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Iranian president Hasan Rouhani during a news conference  in New York yesterday after his historic phone call with US president Barack Obama. Photograph: Todd Heisler/The New York Times

Hundreds of supporters cheered Iranian president Hassan Rouhani on his return from New York today after his historic phone call with US president Bara(...)

United Nations  vehicles carry  members of a chemical weapons investigation team in the Syrian carry Damascus today. Photograph: Khaled al-Hariri/Reuters

The United Nations Security Council has unanimously approved a breakthrough agreement to eliminate all of Syria’s chemical weapons. The council(...)

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore will describe the US-Russian agreement reached at the UN this week aimed at ridding Syria of chemical weapons as a ’watershed in the international engagement on crisis’. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore will call for those responsible for the deadly gas attack in Syria last month to be brought before the International Criminal C(...)

Smoke rises from buildings after what activists say was an air strike by forces loyal to Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad in Homs on Thursday. Photograph:  Reuters/Thaer Al Khalidiya

As the pace of efforts to scrutinise Syria’s chemical weapons stockpiles quickens, UN inspectors said yesterday they were investigating reports the we(...)

Iran’s President Hassan Rohani addresses a  meeting on nuclear disarmament at UN headquarters on Thursday. Photograph:  Reuters/Mike Segar

How significant was this week’s rapprochement between the US and Iran at the United Nations?The last time relations between the United States and Iran(...)

US president Barack Obama speaks about Syria while meeting with Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington today. Photograph:  Win McNamee/Getty Images

USpresident Barack Obama said tonight a UN security council draft resolution brokered by the United States and Russia that would demand Syria give up (...)

Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani (centre) is approached by staff members after a news conference in New York today. Mr Rouhani said  he wanted talks with major powers on Iran’s nuclear program to yield results in a short period of time and that the improved mood in US-Iranian relations could lead to better ties. Photograph: Adrees Latif/Reuters

US president Barack Obama and new Iranian president Hassan Rouhani held a historic phone call on Friday, in the highest level conversation between the(...)

A 3D art piece by artist Eduardo Relero shows Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama puzzling over a map of Syria, during the United Nations General Assembly in New York this week. Photograph: Joshua Lott/Reuters

The five permanent members of the deeply divided United Nations Security Council have agreed on a resolution to eliminate Syria’s chemical weapons.The(...)

The Government has told a United Nations committee it has no specific plans to introduce a law to outlaw slapping or “reasonable chastisement” of chil(...)

President Rouhani addressing the UN in New York this week. Photograph: AP

There has been little recognition of the magnanimity of Iranian president Hassan Rouhani’s speech to the United Nations on Tuesday in which he agreed (...)

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