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World - Region
2/20/2023 10:20:09 AM
The Biden administration has convinced Israel and the Palestinian authorities to agree to a six-month freeze in Israeli settlement expansion to forestall a likely US veto of a contentious UN Security Council resolution that would have condemned Israel for settlement expansion and demanded a halt to future activity.

World - War in Ukraine
12/6/2022 5:29:46 PM
A rift between the European Union and member state Hungary deepened Tuesday when Budapest vetoed an 18 billion euro ($18.93 billion) financial aid package to Kyiv, exacerbating a dispute over the rule of law under Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his outlook over Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
11/29/2022 10:45:00 PM

World - Region
7/22/2022 5:39:24 PM
Russia defended its veto of a U.N. resolution that would have extended humanitarian aid deliveries to 4.1 million Syrians in the rebel-held northwest from Turkey for a year, insisting that its demand for only a six-month extension was essential and accusing Western nations of using ``sly'' tactics and trying ``to govern the world.''

World - Region
6/21/2022 9:42:19 AM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on late Monday called for the Security Council to extend its authorization of cross-border aid into northwest Syria by a year -- a policy that veto-holding Russia has criticized.

World - International
5/31/2022 9:18:39 PM
The United States warned Tuesday that it will try again to toughen UN sanctions if North Korea tests a nuclear weapon, after a bid last week was vetoed by China and Russia.

World - Region
4/30/2022 9:55:44 PM
The divided UN Security Council on Friday adopted a resolution extending its political mission in Libya by just three months, with Russia vetoing a longer prolongation until a new UN envoy is appointed.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
2/27/2022 1:17:51 PM
Ukraine's president says Russia should be thrown out of the United Nations Security Council following its invasion of his country.

World - International
12/27/2021 3:22:38 PM
Polish President Andrzej Duda on Monday vetoed a controversial media ownership law that critics said was aimed at silencing the US-owned news channel TVN24.

World - International
12/13/2021 8:31:01 PM
Russia on Monday vetoed a first-of-its-kind UN Security Council resolution casting climate change as a threat to international peace and security, sinking a years-long effort to make global warming more central to decision-making in the UN's most powerful body.

World - Region
5/19/2021 6:04:25 PM
Raising diplomatic pressure on the US, France had proposed a 'short and simple' resolution calling for a halt to hostilities and access for humanitarian aid

Sports - World
3/24/2021 9:54:52 PM
The United States, who missed out on a place at the 2012 and 2016 Games, have advanced to Sunday's regional qualifying semi-finals, where a victory will secure a place at the Olympics.

World - International
1/2/2021 10:09:01 PM
The Corporate Transparency Act was included in the US defense appropriations bill passed into law by Congress late Friday, overriding President Donald Trump's veto

World - International
1/1/2021 7:05:11 PM
Since losing his re-election bid in November, Trump has lashed out at them for not fully backing his unsupported claims of voting fraud

World - International
12/29/2020 8:09:40 PM
Trump assailed leaders of his own Republican Party in the Congress to try to get the Senate to accept his demands for $2,000 COVID-19 aid checks for Americans and his veto of a $740 billion defense policy bill

World - International
12/11/2020 7:27:55 PM
The tally was 84 to 13 - well over the 60 needed to proceed - on the procedural motion to end debate and clear the way for a final vote on the measure, now set for Friday afternoon

World - International
11/16/2020 2:21:33 PM
Nationalist governments in Budapest and Warsaw have been at odds with European partners for years over a perceived erosion of democratic standards

World - International
10/29/2020 8:07:44 PM
Trump has described the WTO as 'horrible' and biased towards China and threatened to leave

World - Region
9/30/2020 3:37:07 PM
In June 2021, the UN General Assembly will elect five member states to serve on the Security Council, which has a total of 10 non-permanent members who serve overlapping two-year terms

World - Region
9/1/2020 10:27:14 AM
US stood alone in the UN Security Council to veto a resolution on the fate of thousands of foreign jihadists being held in Syria and Iraq

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