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Ban ups pressure on Russia over Syria violence

February 1, 2012 | News covering the UN and the world

Ban ups pressure on Russia over Syria violence

The UN Security Council "cannot wait any longer" to take measures to end the violence in Syria, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today. Discussions were ongoing over an Arab-European resolution that calls for President Bashar al-Assad to step aside, but Russia said it would veto the measure in current form. Bloomberg Businessweek (2/1),Time.com/Global Spin blog (1/31), The New York Times (tiered subscription model) (1/31) 

 

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2011

Some comments at the end of a timeline

There are already several timelines about the North African uprisings, and the intent is not to include another one.  If you want another timeline here is a connection: Another TImeline  I am mentioning it here because of the paragraphs at the end of the timeline, and because of the very nice map of the area.

 

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