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Myanmar troops' sexual violence against Rohingya shows 'genocidal intent' - U.N. report

1:47pm BST

UNITED NATIONS Sexual violence committed by Myanmar troops against Rohingya women and girls in 2017 indicated the military's genocidal intent to destroy the mainly Muslim ethnic minority, United Nations investigators said in a report released on Thursday.

Russia, China seek U.N. Security Council meeting on U.S. missile developments

22 Aug 2019

UNITED NATIONS Russia and China have asked the United Nations Security Council to meet on Thursday over "statements by U.S. officials on their plans to develop and deploy medium-range missiles," according to the request seen by Reuters. | Video

U.S. will act if Iranian tanker tries to deliver oil to Syria: Pompeo

21 Aug 2019

UNITED NATIONS/ATHENS The United States will take every action it can to prevent an Iranian tanker sailing in the Mediterranean from delivering oil to Syria in contravention of U.S. sanctions, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned on Tuesday.

Pompeo warns of 'new turmoil' if U.N. arms embargo on Iran lifted in 2020

20 Aug 2019

UNITED NATIONS U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pushed the international community on Tuesday to work out how to stop Iran from being "unshackled to create new turmoil" when a United Nations arms embargo on the country and a travel ban on the head of Iran's elite Quds Force expire in October 2020.

China says U.N. council members think India, Pakistan should refrain from unilateral action in Kashmir

16 Aug 2019

UNITED NATIONS U.N. Security Council members believe India and Pakistan should refrain from taking unilateral action over the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir, China's U.N. envoy said on Friday after the council met on the issue for the first time in decades.

China says U.N. council members think India, Pakistan should refrain from unilateral action in Kashmir

16 Aug 2019

UNITED NATIONS U.N. Security Council members believe India and Pakistan should refrain from taking unilateral action over the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir, China's U.N. envoy said on Friday after the council met on the issue for the first time in decades.

China says U.N. council members think India, Pakistan should refrain from unilateral action in Kashmir

16 Aug 2019

UNITED NATIONS U.N. Security Council members believe India and Pakistan should refrain from taking unilateral action over the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir, China's U.N. envoy said on Friday after the council met on the issue for the first time in decades.

U.N. Security Council to meet on Friday on India's moves in Kashmir

15 Aug 2019

UNITED NATIONS The U.N. Security Council is due to meet behind closed-doors on Friday at the request of China and Pakistan to discuss India's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, diplomats said.

U.N. Security Council to meet on Friday on India's moves in Kashmir

15 Aug 2019

UNITED NATIONS The U.N. Security Council is due to meet behind closed-doors on Friday at the request of China and Pakistan to discuss India's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, diplomats said.

China asks for U.N. Security Council to discuss Kashmir this week: diplomats

14 Aug 2019

UNITED NATIONS China on Wednesday backed Pakistan's request for the United Nations Security Council to discuss India's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, asking for the body to meet behind closed doors on Thursday or Friday, diplomats said.

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