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United Kingdom

Louis Charbonneau

Israel should stop settlements, denying Palestinian development - Quartet report

01 Jul 2016

UNITED NATIONS Israel should stop building settlements, denying Palestinian development and designating land for exclusive Israeli use that Palestinians seek for a future state, the Middle East peace "Quartet" recommended on Friday in a an eagerly awaited report.

Saudi Arabia 'alarmed and outraged' by rights groups' criticism

30 Jun 2016

UNITED NATIONS Saudi Arabia on Thursday said it was "alarmed and outraged" by a call from Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch for the kingdom to be suspended from the U.N. Human Rights Council until a Saudi-led military coalition stops killing civilians in Yemen.

Urging tougher stance, U.N. adds 2,500 peacekeepers to Mali

29 Jun 2016

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council agreed on Wednesday to add just over 2,500 peacekeepers to the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali, which has been hit by a series of deadly attacks and has become the deadliest place to serve for U.N. peacekeepers.

U.N. envoy says unclear when Syria peace talks to reconvene

29 Jun 2016

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations envoy to Syria told the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday that it remains unclear when the next round of U.N.-brokered peace talks will take place, adding that there was no point in talking without some assurance of progress.

U.N. envoy says unclear when Syria peace talks to reconvene

29 Jun 2016

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations envoy to Syria told the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday that it remains unclear when the next round of U.N.-brokered peace talks will take place, adding that there was no point in talking without some assurance of progress.

U.N. envoy says unclear when Syria peace talks to reconvene

29 Jun 2016

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations envoy to Syria told the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday that it remains unclear when the next round of U.N.-brokered peace talks will take place, adding that there was no point in talking without some assurance of progress.

Britain vows to remain diplomatic power, keep U.N. veto

24 Jun 2016

UNITED NATIONS Britain's United Nations ambassador asserted on Friday that the country's strength as a world power would not be weakened by its exit from the European Union and vowed that London would never give up its U.N. Security Council veto.

Britain vows to remain diplomatic power, keep U.N. veto

24 Jun 2016

UNITED NATIONS Britain's United Nations ambassador asserted on Friday that the country's strength as a world power would not be weakened by its exit from the European Union and vowed that London would never give up its U.N. Security Council veto.

Britain vows to remain diplomatic power, keep U.N. veto

24 Jun 2016

UNITED NATIONS Britain's United Nations ambassador asserted on Friday that the country's strength as a world power would not be weakened by its exit from the European Union and vowed that London would never give up its U.N. Security Council veto.

Money laundering body keeps Iran blacklisted, freezes some steps

24 Jun 2016

UNITED NATIONS An international group that monitors money laundering worldwide decided on Friday to keep Iran on its blacklist of high-risk countries but welcomed Iranian promises to improve and called for a one-year suspension of some restrictions on Tehran.

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