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UN welcomes US-North Korea dialogue announcement

United Nations, July 1 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has welcomed the announcement that the US and North Korea will resume…
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Arranged marriages evolving to semi-arranged in India: UN

United Nations, June 26 (IANS) While arranged marriages remain the norm in India, they are evolving into a system of semi-arranged…
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UN chief says important Mideast peace efforts realize two-state vision

NEW YORK (Rahnuma):  UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday it was important “to pursue peace efforts to realize the vision…
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Myanmar blackout may be cover for gross human rights violations — UN investigator

GENEVA (Rahnuma):  Myanmar’s army may be committing gross human rights violations under cover of a mobile phone blackout in parts of…
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World faces ‘climate apartheid’: UN expert

GENEVE (Rahnuma):  The world faces “a climate apartheid” where the wealthy are better able to adjust to a hotter planet while…
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UN chief urges US, Iran to avoid escalation

United Nations, June 22 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged the US and Iran to avoid further escalation of the…
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Saudi mission to UN celebrates KSA’s candidate to Committee on the Elimination of All Form of Racial Discrimination

NEW YORK (Rahnuma):  The Kingdom’s permanent representative to the UN, Abdallah Al-Mouallimi, hosted a reception in honor of Saudi Arabia’s candidate…
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Yoga is force for fighting climate change, fostering global harmony: UN

United Nations, June 21 (IANS) Deputy UN Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has said that yoga can help the world in these troubled…
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Baseless allegations in UN’s Khashoggi report: Saudi Minister

Riyadh, June 20 (IANS) A Saudi Arabian Minister has slammed a UN special rapporteur’s report claiming that there was credible evidence…
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Egypt accuses UN of ‘politicizing’ Morsi’s death

Cairo, June 19 (IANS) Egypt on Wednesday accused the United Nations of seeking to “politicize” the death in court of the…
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