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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
How is the UN top job decided?published by the UN says: "The secretary-general is appointed by the General A
How is the UN top job decided?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 46 minutes ago
published by the UN says: "The secretary-general is appointed by the General Assembly, on the recommendation of the Security Council. "The secretary-general's selection is therefore subject to the veto of any of the five permanent members... Read more
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WA Today
China, Russia navies to hold drills in disputed watersPhoto: AP "The exercise is not directed against third parties." China and Rus
China, Russia navies to hold drills in disputed waters
WA Today / Posted an hour ago
Photo: AP "The exercise is not directed against third parties." China and Russia are veto-wielding members of the UN Security Council, and have held similar views on many major issues such as the crisis in Syria, putting them at odds with the... Read more
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Rappler
Ukraine at UN says Putin's Crimea decree 'null and void'File photo by Mikhail Metzel/AFP Kiev asked the UN Security Council to issue a
Ukraine at UN says Putin's Crimea decree 'null and void'
Rappler / Posted an hour ago
File photo by Mikhail Metzel/AFP Kiev asked the UN Security Council to issue a statement reaffirming Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity in response to the decree, but Russia opposed the move. "The decision is null and void as any other... Read more
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Aljazeera
Yemen: Houthi, Saleh council formation criticised by UNof an inclusive, more democratic government. Exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansou
Yemen: Houthi, Saleh council formation criticised by UN
Aljazeera / Posted 3 hours ago
of an inclusive, more democratic government. Exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi demands the implementation of the UN security council resolution which stipulates the withdrawal of armed groups from all cities. The Houthis demand a share of... Read more
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J Weekly
Mideast Briefsof understanding on security assistance with the United States “as soon as poss
Mideast Briefs
J Weekly / Posted 3 hours ago
of understanding on security assistance with the United States “as soon as possible.” The acting head of Israel’s National Security Council, Brig. Gen. (Res.) Jacob Nagel, will travel to Washington, D.C., on Sunday, July 31 for meetings with his... Read more
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Japan Today
Japan to spend $120 million on counter-terrorism in Africa ‹ Japan Todaycountry will spend $120 million to strengthen counter-terrorism efforts in Afri
Japan to spend $120 million on counter-terrorism in Africa ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 3 hours ago
country will spend $120 million to strengthen counter-terrorism efforts in Africa. Fumio Kishida told the United Nations Security Council on Thursday that the money would be used to strengthen information and data collection in Africa, improve... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Dureza: We can’t just spring them out of jailDuterte early this month approved the “Bangsamoro Peace and Development Roadmap
Dureza: We can’t just spring them out of jail
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 hours ago
Duterte early this month approved the “Bangsamoro Peace and Development Roadmap” which was presented to the National Security Council on Wednesday. “The President already approved and we are now moving very quickly, traversing this road.... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Jennifer Rubin: Trump reveals the right's intellectual corruptionthe Democratic presidential candidate? Of course it's a national security threa
Jennifer Rubin: Trump reveals the right's intellectual corruption
Dallas Morning News / Posted 4 hours ago
the Democratic presidential candidate? Of course it's a national security threat," said Philip Reiner, a former National Security Council official in the Obama administration. William Inboden, who served on the council during the George W. Bush... Read more
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DW
Controversial visit to Crimea by French politicians |this were multifaceted, running the gamut from history to current international
Controversial visit to Crimea by French politicians |
DW / Posted 4 hours ago
this were multifaceted, running the gamut from history to current international politics and the joint membership in the UN Security Council. "In both nations, particularly in France among conservative circles, there's also a considerable... Read more
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NZCity
Rudd's UN bid left to Turnbullby my public statements that I think Helen Clark is the stronger candidate, tha
Rudd's UN bid left to Turnbull
NZCity / Posted 5 hours ago
by my public statements that I think Helen Clark is the stronger candidate, that she brings a lot to the table." The UN Security Council last week held its first ballot to whittle down the 12 contenders and Miss Clark, previously reported to be... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Syria: Safe Passage for Civilians Will Not Avert Humanitarian Catastrophe in Aleppo Cityan appalling disregard for international humanitarian law and have shamelessly
