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'Europe must do more to help refugees' according to the UNHCR

“Europe must do more to help refugees and migrants, dying of cold,” according to the UNHCR. As Europe is experiencing some of the lowest

“Europe must do more to help refugees and migrants, dying of cold,” according to the UNHCR. As Europe is experiencing some of the lowest

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UN raises alarm about hunger and insecurity in Yemen

The UN says the number of civilians killed in the country's war is now estimated to be more than 10,000, with some 40,000 injured

The UN says the number of civilians killed in the country's war is now estimated to be more than 10,000, with some 40,000 injured

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Greeks and Turks 'fail to agree' on new map for Cyprus

The two sides talking in Geneva over the future of Cyprus have reportedly failed to reach agreement over a new map for the divided Mediterranean island.

The two sides talking in Geneva over the future of Cyprus have reportedly failed to reach agreement over a new map for the divided Mediterranean island.

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Cyprus talks to resume soon amid 'last effort' to find solution

Talks to resolve the 40-year division of Cyprus ended without agreement on Thursday night but there are plans for officials to meet again in a week.

Talks to resolve the 40-year division of Cyprus ended without agreement on Thursday night but there are plans for officials to meet again in a week.

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Cyprus: the new UN Secretary-General's first challenge

Reunification talks on Cyprus take an international turn: the foreign ministers of the island's guarantors join the UN's Secretary-General in Geneva.

Reunification talks on Cyprus take an international turn: the foreign ministers of the island's guarantors join the UN's Secretary-General in Geneva.

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Talks on Cyprus reach crucial point, territorial issues remain

Talks on the reunification of Cyprus reach a crucial point. Delegates say progress has been made and maps exchanged, but work remains.

Talks on the reunification of Cyprus reach a crucial point. Delegates say progress has been made and maps exchanged, but work remains.

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Commission finds no evidence of genocide in Myanmar

An interim report by the body set up by the government to investigate abuses in Rakhine State finds no evidence to support claims of ethnic cleansing, rape and arson.

An interim report by the body set up by the government to investigate abuses in Rakhine State finds no evidence to support claims of ethnic cleansing, rape and arson.

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First day at the office for new UN chief Antonio Guterres

The United Nations has a new man at the top – former Portuguese prime minister Antonio Guterres has replaced Ban Ki-moon as secretary general.

The United Nations has a new man at the top – former Portuguese prime minister Antonio Guterres has replaced Ban Ki-moon as secretary general.

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Trump calls UN "sad" club after vote on Israeli settlements

On Twitter, US President-Elect Donald Trump mocked the UN as "sad," labeling it "just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time."

On Twitter, US President-Elect Donald Trump mocked the UN as "sad," labeling it "just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time."

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Israel's Netanyahu summons diplomats over UN Resolution

Israel summoned diplomats of 10 of the 14 nations which voted for last week’s UN Resolution condemning Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

Israel summoned diplomats of 10 of the 14 nations which voted for last week’s UN Resolution condemning Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

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Israeli PM Netanyahu to re-assess UN ties

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has reacted angrily to the US abstention on a UN resolution condeming settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has reacted angrily to the US abstention on a UN resolution condeming settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

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Putin announces Syria peace talks in Kazakh capital as residents return to Aleppo

Russia, Iran, Turkey and President Bashar al-Assad have all agreed to meet in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana to try to end the conflict in Syria, President Vladimir Putin has…

Russia, Iran, Turkey and President Bashar al-Assad have all agreed to meet in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana to try to end the conflict in Syria, President Vladimir Putin has…

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UN probe unable to apportion blame in Aleppo convoy bombing

A convoy that was bombed while trying to take aid into the besieged city of Aleppo last September was hit by an air strike but its not known who was responsible.

A convoy that was bombed while trying to take aid into the besieged city of Aleppo last September was hit by an air strike but its not known who was responsible.

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UN approves monitors for eastern Aleppo

The UN Security Council has called for officials from the world body to be allowed to monitor the evacuation of people from eastern Aleppo.

The UN Security Council has called for officials from the world body to be allowed to monitor the evacuation of people from eastern Aleppo.

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Russia circulates its own UN resolution on Aleppo - diplomats

Diplomats in New York say Moscow is circulating its own UN resolution on the Aleppo crisis. Earlier, UN Security Council veto power Russia said it could not allow a French-drafted resolution on Aleppo

Diplomats in New York say Moscow is circulating its own UN resolution on the Aleppo crisis. Earlier, UN Security Council veto power Russia said it could not allow a French-drafted resolution on Aleppo

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Will the UN send observers to Syria?

The Security Council is meeting to vote on a resolution to guarantee that UN officials can monitor evacuations from the besieged parts of the Syrian city.

The Security Council is meeting to vote on a resolution to guarantee that UN officials can monitor evacuations from the besieged parts of the Syrian city.

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"Please stand with Aleppo": an activist's plea for help

An independent Syrian media activist has made a call on social media this week for the rest of the world to "stand with Aleppo"

An independent Syrian media activist has made a call on social media this week for the rest of the world to "stand with Aleppo"