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Burundi government tells UN mediator to go

Bujumbura - Burundi's ruling party and its allies on Sunday told a United Nations mediator to step down, just two weeks after he was sent to help resolve the central African nation's political crisis.

Fighting grips Yemen's Aden as UN envoy presses truce bid

Aden - Fighting gripped Yemen's second city Aden on Sunday as the UN envoy arrived in the rebel-held capital Sanaa to press efforts to broker a ceasefire.

Iran atomic bomb probe may be completed in 2015: IAEA

Vienna - A long-delayed investigation into whether Iran has sought to develop nuclear weapons could be completed by the end of the year with Tehran's help, the head of the UN atomic watchdog said Saturday.

UN declares Burundi elections not free or credible

New York - Elections in Burundi that were wracked by violence and boycotted by the opposition were not free or credible, United Nations observers said, a day after clashes left six dead in the capital.

Cities, regions call for 'robust' world climate pact

Lyon - Thousands of cities, provinces and states from around the world urged national governments on Thursday to deliver a "robust, binding, equitable and universal" planet-saving climate pact in December.

As nations dither, cities pick up climate slack

Lyon - Their national governments hamstrung by domestic politics, stretched budgets and diplomatic inertia, many cities and provinces have taken a leading role -- driven by necessity -- in efforts to arrest galloping global warming.

South Sudan rebels attack UN base in possible 'war crime'

Juba - South Sudan rebels opened fire on a UN peacekeeping base sheltering 30,000 civilians, killing one and wounding six in a possible war crime, the UN said late Wednesday.

Libya peace talks stall again despite UN sanctions threat

Tripoli - Libya's rival governments will not return to peace talks this week after rebel forces rejected the latest proposal, defying threats the UN Security Council would impose sanctions on anyone who stands in the way of a deal.

Cities, regions, demand bigger climate say

Lyon - Leaders of city and regional governments gathered Wednesday in the French city of Lyon, in the grips of a western European heatwave, to demand a bigger stake in the global push to curb global warming.

Ice cream for primates as Europe feels the heat

Paris - A blistering heatwave sweeping through Europe on Wednesday brought blackouts to France and fears of heat stroke for Wimbledon tennis fans, but meant a range of interesting ice creams for the continent's zoo animals.

Record 137,000 refugees, migrants crossed Mediterranean in 2015

Ginebra - A record 137,000 people made the perilous journey across the Mediterranean to Europe in the first half of 2015, most of them fleeing war, conflict and persecution, the United Nations said Wednesday"Europe is living through a maritime refugee crisis of ...

Russia slams 'divisive' UN draft resolution on Srebrenica

New York - Russia slammed a draft UN resolution on the Srebrenica genocide as divisive Tuesday, and said it would present its own measure while the United Nations marks 20 years since the massacre.

Obama and Rousseff focus on climate, play down spy row

Washington - US President Barack Obama and Brazil's Dilma Rousseff traded compliments and vowed to work together on renewable energy Tuesday, bidding to put a bitter spying row behind them.

South Sudan army raped then burnt girls alive: UN

Juba - South Sudan's army raped then torched girls alive inside their homes during a recent campaign marked by "new brutality and intensity", a UN rights report said Tuesday.

China's UN climate pledges 'expected': State media

Bejing - China is expected to unveil its long-awaited national pledges to reduce carbon emissions beyond 2020, a state-run newspaper said Monday, as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visits Belgium and France ahead of a Paris climate summit.

MH17 tribunal idea is 'counterproductive': Russian official

Moscow - A senior Russian official on Friday rejected calls for the establishment of a UN tribunal to try those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine last year.

127,000 Burundians flee amid unrest: UN

Ginebra - Nearly 127,000 Burundians have registered as refugees in neighbouring countries and many more have likely fled under the radar from the troubled central African nation, the United Nations said Friday.

Record Afghan opium output prompts cheaper U.S. heroin supply: UN

Vienna - Opium cultivation and production in Afghanistan have reached record levels, triggering "a large increase" in cheaper heroin supply in the US, the United Nations said on Friday.

UN group still sees concerns in Malta's treatment of migrants

Valletta - Conditions for migrants on the tiny Mediterranean island of Malta have improved but still fall well below international standards, a UN group said Thursday.

Netherlands, Malaysia push for UN tribunal for MH17 culprits

New York - The Netherlands, Malaysia and three other countries want a UN tribunal to be set up to try those responsible for the downing of the Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine last year, a senior diplomat said Wednesday.

Protect migrants in Mediterranean military crackdown, UN warns EU

Peshawar - The United Nations refugee chief Tuesday warned the European Union about its planned military operation to target people-smugglers in the Mediterranean, saying migrants attempting the risky sea crossing must be protected.

Malala presses World Bank, UN to set goals on education

Washington - Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai urged the World Bank and UN on Monday to raise the focus of education in their new millenium goals.

First UN Mandela prize awarded to Portuguese ex-leader, eye doctor

New York - Portugal's former leftist president Jorge Sampaio and Namibian eye specialist Helena Ndume were awarded the first UN Nelson Mandela Prize on Monday for their work to better humanity.

Israel blasts 'biased' UN agency over Gaza war report

Jerusalem - Israel denounced the UN rights council Monday as biased after a United Nations report found that both Israel and Palestinian militants may have committed war crimes during last year's Gaza war.

War crimes likely by both sides in 2014 Gaza war: UN

Ginebra - Both Israel and Palestinian militants may have committed war crimes during last year's Gaza war, a widely anticipated United Nations report said Monday, decrying "unprecedented" devastation and human suffering.

Eritrea defends conscription as thousands flee

Nairobi - Eritrea has defended its controversial policy of decades-long national service from which some 5,000 people flee each month, saying it has "no other choice" due to threats from long-standing enemy Ethiopia.

Japan offers $3.5 million to help Rohingya

Toukyo - Japan on Saturday offered a $3.5 million to help the Rohingya boat people who have fled Myanmar where they faced severe discrimination.

Body cameras lead to dramatic fall in police brutality: UN expert

Ginebra - Growing use of body cameras by police has led to a dramatic fall in brutality, a top UN rights expert said Friday, but warned the technology could be a double-edged sword.

'No agreement' as Yemen peace talks end in Geneva

Sanaa - Yemen peace talks ended in Geneva on Friday with no agreement, but the United Nations said it was still optimistic a ceasefire could be reached "pretty soon.""I won't beat around the bush.

UNHCR says West should follow Turkey 'example' on Syria refugees

Istanbul - The UN's refugee chief on Thursday urged the world including Western states to open up their borders and follow Turkey's example in hosting Syrian refugees.Turkey, which has taken in some 1.
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