United Nations Security Council

One of the six principal organs of the UN, charged with the maintenance of international peace and security

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The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN), charged with the maintenance of international peace and security as well as accepting new members to the United Nations and approving any changes to its United Nations Charter. Its powers include the establishment of peacekeeping operations, the establishment of international sanctions, and the authorization of military action through Security Council resolutions; it is the only UN body with the authority to issue binding resolutions to member states. The Security Council held its first session on 17 January 1946.

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India will show patience with China for "as long as it takes" but will not compromise its position on terrorism, government sources said on Saturday
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The US-China spat soured negotiations on a resolution on Afghanistan, forcing the council to adopt a temporary rollover of the UN mission there for six months..
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India continues to work with the UN Security Council sanctions committee on the listing of Masood Azhar as a global terrorist and will show patience on the..
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India continues to work with the UN Security Council sanctions committee on the listing of Masood Azhar as a global terrorist and will show patience on the..
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Foreign minister explains setback at UNSC is no longer a diplomatic failure
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The U.N. Security Council on Friday condemned a shooting at two mosques in New Zealand that killed 49 people as "heinous and cowardly" and said acts of terrorism..
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US diplomats are of the view that Washington may be forced to pursue other actions at the UNSC if Beijing continued with this policy.
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US diplomat says UNSC members 'may be forced to take other actions'
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US indicated that members of the UN Security Council may need to consider โ€œother actionsโ€ if Beijing continued to prevent the sanctions committee from..
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Taking the issue to the Security Council for an open discussion and vote is also an option which could publicly shame the Chinese for their support to the leader..
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Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said first PM Jawaharlal Nehru was the "original sinner" who favoured China over India for permanent membership into..
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Asked why China once again resorted to block India's bid against Masood Azhar, Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang told a media briefing that Beijing's decision..
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China for the fourth time blocked a bid in the UNSC to designate Masood Azhar as a "global terrorist" by putting a technical hold on the proposal on Wednesday.
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China has blocked a UN Security Council proposal to blacklist the leader of a Pakistan-based militant group which India says was behind the 14 February suicide..
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China prevented a United Nations Security Council committee on Wednesday from blacklisting the head of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM),..
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Swaraj's remarks came hours before the deadline to raise objection to the listing of a proposal to declare Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Azhar as a global terrorist..
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"If China continues to block this designation, responsible member-states may be forced to pursue other actions at the Security Council. It shouldn't have to..
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The US support came on a day China for the fourth time blocked a bid to get Jaish chief Masood Azhar designated a global terrorist by the UN Security Council.
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"If China continues to block this designation, responsible member-states may be forced to pursue other actions at the Security Council, a UNSC diplomat said.
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By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - China prevented a United Nations Security Council committee on Wednesday from blacklisting the head of..
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The proposal to designate Azhar under the 1267 Al Qaeda Sanctions Committee of the UN Security Council was moved by France, UK and US on February 27. The Al..
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On the issue of Masood Azhar's UNSC listing, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said, "I want to say that China always adopts a responsible..
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It's a crucial day for India at the UNSC as US, France and UK, the three permanent members of the security council, will move their proposal to list Pulwama..
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The proposal to designate Azhar under the 1267 al-Qaida Sanctions Committee of the UN Security Council was moved by France, UK and the US on February 27. It was..
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The United States has urged China to not block Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar's listing as a global terrorist at the United Nations Security Council meeting..
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The UNSC on Wednesday will decide on whether or not to ban Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar; here's a list of criteria and process that are..
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UN body to consider tonight listing of JeM founder as a global terrorist
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Five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council called on the Houthi Rebels and Saudi-led coalition to implement a peace deal in the key port city..
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Ahead of the deadline to designate Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, India is engaged in frantic parleys with key players like the US,..
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Recent reports bear claims that North Koreaโ€™s capital city Pyongyang has attained an estimated $670 million in fiat foreign currencies as well as..
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Ami Bera, the Chairman of the House Foreign affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, also urged China to play a constructive role by lifting its..
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