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AllAfrica.com
UN Mission in Congo Downplays Closure of Five Basesthat the peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo was forced to
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
that the peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo was forced to close the bases as a result of the new UN Security Council resolution 2348 which reduced the number of MONUSCO troops to 16,215 from 19,815. Pompey said, however, the... Read more
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Breitbart
EXCLUSIVE: Trump’s Pentagon Plans to Challenge Chinese Claims in South China Seaillegally claims, according to a U.S. official. Under Obama, the Pentagon woul
Breitbart / Posted an hour ago
illegally claims, according to a U.S. official. Under Obama, the Pentagon would send requests for FONOPs to the National Security Council, where they would stall. There was a concern “of doing anything that would cause anybody to get their... Read more
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Daily Mail
Russia's foreign minister: Trump and Putin may have had MORE meetingswere stopped from watching the dinner before the food was served. The dinner t
Daily Mail / Posted an hour ago
were stopped from watching the dinner before the food was served. The dinner took place in a large room and a National Security Council spokesman told CNN that the hour-long talks between Trump and Putin did not take place in a private... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Change in Behaviour for Actors 'Long Overdue,' Security Council Toldof an effective and credible ceasefire," El Ghassim Wane, the UN Assistant Secr
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
of an effective and credible ceasefire," El Ghassim Wane, the UN Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping, told the Security Council today, noting reports of active military operations in parts of the country since the Government's... Read more
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The Economic Times
Pakistan created terror groups to check India and Afghanistan: Former US diplomatsMilam, a former US ambassador to Pakistan, and Philip Reiner, a former senior d
The Economic Times / Posted 2 hours ago
Milam, a former US ambassador to Pakistan, and Philip Reiner, a former senior director for South Asia at the National Security Council during the Obama administration, said Pakistan's notorious spy agency, the ISI, continues to protect and... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Bannon in peril? Trump’s criticism worries his populist basenational security advisers, have been gaining favor with the president. Last w
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
national security advisers, have been gaining favor with the president. Last week, Trump removed Bannon from the National Security Council, while Powell appears to be ascendant. The president’s irritation with Bannon could have roots in the... Read more
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Salon.com
The demolition of U.S. global powerof 1947 that established the Air Force, the CIA, and two new executive agencies
Salon.com / Posted 4 hours ago
of 1947 that established the Air Force, the CIA, and two new executive agencies, the Defense Department and the National Security Council. To rebuild a devastated, war-torn Europe, Washington launched the Marshall Plan and then turned such... Read more
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asianage
Pak terror outfits meant to check India, protect interests in AfghanistanMilam, a former US ambassador to Pakistan, and Philip Reiner, a former senior d
asianage / Posted 4 hours ago
Milam, a former US ambassador to Pakistan, and Philip Reiner, a former senior director for South Asia at the National Security Council during the Obama administration, said Pakistan's notorious spy agency, the ISI, continues to protect and... Read more
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DW
Rockets boost North Korean economy |North Korea has been under United Nation sanctions since 2006 over its ballisti
DW / Posted 4 hours ago
North Korea has been under United Nation sanctions since 2006 over its ballistic missile and nuclear programs and the Security Council has ratcheted up the measures in response to five nuclear tests and long-range missile launches. The... Read more
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FOX News
North Korea economy is growing at historic rate despite sanctionslaunches of ballistic missiles, and that its nuclear and missile activities thr
FOX News / Posted 4 hours ago
launches of ballistic missiles, and that its nuclear and missile activities threaten international peace and security. The Security Council has repeatedly demanded that North Korea abandon all nuclear weapons programs and halt all nuclear and... Read more
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KERA North Texas
U.S. Sanctions Against Russia Never Go Away — They Just Evolveby U.S. sanctions alone, said David Mortlock, a international trade lawyer who
KERA North Texas / Posted 5 hours ago
by U.S. sanctions alone, said David Mortlock, a international trade lawyer who worked on Russia sanctions at the National Security Council during the Obama administration. "The Russia sanctions program is very different than any other sanctions... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
North Korea: Economic growth at 17-year high despite sanctions – S. Korearesearchers. North Korea has been under UN sanctions since 2006 over its balli
Asian Correspondent / Posted 5 hours ago
researchers. North Korea has been under UN sanctions since 2006 over its ballistic missile and nuclear programmes and the Security Council has ratcheted up the measures in response to five nuclear tests and two long-range missile... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fighting Rages in Parts of the Country Despite Cease-fireof active military operations in the Equatorias and Upper Nile," U.N. deputy pe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
