Trump faces pushback on Iran at UN Security Council

President Donald Trump faces a rebuke of his hardline Iran policy at a UN Security Council meeting that laid bare a rift between the United States and other world powers. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani predicts that the United States will eventually rejoin an international nuclear deal, saying talks this week at the United Nations showed his counterpart Donald Trump’s isolation.

Sarin

Videographic on the nerve agent sarin. The US has called a UN Security Council meeting to discuss the possibility that Syrian forces with Russian support will deploy chemical weapons against the rebels and civilians in Idlib.VIDEOGRAPHIC

UN Security Council Don World Cup Jerseys

To mark the opening day of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, UN Security Council members posed for a group photo wearing their respective national team jerseys. (June 14)

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Myanmar urged to hold “proper” probe into alleged atrocities

Myanmar must hold a “proper investigation” into alleged atrocities against the Rohingya, a UN Security Council envoy said Tuesday, after the highest-level diplomatic visit to an area from which 700,000 members of the Muslim minority have been driven out. SOUNDBITE of Karen Pierce, British ambassador to UN.