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A woman navigates a stroller between the rubble of destroyed buildings in the rebel bastion of Douma, Syria, in December 2014. A new report card on the international response to Syria's violence faults the U.N. Security Council. Abd Doumany/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S., Russia, Security Council Get A Share Of Blame For Syrian Violence In New Report

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At U.N. headquarters in New York on Wednesday, the Security Council approved a resolution that diplomats say would impose the toughest sanctions on North Korea in two decades. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Samantha Power, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, says the proposed resolution sanctioning North Korea "is the toughest sanctions resolution that has been put forward in more than two decades." Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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U.S. Proposes Tough New Sanctions On North Korea — With China's Support

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A satellite image shows the Fordow facility in Iran. Under an agreement with six world powers, Iran would stop enriching uranium at the facility. DigitalGlobe/Getty Images hide caption

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The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a historic resolution aimed at ending the flow of foreign extremists to the world's conflicts. President Obama thanked the council but warned that "a resolution alone will not be enough." Julie Jacobson/AP hide caption

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A Syrian refugee boy stands outside his tent at Al Zaatri refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria, earlier this week. Muhammad Hamed/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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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. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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