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UN to resume aid deliveries in Syria

Officials say Aleppo is not on the list of destinations for deliveries that could resume as early as Thursday.

Officials say Aleppo is not on the list of destinations for deliveries that could resume as early as Thursday.

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North Korea conducts its fifth and largest nuclear test

Ttate television said the test elevated the country's nuclear arsenal and was part of its response to international sanctions following its earlier nuclear test and long-range rocket launch in January

Ttate television said the test elevated the country's nuclear arsenal and was part of its response to international sanctions following its earlier nuclear test and long-range rocket launch in January

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UN approves harsh new sanctions for North Korea

North Korea faces harsh new sanctions after the United Nations Security Council unanimously passed a resolution drafted by the regime’s closest ally

North Korea faces harsh new sanctions after the United Nations Security Council unanimously passed a resolution drafted by the regime’s closest ally

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UN Security Council to vote on tighter sanctions against North Korea

The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Wednesday on a resolution that would dramatically tighten sanctions on North Korea, following

The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Wednesday on a resolution that would dramatically tighten sanctions on North Korea, following

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US and China agree plan to step up sanctions against North Korea

The US and China have agreed on a draft resolution that would expand UN Security Council sanctions against North Korea over its latest nuclear test

The US and China have agreed on a draft resolution that would expand UN Security Council sanctions against North Korea over its latest nuclear test

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UN observers to monitor Colombia-FARC peace deal

The United Nations Security Council has approved international observers to monitor a long-awaited peace agreement between Colombia and the country’s

The United Nations Security Council has approved international observers to monitor a long-awaited peace agreement between Colombia and the country’s

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Japan pledges firm response after North Korea H-bomb test claim

Addressing Japan’s parliament, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has condemned North Korea’s reported test of a hydrogen bomb as a threat to his country’s

Addressing Japan’s parliament, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has condemned North Korea’s reported test of a hydrogen bomb as a threat to his country’s

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UN Security council backs Libya unity government

The United Nations Security Council has unanimously endorsed an agreement between Libya’s warring factions to form a national unity government. Four

The United Nations Security Council has unanimously endorsed an agreement between Libya’s warring factions to form a national unity government. Four

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Baghdad calls for withdrawal of Turkish troops in northern Iraq

Iraq has appealed to the United Security Council that Turkey immediately and unconditionally remove its troops from northern Iraq. Baghdad has called

Iraq has appealed to the United Security Council that Turkey immediately and unconditionally remove its troops from northern Iraq. Baghdad has called

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Renewed Ukraine fighting prompts UN Security Council emergency meeting

Ukraine has seen its worst fighting since February, with President Poroshenko warning of a huge threat of Russian military operations. The UN Security Council is to hold an emergency session on Friday

Ukraine has seen its worst fighting since February, with President Poroshenko warning of a huge threat of Russian military operations. The UN Security Council is to hold an emergency session on Friday

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UN Security Council to discuss Yemen crisis

The UN Security Council will meet on Sunday to discuss the deadly turmoil in Yemen. It comes after the country’s president called for an “urgent

The UN Security Council will meet on Sunday to discuss the deadly turmoil in Yemen. It comes after the country’s president called for an “urgent

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UN resolutions have 'failed' people of Syria, say aid groups

On the fourth anniversary of the Syrian conflict, a report by several charities and humanitarian organisations finds that in 2014, the worst year of the war to date, three United Nations Security Coun

On the fourth anniversary of the Syrian conflict, a report by several charities and humanitarian organisations finds that in 2014, the worst year of the war to date, three United Nations Security Coun

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Palestinian Authority moves towards International Criminal Court

The Palestinian Authority has signed on to 20 international agreements a day after a bid for independence failed at the United Nations Security

The Palestinian Authority has signed on to 20 international agreements a day after a bid for independence failed at the United Nations Security

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Palestinian resolution fails at UN Security Council

Palestinians express disappointment after failing to get a UN resolution approved which would have called for Israel to end its occupation of Palestinian land

Palestinians express disappointment after failing to get a UN resolution approved which would have called for Israel to end its occupation of Palestinian land

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UN Security Council fears 'total war' in Ukraine

An emergency meeting of the UN Security Council on Wednesday night ended with the body declaring it was “very worried about the risk of a resumption

An emergency meeting of the UN Security Council on Wednesday night ended with the body declaring it was “very worried about the risk of a resumption

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Venezuela wins seat on UN Security Council

Five countries have won seats on the United Nations Security Council. Venezuela, Malaysia, Angola, New Zealand and Spain won the votes of two

Five countries have won seats on the United Nations Security Council. Venezuela, Malaysia, Angola, New Zealand and Spain won the votes of two

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New UN resolution to stop flow of foreign fighters to conflicts

The United Nations Security Council has unanimously adopted a legally binding resolution compelling countries to “prosecute and penalise” concerning

The United Nations Security Council has unanimously adopted a legally binding resolution compelling countries to “prosecute and penalise” concerning

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Mood monitor: New York Times Square

Global security is high on the agenda at the United Nations General Assembly which brings together more than 100 heads of state and

Global security is high on the agenda at the United Nations General Assembly which brings together more than 100 heads of state and

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Should NATO have a leadership role in world affairs?

NATO’s role in world affairs is under scrutiny in this edition of Utalk . The question comes from Marc in Brussels: “Its seems the international

NATO’s role in world affairs is under scrutiny in this edition of Utalk . The question comes from Marc in Brussels: “Its seems the international

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Assad's staying power, defying the odds

The Sunni city of Deraa in southern Syria is where the protests began in March 2011 against the father-to-son tightly-held rule of the Alawite Shia

The Sunni city of Deraa in southern Syria is where the protests began in March 2011 against the father-to-son tightly-held rule of the Alawite Shia

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North Korea threatens to carry out more nuclear tests

North Korea is threatening to carry out what it calls “a new form of nuclear test.” The foreign ministry made the statement on TV in response to

North Korea is threatening to carry out what it calls “a new form of nuclear test.” The foreign ministry made the statement on TV in response to

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Ukraine: Yatsenyuk calls on Russia to pull troops out of Crimea

The new prime minister of Ukraine has addressed the United Nations Security Council in New York. Arseniy Yatsenyuk was a guest speaker for the

The new prime minister of Ukraine has addressed the United Nations Security Council in New York. Arseniy Yatsenyuk was a guest speaker for the