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CBS News
Keeping Jordan's balance amid crisisno country is safe, but there is one that is beating fearsome odds. ISIS burned
Keeping Jordan's balance amid crisis
CBS News / Posted an hour ago
no country is safe, but there is one that is beating fearsome odds. ISIS burned through Syria and Iraq until it hit a firewall, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The king, Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein, is holding the front and sheltering millions of... Read more
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The Hill
Jordanian king: US thinks it knows Middle East better than its residentsyou know, do we wait a year or two to start helping the Africans deal with Boko
Jordanian king: US thinks it knows Middle East better than its residents
The Hill / Posted an hour ago
you know, do we wait a year or two to start helping the Africans deal with Boko Haram or Shabaab?” Abdullah the Second Bin Al Hussein asked. “We've got to get ahead of the curve because they're reacting much quicker than we are.” He said one... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Congolese Opposition Suspends Dialoguebetween 1996 and 2003 that drew in armies from half a dozen countries. From Ge
Congolese Opposition Suspends Dialogue
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
between 1996 and 2003 that drew in armies from half a dozen countries. From Geneva on Thursday, UN rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said that "excessive force" had been used as security forces confronted demonstrators in Kinshasa on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opposition Suspends Dialoguebetween 1996 and 2003 that drew in armies from half a dozen countries. From Ge
Opposition Suspends Dialogue
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
between 1996 and 2003 that drew in armies from half a dozen countries. From Geneva on Thursday, UN rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said that "excessive force" had been used as security forces confronted demonstrators in Kinshasa on... Read more
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DW
Congolese opposition suspends dialog |between 1996 and 2003 that drew in armies from half a dozen countries. From Ge
Congolese opposition suspends dialog |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
between 1996 and 2003 that drew in armies from half a dozen countries. From Geneva on Thursday, UN rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said that "excessive force" had been used as security forces confronted demonstrators in Kinshasa on... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN rights chief slams Macedonia for migrant detentionscriticising especially the widespread detention of migrant children. UN High C
UN rights chief slams Macedonia for migrant detentions
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
criticising especially the widespread detention of migrant children. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said that when his staff visited Macedonia earlier this month they had found 180 migrants - around 80 of them... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Refugee Summit - 'No Cause for Comfort'and more people will have choices regarding mobility, Ban added. However, UN H
UN Refugee Summit - 'No Cause for Comfort'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
and more people will have choices regarding mobility, Ban added. However, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein cautioned against optimism, stating: "When millions of people see freedom's invitation only through the flapping... Read more
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CBS News
U.S. to sell Saudi $1B weapons amid "deep concern" over civilian deathsCommissioner for Human Rights has expressed “deep concern” over increasing atta
U.S. to sell Saudi $1B weapons amid "deep concern" over civilian deaths
CBS News / Posted 2 days ago
Commissioner for Human Rights has expressed “deep concern” over increasing attacks against civilians in Yemen with a total of 180 civilians killed in one month, raising the death toll to nearly 4000 since March 2015. Cecile Pouilly at the UN... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Zuma urges DRC to exercise restraint to end violent clasheswill bring about peace and also leads to the adoption of the roadmap.” Meanwhi
Zuma urges DRC to exercise restraint to end violent clashes
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
will bring about peace and also leads to the adoption of the roadmap.” Meanwhile, the UN Human Rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein strongly condemned this week’s fatal shooting of anti-government protesters in DRC and urged the government on... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
DRC heading for free-fall into violence, warns UN"The authorities need to pull back from their extremely confrontational positio
DRC heading for free-fall into violence, warns UN
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
"The authorities need to pull back from their extremely confrontational position and build bridges with the opposition," Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein said in Geneva in the wake of confrontations between security forces and opposition protesters in Kinshasa... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
UN warns Large-scale DRC crisis possibleneed to pull back from their extremely confrontational position and build bridg
UN warns Large-scale DRC crisis possible
New Zimbabwe / Posted 2 days ago
need to pull back from their extremely confrontational position and build bridges with the opposition," Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said in a statement issued in Geneva in the wake of confrontations between security forces and opposition... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UN rights chief raps Congo over protest deaths Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein strongly condemned this week’s fatal shooting of anti-g
