UN Security Council might vote on amended draft resolution on ceasefire in Syria during Friday’s session

The UN-security Council? Photo/Rick Bajornas

nsnbc : The Un Security Council (UNSC) will vote on Friday on a revised draft resolution proposing a 30-day ceasefire to allow deliveries of humanitarian aid and medical evacuations in Syria. The UN-security Council? Photo/Rick Bajornas A previous drat resolution was vetoed by permanent UNSC member Russia on Thursday. However, journalists at the UN More...

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Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, archives, 2018
By nsnbc On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Pakistan’s PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to visit Afghanistan and Turkmenistan for TAPI gas pipeline inauguration

nsnbc : Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is due to visit Afghanistan for the inauguration of the Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India (TAPI) gas pipeline project. According to the local media More...

The Parliament of the Kurdistan Region on February 20, 2018. Photo courtesy Rudaw TV
By nsnbc On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Iraqi-Kurdish MP’s divided on Damascus-Afrin agreement

nsnbc : Politicians in Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KAR) stand divided on the arrival of pro-Syrian-government forces into Afrin in northern Syria’s predominantly Kurdish region. The patriotic More...

Cyril Ramphosa, South Africa, Feb 2018
By nsnbc On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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South Africa’s opposition blasts President Ramaphosa’s maiden speech

nsnbc : South Africa’s opposition blasted new President Cyril Ramaphosa over his first State of the Nation Address, questioning whether he has a concrete plan to address the nation’s many challenges. One More...

Felipe Nyusi and Alfonso Dhlakama, Mozambique, Feb 2018
By nsnbc On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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Nyusi and Dhlakama meet again to discuss disarmament of Renamo

nsnbc : Mozambican President Felipe Nyusi, yesterday, held a meeting with Renamo leader Alfonso Dhlakama to discuss the disarmament, demobilization and reintegration of Renamo fighters in the Mozambican military More...

James Mattis, US Secretary of Defense, President Petro Poroshenko, Munich Security Conference, Germany, Feb 2018, on Ukraine
By nsnbc On Sunday, February 18th, 2018
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Poroshenko thanks U.S. for support of Ukraine

nsnbc : Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference. The two discussed the situation in Ukraine’s troubled Donbas region, More...

Taliban chief Mawlavi Akhundzada.
By Christof Lehmann On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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Taliban’s open letter to Trump deconstructed

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Taliban a.k.a. The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, published an open letter to U.S. President Donald Trump, dated February 15, 2018. Purporting to promote peace and rationality and More...

FARC leader Molina assassinated in August 2017.
By nsnbc On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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One year of peace and Colombia has seen 27% increase in attacks on civilians: OCHA

nsnbc : 14 months after the signing of the peace accord between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army (FARC-EP) and the State, the United Nations’ Office for the Coordination More...

In the nicest possible way, EU auditors are telling EU citizens that there has never been a full public audit of EU finances. Surprised?
By nsnbc On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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European Court of Auditors calls for greater accountability in EU finances

nsnbc : The European Court of Auditors has called for an increased emphasis on value add in the European Union (EU) Budget, along with more flexibility and transparency and greater accountability. In the nicest More...

Binali Yildirim and Andrei Kobyakov_Belarus, Minsk
By nsnbc On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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Belarus set to create very favorable conditions for Turkish business

nsnbc : Belarus is set to create most favorable conditions for Turkish business, said Belarus’ Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov at the Belarusian-Turkish Business Forum in Minsk on February 15. Photo courtesy More...