The U.N. Security Council votes on a resolution that will require Syria to give up its chemical weapons, at U.N. Headquarters last month.
October 18, 2013 In apparent anger over the handling of Syria, the Foreign Ministry in Riyadh turned down the rotating seat until unspecified reforms in the "method and work mechanism" on the council are undertaken.
Secretary of State John Kerry urged European Union officials, including foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, left, to support military action in Syria to punish the country for a chemical attack on its citizens.
September 7, 2013 Despite Secretary of State John Kerry's call to support military strikes after an alleged chemical attack by the Syrian regime, members of the European Union say diplomacy should be the priority.
March 17, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, an update on the recovery in Haiti and Chernobyl 25 years after the disaster. In the second hour, Japan's ongoing nuclear crisis and a U.N Security Council vote on a no-fly zone in Libya.
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