Posts Tagged ‘meeting’

The UN Security Council has voted for a technical extension for the UN observer mission in Syria for 30 days as the previous one expires on July 20

Saturday, July 21, 2012 Comments off


July 20 -The new extension comes as UNSC members work out a compromise of two proposals on the table – one by Pakistan, which suggested extending the mission for 45 days, and the other by Britain, which offered a 30-day extension. However, Britain’s offer came with the condition that Assad withdraws all troops from residential neighborhoods. Read more…

Shirkii Kooxda Xiriirka Caalamiga (ICG) Ee Somalia- War-murtiyeed – (Eng)

Thursday, July 5, 2012 Comments off

War-murtiyeedkii kasoobaxay shirkii koooxda Xiriirka Caalamiga (ICG) ee Soomaaliya ee lagu qabtay  magaalada Rome 2-3 July 2012., kuna qoran afka English – ka.

War halkan buu kudhan yahay hoos ka akhri.

ICG  -Rome/Photo:RM. Read more…

‘We’re strongly against weapons of mass destruction’ – Iran’s nuclear negotiator

Friday, June 15, 2012 Comments off


The international community turns a blind eye on Iran being discriminated and terrorized over its peaceful nuclear program while demanding that Tehran live under the rule of international law, accuses Iran’s top nuclear negotiator, Saeed Jalili. Read more…

Tens of thousands in ‘March of millions’ Moscow protest – RT

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Comments off

The Russian opposition has held a mass anti-government rally in the country’s capital. It was the first so-called “March of Millions” demonstration since mass protests on May 6 were marred by violence and hundreds of arrests. Read more…

Russia and China pull together to counter US Asia drive – RT

Wednesday, June 6, 2012 Comments off

Chinese sailors march pass the Russian destroyer Admiral Vinogradov berthed at a naval base in Qingdao, northeastern China on April 23, 2012 (China Out/AFP Photo).

President Vladimir Putin has said Russia will cement its military alliance with China, including an increase in joint exercises in the Asia-Pacific. The move follows a US pledge to step up its naval presence in Asia in a bid to extend its influence. Read more…

Russia and China tout strategic partnership amid global breakdown – RT

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 Comments off


President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao broke ground on a new bilateral relationship. Given the regional challenges, Russia and China have more in common than ever before. Read more…

Syrian govt: ‘We have begun troop withdrawal’

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Apr. 10, 2012


An image grab taken from a video uploaded on YouTube on April 9, 2012 shows Syrian troops deploying in Saqba on the outskirts of Damascus (AFP Photo/Youtube).- RT

The Syrian foreign minister says the Assad regime has withdrawn troops from several provinces. The president has until the end of Tuesday to pull out all forces ahead of a planned ceasefire between conflicting sides. Read more…

Russia backs daily truce in Syria

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Mar. 20, 2012

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has backed a call by the International Committee of the Red Cross for a daily humanitarian truce in Syria.

Lavrov met with the president of the ICRC, Jakob Kellenberger, in Moscow on Monday. Read more…

Syrian talks fail, but Annan is “optimistic” -RT

Monday, March 12, 2012 Comments off

The UN delegation led by Kofi Annan has completed the second round of talks with Syrian President Assad. The envoy said the mutual agreement between the government and the opposition would be hard to reach, but he is optimistic. Read more…

SNC ‘halfway to recognition’ by Friends of Syria – RT

Sunday, February 26, 2012 Comments off

Burhan Ghalioun (C), President of the SNC, at the Friends of Syria Conference in Tunis, on February 24, 2012 (AFP Photo / Pool / Jason Reed) 

The Friends of Syria meeting in Tunisia has gone halfway to recognizing the Syria’s opposition umbrella group the National Council as legitimate representatives of the Syrian people. And promised more pressure and sanctions on the existing regime. Read more…