Syria: Safe Passage for Civilians Will Not Avert Humanitarian Catastrophe in Aleppo City
CommonDreams.org / Posted 6 hours ago
an appalling disregard for international humanitarian law and have shamelessly flouted every human rights provision of UN Security Council resolutions adopted on Syria. For its part, the UN Security Council has failed to prioritize the protection... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Yemen's Houthis, ousted leader formalize alliancestalling amid fundamental disputes over the agenda. President Abed Rabbo Mansou
Yemen's Houthis, ousted leader formalize alliance
Hawaii News Now / Posted 6 hours ago
stalling amid fundamental disputes over the agenda. President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi demands implementation of the U.N. security council resolution which stipulates the withdrawal of militias from all cities. The Houthis demand a share of power... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Britain would welcome aid corridors for Aleppothat it has secured safe passage out for those who want to leave. The letter f
Britain would welcome aid corridors for Aleppo
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 6 hours ago
that it has secured safe passage out for those who want to leave. The letter from Ambassador Bashar Ja'afari to the U.N. Security Council said the Syrian government has also "allocated temporary accommodation" for those who leave and is keen "to... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Chinese, Russia navies to hold drills in South China Seaconference. "The exercise is not directed against third parties." China and R
Chinese, Russia navies to hold drills in South China Sea
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 6 hours ago
conference. "The exercise is not directed against third parties." China and Russia are veto-wielding members of the U.N. Security Council, and have held similar views on many major issues such as the crisis in Syria, putting them at odds with the... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Britain would welcome aid corridors for Aleppothat it has secured safe passage out for those who want to leave. The letter f
Britain would welcome aid corridors for Aleppo
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 6 hours ago
that it has secured safe passage out for those who want to leave. The letter from Ambassador Bashar Ja'afari to the U.N. Security Council said the Syrian government has also "allocated temporary accommodation" for those who leave and is keen "to... Read more
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Boston Herald
Britain would welcome aid corridors for Aleppothat it has secured safe passage out for those who want to leave. The letter f
Britain would welcome aid corridors for Aleppo
Boston Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
that it has secured safe passage out for those who want to leave. The letter from Ambassador Bashar Ja'afari to the U.N. Security Council said the Syrian government has also "allocated temporary accommodation" for those who leave and is keen "to... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Britain would welcome aid corridors for Aleppothat it has secured safe passage out for those who want to leave. The letter f
Britain would welcome aid corridors for Aleppo
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 7 hours ago
that it has secured safe passage out for those who want to leave. The letter from Ambassador Bashar Ja'afari to the U.N. Security Council said the Syrian government has also "allocated temporary accommodation" for those who leave and is keen "to... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Britain would welcome aid corridors for Aleppothat it has secured safe passage out for those who want to leave. The letter f
Britain would welcome aid corridors for Aleppo
Hawaii News Now / Posted 7 hours ago
that it has secured safe passage out for those who want to leave. The letter from Ambassador Bashar Ja'afari to the U.N. Security Council said the Syrian government has also "allocated temporary accommodation" for those who leave and is keen "to... Read more
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Salon.com
Yemen’s Houthis, ousted leader formalize alliancestalling amid fundamental disputes over the agenda. President Abed Rabbo Mansou
Yemen’s Houthis, ousted leader formalize alliance
Salon.com / Posted 7 hours ago
stalling amid fundamental disputes over the agenda. President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi demands implementation of the U.N. security council resolution which stipulates the withdrawal of militias from all cities. The Houthis demand a share of power... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Yemen's Houthis, ousted leader formalize alliancestalling amid fundamental disputes over the agenda. President Abed Rabbo Mansou
Yemen's Houthis, ousted leader formalize alliance
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 7 hours ago
stalling amid fundamental disputes over the agenda. President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi demands implementation of the U.N. security council resolution which stipulates the withdrawal of militias from all cities. The Houthis demand a share of power... Read more
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dna
