Tag: UN

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staff3 months

UN sets course towards easing CAR arms embargo

The United Nations Security Council is set to open the door to an easing of the arms embargo on the Central ...

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staff7 months

Look in mirror after attack, US tells Iran

The US ambassador to the UN has urged Iran to “look in the mirror” for the causes of an attack ...

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staff9 months

North Korea lashes out at US over sanctions

North Korea’s foreign ministry has lashed out at the US for not lifting sanctions against the country. It said it ...

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staff9 months

Israel signals any truce with Hamas to be limited in scope

An Israeli Cabinet minister says a cease-fire deal with Hamas currently being discussed involves easing some restrictions on Gaza. Yoav ...

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staff11 months

UN warns of ‘critical gap’ in funding for Syrian refugees this year

A “critical gap” in funding for Syrian refugees and host communities this year could lead to cuts in vital services, ...

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staff11 months

Kuwait seeks UN support for Palestinian protection

Kuwait has circulated a draft UN Security Council resolution on setting up an international protection mission for Palestinians. The proposal, ...

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staff12 months

UN gains unprecedented North Korea access

The head of the UN’s World Food Programme (WFP) believes there is a “sense of optimism” among North Korea’s leaders ...

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staff12 months

Iran deal not deal despite US exit

France’s Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says the Iranian nuclear deal is “not dead” despite US President Donald Trump’s decision ...

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staff12 months

Austria probes UN force over Golan deaths

Austria is investigating the conduct of its UN peacekeepers during an ambush of Syrian policemen that they filmed in the ...

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staff12 months

Thousands flee fresh clashes in northern Myanmar

YANGON – Thousands of people have fled renewed fighting between Myanmar’s army and ethnic insurgents in the country’s remote north, ...