of active military operations in the Equatorias and Upper Nile," U.N. deputy peacekeeping chief El Ghassim Wane told the Security Council. "The security environment remains extremely volatile and South Sudan is in need of an effective and... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
U.S. Sanctions Against Russia Never Go Away — They Just Evolveby U.S. sanctions alone, said David Mortlock, a international trade lawyer who
KPBS San Diego / Posted 5 hours ago
by U.S. sanctions alone, said David Mortlock, a international trade lawyer who worked on Russia sanctions at the National Security Council during the Obama administration. "The Russia sanctions program is very different than any other sanctions... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
More than 1.3mil non-M'sians in Sabah: Donchildren, 137 by Humana Child Aid Society Sabah for mainly plantation workers'
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 6 hours ago
children, 137 by Humana Child Aid Society Sabah for mainly plantation workers' children, 12 centres by the National Security Council, eight for Bajau Laut, six by ALCs supported by the Philippines Embassy and another six by a faith-based... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Fails to Locate Continent's Question, Againagainst Sudan, while some reports said "pivotal Africa appointments in US gover
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
against Sudan, while some reports said "pivotal Africa appointments in US government departments, including the National Security Council" still have to be made. It is against this backdrop that we respond to remarks made by United States'... Read more
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WA Today
North Koreans undernourished, in worst drought in 16 yearson Thursday. Photo: AP The drought adds to pressure on the isolated nation, wh
WA Today / Posted 6 hours ago
on Thursday. Photo: AP The drought adds to pressure on the isolated nation, which is facing further sanctions by the UN Security Council as a result of its leader Kim Jong-un's testing of missiles over recent months. North Korea boasted that it... Read more
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The Irish Times
Missile tests boost North Korean economic growthsanctions that the international community has imposed as the North steps up te
The Irish Times / Posted 6 hours ago
sanctions that the international community has imposed as the North steps up tests of missiles and nuclear weapons. The UN Security Council passed a resolution in November that tightened sanctions, including cutting the country’s coal exports,... Read more
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asianage
Taking strong measures against terrorism: Pak after facing flak from USgroup, which has the mandate to monitor the ceasefire violations at the LoC and
asianage / Posted 7 hours ago
group, which has the mandate to monitor the ceasefire violations at the LoC and Working Boundary in accordance with the UN Security Council resolutions. "We have repeatedly urged the Indian side to permit UNMOGIP to play its mandated role as per... Read more
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The Economic Times
UNGA pushes Security Council reform to next sessionUNITED NATIONS: After yet another year of Security Council reform negotiations,
The Economic Times / Posted 7 hours ago
UNITED NATIONS: After yet another year of Security Council reform negotiations, the General Assembly has decided again to roll it over to the next session amid criticism of the obduracy of a minority that stalled progress in the several decades-long... Read more
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The Star
North Korea 2016 economic growth at 17-year high despite sanctions -South KoreaKorea has been under U.N. sanctions since 2006 over its ballistic missile and n
The Star / Posted 8 hours ago
Korea has been under U.N. sanctions since 2006 over its ballistic missile and nuclear programmes and the Security Council has ratcheted up the measures in response to five nuclear tests and two long-range missile launches. The... Read more
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CNBC
North Korea's 2016 economic growth climbs to 17-year high despite sanctions targeting nuclear programService. North Korea has been under U.N. sanctions since 2006 over its ballist
CNBC / Posted 10 hours ago
Service. North Korea has been under U.N. sanctions since 2006 over its ballistic missile and nuclear programmes and the Security Council has ratcheted up the measures in response to five nuclear tests and two long-range missile launches. In... Read more
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Newsmax
N.Korea 2016 Economic Growth at 17-yr High Despite SanctionsService. North Korea has been under U.N. sanctions since 2006 over its ballist
Newsmax / Posted 11 hours ago
Service. North Korea has been under U.N. sanctions since 2006 over its ballistic missile and nuclear programs and the Security Council has ratcheted up the measures in response to five nuclear tests and two long-range missile launches. In... Read more
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Reuters
North Korea 2016 economic growth at 17-year high despite sanctions: South KoreaService. North Korea has been under U.N. sanctions since 2006 over its ballist
Reuters / Posted 11 hours ago
Service. North Korea has been under U.N. sanctions since 2006 over its ballistic missile and nuclear programs and the Security Council has ratcheted up the measures in response to five nuclear tests and two long-range missile launches. In... Read more
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dna
N.Korea 2016 economic growth at 17-yr high despite sanctions-S.KoreaService. North Korea has been under U.N. sanctions since 2006 over its ballist
dna / Posted 11 hours ago
Service. North Korea has been under U.N. sanctions since 2006 over its ballistic missile and nuclear programmes and the Security Council has ratcheted up the measures in response to five nuclear tests and two long-range missile launches. In... Read more
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Eye Witness News
