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Israeli attack kills pro-Government militia

Syria's National Defence Forces said the attack struck its military camp in the countryside of Quneitra, which sits near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

Syria's National Defence Forces said the attack struck its military camp in the countryside of Quneitra, which sits near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

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UN - Sarin was used in Syria attack

Paulo Sergio Pinheiro said most of the victims in the attack were killed with conventional and not chemical weapons during an airstrike on a hospital.

Paulo Sergio Pinheiro said most of the victims in the attack were killed with conventional and not chemical weapons during an airstrike on a hospital.

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Bus bomb attack on Aleppo civilians "likely a war crime", UN says

A bomb attack on a bus convoy crowded with civilians fleeing the embattled city of Aleppo in Syria “likely amounts to a war crime”, according to the UN.

A bomb attack on a bus convoy crowded with civilians fleeing the embattled city of Aleppo in Syria “likely amounts to a war crime”, according to the UN.

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UN refugees released by South Sudanese refugee captors

More than a dozen United Nations mission staff have been released by South Sudanese refugees in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

More than a dozen United Nations mission staff have been released by South Sudanese refugees in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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South Korea: North's failed missile test 'threatens whole world'

South Korea reacted to the North’s failed missile launch on Sunday by threatening punitive action if such action is repeated, or leads to further provocation such as a nuclear test or a long-range mis

South Korea reacted to the North’s failed missile launch on Sunday by threatening punitive action if such action is repeated, or leads to further provocation such as a nuclear test or a long-range mis

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Scandal-struck Haiti UN peacekeeping mission to end

The United Nations Security Council votes unanimously for the scandal-struck Haiti peacekeeper mission to come to an end.

The United Nations Security Council votes unanimously for the scandal-struck Haiti peacekeeper mission to come to an end.

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360° video: Food security programmes to reduce displacement in rural areas

In Colombia, the UN is trying to help rural communities whose food security has been challenged by the government’s attempt to curb coca production through land-fumigation.

In Colombia, the UN is trying to help rural communities whose food security has been challenged by the government’s attempt to curb coca production through land-fumigation.

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Amid calls for inquiry, Syria again denies chemical attack

Images from the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun on Thursday showed men collecting evidence from the site of the chemical attack that killed at least 70 people including…

Images from the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun on Thursday showed men collecting evidence from the site of the chemical attack that killed at least 70 people including…

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Russia under fire after Syrian gas attack

As Western powers condemn the deadly chemical attack in Syria, Russia stands by its ally and the US threatens to take unilateral action.

As Western powers condemn the deadly chemical attack in Syria, Russia stands by its ally and the US threatens to take unilateral action.

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US cut to UN Population Fund will have ''devastating effects'' Guterres warns

UN chief Antonio Guterres has warned that a decision by the US to cut funding to the United Nation’s Population Fund will have ‘‘devastating effects’‘ for the health of women and…

UN chief Antonio Guterres has warned that a decision by the US to cut funding to the United Nation’s Population Fund will have ‘‘devastating effects’‘ for the health of women and…

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Guterres urges Syrian girls to continue their studies

UN Secretary General António Guterres encourages young Syrian women to aim for government positions in the future

UN Secretary General António Guterres encourages young Syrian women to aim for government positions in the future

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UN talks for a worldwide ban on nuclear weapons get limited support

Almost forty countries were notable by their absence at the United Nations on Monday when talks began on a new treaty to enforce a worldwide nuclear ban.

Almost forty countries were notable by their absence at the United Nations on Monday when talks began on a new treaty to enforce a worldwide nuclear ban.

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Norway tops UN list of happiest countries on earth

Norway has jumped to top spot in this year's World Happiness Report, knocking its neighbour Denmark off the top spot, into second place.

Norway has jumped to top spot in this year's World Happiness Report, knocking its neighbour Denmark off the top spot, into second place.

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All smiles: Norway tops World Happiness Report 2017

Norway wiped the smile off Denmark’s face on Monday by beating its Nordic neighbour to top spot in a global happiness survey.

Norway wiped the smile off Denmark’s face on Monday by beating its Nordic neighbour to top spot in a global happiness survey.

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US to change its approach to North Korea after missile tests

Nikki Haley has told the United Nations Security Council the US is re-thinking its diplomatic approach to North Korea following repeated missile tests by the secretive…

Nikki Haley has told the United Nations Security Council the US is re-thinking its diplomatic approach to North Korea following repeated missile tests by the secretive…

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North Korea test fires four more missiles

North Korea has fired four more ballistic missiles, three of which fell into the sea near Japan.

North Korea has fired four more ballistic missiles, three of which fell into the sea near Japan.