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Things are looking bleak for residents in the Syrian city of Aleppo and Iraqi city of Mosul.
It is, but it's a long shot.
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Syrian soldiers were mistaken for the IS militants they were fighting
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The blast, on the 68th anniversary of North Korea’s founding, was more powerful than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima, according to some estimates.
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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull accurately reflected the mood of the federal Cabinet when he rejected Kevin Rudd's bid to lead the United Nations, according to deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce. See...
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For the first time in the UN’s 70-year history, a credible Australian candidate was interested in being considered for the world’s top diplomatic job. The Turnbull cabinet proved incapable of rising above petty party political opposition. That will be its international epitaph on this story.
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UNITED NATIONS, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Former U.N. Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, whose term was marked by war in the former Yugoslavia, famine and genocide in Africa and confrontation with the...
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Allowing Australia to join the UN Human Rights Council would be like letting a fox loose in the hen-house, such is our own recent record on human rights. And you don't need to go back centuries to see it. Try going back a few years and decades.
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UNITED NATIONS -- Chinese President Xi Jinping announced a $1 billion “peace and development” fund to support the work of the United Nations in his addre before the body’
UNITED NATIONS, Sept 28 (Reuters) - The United States is willing to work with Iran and Ru ia to try to end the Syrian conflict, U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday but insisted there could not...