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United Nations Security Council: One of the six principal organs of the UN, charged with the maintenance of international security
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN) and is charged with ensuring international peace and security, recommending the admission of new UN members to the General Assembly, and approving any changes to the UN Charter. Its powers include establishing peacekeeping operations, enacting international sanctions, and authorizing military action. The UNSC is the only UN body with the authority to issue binding resolutions on member states.

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Russia's Medvedev threatens international court with missile strike | Oneindia News [Video]

Russia's Medvedev threatens international court with missile strike | Oneindia News

Dmitry Medvedev, a staunch Putin loyalist, has threatened the International Criminal Court with a missile strike for issuing an arrest warrant for the Russian President. As per the TASS reports,..

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International Criminal Court issues arrest warrant for Putin over war crimes | Oneindia News [Video]

International Criminal Court issues arrest warrant for Putin over war crimes | Oneindia News

The International Criminal Court on Friday announced an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin on the war crime accusation of unlawfully deporting Ukrainian children. This is the first..

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Fighting in DRC's East: UN Security Council delegation visits Bushagara camp [Video]

Fighting in DRC's East: UN Security Council delegation visits Bushagara camp

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Ukraine war: 'First time in history' UN Security Council permanent member threatens nuclear plant [Video]

Ukraine war: 'First time in history' UN Security Council permanent member threatens nuclear plant

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UN Security Council meeting to discuss ongoing peacekeeping mission in Mali [Video]

UN Security Council meeting to discuss ongoing peacekeeping mission in Mali

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