UN Security Council

Clinton Scolds China Over Syria

In February, Russia and China vetoed a UN Security Council (UNSC) attempt to pressure the Assad regime’s forfeiture of power as violence escalated in the ongoing conflict in Syria. After the dual veto, the diplomatic...

China, Bhutan Ready for Diplomatic Relations

Amid frustration at the outcome of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio—which The Guardian’s Jonathan Watts gloomily compared with a 1930s League of Nations assembly—a side meeting between Wen...

India Seeks to Rival China in Africa

The Indian Prime Minister’s visit to Africa has prompted widespread analysis of an escalating strategic competition between the world’s two most populous nations. From The Economist: For all its elephantine weight,...

South Korean Nuclear Envoy Says He Will Visit China

As China is getting pressed for the recent North Korean nuclear missile tests as well as having two American journalists being sentenced for reporting on refugees in China, a South Korea representative is going to Beijing. From...

China Pressed on North Korea

From Singapore’s The Straits Times: Japan pressed China on Sunday to take a tough stance on North Korea, saying anything but a ‘strong’ UN Security Council resolution in response to last month’s nuclear...

Darfur – UN Envoy Doubtful About Peace Process

According to Jan Eliasson, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy to the Darfur region, negotiations aimed at ending the conflict in the Darfur region of Sudan have stalled and neither the Sudanese government nor the rebel...


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