syria
Al-Qaeda-linked militants release journalist captured in Syria
A United States journalist taken hostage by al-Qaeda-linked militants in Syria thanked those who supported him during his two years in captivity...
UN to vote on resolution to improve Syria aid access
UN to vote on resolution to improve Syria aid access
The United Nations Security Council will vote Monday on a resolution to allow aid access at four border crossings into rebel-held areas of Syria...
Somalia's president offers amnesty to pirates
Somalia's president offers amnesty to pirates
"We have been negotiating with the pirates indirectly through the elders," President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud told AFP. "Piracy has to...
DRC M23 rebels hit with sanctions from UN Security Council
DRC M23 rebels hit with sanctions from UN Security Council
But it did not name two countries accused by the Democratic Republic of Congo of supporting the rebels: Rwanda and Uganda.
UN Security Council set to pass Mali resolution
UN Security Council set to pass Mali resolution
French officials say the UN Security Council is poised to adopt a draft resolution paving the way for military intervention in Mali.
Death knell for Syria regime as China, Russia turn on Assad
Death knell for Syria regime as China, Russia turn on Assad
The UK and French foreign ministers have said a UN communiqué, drawn up in Geneva on Saturday night to address the escalating conflict in...
Sudan ultimatum: Stop fighting or else
Sudan ultimatum: Stop fighting or else
The UN Security Council on Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution giving Sudan and South Sudan 48 hours to halt hostilities or face potential...
Bleak progress report offers no respite for Syria
Bleak progress report offers no respite for Syria
Kofi Annan's statement that the situation in Syria is bleak is a rare example of undiplomatic bluntness from the man in charge of what many have...
UN ponders next step in Sudan conflict
UN ponders next step in Sudan conflict
The UN Security Council demanded on Tuesday that Sudan immediately stop airstrikes on South Sudan and will consider in the coming days what further...
Peacekeepers stay put in Western Sahara amid disappointment
Peacekeepers stay put in Western Sahara amid disappointment
The UN Security Council has reached a deal on a draft resolution to renew the mandate of the peacekeeping force in the disputed territory of...

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