Topic: United Nations Security Council
North Korea has threatened more punishment for an American prisoner who illegally entered the country.
06/24/2010 01:00 pm
Iran says two United Nations weapons inspectors spread false information about Tehran's nuclear program, and both are now unwelcome. Analysts see it as a reaction to the newest round of UN sanctions on Iran.
06/21/2010 09:32 am
The US and EU announce Iran sanctions that go beyond those approved by the UN Security Council last week. Moscow decries their 'political disregard for their partnership with Russia.'
06/17/2010 07:27 pm
Iran is facing sanctions well beyond what the United Nations Security Council approved June 9. EU heads are today expected to follow the US in approving new sanctions to target Iran's energy and financial sectors.
06/17/2010 09:24 am
Both the insurgent group Al Shabab and the US-backed Somali government rely on children to fill their ranks, human rights officials say.
06/16/2010 07:19 pm
Anger with Israel over the Gaza flotilla raid, which ended in the deaths of nine Turkish activists, has illustrated the difficulty of Turkey's effort to bridge East and West.
06/16/2010 04:45 pm
North Korea vowed a military response if the UN Security Council reprimands it for the sinking of the South Korean Navy's ship Cheonan. Fiery rhetoric from Pyongyang is common, but comes at a particularly tense time.
06/16/2010 09:50 am
Israel's Gaza flotilla raid prompted a response in Turkey that rattled some Europeans. Turkey has been rebuffed in its efforts to join the European Union for years, and is now forging a more independent international course.
06/15/2010 03:20 pm
North Korea threatens a military response if the UN condemns or questions the country over the sinking of a South Korean naval ship.
06/15/2010 01:53 pm
The Kyrgyzstan violence that has left more than 100 dead and nearly 100,000 ethnic Uzbeks as refugees may yet call for foreign intervention. The government there asked Russia to help. But what level of atrocity is needed for such action?
06/14/2010 02:30 pm