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U.N. Memo Questions Britain’s Security Council Veto Power

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, July 21 – United Nations officials have questioned if Britain is worthy of being a veto-power on the Security Council after the country withdrew police officers from a peacekeeping mission in South Sudan during recent violence without consulting the world body, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on

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U.N. Security Council to Hold Emergency Meeting on North Korea Launch

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 7 – The United Nations Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Sunday to discuss the North Korean rocket launch as requested by United States, Japan and South Korea, the U.N. press office said. The closed-door consultations of the 15-nation council on North Korea will take place at 11 a.m. ET,

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Turkey Calls For Security Council Meeting To Discuss Attacks on Turkmen

ISTANBUL, Nov. 23 – Turkey has called for a U.N. Security Council meeting to discuss attacks on Turkmens in neighbouring Syria, sources in the prime minister’s office said, days after Ankara summoned the Russian ambassador in protest over “intensive” bombing of villages. Ankara has traditionally expressed solidarity with the Syrian Turkmens, who are Syrians of

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