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Crisis in Syria: will a UN resolution stop Assad?

Western and Arab countries are ramping up the pressure to get a UN resolution passed against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Since the beginning of the uprising ten months ago, the UN has failed to reach common ground on a crisis that has killed more than 5,400 people. But nothing can happen at the UN Security Council if Russia doesn't budge, and Moscow is continuing to stand by Damascus. Is the UN powerless to change the course of events in Syria?

  • Anton KOSLOV, Associate professor, American Graduate School of International Diplomacy;
  • Jonathan PARIS, Senior Fellow, the Atlantic Council of the United States;
  • Jeffrey LAURENTI, Senior fellow, The Century Foundation;
  • Monzer MAKHOUS, Member of the Syrian National Council;
  • Guillaume MEYER, France 24 Correspondent.

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2015-05-27 FIFA

FIFA corruption scandal: Top officials indicted on US corruption charges (part 2)

The world's most popular sport is in turmoil. Two separate inquiries have been launched into corruption at football's governing body, FIFA. A US probe is looking into $150...

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2015-05-27 FIFA

FIFA corruption scandal: Top officials indicted on US corruption charges (part 1)

The world’s most popular sport is in turmoil. Two separate inquiries have been launched into corruption at football’s governing body, FIFA. A US probe is looking into $150...

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2015-05-26 Iran

Islamic State group advances: Baghdad and Washington trade blame over losses (part 2)

The fight is on in Ramadi, a campaign to recapture the capital of Anbar province that has now been taken in hand by Shiite militias. But even as the operation unfolds,...

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2015-05-26 Iraq

Islamic State group advances: Baghdad and Washington trade blame over losses (part 1)

The fight is on in Ramadi, a campaign to recapture the capital of Anbar province that has now been taken in hand by Shiite militias. But even as the operation unfolds,...

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2015-05-25 Burundi

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After a month of protests and a failed coup, President Pierre Nkurunziza is undeterred in his bid for a third term. He denies ordering the weekend killing of opposition figure...

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