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2011-07-21 09:58:20

The United Nations persistently continues to struggle to forge an international accord on climate change issues as the problem continues to pose major threats to the future of peace and security, a senior UN official warned on Wednesday.

2008-07-14 06:00:29

Text of report in English by Vietnamese news agency VNA website [Unattributed article from the "Politics" page: "Vietnam vetoes draft resolution on Zimbabwe"] New York (VNA) -Vietnam that holds the presidency of the 15- member UN Security Council in July voted against a draft resolution proposing sanctions on Zimbabwe.

2008-07-12 09:00:17

By Emily Pykett A DRAFT resolution to impose sanctions on Robert Mugabe, the Zimbabwean president, and his key allies was last night vetoed at the UN Security Council. David Miliband, the Foreign Secretary, branded the move "incomprehensible" and said he was "very disappointed".

2008-07-11 21:00:02

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua "Roundup": "Russia, China Veto US-Drafted Resolution on Zimbabwe"] United Nations, 11 July: Russia and China vetoed a U.

2006-07-31 09:38:33

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Monday demanded Iran suspend its nuclear activities by the end of August or face the threat of sanctions.

2006-07-30 23:27:09

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council was poised on Monday to adopt a resolution demanding Iran suspend its nuclear activities by the end of August or face the threat of sanctions.

2006-07-28 17:16:08

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - France introduced a draft resolution to the full U.N. Security Council on Friday that demands Iran suspend nuclear activities by August 31 or face possible sanctions.

2006-07-27 17:50:45

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Key U.N. Security Council members agreed informally on Thursday on a resolution demanding Iran suspend nuclear enrichment and reprocessing work and threatening to consider sanctions if it refuses, diplomats said.

2006-07-14 17:28:21

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Security Council members moved closer to a compromise on a Japanese-drafted resolution condemning North Korea's missile tests, with a vote likely on Saturday, diplomats said.


Word of the Day
inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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