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 UN Security Council seeks to choke off Islamic State funds
40 Views, 12-02-2015, Courtsey News Live

The UN Security Council is set on Thursday to adopt a resolution aimed at choking off millions of dollars in earnings from oil sales, antiquities trafficking and ransom payments to the self-described Islamic State group.    Russia drafted the first outline of the measure, which reaffirms...Read more

 UN Security Council seeks to choke off Islamic State funds
58 Views, 12-02-2015, Courtsey News Live

The UN Security Council is set on Thursday to adopt a resolution aimed at choking off millions of dollars in earnings from oil sales, antiquities trafficking and ransom payments to the self-described Islamic State group.    Russia drafted the first outline of the measure, which reaffirms...Read more

 UN Security Council seeks to choke off Islamic State funds
35 Views, 12-02-2015, Courtsey News Live

The UN Security Council is set on Thursday to adopt a resolution aimed at choking off millions of dollars in earnings from oil sales, antiquities trafficking and ransom payments to the self-described Islamic State group.    Russia drafted the first outline of the measure, which reaffirms...Read more

42 Views, 12-02-2015, Courtsey News Live

The UN Security Council is set on Thursday to adopt a resolution aimed at choking off millions of dollars in earnings from oil sales, antiquities trafficking and ransom payments to the self-described Islamic State group.    Russia drafted the first outline of the measure, which reaffirms...Read more

 Syria `informed` about US-led strikes on IS: Bashar al-Assad
42 Views, 10-02-2015, Courtsey News Live

Damascus receives "information" about air strikes by the US-led coalition against the Islamic State group in Syria, President Bashar al-Assad said in an interview published on Tuesday.   "Sometimes, they convey a message, a general message," he said in an interview with th...Read more

 Obamas national security strategy: Version 2.0
56 Views, 06-02-2015, Courtsey News Live

The White House is slated to release President Barack Obama`s national security strategy on Friday, giving a broad outline for how he views his foreign policy priorities for the rest of his time in office.   The release of the document, followed by a speech from Obama`s top national security ...Read more

UN Council to hold open session to consider new challenges
41 Views, 04-02-2015, Courtsey News Live

: "Foreign ministers of China and Russia reiterated the importance they attached to the status of India in international affairs and supported its aspiration to play a greater role in the United Nations." Russia is a strong supporter of India`s permanent membership and Beijing by joinin...Read more

Head of UN inquiry into Gaza conflict to quit over Israeli bias claim
35 Views, 03-02-2015, Courtsey News Live

The head of a UN inquiry into last summer`s conflict between Israel and Gaza said on Monday he would resign after Israeli allegations of bias due to consultancy work he did for the Palestine Liberation Organisation. Canadian academic William Schabas was appointed last August by the head of the Un...Read more

43 Views, 03-02-2015, Courtsey News Live

The head of a UN inquiry into last summer`s conflict between Israel and Gaza said on Monday he would resign after Israeli allegations of bias due to consultancy work he did for the Palestine Liberation Organisation. Canadian academic William Schabas was appointed last August by the head of the Un...Read more

 US-India ties no threat to China, says President Barack Obama
40 Views, 02-02-2015, Courtsey News Live

 US President Barack Obama has expressed surprise at the Chinese reaction over his India visit and said that there are undoubtedly aspects of India that make US closer to India, but China doesn`t need to be threatened because Washington has good relations with New Delhi.     "...Read more