Shiite Houthi rebels have shelled the residence of the country’s president and also swept into the presidential palace in the capital, according to the country’s information minister.
Tue, 20 Jan, 2015
Argentina's president is pressing her country's claim to the Falkland Islands with a high-profile appearance today before a little-known UN committee on the 30th anniversary of Britain's ousting of an Argentinian invasion force.
Thu, 14 Jun, 2012
The UN peacekeeping chief said today there are strong suspicions that pro-regime fighters were responsible for some of the 108 victims of a massacre in Syria, along with heavy weapons illegally fired by government forces.
Tue, 29 May, 2012
A resolution expanding the number of UN observers in Syria from 30 to 300 and demanding an immediate halt to violence has been approved by the UN Security Council today.
Sat, 21 Apr, 2012
Syrian forces have killed at least six people who took part in anti-regime protests after Ramadan prayers, activists said today.
Thu, 04 Aug, 2011
The United Nations Security Council has finally responded to the escalating violence in Syria, condemning President Bashar Assad's forces for attacking civilians and committing human rights abuses.
The US, Britain and France expressed growing concern today that Iran is pursuing a nuclear weapons programme and developing ballistic missiles capable of delivering nuclear weapons.
Thu, 16 Sep, 2010
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