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‘UN fetishizes peace over resolution of Syrian conflict’ | RT

Following a terror attack that left at least 55 people dead in Damascus, the UN increased the number of observers in Syria to 157 on Thursday. But journalist Patrick Hayes told RT that the UN “intervention” is only distorting the conflict. ­Twin blasts near a military intelligence building in Damascus left at least 55 people dead and 372 others injured ...

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Syria crisis – UN peacekeeping team heading for Damascus (update)

• New security council draft on Kofi Annan’s peace plan • Syrian official claims troop withdrawal has begun • New clashes between rival militia in western Libya Syria crisis – UN peacekeeping team heading for Damascus – live updates | World news | guardian.co.uk. A team from the United Nations peacekeeping department is expected in Damascus within 48 hours to ...

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‘West looking for face-saving exit from Syria’ | RT

Russia says in order to support UN envoy Kofi Annan’s peace mission in Syria other nations must stop taking sides. US President Obama, however, is considering providing Syrian rebels with ‘non-lethal’ aid in their uprising against President Assad. ­Sharmine Narwani, a Middle East expert from St. Antony’s College in Oxford University, believes that NATO does not have any particular plan ...

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Senior UN official calls on countries to end stalemate on disarmament | UN News Centre

14 February 2012 – A senior United Nations official called today on countries to boost their efforts and find common ground to reach an agreement and end the existing impasse within the world’s sole multilateral disarmament negotiating forum. “The level of frustration is approaching a tipping point,” said Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Personal Representative of the Secretary-General to the Conference of Disarmament ...

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World War and the Russia-China Veto: Towards a Break Point at the UN Security Council? | Carla Stea via Global Research

The US/NATO powers are confronting an economic crisis brought on inevitably by the crisis of capitalism, a crisis which can no longer be resolved by war. The Russian-Chinese veto has in fact also helped protect the United States from the policies relentlessly urged by certain reckless and irresponsible members of the establishment in Washington, who would turn the United States ...

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United Nations Urges South Sudan to Help Avert Possible Attack | Bloomberg

The United Nations urged South Sudan to protect civilians after its air patrols detected thousands of members of the Lou Nuer ethnic group preparing to attack on Murle communities in the eastern Jonglei state. “I am deeply concerned to learn of reports of this imminent large-scale attack on civilians in Jonglei state,” Hilde F. Johnson, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s special ...

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