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UN ends Haiti peacekeeping operations, urges end to crisis

The UN Security Council ended 15 years of peacekeeping operations in Haiti on Tuesday, voicing regret that the country is

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UN faces cash crisis; Guterres orders cut on travels, meetings, air conditioning, heat

UNITED NATIONS – Meetings canceled. Escalators stopped. Official travel limited. UN documents delayed. Air conditioning and heating reduced. Limits on interpretation to the UN’s six official languages. And the fountain outside UN headquarters paid for by US school children and opened in 1952 shut down.

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UN chief orders travel, meetings, heat cut over cash crisis

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Meetings canceled. Escalators stopped. Official travel limited. U.N. documents delayed. Air conditioning and heating reduced. Limits on interpretation to the U.N.'s six official languages. And the fountain outside U.N. headquarters paid for by U.S. school children and opened in 1952 shut down.

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Ethiopia's Abiy wins Nobel Peace Prize for resolving conflict with Eritrea

By Gwladys Fouche and Terje Solsvik OSLO (Reuters) - Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

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More trees, less cars: cities pledge cleaner air

COPENHAGEN - From penalizing cars to planting trees, dozens of mayors from every continent pledged cleaner air on Friday in a bid to improve urban health and tackle climate change.

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U.N. envoy pushes to stop 'blatant' embargo violations in Libya

By Aidan Lewis TRIPOLI (Reuters) - The U.N. envoy for Libya said he hopes an international conference next month will

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United Nations warns that staff could go unpaid next month as member states fail to pay dues

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on member states to pay their outstanding contributions, as the organization faces such a "severe financial crisis" that staff salaries risk not being paid next month.

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U.N. Security Council to discuss Syria on Thursday after Turkey takes military action - diplomats

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council will meet on Syria behind closed-doors on Thursday,

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Turkish military, Syrian rebel forces to cross into Syria 'shortly' - Erdogan's aide

By Ece Toksabay ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish forces, together with the rebel Free Syrian Army, will cross the Syrian border

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Turkish and Syrian rebel forces to start Syria offensive 'shortly': Erdogan's aide

By Ece Toksabay ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish forces, together with the rebel Free Syrian Army, will cross the Syrian border

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Guterres warns U.N. may not have enough money to pay staff next month

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations may not have enough money for staff salaries next month

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UN in the red, staff salaries at risk

The United Nations has an overall annual operating budget of several billion dollars, covering everything from humanitarian work to disarmament,

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Brazil Accuses France of Nixing Bid to Join Key Environment Body

(Bloomberg) -- Brazil accused France of blocking its entry to a key international environmental body, just weeks after their leaders

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U.N. chief warns may not have enough money to pay staff next month

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations may not have enough money for staff salaries next month

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Mysterious plane crash that killed former secretary general may have been ‘external attack’, United Nations says

A mystery plane crash which killed former United Nations (UN) secretary-general in 1961, may have been caused by a deliberate

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UN may run out of money by end of the month: Guterres

The United Nations is running a deficit of $230 million, Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Monday, and may run

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Portugal's Antonio Costa, shrewd dealmaker poised for re-election

Portugal's Socialist Prime Minister Antonio Costa, tipped to win a second term in an election on Sunday, is a shrewd

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UN expert blasts Saudi prince over Khashoggi defence

A UN human rights expert who led a probe into the brutal murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi criticised Saudi Arabia's

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Diplomatic gatecrashers? UN sees dueling delegations from Venezuela

Virtually all countries sent diplomats to the United Nations for the General Assembly, but Venezuela was a special case --

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After U.S. talks, Sudan sees path to lifting sanctions soon

By John Irish UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Sudan's prime minister said on Friday he had held useful talks with U.S. officials

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As communist China turns 70, a 'Great Fracture' emerges with US

Seventy years after the founding of communist China, once rosy predictions of coexistence with the United States have dissipated with

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Syria demands withdrawal of all American, Turkish forces

By the Associated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria’s top diplomat on Saturday demanded the immediate withdrawal of American and Turkish forces from the country and said his government reserves the right to defend its territory in any way necessary if they remain. Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem’s remarks to the United Nations General Assembly […]

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Blasts as insurgents try to disrupt Afghan presidential election

Insurgents worked to disrupt Afghanistan's presidential election Saturday, with a series of blasts reported across the country as voters headed

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No place for violence, intimidation or fraud in Afghan elections: UN chief

United Nations, Sep 28 (UNI) All key actors in Afghanistan must "uphold their responsibility to support a peaceful, credible, transparent and inclusive electoral process", UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a statement.

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After U.S. talks, Sudan sees path to lifting sanctions soon

By John Irish UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Sudan's prime minister said on Friday he had held useful talks with U.S.

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