South Sudan on the brink of abyss: UN chief BanBan Ki-moon said on Thursday after a fresh flareup in fighting unleashed a wave
South Sudan on the brink of abyss: UN chief Ban
dna / Posted 7 hours ago
Ban Ki-moon said on Thursday after a fresh flareup in fighting unleashed a wave of sexual violence. Ban told the Security Council that he was "appalled by the scale of sexual violence," with UN rights officials reporting at least 120... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
US calls Syria safe passage in Aleppo 'chilling'that it has secured safe passage out for those who want to leave. The letter f
US calls Syria safe passage in Aleppo 'chilling'
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 7 hours ago
that it has secured safe passage out for those who want to leave. The letter from Ambassador Bashar Ja'afari to the U.N. Security Council said the Syrian government has also "allocated temporary accommodation" for those who leave and is keen "to... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
US calls Syria safe passage in Aleppo 'chilling'that it has secured safe passage out for those who want to leave. The letter f
US calls Syria safe passage in Aleppo 'chilling'
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 7 hours ago
that it has secured safe passage out for those who want to leave. The letter from Ambassador Bashar Ja'afari to the U.N. Security Council said the Syrian government has also "allocated temporary accommodation" for those who leave and is keen "to... Read more
154 related stories
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Boston Herald
US calls Syria safe passage in Aleppo 'chilling'that it has secured safe passage out for those who want to leave. The letter f
US calls Syria safe passage in Aleppo 'chilling'
Boston Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
that it has secured safe passage out for those who want to leave. The letter from Ambassador Bashar Ja'afari to the U.N. Security Council said the Syrian government has also "allocated temporary accommodation" for those who leave and is keen "to... Read more
154 related stories
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
US calls Syria safe passage in Aleppo 'chilling'that it has secured safe passage out for those who want to leave. The letter f
US calls Syria safe passage in Aleppo 'chilling'
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 8 hours ago
that it has secured safe passage out for those who want to leave. The letter from Ambassador Bashar Ja'afari to the U.N. Security Council said the Syrian government has also "allocated temporary accommodation" for those who leave and is keen "to... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Philippine police to set up forward base to address cross-border crimerelated matters, including sharing of experience and expertise in forensics, he
Philippine police to set up forward base to address cross-border crime
The Borneo Post / Posted 8 hours ago
related matters, including sharing of experience and expertise in forensics, he added. On an allegation that the National Security Council Act, to be enforced next month, would be used for political purposes, including to prevent street rallies,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte advised to exercise restraint on sea rowenvoy of the Philippines to the Chinese government. Duterte, the four former p
Duterte advised to exercise restraint on sea row
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 hours ago
envoy of the Philippines to the Chinese government. Duterte, the four former presidents and other members of the National Security Council (NSC) met on Wednesday to tackle a host of issues, including the West Philippine Sea maritime... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Rody drops con-con in federalism bidsaid Duterte met with him, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno and other lawmakers
Rody drops con-con in federalism bid
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 hours ago
said Duterte met with him, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno and other lawmakers on Wednesday night after the National Security Council meeting in Malacañang to talk about the President’s advocacy of federalism and how to do it. “He was... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippines to host 2017 Miss U pageant on Jan. 30between the DOT and sponsors from the private sector. She added President Dute
Philippines to host 2017 Miss U pageant on Jan. 30
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 hours ago
between the DOT and sponsors from the private sector. She added President Duterte would be meeting with the National Security Council to assure the safety and security of locals and tourists during the pageant. Teo said she is confident... Read more
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Salon.com
UN: Promise of peace and justice ‘squandered’ in South Sudanfor all atrocities and that leaders of South Sudan commit to the peace process,
UN: Promise of peace and justice ‘squandered’ in South Sudan
Salon.com / Posted 8 hours ago
for all atrocities and that leaders of South Sudan commit to the peace process,” Ban said at the opening of a Security Council session on peacebuilding in Africa. South Sudan, the world’s youngest country, has been riven by ethnic... Read more
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Daily Mirror
