Turkey Loses U.N. Security Council Seat in Huge Upset -Newsweek

Turkey lost in its bid to secure a seat as a non-permanent member of the security councils apparently after heavy opposition from Saudi Arabia and Egypt. They were not punishing Ankara for its unwillingness to help the Kurds in Kobane, but for its support for the Muslim Brothers. Venezuela, New Zealand, Spain, Angola and Malaysia will be joining the body in January. They will be replacing Argentina, Australia, Luxembourg, South Korea and Rwanda.