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Australia PM slams 'outrageous' Russian MH17 veto
Australia PM slams 'outrageous' Russian MH17 veto

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Thursday Russia's "outrageous" veto of a UN resolution to establish a special tribunal to try those who shot down flight MH17ю

Australia PM slams 'outrageous' Russian MH17 veto
Top German MEP says UK's Cameron could lose EU veto
Top German MEP says UK's Cameron could lose EU veto

Britain could lose its prized EU veto on some subjects if it opts out from the commitment to "ever closer union" in the bloc's treaties under David Cameron's reform plans.

Top German MEP says UK's Cameron could lose EU veto
Caetano Veloso. ©Reuters/Mario Anzuoni
Brazil singers fight for right to veto biographies

Famous Brazilian songwriters -- long activists for freedom of expression -- are themselves coming under fire as they fight an attempt to overturn a law allowing celebrities to veto unauthorized biographies.

Brazil singers fight for right to veto biographies
Huge Rio protest against oil royalties share-out plan
Huge Rio protest against oil royalties share-out plan

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Rio Monday to press Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to veto a bill that would redistribute oil royalties in favor of non-oil producing states.

Huge Rio protest against oil royalties share-out plan
Canada slams China, Russia for UN Syria vetoes
Canada slams China, Russia for UN Syria vetoes

Canada issued a scathing retort on Thursday after Russia and China vetoed another UN resolution to pressure the Syrian regime to rein in its crackdown on a 16-month-old rebellion.

Canada slams China, Russia for UN Syria vetoes
Annan, Ban call on UN Council to act on Syria
Annan, Ban call on UN Council to act on Syria

UN chief Ban Ki-moon and international envoy Kofi Annan called on the UN Security Council to take strong action on the Syria conflict ahead of a vote Thursday on a western-backed resolution calling for sanctions.

Annan, Ban call on UN Council to act on Syria
Nursultan Nazarbayev. Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Nazarbayev vetoed decision on impossibility of elections in Zhanaozen

Kazakhstan President vetoed the decision of the Constitutional Council on impossibility of holding the elections in Zhanaozen.

Nazarbayev vetoed decision on impossibility of elections in Zhanaozen

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