First picture of secretive head of Al-Qaeda's Syrian branch revealedal-Assad and ISIS. It is listed as a terrorist organisation by the United Stat
First picture of secretive head of Al-Qaeda's Syrian branch revealed
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 hours ago
al-Assad and ISIS. It is listed as a terrorist organisation by the United States and has been sanctioned by the U.N. Security Council, although it frequently fights on the same side as mainstream groups favoured by Washington and its Arab... Read more
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Inquirier.net
It’s Con-ass, not Con-conform, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said on Thursday. Mr. Duterte made the decisio
It’s Con-ass, not Con-con
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 hours ago
form, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said on Thursday. Mr. Duterte made the decision on Wednesday night after the National Security Council (NSC) meeting when he was told that a constitutional convention (Con-con) would cost P6 billion to P7... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Digong cracks jokes to lighten NSC meet moodGRAVE MATTERS, COMIC FLAIR To lighten up the five-hour National Security Counci
Digong cracks jokes to lighten NSC meet mood
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 hours ago
GRAVE MATTERS, COMIC FLAIR To lighten up the five-hour National Security Council meeting on Wednesday, President Duterte used his famous comic flair, at one time spicing up the serious discussion with a reference to “the beautiful Vice President,”... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Rody tells LGUs: Intensify drug warthe Heroes’ Hall of Malacañan Palace on July 27, 2016. KING RODRIGUEZ/PPD Mome
Rody tells LGUs: Intensify drug war
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 hours ago
the Heroes’ Hall of Malacañan Palace on July 27, 2016. KING RODRIGUEZ/PPD Moments after presiding over his first National Security Council meeting on Wednesday, President Duterte called on local government officials to support his war against... Read more
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The China Post
Mainland, Russia to hold joint exercises in S. China SeaChina's farthest-ever drills from its home waters. Xi and Putin meet frequently
Mainland, Russia to hold joint exercises in S. China Sea
The China Post / Posted 9 hours ago
China's farthest-ever drills from its home waters. Xi and Putin meet frequently and their countries, both permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, often take similar stances there on divisive issues such as the conflict i... Read more
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asianage
Setback for India, no permanent seat in UN Security Council this yearThe United Nations Security Council in session (Photo: AP) Member States had a
Setback for India, no permanent seat in UN Security Council this year
asianage / Posted 9 hours ago
The United Nations Security Council in session (Photo: AP) Member States had also argued that the under-representation of developing countries should be addressed. United Nations: India's push to achieve urgent reforms of the UN Security Council... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Is UN Peacebuilding and Its Role in Preventing Conflicts?as a bridge within the UN The Peacebuilding Commission is "a unique inter-gove
What Is UN Peacebuilding and Its Role in Preventing Conflicts?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
as a bridge within the UN The Peacebuilding Commission is "a unique inter-governmental body" that sits between the UN Security Council, whose 15 members are primarily tasked with maintaining peace and security in the world; the General... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
South Sudan on the brink of abyss: UN chiefBan told the Security Council that he was "appalled by the scale of sexual viol
South Sudan on the brink of abyss: UN chief
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 hours ago
Ban told the Security Council that he was "appalled by the scale of sexual violence," with UN rights officials reporting at least 120 cases of rape over the past three weeks. "As we meet, South Sudan remains precariously poised on the brink of an... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
China, Russia to hold joint naval drills in South China Seaconference. “The exercise is not directed against third parties.” China and R
China, Russia to hold joint naval drills in South China Sea
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 hours ago
conference. “The exercise is not directed against third parties.” China and Russia are veto-wielding members of the UN Security Council, and have held similar views on many major issues such as the crisis in Syria, putting them at odds with the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Report: Thousands of children arrested in war zonescharge and ensure they are treated in accordance with international juvenile ju
Report: Thousands of children arrested in war zones
Aljazeera / Posted 11 hours ago
charge and ensure they are treated in accordance with international juvenile justice standards, which prioritise rehabilitation and reintegration," said Becker. The report comes days before a UN Security Council debate on children in armed conflic... Read more
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The Manila Times
Duterte eyes Cha-cha through Con-Assally bared on Thursday. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez of Davao del Norte said this