South Sudan rebel Machar declines to renounce violence – mediatorconflict that has spawned armed factions often following ethnic lines. Former
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 hours ago
conflict that has spawned armed factions often following ethnic lines. Former Botswana President Festus Mogae told the UN Security Council that he visited Machar, who fled to the Democratic Republic of Congo a year ago after fierce fighting in... Read more
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The Age
North Koreans undernourished, in worst drought in 16 yearson Thursday. Photo: AP The drought adds pressure to the isolated nation which
The Age / Posted 12 hours ago
on Thursday. Photo: AP The drought adds pressure to the isolated nation which is facing further sanctions by the UN Security Council as a result of its leader Kim Jong-un's testing of missiles over the recent months. North Korea boasted... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
North Koreans undernourished, in worst drought in 16 yearson Thursday. Photo: AP The drought adds pressure to the isolated nation which
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 hours ago
on Thursday. Photo: AP The drought adds pressure to the isolated nation which is facing further sanctions by the UN Security Council as a result of its leader Kim Jong-un's testing of missiles over the recent months. North Korea boasted... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Trump struggled to put out fires this weekRussian President Vladimir Putin had a substantial side chat during dessert at
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 hours ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin had a substantial side chat during dessert at the G20 dinner in Germany. Photo:National Security Council spokesman Michael Anton said the conversation was "casual".(Reuters: Carlo Allegri/Mikhail... Read more
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Aljazeera
Qatar's Emir orders changes to law combating terrorismmade by Egyptian Deputy UN Ambassador Ihab Awad Moustafa against Doha. Earlier
Aljazeera / Posted 14 hours ago
made by Egyptian Deputy UN Ambassador Ihab Awad Moustafa against Doha. Earlier on Thursday, Moustafa told the UN Security Council that Qatar is adopting a "pro-terrorist" policy that violated UN council resolutions, and said it is... Read more
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Zero Hedge
New Scapegoat Emerges In Unmasking Scandal: Meet Obama's Former U.N. Ambassador Samantha Poweractivities. "Unmasking is not a regular occurrence—absolutely not a weekly hab
Zero Hedge / Posted 14 hours ago
activities. "Unmasking is not a regular occurrence—absolutely not a weekly habit. It is rare, even at the National Security Council, and ought to be rarer still for a U.N. ambassador," according to one former senior U.S. official who spoke... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Friday Letters: Go ahead, say whatever you want about Trump — he’s still better than Hillarynever has a conflict of interest. • The president is not required to show his
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 15 hours ago
never has a conflict of interest. • The president is not required to show his tax returns. • Appointments to the National Security Council by the president do not need a security clearance. • Collusion is not a crime nor a legal offense. • The... Read more
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New Kerala
Pak summons Indian diplomat over alleged ceasefire violations - newkerala news #255727peace on the LoC. He also urged that the Indian side should permit UNMOGIP to
New Kerala / Posted 16 hours ago
peace on the LoC. He also urged that the Indian side should permit UNMOGIP to play its mandated role as per the UN Security Council resolutions. Earlier in the day, Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria condemned the alleged... Read more
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Reuters
South Sudan rebel Machar declines to renounce violence: mediatorthat has spawned armed factions often following ethnic lines. Former Botswana
Reuters / Posted 17 hours ago
that has spawned armed factions often following ethnic lines. Former Botswana President Festus Mogae told the U.N. Security Council that he visited Machar, who fled to Democratic Republic of Congo a year ago after fierce fighting in South... Read more
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dna
South Sudan rebel Machar declines to renounce violence - mediatorthat has spawned armed factions often following ethnic lines. Former Botswana
dna / Posted 17 hours ago
that has spawned armed factions often following ethnic lines. Former Botswana President Festus Mogae told the U.N. Security Council that he visited Machar, who fled to Democratic Republic of Congo a year ago after fierce fighting in South... Read more
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The Star
Egypt says it is 'shameful' that Qatar not held accountable at United NationsNATIONS (Reuters) - Egypt accused Qatar on Thursday of adopting a "pro-terroris
The Star / Posted 17 hours ago
NATIONS (Reuters) - Egypt accused Qatar on Thursday of adopting a "pro-terrorist" policy that violated United Nations Security Council resolutions and described it as "shameful" that the 15-member body had not held Qatar accountable. Qatar's... Read more
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dna
A day after US lists Pak as 'safe haven' for terrorists, Islamabad says fully resolved to fight terrorismgroup, which has the mandate to monitor the ceasefire violations at the LoC and
dna / Posted 19 hours ago
group, which has the mandate to monitor the ceasefire violations at the LoC and Working Boundary in accordance with the UN Security Council resolutions. "We have repeatedly urged the Indian side to permit UNMOGIP to play its mandated role as per... Read more
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The Washington Times
U.N. slaps sanctions on 8 linked to Islamic State and al QaedaUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to i
