Tag: UN

Syria truce takes shaky hold, Annan presses Syria

By Mariam Karouny and Dominic Evans /Reuters BEIRUT: Syrian troops held their fire…

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Syrian military on offensive before truce deadline

By Oliver Holmes and Douglas Hamilton / Reuters BEIRUT: Syria has assured the…

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Pope, in Easter message, backs Syria peace plan

By Philip Pullella / Reuters VATICAN CITY: A fatigued-looking Pope Benedict threw his…

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Annan says Syria agrees to April 10 peace deadline

By Louis Charbonneau /Reuters UNITED NATIONS: Kofi Annan asked the UN Security Council…

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Syria fighting rages, Annan urges immediate ceasefire

DAMASCUS: International envoy Kofi Annan urged Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad to immediately…

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Saving the Syrians

By Gareth Evans CANBERRA: Despite the United Nations Security Council’s belated endorsement of…

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UN: Egypt’s foot and mouth outbreak could spread

By AP ROME: A UN agency is warning that an outbreak of…

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UN aims to press Syria, new clashes in Damascus

DAMASCUS: The UN Security Council was to weigh a draft statement on…

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