Duterte eyes Cha-cha through Con-Ass
The Manila Times / Posted 11 hours ago
ally bared on Thursday. Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez of Davao del Norte said this was the consensus reached by the National Security Council (NSC) Wednesday night during a meeting in Malacañang, which tackled Duterte’s proposal to shift to a federal... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte urged by ex-presidents to exercise restraint on West Phl Sea rowYour life is not something I can just throw away.” Duterte, the four former pr
Duterte urged by ex-presidents to exercise restraint on West Phl Sea row
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 hours ago
Your life is not something I can just throw away.” Duterte, the four former presidents and other members of the National Security Council (NSC) met last Wednesday to tackle a host of issues including the West Philippine Sea maritime... Read more
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Minda News
Alvarez: ConAss to revise 1987 Constitution, not ConConAssociation of the Philippines’ (MAP) Forum on Federalism on Thursday noon. Al
Alvarez: ConAss to revise 1987 Constitution, not ConCon
Minda News / Posted 11 hours ago
Association of the Philippines’ (MAP) Forum on Federalism on Thursday noon. Alvarez said that after the National Security Council meeting on Wednesday, he, President Duterte, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel and Budget Secretary... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
At least 105 Russian athletes banned so far due to dopingVladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov told Russian media that Putin had disc
At least 105 Russian athletes banned so far due to doping
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 11 hours ago
Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov told Russian media that Putin had discussed the doping issue with his national security council. “The topic of the recent International Olympic Committee ruling relating to Russian athletes was raised... Read more
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The Manila Times
China, Russia hold war games in South China SeaChina’s farthest-ever drills from its home waters. Xi and Putin meet frequentl
China, Russia hold war games in South China Sea
The Manila Times / Posted 12 hours ago
China’s farthest-ever drills from its home waters. Xi and Putin meet frequently and their countries, both permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, often take similar stances there on divisive issues such as the conflict in... Read more
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The Hindu
India’s push for United Nations Security Council reforms suffers setbackIndia’s push to achieve urgent reforms of the U.N. Security Council this year a
India’s push for United Nations Security Council reforms suffers setback
The Hindu / Posted 12 hours ago
India’s push to achieve urgent reforms of the U.N. Security Council this year and secure a permanent seat has suffered a setback when the General Assembly decided to roll over discussions on reforming the world body’s top organ to its next... Read more
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Rappler
Duterte at 1st NSC meeting: From focused to funnyMapacagal-Arroyo (second from left to right), Fidel Ramos, Joseph Estrada, and
Duterte at 1st NSC meeting: From focused to funny
Rappler / Posted 12 hours ago
Mapacagal-Arroyo (second from left to right), Fidel Ramos, Joseph Estrada, and Benigno Aquino III attend the National Security Council meeting on July 27, 2016. Malacañang photo He may already be in Malacañang but President Rodrigo Duterte... Read more
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Business Standard India
India's push for UN Security Council reforms suffers setbackIndia along with the G4 nations said it is "unfortunate" that momentum could no
India's push for UN Security Council reforms suffers setback
Business Standard India / Posted 12 hours ago
India along with the G4 nations said it is "unfortunate" that momentum could not build up over the issue in the current session India's push to achieve urgent reforms of the UN Security... Read more
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SiliconIndia
India's Security Council Permanent Seat Hope Receives SetbackUNITED NATIONS: India's hopes for a permanent seat on the Security Council were
India's Security Council Permanent Seat Hope Receives Setback
SiliconIndia / Posted 12 hours ago
UNITED NATIONS: India's hopes for a permanent seat on the Security Council were dampened as the General Assembly decided to push further negotiations on reforms to the next session after discussions this year failed to make headway. The Assembly on... Read more
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The Economic Times
India's push for UN Security Council reforms suffers setbackUNITED NATIONS: India's push to achieve urgent reforms of the UN Security Counc
India's push for UN Security Council reforms suffers setback
The Economic Times / Posted 13 hours ago
UNITED NATIONS: India's push to achieve urgent reforms of the UN Security Council this year and secure a permanent seat has suffered a setback when the General Assembly decided to roll over discussions on reforming the world body's top organ to its... Read more
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