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The veteran prosecutor decried Russian obstruction at the UN and a lack of political will in her decision to quit the war crimes probe into Syria. But others cite progress and note justice often does not come until the conflict is over.
Though the arms business is booming in France, it is doing so by selling to human-rights violators – drawing the ire of the UN. A separate leak of submarine data also has potential clients questioning France's reliability.
In Iraq's Anbar province, the lack of aid is symptomatic of an international system that not only is chronically underfunded but is ill-equipped to respond quickly or effectively in conflict zones.
With more Syrians choosing to, or forced to, stay in Turkey, an already overburdened state bureaucracy is trying to accommodate a burgeoning urban refugee population.
The resolution calls for the establishment of a database of businesses "involved in activities" in the occupied West Bank.
The US said the tests merit a response from the Security Council, but Russia's contention that the launches did not violate a UN resolution all but rule out any council action.
A recent report details 69 allegations of sexual abuse in 2015. Since the beginning of the year, the UN says there have been 25 additional cases.
Nearly 250,000 people have fled Burundi’s political crisis. But neither an international border nor camp boundaries can protect them from pro-regime enforcers.
A draft UN Security Council resolution would subject cargo ships leaving and entering the North to mandatory inspections. The council is expected to vote on it this weekend.
Even as Israel loudly tangles with Sweden, the UN, and the US envoy, Netanyahu is quietly trying to 'muddle through' amid signs of eroding US diplomatic cover.
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