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U.S. hopes for U.N. vote on new Syria toxic gas inquiry next week

The United States wants the United Nations Security Council to create a new inquiry into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria, and U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said on Thursday she hopes to put it to a vote as early as next week. A previous international investigation, known as the Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM), ended in November after Russia blocked for the third time in ...


U.S. threatens action against Iran after Russia U.N. veto

The United States threatened unilateral action against Iran on Monday after Russia vetoed a western bid for the United Nations Security Council to call out Tehran for failing to prevent its weapons from falling into the hands of Yemens Houthi group. If Russia is going to continue to cover for Iran then the U.S. and our partners need to take action on our own. If were not going to get action on ...


Trump accuses Russia of helping North Korea evade sanctions; says U.S. needs more missile defense

U.S. President Donald Trump complained on Wednesday that Russia was helping North Korea to evade international sanctions, signaling frustration with a country he had hoped to forge friendly relations with after his 2016 election win. China and Russia both signed onto the latest rounds of United Nations Security Council sanctions against North Korea imposed last year. There was no immediate comm...


Russian tankers fueled North Korea via transfers at sea
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Russian tankers fueled North Korea via transfers at sea

Russian tankers have supplied fuel to North Korea on at least three occasions in recent months by transferring cargoes at sea, according to two senior Western European security sources, providing an economic lifeline to the secretive Communist state. The sales of oil or oil products from Russia, the worlds second biggest oil exporter and a veto-wielding member of the United Nations Security Cou...


U.N. council mulls call for U.S. Jerusalem decision to be withdrawn
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U.N. council mulls call for U.S. Jerusalem decision to be withdrawn

The United Nations Security Council is considering a draft resolution that would insist any decisions on the status of Jerusalem have no legal effect and must be rescinded after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized the city as Israels capital. The one-page Egyptian-drafted text, which was circulated to the 15-member council on Saturday and seen by Reuters, does not specifically mention the U...


US, S. Korea say latest N. Korea missile launch fails

South Korea and the U.S. said Sunday that the latest missile launch by North Korea ended in a failure after the projectile exploded soon after liftoff. The South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the military believes the North unsuccessfully attempted to fire a mid-range Musudan missile. It said the failed launch was made near an airport in the Norths North Pyongan provinc...


Australian jets involved in US-led air strike which killed dozens of Syrian soldiers, Defence confirms
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Australian jets involved in US-led air strike which killed dozens of Syrian soldiers, Defence confirms

Australian aircraft were involved in a US-led coalition operation which killed dozens of Syrian soldiers who were apparently mistaken for Islamic State fighters, the Defence Department has confirmed. Key points: Dozens of Syrian soldiers dead in US-led strike Defence Department says Australian jets were involved but would never intentionally target Syrian military UN Security Council ...


South Korea says working with U.S., Japan on 'strong' North Korea sanctions

South Korean President Park Geun-hye spoke with U.S. President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday, agreeing to work for strong and effective U.N. sanctions against North Korea following its weekend rocket launch. North Korea says it put a satellite into orbit on Sunday, but the United States and its allies see the launch as cover for Pyongyangs development of ballist...


North Korea activity points to possible space launch: US officials

The United States has seen increased activity around a North Korean missile site, suggesting preparations for a possible space launch in the near future, US officials told Reuters on Thursday. The finding was revealed as Washington shows growing concern that Pyongyang could use space technology to enhance its missile capability and while United Nations Security Council members discuss fresh sa...


Damascus says it’s ready for talks
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Damascus says it’s ready for talks

Syrias government told a UN envoy today it was ready to take part in Geneva peace talks scheduled for January 25 but said it wanted to know which opposition figures would participate. Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem, who met UN envoy Staffan de Mistura in Damascus, also demanded a list of groups that would be classified as terrorist, Syrian state media reported. The Geneva talks are part o...


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