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Russia and China again vetoed a Western-backed U.N. resolution Thursday aimed at pressuring President Bashar Assad's government to end the escalating 16-month conflict in Syria.
Five unarmed U.N. truce monitors toured the battered city at the heart of the Syrian uprising on foot Saturday, encountering unusually calm streets after weeks of shelling as a throng of residents clamored for foreign military help to oust President Bashar Assad.
Argentina has accused Great Britain of sending a nuclear-armed submarine into the South Atlantic in violation of an international treaty, deepening the territorial dispute over the Falkland Islands.
Libyan Ambassador Ibrahim Dabbashi objects to being called a rebel diplomat.
British Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant said the resolution was not meant to be balanced.
British U.N. Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant, who sponsored the Western-backed draft, said he was "appalled" at the third double veto of a resolution aimed at bringing an end to the bloodshed in