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Russia, US present rival UNSC resolutions on Venezuela

Russia and the United States are trying to push through two rival resolutions at the UN Security Council to address the crisis in Venezuela.

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Russia to propose its own draft resolution on Venezuela to UN Security Council — source

Russia plans to submit to the UN Security Council (UNSC) its own draft resolution on resolving the Venezuelan crisis in response to US-proposed draft that envisages new elections. Copies of both documents were obtained by TASS.

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UNSC Grants IFRC N. Korea Sanctions Exemption

The UN Security Council’s sanctions committee on North Korea has granted a sanctions exemption requested by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies(IFRC).

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Federica Mogherini holds a series of conversations on Venezuela

Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, held in these hours a series of conversations regarding the latest developments in Venezuela and the work of the European Union and its partners for a peaceful and inclusive democratic solution to the benefit of all Venezuelans.

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Federica Mogherini holds a series of conversations on Venezuela

Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, held in these hours a series of conversations regarding the latest developments in Venezuela and the work of the European Union and its partners for a peaceful and inclusive democratic solution to the benefit of all Venezuelans.

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UN expected to approve larger Yemen operation

The UN Security Council is expected on Wednesday to approve an expanded ceasefire monitoring mission in Hodeidah, to try and ensure Yemen’s warring parties stick to a plan agreed on last month to de-escalate the country’s war.

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Japan Pledges $175,000 for Two West Bank Villages

Grant contracts for two Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) were signed on Thursday, by the Japanese Ambassador for the Palestinian Affairs, Takeshi Okubo, and representatives of Beit Dajan and Talfit village councils at the Japanese Representative Office to Palestine, in Ramallah City, central occupied West Bank, for a total amount of USD $174,796.

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‘Resurgent’ al Qaeda looking to target planes in Europe, UK security minister warns

Terror group al Qaeda is “resurgent” and looking to carry out attacks on passenger planes in Europe, UK Security Minister Ben Wallace has warned.

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France, UK Request UNSC Meeting Over Iran’s Missiles Tests – Source

The missions of France and the United Kingdom to the United Nations have requested closed UN Security Council consultations to be held on Tuesday to discuss Iran’s nuclear tests, a diplomatic source told Sputnik.

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UK to urge Security Council action over Yemen

Britain on Monday announced it was urging UN Security Council to act over the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, saying there now “appears to be a window” for a peace deal.

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Russia’s deputy UN envoy calls for taking actual situation in Syria’s Idlib into account

Friday’s informal meeting on Syria, which involved a number of the United Nations Security Council member states, was aimed at creating “a virtual reality” concerning the situation in the Idlib province rather than at outlining practical steps to resolve the issue, Russia’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Vladimir Safronkov told TASS.

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Outgoing UN Human Rights Chief Warns UN Could Collapse

The outgoing United Nations’ human rights chief says the power held by the five permanent members of the Security Council could cause the U.N. to “collapse.”

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Ex-CIA Director John Brennan: Trump is ‘drunk on power’

Former CIA Director John Brennan criticized President Donald Trump on Friday for revoking his security clearance and said the President is “drunk on power.”

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Aided by Russia, North Korea evades UN sanctions and cheats vessels supplying petroleum

China and Russia on July 19 delayed a US bid to the 15-member United Nations Security Council to halt refined petroleum exports to North Korea, asking for more detail on a US accusation that Pyongyang breached sanctions, Reuters reported.

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Sudan security denies family visit to deported detainee

The family of a Sudanese activist detained by the security authorities expressed concern about his health as they have been denied a family visit to their son since his arrest at Khartoum airport after his expulsion from Saudi Arabia.

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