UN rights chief raps Congo over protest deaths
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein strongly condemned this week’s fatal shooting of anti-government protesters in the DRC. FILE: Flares are launched by DRCongo police forces during a demonstration in Goma on 19... Read more
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Swissinfo
U.N. rights chief raps Congo over protest deathsin Democratic Republic of Congo and urged the government on Thursday to seek di
U.N. rights chief raps Congo over protest deaths
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
in Democratic Republic of Congo and urged the government on Thursday to seek dialogue with the opposition. Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein said the death toll from clashes between protesters and security forces in the capital Kinshasa on Monday had... Read more
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DW
Bahrain court upholds dissolution of main Shiite opposition group al-Wefaq |The appeals court in Bahrain's capital Manama has upheld the decision taken by
Bahrain court upholds dissolution of main Shiite opposition group al-Wefaq |
DW / Posted 3 days ago
The appeals court in Bahrain's capital Manama has upheld the decision taken by a lower court in July to dissolve the al-Wefag opposition, Shiite political grouping. The lower court had ruled on accusations that al-Wefaq was "harboring terrorism." It... Read more
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The Christian Post
Obama Should Have Talked About Christian Persecution at UN General Assembly, Watchdog Groups Saytruth is this summit was called because we have been largely failing," U.N. Hig
Obama Should Have Talked About Christian Persecution at UN General Assembly, Watchdog Groups Say
The Christian Post / Posted 3 days ago
truth is this summit was called because we have been largely failing," U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, said in his speech. "It is shameful [that] the victims of abominable crimes should be made to suffer further by... Read more
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Reuters
U.N.'s Zeid raps Congo after at least 50 killed in protestsUnited Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein attends
U.N.'s Zeid raps Congo after at least 50 killed in protests
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein attends the 33rd session of the Human Rights Council at the U.N. European headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse A Congolese woman... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN's Zeid warns Congo to pull back from brinkin which defence and security forces have shot civilian protesters dead in Kins
UN's Zeid warns Congo to pull back from brink
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
in which defence and security forces have shot civilian protesters dead in Kinshasa, U.N. human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein said on Thursday. “The writing is on the wall, and the authorities need to pull back from their extremely... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Jordan’s King Asking UN Help on Syrian Refugees, Offering Lip Service on PAJordan Addresses General AssemblyPhoto Credit: UN Photo/Kim Haughton The two m
Jordan’s King Asking UN Help on Syrian Refugees, Offering Lip Service on PA
The Jewish Press / Posted 3 days ago
Jordan Addresses General AssemblyPhoto Credit: UN Photo/Kim Haughton The two main concerns Jordan’s King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein brought up in his speech before the UN assembly this week were the need to halt the spread of terrorism in the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Turnbull pushes bid for Human Rights Council in UN addressour actions at home, and our advocacy and cooperation abroad," he said. The UN
Turnbull pushes bid for Human Rights Council in UN address
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
our actions at home, and our advocacy and cooperation abroad," he said. The UN Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein, has previously criticised Australia's asylum seeker policy, saying it led to a "chain of human rights... Read more
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heraldscotland
US Senate backs billion-dollar weapons sale to Saudi Arabia"Blocking this sale of tanks will be interpreted by our Gulf partners, not just
US Senate backs billion-dollar weapons sale to Saudi Arabia
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
"Blocking this sale of tanks will be interpreted by our Gulf partners, not just Saudi Arabia, as another sign that the United States of America is abandoning our commitment to the region and is an unreliable security partner," said Republican Senator... Read more
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Irish Examiner
US Senate backs billion-dollar weapons sale to Saudi Arabia1 billion dollars worth of American-made tanks and other weapons to Saudi Arabi
US Senate backs billion-dollar weapons sale to Saudi Arabia
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
1 billion dollars worth of American-made tanks and other weapons to Saudi Arabia. The vote defeated a bid to derail the deal pushed by politicians critical of the kingdom's role in Yemen's civil war. "Blocking this sale of tanks will be... Read more
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FOX News
Senate Votes To Back $1 Billion Weapons Sale To Saudi Arabiathan $1 billion worth of American-made tanks and other weapons to Saudi Arabia,
Senate Votes To Back $1 Billion Weapons Sale To Saudi Arabia
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
than $1 billion worth of American-made tanks and other weapons to Saudi Arabia, soundly defeating a bid to derail the deal pushed by lawmakers critical of the kingdom's role in Yemen's civil war. Senators who supported the sale said the United... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
US Senate backs billion-dollar weapons sale to Saudi Arabia(£770 million) worth of American-made tanks and other weapons to Saudi Arabia.
