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Guardian | Oct 05, 2011

US envoy says America will not rest until UN security council meets its responsibilities after Russia and China veto draftThe UN security council is expected to seek a fresh resolution on Syria after Russia and China on Tuesday night vetoed a draft that threatened sanctions, a security council source said.The veto by Russia, which was supported by China, provoked the biggest verbal explosion from the US at the UN for years, with its ambassador Susan Rice expressing "outrage" over the move by Moscow and Beijing.Rice also walked out of the security council, the first such demonstration in...

Guardian | Oct 05, 2011

The politician, who has been called a 'climate martyr', says a 'war against science' would see nations trailing in China's wakeChina and India will become the global leaders in action against global warming, according to the Australian politician who has been called a "climate change martyr". Malcolm Turnbull, who lost the leadership of the Liberal party for supporting a carbon emissions trading scheme, said the climate impacts on those nations will see them act."China and India will take the...

Guardian | Oct 05, 2011

Russia and China accused of siding Bashar al-Assad regime after failing to back UN measures against DamascusBashar al-Assad can feel satisfied that powerful allies have stood by him and prevented international action that might just have given him pause for thought as he pursues his vicious crackdown on Syria's protest movement.The veto by Russia and China of a UN security council resolution threatening unspecified measures against Syria caps months of diplomatic action at the UN.

Guardian | Oct 05, 2011

Foreign secretary says countries' decision to veto UN resolution calling on Bashar al-Assad's regime to stop violence is 'deeply mistaken'The foreign secretary, William Hague, has accused Russia and China of "siding with a brutal regime" by vetoing a UN security council resolution calling on Syria to stop violence towards its own people.Hague used his keynote speech at the Conservative party conference to describe the decision as "deeply mistaken and regrettable".He spoke out against the veto as he hailed the British government's role in the Arab spring and called on governments in the...

Christian Science Monitor | Oct 05, 2011

Russia and China's vetoes of a UN resolution against Syria's regime illustrate a stark divide on the role the international community should play in the Arab Spring.

New York Times | Oct 05, 2011

With China claiming it has the right to control all reincarnations, the Dalai Lama has suggested emanation as an alternative.

Guardian | Oct 05, 2011

Archbishop Desmond Tutu criticises the South African government of Jacob Zuma for its failure to stand up to China over Tibet

Guardian | Oct 05, 2011

The US ambassador to the United Nations, Susan Rice, attacks China and Russia's veto of a resolution threatening sanctions against the Syrian regime

Guardian | Oct 05, 2011

South-south co-operation is making a comeback, but it's time for an aid model that does away with such outmoded categoriesOne of the many revolutions taking place in the world of international aid and co-operation is the rebirth of a movement that challenges what is now generally described as the "traditional" aid model.

Guardian | Oct 05, 2011

Anger from Europe and US as two security council powers insist implied threat of sanctions will not bring peaceRussia and China have vetoed a European-backed UN security council resolution that threatened sanctions against the Syrian regime if it did not immediately halt its military crackdown against civilians.It would have been the first legally binding resolution adopted by the security council since President Bashar Assad's military began using tanks and soldiers against protesters in mid-March. The UN estimates there have been more than 2,700 deaths.The European sponsors of the...

New York Times | Oct 05, 2011

A Chinese official said a Senate bill, which threatens higher tariffs on some imports if China is found to be manipulating its currency, violates the rules of the World Trade Organization.

BBC | Oct 05, 2011

China and Russia veto a UN Security Council resolution condemning Syria over its crackdown on anti-government protesters.

The Sydney Morning Herald | Oct 05, 2011

Samantha Stosur's hopes of contesting the rich WTA Tour Championships remain on hold after Russian Maria Kirilenko exacted more revenge on her in China.

The Sydney Morning Herald | Oct 04, 2011

Russia and China have vetoed a UN Security Council resolution, drawn up by European nations, threatening action if Syria's leader does not end crackdown.

BBC | Oct 04, 2011

House Speaker John Boehner criticises a Senate bill that could lead to US action against China over alleged currency manipulation.

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