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Manila slams UN ‘interference’ over drug probe request

Manila, June 8 (IANS) A UN request to send a team of rapporteurs to the Philippines to investigate deaths related to…
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Saudi Arabia, UAE, Norway tell UN Security Council tanker attacker ‘most likely a state actor’

NEW YORK (Rahnuma):  The United Arab Emirates told United Nations Security Council members on Thursday that attacks on four tankers off…
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UN agency says Libya floods kill 4, displace more than 2,500

CAIRO (Rahnuma):  The UN refugee agency says heavy rains have triggered severe flooding in southwestern Libya since late May, killing four…
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Yemen president accuses UN envoy Griffiths of siding with Houthis

SANAA (Rahnuma):  Yemen’s internationally recognized president sent a letter to the UN chief, criticizing his envoy to the country over…
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UN notified of ships targeted in UAE waters

WASHINGTON (Rahnuma):  Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Norway have notified the United Nations about the sabotage attack that…
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UN confirms Hodeidah truce is holding

HODEIDAH (Rahnuma):  The Houthis in Yemen have handed over security of key Red Sea ports to the coast guard but…
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UN chief meets NZ mosque victims, decries online hate

CHRISTCHURCH (Rahnuma):  UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned hate speech was spreading online “like wildfire” at a meeting with victims…
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UN, AU urge South Sudan rivals not to delay forming unity gov’t again

JUBA, (Rahnuma): There should be no further delay in forming a new unity government in South Sudan beyond the six-month…
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UN chief starts New Zealand visit to stress climate change

WELLINGTON, (Rahnuma):  United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrived in Auckland, New Zealand on Sunday for a three-day visit with a…
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Landmark UN plastic waste pact gets approved but not by US

GENEVA (Rahnuma):  Nearly every country in the world has agreed upon a legally binding framework to reduce the pollution from…
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