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About United Nations Security Council

United Nations Security Council is a part of the United Nations Organization (UNO).

In June 2010, it has called for a prompt and impartial investigation into the Israeli attack against a flotilla carrying humanitarian aid to Gaza, and the immediate release of all civilians.

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Judicial Watch: State Department Almost Immediately Labeled Benghazi Attack as "Terrorism Event"
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - May 26, 2015) - Judicial Watch today released new State Department documents showing the Benghazi attack was called a "terrorism event" almost immediately after the attack took place

UN Annual Resolution on Western Sahara Renews Call for Negotiated Political Solution to the Conflict
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - April 28, 2015) - Today, the United Nations once again renewed the mandate for MINURSO, its peacekeeping mission in Western Sahara, calling for "a just, lasting and mutually acceptable political solution to the conflict

In Phone Call to King Mohammed VI, UN Secretary General Promises Neutrality on Western Sahara, Lauds Moroccan Cooperation in Counterterrorism and Development
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - January 23, 2015) - (MACP) - In a phone call to King Mohammed VI on Thursday, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon assured the King of the neutrality, objectivity, and impartiality of UN officials in charge of the Western Sahara peacekeeping mission (MINURSO)

Philanthropist Stanley Tomchin Donates to Avi Schaefer Fund
On January 11, 2015, the Avi Schaefer Fund will host its 2nd Annual North American Symposium at the Brookdale Center in New York City. The main event is a conversation between Harvard Law School Professor Randall Kennedy and Mechon Hadar's Rabbi Shai Held on this year's topic "Judaism, Human Equality and the Quest for Justice

What Next for Peace Operations? "PEACE OPERATIONS 2025"
Will there still be any peace operations at all in 10 or 15 years' time? And who will fund them? Who will send troops? Will the world be even more conflict-ridden than it already is? And what role will UNO and the UN Security Council be playing then?

Russian President Vladimir Putin praises Obama, chastises Romney
Criticizes Western and Arab countries for sponsoring terrorism by sponsoring Free Syrian Army

Iran's supreme leader Khamenei says Iran is not interested in Nuclear Weapons
Iran accuses United States to be hegemonic meddler

UK commits £5 million to Free Syrian Army
Support will include more radio and satellite equipment to the rebels

Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet Cameron to discuss about Syrian conflicts
Putin will also watch Judo bouts at London Olympics

UN Security Council approves 30 days extension to its Syria monitoring mission
Western countries says this extension will be final

Army makes gains in Damascus as clashes in Syria escalates
Over 310 dead in Syrian fighting on Thursday alone; Thousands are reported leaving the country

Russia and China vetoes on Syrian resolution
Veto puts 300-member United Nations mission in Syria in doubt

Assad's wife flees to Russia as fresh fighting is reported in Damascus
Assad reported to have moved to to coastal city of Latakia as 'decisive battle' begins; David Cameron asks Assad to step down; Crucial UN Security Council votes today

Jordan King warns Syrian chemical weapons could be seized by al-Qaeda
Says it will take years for Syria to come to normalcy if situation deteriorates

United Nations to vote on Syria Resolution on Thursday
Cites last-minute delay failed to get key Western nations and Russia to agree on measures

Syria Defence Minister General Rajha and Deputy Defence official Shawkat dead in suicide bomb attack
Blast takes place inside national security building in Damascus

Fair trial for Gaddafi's son unlikely in Libya, says ICC lawyer
The lawyer was detained on charges of smuggling documents to her client which her captors said threatened national security

Iran not to hesitate to hold up nuclear rights: FM
Iranian Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi said Monday that the Islamic republic will not hesitate to defend its nuclear rights, the semi-official ISNA news agency reported.

Iran not to give up its "inalienable" rights to nuclear technology: lawmaker
An Iranian lawmaker said the Islamic republic will never give up its "inalienable" rights to nuclear technology, the Press TV reported Sunday.

NATO has no intention to intervene militarily in Syria: Rasmussen
NATO has no intention to intervene militarily in Syria and it wants to see a "peaceful and political" settlement in the turmoil-battered mideast nation, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen told Xinhua in an exclusive interview recently.

Pakistan warns of repercussions in event of provocations from Afghan areas
Pakistan has told the United Nations Security Council that it has acted with restraint to a recent cross-border attack by the Taliban that killed 17 Pakistani soldiers, but warned against recurrence of such provocations from the Afghan side.

US accuses UNSC of 'colossal failure' in protecting civilians in war-hit Syria
The United States has said that the UN Security Council has been a 'colossal failure' in protecting civilians in war-hit Syria.

Iran to strongly confront possible attacks: IRGC
The commander of the Aerospace Division of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said Sunday that the Islamic republic will strongly confront any possible assault against the country.

Iranian commander warns Israel against any attack on Iran
A deputy chief of staff of Iranian Armed Forces warned Israel against any military aggression on the Islamic republic, the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Saturday.

India, Japan condemn terrorism in all its forms and manifestations
India and Japan has condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, committed by whomever, wherever and for whatever purpose.

Krishna says India has been successful in fostering stronger ties with neighbours
External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Thursday said India has been successful in fostering stronger ties with the various countries across the globe, the neighbours in particular.

Manmohan Singh visit to Russia to strengthen ties based on long-term interests
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today said that India's bilateral cooperation with Russia is based on long-term interests, and the strategic partnership between New Delhi and Moscow is an enduring bond of friendship, which has strong historical roots.

RECOLLECTIONS OF A COMMUNICATOR: Fortieth anniversary of 1971 Indo-Pak war (Article)
The sub-continent will be observing the fortieth anniversary of the birth of Bangladesh on Friday. In Bangladesh, it will be celebrated as the fulfillment of the wishes of the people, who led a brave battle under Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

PM's statement prior to his Departure for Russia for the India-Russia Annual Summit 2011
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's statement prior to his departure for Russia to attend the India-Russia Annual Summit 2011

I saved Pakistan from US, UN sanctions after Abbottabad raid: Haqqani
Former Pakistan ambassador Husain Haqqani has said he prevented the United Nations and the United States from imposing sanctions on his country after the May 2 Abbottabad raid that had killed Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden.

Pak says deadly November 26 NATO airstrike 'gross violation of UN charter'
Pakistan's Acting Permanent Representative at the UN Security Council, Raza Bashir Tarar has opposed the deadly November 26 NATO airstrike and described the incident as a gross violation of the UN Charter.

India, Russia committed to nuke safety, agree for Russian credit for Kudankulam units 3 and 4: PM
Describing Russia as a tried and tested partner in the development of India's nuclear energy programme, visiting Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, said on Friday that both countries are committed to ensuring the highest levels of nuclear safety.

Manmohan Singh arrives in Moscow for 12th Indo-Russian Annual Summit
Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh arrived here on Thursday to participate in the 12th Indo-Russian Annual Summit 2011.

China's first aircraft carrier photographed by US satellite company
A commercial US satellite company has managed to take a photograph of China's first aircraft carrier during its sea trials in the Yellow Sea.

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