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  Russia again blocks extension of chemical attacks probe  Russia has cast a second veto to block a resolution that would have extended an international inquiry into chemical weapons attacks in Syria Surrender the UN veto, says Amnesty  Amnesty International has urged the five permanent members of the council to give up their power of veto in situations of mass atrocities   Ban blames all Syria sides over aid  The UN Secretary General has accused all parties in Syria's civil war of 'flagrant violations' of international law over the delivery of aid UN calls for 'restraint' in Egypt   The UN Security Council has urged all parties in Egypt to exercise 'maximum restraint', after an emergency meeting   UN votes to boost Syria mission

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  The Security Council has voted to increase the number of UN observers to 300 for three months. A small team is currently monitors a ceasefire
  Council votes unanimously to approve resolution allowing observers into Syria to monitor cease-fire

  The United States and Britain pushing for quick action on a resolution and Russia warning against a 'take-it-or-leave-it' approach.    Clinton and Ban urge '...
Mar.1   UN demands Syria let aid chief in   The UN Security Council is demanding immediate access to Syria for its humanitarian chief, Valerie Amos Feb.5   Beijing defends Syria veto at UN  Chinese state-run media have defended Beijing's veto of a UN resolution condemning Syria's crackdown on anti-government protesters Feb.4   West deplores UN Syria vote veto   Western nations have deplored the vetoing by Russia and China of a resolution condemning the crackdown in Syria on anti-government protests Security Council's Syria resolution fails
  As international anger grows over reports of mass carnage at the hands of the regime, a draft resolution condemning Syria failed to be adopted
 Russia and China rejected the draft resolution, which came hours after activists accused Syrian security forces of killing at least 55 people at Homs
Feb.3 'Syria killings' as UN nears vote Map of Homs Syria  The Security Council is expected to vote on a resolution backing an Arab League peace plan for Syria, amid reports of more than 200 people killed by shelling

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Oct.4 UN resolution on Syria is vetoed
  China and Russia have vetoed a UN Security Council resolution condemning Syria over its crackdown on anti-government protesters
Aug.3 UN condemns Syria army crackdown  The UN Security Council, including allies of Syria, has condemned the Syrian government for a deadly crackdown on protesters Apr.27 Divided UN fails to agree on Syria
  A deeply divided council has failed to agree on an EU-proposed statement condemning Syria's violent crackdown against protesters Feb.22 Libya crackdown condemned at UN   The Security Council has condemned the Libyan authorities for using force against protesters, calling for those responsible to be held to account

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Aug.13   UN expresses concern about Suu Kyi  The Security Council expressed 'serious concern' over the conviction of Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi

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Jul.12 Zimbabwe hails sanctions failure  Zimbabwe has hailed the failure of a UN resolution to impose new sanctions on the country's leaders Jun.23 UN: Free Zimbabwe poll impossible
  The Security Council has unanimously condemned the violence and intimidation against Zimbabwe's opposition party Jan.17 UN raps Burma's 'slow progress'  The UN has criticised a lack of progress towards change, after last year's violent suppression of anti-government protests

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Nov.27 Sudan 'blocking' Darfur mission  The head of UN peacekeeping Guehenno has said that Sudanese obstacles could mean the UN mission in Darfur is not viable Mar.29   UN voices 'concern' on UK sailors  The Security Council has agreed a statement voicing 'grave concern' at Iran's capture of 15 sailors

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