All Posts Tagged With: "Council"
President Barack Obama arrived in New York ahead of the scheduled United Nations Security Council meeting. The Palestinian leadership is pressured to abandon its plan to ask the UN to declare the occupied territories part of its state. The Europeans are the ones pressuring Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas to forego the request. France said that [...]
President Obama organized a job council that the administration will ask for advice on solving the country’s unemployment problem. But five of the largest companies in the council are focused more on their overseas operations for growth. The companies that rely on foreign revenues for most of their sales are General Electric, Intel, Citigroup, DuPont, [...]
The White House Press Secretary Jay Carney announced on Friday that the United States will move for “unilateral” sanctions against Libya. He said that these would involve cutting off the limited military cooperation with Libya and freezing the assets of Gaddafi and his four children that are held in the US. Carney also confirmed US [...]
South Carolina’s Conservative Republican – Sen. Jim DeMint has his strategy working up the clouts in the Rep party. DeMint has already gone way past the so-called combination of faith and fundraising, he’s looking forward to the golden cup now. Meanwhile, over at the Family Research Council, followers have been gathering around to pray for [...]
South Korea has been gaining a lot of attention from the U.N Security Council and the U.S., after the fateful incident of the recent submarine accident. This time, the U.N. Security Council has put additional pressure on the North Korean authorities to let the investigating bodies have a closer angle at the whole picture. This [...]
In recent United Nations conference, Hillary Clinton said that the U.S. and major powers of the world have agreed on approving the draft against Iran’s nuclear policy. The approval was a result of Iran’s acceptance of an enriched uranium stock pile, from a Brazilian and Turkish mediated deal. Iran’s recent set of decisions towards the [...]
The U.N. is going to open up with a new round of sanctions against Iran, by the end of June. But for now, a draft proposal hasn’t been submitted to the Security Council. On the other hand, Brazil has been working with Iran towards ceasing those nuclear weapons program, in hopes of slowing down the [...]