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2005-11-01 07:47:44

By Carol Giacomo, Diplomatic Correspondent UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - By tightening the diplomatic noose around Syria's leadership, the United States is aiming to ensure a weakened, compliant government in Damascus without the use of military force.

2005-11-01 05:28:18

By Carol Giacomo, Diplomatic Correspondent UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - By tightening the diplomatic noose around Syria's leadership, the United States is aiming to ensure a weakened, compliant government in Damascus without the use of military force.

2005-10-31 19:44:18

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The Security Council voted unanimously on Monday for a resolution ordering Syria to cooperate fully with a U.N. investigation of the assassination of a former Lebanese prime minister or face possible "further action." The chief U.N.

2005-10-31 12:27:44

By Evelyn Leopold and Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously on Monday for a resolution demanding Syria cooperate with a U.N.

2005-10-31 11:24:57

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously on Monday in favor of a tough resolution demanding Syria cooperate with a U.N. probe into the death of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri or face possible punitive measures.

2005-10-31 09:35:30

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council plans to tighten pressure on Syria on Monday by threatening Damascus with possible sanctions unless it cooperates with a probe into the killing of a former Lebanese prime minister.

2005-10-31 07:51:29

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Foreign ministers are expected to increase pressure on Syria on Monday with a vote on a Security Council resolution demanding Damascus cooperate with a probe into the killing of a former Lebanese prime minister or face possible sanctions.

2005-10-30 14:57:57

DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Walid al-Mualem toured the Gulf on Sunday to enlist Arab support ahead of a UN meeting to discuss possible sanctions against Damascus over the killing of Lebanon's former prime minister.

2005-10-30 15:00:13

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - UN Security Council members prepared to vote on Monday on a resolution threatening economic sanctions against Syria if it does not cooperate fully with a UN probe into the murder of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri.

2005-10-30 05:50:50

DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Walid al-Mualem was touring the Gulf on Sunday to drum up Arab support on the eve of a United Nations meeting to discuss possible sanctions against Damascus.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.