The Washington Times / Posted 19 hours ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to impose sanctions against eight individuals and businesses linked to the Islamic State extremist group and al Qaeda in a wide-ranging resolution aimed at stepping up... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
UN slaps sanctions on 8 linked to Islamic State and al-QaidaUNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to i
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 20 hours ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to impose sanctions against eight individuals and businesses linked to the Islamic State extremist group and al-Qaida in a wide-ranging resolution aimed at stepping up... Read more
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dna
Rival Libyan leaders Haftar, Seraj to meet in Paris on July 25: Hayata third actor from the east with Haftar heading up the Libyan National Army. T
dna / Posted 20 hours ago
a third actor from the east with Haftar heading up the Libyan National Army. This would then be rubber-stamped by the U.N. Security Council and pave the way for national elections. Officials in Haftar's Libyan National Army and Seraj's government... Read more
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The Hindu
‘Pentagon responsible for S. Asian nuclear situation’According to Mr. Pressler, the appointment of Lisa Curtis as Senior Director fo
The Hindu / Posted 20 hours ago
According to Mr. Pressler, the appointment of Lisa Curtis as Senior Director for South and Central Asia at the National Security Council by Mr. Trump is indicative of fresh thinking. “She has got this thing... terrorism and South Asia figured... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Trump had 2nd conversation with Putin in Germanywith Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit in Germany this month. White
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 21 hours ago
with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit in Germany this month. White House spokesman Sean Spicer and National Security Council spokesman Michael Anton confirmed that Trump and Putin spoke at a dinner for world leaders and their spouses... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Advisers uneasy about Trump's Putin overturestypically include a broader team, including the national security adviser and a
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 21 hours ago
typically include a broader team, including the national security adviser and a regional specialist from the National Security Council — in this case, the head of the Russia directorate, a position recently filled by Russia expert Fiona... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
UN slaps sanctions on 8 linked to Islamic State and alUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has voted unanimously to impose
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 21 hours ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has voted unanimously to impose sanctions against eight individuals and businesses linked to the Islamic State extremist group and al-Qaida. The eight additions to the U.N. sanctions blacklist include... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
UN Slaps Sanctions on 8 Linked to ISIS, al-QaedaThe U.N. Security Council has voted unanimously to impose sanctions against eig
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 21 hours ago
The U.N. Security Council has voted unanimously to impose sanctions against eight individuals and businesses linked to the Islamic State extremist group and al-Qaeda. The eight additions to the U.N. sanctions blacklist include ISIS leaders in... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
UN Slaps Sanctions on 8 Linked to ISIS, al-QaedaThe U.N. Security Council has voted unanimously to impose sanctions against eig
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 22 hours ago
The U.N. Security Council has voted unanimously to impose sanctions against eight individuals and businesses linked to the Islamic State extremist group and al-Qaeda. The eight additions to the U.N. sanctions blacklist include ISIS leaders in... Read more
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NBC Chicago
UN Slaps Sanctions on 8 Linked to ISIS, al-QaedaThe U.N. Security Council has voted unanimously to impose sanctions against eig
NBC Chicago / Posted 22 hours ago
The U.N. Security Council has voted unanimously to impose sanctions against eight individuals and businesses linked to the Islamic State extremist group and al-Qaeda. The eight additions to the U.N. sanctions blacklist include ISIS leaders in... Read more
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dna
LoC ceasefire violations: Pakistan summon India's Deputy High Commissioner againpermit United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) t
dna / Posted 22 hours ago
permit United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) to play its mandated role as per the UN Security Council resolutions and alleged that despite calls for restraint, India continues to indulge in ceasefire... Read more
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Daily Mail
Images show how Mosul has been almost completely destroyed during warof Mosul, stressing that freeing other territory controlled by Islamic State ex
Daily Mail / Posted 22 hours ago
of Mosul, stressing that freeing other territory controlled by Islamic State extremists won't be easy. Jan Kubis told the Security Council that supporters of the militant group are also continuing 'their vicious terrorist activities against... Read more
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The Hill
Trump's Africa policy should end US aid to dictators, rights abusersthe aborted appointment of Rudolph Atallah “best known for his work on East Afr
The Hill / Posted 22 hours ago
the aborted appointment of Rudolph Atallah “best known for his work on East Africa and counterterrorism issues” as National Security Council Africa director, his nonchalance in filling vacancies for assistant secretary and principal deputy assistant... Read more
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