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Surge in elephant and rhino poaching looms over UN wildlife summit

A surge in elephant and rhino poaching in Africa is the backdrop to the latest meeting of CITES – the UN’s Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species in…

A surge in elephant and rhino poaching in Africa is the backdrop to the latest meeting of CITES – the UN’s Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species in…

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Gunmen attack EU mission in Bamako

At least one gunman was killed and two suspects arrested in an attack on a hotel in Mali’s capital Bamako. The building had been converted into a

At least one gunman was killed and two suspects arrested in an attack on a hotel in Mali’s capital Bamako. The building had been converted into a

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Yemen: New UN humanitarian ceasefire collapses

The UN-brokered ceasefire only lasted a matter of hours. Air-strikes and fierce fighting broke Yemen’s truce soon after it came into force at

The UN-brokered ceasefire only lasted a matter of hours. Air-strikes and fierce fighting broke Yemen’s truce soon after it came into force at

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UN Refugee head cautions distraction over Syria.

The head of the UN’s refugee agency, Antonio Guterres has warned world leaders not to allow divisions over the crisis in Ukraine to distract them

The head of the UN’s refugee agency, Antonio Guterres has warned world leaders not to allow divisions over the crisis in Ukraine to distract them

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UN envoy forced to leave Crimea after local anger

A senior UN envoy has been forced to cut short his mission to Crimea after being told to leave by pro-Russian groups. Robert Serry took refuge in a

A senior UN envoy has been forced to cut short his mission to Crimea after being told to leave by pro-Russian groups. Robert Serry took refuge in a

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Germany and Brazil circulate UN anti-spying draft resolution

Germany and Brazil have circulated a UN draft resolution calling for an end to excessive electronic surveillance. Brazilian President Dilma

Germany and Brazil have circulated a UN draft resolution calling for an end to excessive electronic surveillance. Brazilian President Dilma

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Syrian refugees face bleak conditions in under funded camps

More than 40,000 Syrians have crossed the border into Iraq over the past two weeks seeking sanctuary from the fighting back home. They are only

More than 40,000 Syrians have crossed the border into Iraq over the past two weeks seeking sanctuary from the fighting back home. They are only

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Syria suffers food shortages

The conflict in Syria has led to a shortage of essential supplies, with lengthy queues for basics such as bread becoming the norm. In Suran, north of

The conflict in Syria has led to a shortage of essential supplies, with lengthy queues for basics such as bread becoming the norm. In Suran, north of

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First delegation of UN monitors reach Syria

Six UN monitors have arrived in Damascus to monitor the fragile Syrian ceasefire negotiated by Arab League and UN Syria envoy Kofi Annan

Six UN monitors have arrived in Damascus to monitor the fragile Syrian ceasefire negotiated by Arab League and UN Syria envoy Kofi Annan

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UN raises concerns over Libya's militias

Libyan militias remain heavily armed, uncontrolled and continue to detain Muammar Gaddafi loyalists. That was the message given to the UN Security

Libyan militias remain heavily armed, uncontrolled and continue to detain Muammar Gaddafi loyalists. That was the message given to the UN Security