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UN envoy eyes new Syria peace talks in June

New York - Despite little progress in the latest round of Syrian peace talks, negotiations are set to resume in June, the UN envoy said Monday.

UN envoy eyes new Syria peace talks in June

New York - Despite little progress in the latest round of Syrian peace talks, negotiations are set to resume in June, the UN envoy said Monday.

China, DR Congo most affected by displacements in 2016: report

New York - More than 31 million people were displaced in their own countries by conflict, violence and disasters in 2016, with China and the Democratic Republic of Congo among the worst affected, a new report by a monitoring center said Monday.

Syria talks in final day as tensions boil over US-led strike

Geneva - Syria's warring sides entered a final day of UN-backed talks on Friday with little sign of progress towards ending the conflict and with negotiations overshadowed by swelling tensions on the ground.

Syria talks in final day as tensions boil over US-led strike

Geneva - Syria's warring sides entered a final day of UN-backed talks on Friday with little sign of progress towards ending the conflict and with negotiations overshadowed by swelling tensions on the ground.

Syria talks in final day as tensions boil over US-led strike

Geneva - Syria's warring sides entered a final day of UN-backed talks on Friday with little sign of progress towards ending the conflict and with negotiations overshadowed by swelling tensions on the ground.

Nearly 23,500 cholera cases, 242 deaths in Yemen in three weeks : WHO

Geneva - A cholera outbreak in war-ravaged Yemen has killed 242 people, and left nearly 23,500 others sick in the past three weeks alone, the World Health Organization said Friday.

Cyprus talks at crisis point over next step

Nicosia - UN-backed Cyprus reunification talks have hit a snag with rival Cypriot leaders at loggerheads over a possible summit in Geneva.

Cyprus talks at crisis point over next step

Nicosia - UN-backed Cyprus reunification talks have hit a snag with rival Cypriot leaders at loggerheads over a possible summit in Geneva.

Cyprus talks at crisis point over next step

Nicosia - UN-backed Cyprus reunification talks have hit a snag with rival Cypriot leaders at loggerheads over a possible summit in Geneva.

Hopes for climate pact shift to diplomatic sphere

Bonn - After frustrating talks in Bonn with an American delegation in limbo, UN climate negotiators are pinning their hopes for the Paris Agreement's future on diplomatic arm-twisting at the highest level.

Boko Haram traps starving people in Nigeria, UN warns

Rome - Two million people are teetering on the brink of famine in northeastern Nigeria but efforts to reach some are being thwarted by Boko Haram jihadists, the UN's food agency said Thursday.

Venezuela opposition leader says blocked from US trip

Caracas - Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles said Thursday authorities confiscated his passport and prevented him from traveling to New York to discuss his country's deadly political crisis with United Nations officials.

Syrian sides agree to new UN process on constitution

Geneva - In the first concrete results from talks this week on ending Syria's conflict, the United Nations said Thursday the warring sides had agreed to set up expert committees to discuss "constitutional issues.

Syrian sides agree to new UN process on constitution

Geneva - In the first concrete results from talks this week on ending Syria's conflict, the United Nations said Thursday the warring sides had agreed to set up expert committees to discuss "constitutional issues.

Syrian sides agree to new UN process on constitution

Geneva - In the first concrete results from talks this week on ending Syria's conflict, the United Nations said Thursday the warring sides had agreed to set up expert committees to discuss "constitutional issues.

UN court orders Pakistan not to execute Indian 'spy'

Den Haag - The UN's top court on Thursday ordered Pakistan to stay the execution of an Indian national convicted of spying, in a decision hailed by New Delhi.

UN court orders Pakistan not to execute Indian 'spy'

Den Haag - The UN's top court on Thursday ordered Pakistan to stay the execution of an Indian national convicted of spying, in a decision hailed by New Delhi.

UN court orders Pakistan not to execute Indian 'spy'

Den Haag - The UN's top court on Thursday ordered Pakistan to stay the execution of an Indian national convicted of spying, in a decision hailed by New Delhi.

UN says struggling to cope with Mosul exodus

Mosul - The exodus of civilians from the battleground city of Mosul has reached an unprecedented level, leaving aid agencies struggling to cope, the UN humanitarian coordinator in Iraq said on Thursday.

UN court to rule on Indian 'spy' facing execution

Den Haag - The UN's top court was to rule Thursday on an urgent bid by India to stop Pakistan from carrying out a death sentence imposed on an Indian national convicted of spying.

UN court to rule on Indian 'spy' facing execution

Den Haag - The UN's top court was to rule Thursday on an urgent bid by India to stop Pakistan from carrying out a death sentence imposed on an Indian national convicted of spying.

UN court to rule on Indian 'spy' facing execution

Den Haag - The UN's top court was to rule Thursday on an urgent bid by India to stop Pakistan from carrying out a death sentence imposed on an Indian national convicted of spying.

Syrian rivals weigh UN plan for new constitution

Geneva - Rival Syrian delegations on Wednesday weighed a UN proposal on developing a new constitution for the war-ravaged country, but hope of a breakthrough at the Geneva talks remained dim.

US pushes UN to address Venezuela crisis

New York - Venezuela is on the verge of a humanitarian crisis and the international community must work together to ensure President Nicolas Maduro restores democracy, US Ambassador Nikki Haley said Wednesday.

UN world court to rule Thursday on Indian 'spy' case

Den Haag - The UN's top court will rule Thursday on an urgent bid by India to stop Pakistan from carrying out a death sentence on one of its nationals convicted of spying.

Syrian rivals weigh UN plan for new constitution

Geneva - Rival Syrian delegations on Wednesday weighed a UN proposal on developing a new constitution for the war-ravaged country, as a new round of peace talks entered a second day.

Call for climate solidarity in face of Trump threats

Bonn - Countries at high risk of sea-level rise, drought and storms caused by global warming urged world leaders Wednesday to stay the course despite America's threatened exit from a UN climate pact.

UN Security Council weighs tightening sanctions on North Korea

New York - The UN Security Council met behind closed doors on Tuesday to discuss tightening sanctions on North Korea after it fired its latest ballistic missile.

Syrian opposition vows not to 'walk away' from Geneva talks

Geneva - Syria's opposition pledged not to walk away from a new round of peace talks in Geneva on Tuesday despite rebel defeats in Damascus and US charges of regime atrocities at an infamous prison.
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