Tag: Council

Iraq appeals to UN Safety Council to push for Turkish troop withdrawal

Posted December 12, 2015 17:09:52 Iraq has appealed to the United Nations Security Council to demand an instant and unconditional withdrawal of all Turkish troops from its north, calling the military incursion a “flagrant violation” of international law. “We contact on the Security Council to demand that Turkey withdraw its forces quickly … and not…


SA council commemorates one particular year given that mass whale beaching

By Isabella Pittaway Posted December ten, 2015 ten:28:01 Photo: Yorke Peninsula Council Mayor Ray Agnew unveils a plaque for the seven sperm whales that beached themselves near Ardrossan. (Supplied: Yorke Peninsula Council) Plaques have been set into rocks and trees planted for every single of the seven sperm whales that died after beaching themselves at…


Indigenous Referendum Council named soon after drawn-out negotiations

Posted December 07, 2015 00:01:11 The Federal Government and Opposition have settled on the lengthy-awaited Referendum Council to seek advice from on the greatest prospect of recognising Indigenous Australians in the constitution. Advocates of adjust are hopeful the 16-member council will break the impasse in the debate over the question that would be put to…