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  • Syria: UN investigating chemical use     Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports from Cairo on the latest developments in Syria where UN inspectors are visiting the sites of the alleged chemical attacks.

  • Why Syria is 'too late to be credible'     Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Dominique Moisi, special advisor at the French Institute for International Relations, agrees with the U.S. that Syria is "too late to be credible" and discusses the risks of delaying an international intervention.

  • Syria's opposition is demanding United Nations inspectors immediately begin investigating an alleged chemical weapons attack that killed hundreds of people yesterday, reports NBC's Richard Engel.

  • Global Carbon Emissions Hit Record High in 2012 Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 12:00 PM ET
    A cement factory releasing heavy smoke in Binzhou, China.

    China led a rise in global carbon dioxide emissions to a record high in 2012, casting doubt over the chances of limiting global warming to an acceptable level.

  • Asia-Pacific's Newest Destination: Mexico     Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 7:45 PM ET

    Jorge Mariscal, Regional CIO, Emerging Markets at UBS discusses the agenda for President Obama's Mexico visit plus the nation's growing importance for Asia-Pacific countries.

  • How US Boom Could Rattle Global Order Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 11:28 AM ET

    A dramatic shift in how energy is being produced and consumed around the world could lead to far-reaching changes in the geopolitical order.

  • China Needs To Cut North Korea Loose: Pro     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 5:30 PM ET

    Sean King, Senior Vice President, Park Strategies expects North Korea to carry through with its threat of rocket launches. He says that China needs to cut ties with North Korea.

  • North Korea's Nuclear Progress Left Unchecked     Wednesday, 12 Dec 2012 | 7:35 PM ET

    Andrew Gilholm, Head of Asia Analysis, Control Risks says North Korea has gradually developed its nuclear and missile technology in the last 20 years without any real obstacles from the global community.

  • Government: Obama's Second Term Cabinet Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 2:11 PM ET

    Who will fill roles at State, Treasury and Defense?

  • An upcoming U.N. gathering about Internet oversight is raising alarms from a broad coalition of critics, including the U.S., tech giants such as Google and rights groups, concerned that changes could lead to greater efforts to censor Web content and stifle innovation in cyberspace.

  • Netanyahu’s Bomb Explodes on the Internet Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | 9:12 AM ET
    Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, points to a red line he drew on a graphic of a bomb while addressing the United Nations General Assembly on September 27, 2012 in New York City.

    The day after Benjamin Netanyahu's cartoon representation of an Iranian nuclear bomb went viral on the Internet, opinion was divided on whether the Israeli prime minister's headline-grabbing prop was a stroke of presentational genius or a cheap gimmick.

  • Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

    As protests against a U.S. made anti-Islam video continue across the world, the president of Indonesia, which has the world’s largest Muslim population, seeks to reassure investors that all steps will be taken to ensure stability and promote economic growth in his country.

  • Bulgaria Boasts Stability Amid European Turmoil: Pres Monday, 24 Sep 2012 | 12:46 PM ET
    Sofia, Bulgaria.

    Free market reforms and a 10 percent flat tax rate have helped transform Bulgaria into an island of stability in Europe.

  • New Ray Gun Used to Fight High Sea Pirates Thursday, 16 Aug 2012 | 2:10 PM ET
    Raytheon's Silent Guardian Protection System

    Gulf states are planning to use ray guns to protect their oil and gas infrastructure and also dissuade pirate attacks.

  • Will Russia Muzzle the Internet? Friday, 22 Jun 2012 | 11:31 AM ET
    Vladimir Putin

    Secret negotiations among dozens of countries preparing for a UN summit could lead to changes in a global treaty that would diminish the Internet's role in economic growth and restrict the free flow of information.

  • Mugabe Was Not Given Any Tourism Title: UN Agency Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 10:20 AM ET

    A United Nations agency said Wednesday that it has not appointed Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as an official representative for tourism, refuting several newspaper reports that sparked outrage in the United Kingdom.

  • Stakes Are High in Struggle to Stop Syria Bloodshed Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 7:05 AM ET
    United Nations, New York city

    As many observers had expected, Russia and China used their veto privileges to block the latest attempt by members of the United Nations Security Council to take concrete measures to stop the bloodshed in Syria.

  • Anger After Russia, China Block UN Action on Syria Sunday, 5 Feb 2012 | 6:09 PM ET
    Protesters Gather At Syrian Embassy In London

    Western and Arab states voiced outrage on Sunday after Russia and China vetoed a U.N. resolution that would have backed an Arab plan urging Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to give up power, and Washington vowed harsher sanctions against Damascus.

  • The new head of the U.N. food agency said he expects food prices to remain volatile in 2012 —and more people will go hungry.

  • Egypt's Army Ruler to Give Statement Tuesday, 22 Nov 2011 | 9:59 AM ET

    The head of Egypt's ruling army council will deliver a statement to the nation later on Tuesday, state television said, as protests demanding an end to military rule intensify.