US Senate backs billion-dollar weapons sale to Saudi Arabia
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
(£770 million) worth of American-made tanks and other weapons to Saudi Arabia. The vote defeated a bid to derail the deal pushed by politicians critical of the kingdom's role in Yemen's civil war. Senators who supported the sale said the US... Read more
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Pilipino Star
De Lima seeks UN probe on drug killingsof fundamental rights and freedoms. Then there was the statement from the UN H
De Lima seeks UN probe on drug killings
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
of fundamental rights and freedoms. Then there was the statement from the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein that the “President of the Philippines’ statements of scorn for international human rights law display a striking... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
On Margins of UN Assembly, Religious Leaders Discuss Strategies for Preventing Atrocity Crimeshostility and violence. Strongly supporting the recent statement by the High C
On Margins of UN Assembly, Religious Leaders Discuss Strategies for Preventing Atrocity Crimes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
hostility and violence. Strongly supporting the recent statement by the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, who called for the world to reject populist public figures who "inflame and quench, repeat many times over, until... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Official Unveils Draft Principles On Protecting Human Rights of Refugees and Migrantsthat globalization has been created. "Bigotry must not impede," said Ms. Gilmo
UN Official Unveils Draft Principles On Protecting Human Rights of Refugees and Migrants
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
that globalization has been created. "Bigotry must not impede," said Ms. Gilmore, who spoke on behalf of Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. "Truth must out over deceit. What is clear is that - however desperate -... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Palace responds to UNCHR statement: ‘Govt does not carry out killings’the statement said. During the 33rd session of the Human Rights council on Sep
Palace responds to UNCHR statement: ‘Govt does not carry out killings’
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
the statement said. During the 33rd session of the Human Rights council on September 14, UN High Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein denounced President Duterte’s neglect for human rights and extra-judicial killings. He pointed out: “Empowering... Read more
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New Kerala
UN official unveils draft principles on protecting human rights of refugees and migrants - newkerala.com #121555borders that globalization has been created. Bigotry must not impede, said Gil
UN official unveils draft principles on protecting human rights of refugees and migrants - newkerala.com #121555
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
borders that globalization has been created. Bigotry must not impede, said Gilmore, who spoke on behalf of Zeid Raad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. Truth must out over deceit. What is clear is that however desperate... Read more
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Reuters
Forced evictions leave Roma children vulnerable in France, say campaignersbecoming more precarious in an atmosphere of xenophobia. Last year, the U.N. H
Forced evictions leave Roma children vulnerable in France, say campaigners
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
becoming more precarious in an atmosphere of xenophobia. Last year, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein accused France of operating "a systematic national policy to forcibly evict the Roma" with worrying implications... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Forced evictions leave Roma children vulnerable in France, say campaignersbecoming more precarious in an atmosphere of xenophobia. Last year, the U.N. H
Forced evictions leave Roma children vulnerable in France, say campaigners
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
becoming more precarious in an atmosphere of xenophobia. Last year, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein accused France of operating "a systematic national policy to forcibly evict the Roma" with worrying implications... Read more
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Daily News
Mangala meets world leaders on the sidelines of UN General AssemblyPrime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister of Serbia, Ivica Dacic and High Com
Mangala meets world leaders on the sidelines of UN General Assembly
Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister of Serbia, Ivica Dacic and High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid Raad Al Hussein on the sidelines of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly in New York to discuss matters of mutual int... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
World leaders warn of rising xenophobiameeting, dominated this year by the conflict in Syria. Speaking at the summit
World leaders warn of rising xenophobia
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
meeting, dominated this year by the conflict in Syria. Speaking at the summit opening, UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein made a rousing appeal to confront "race-baiting bigots", recalling that the refugee crisis stemmed from the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Warnings of xenophobia at UN refugee summitmeeting, dominated this year by the conflict in Syria. Speaking at the summit
Warnings of xenophobia at UN refugee summit
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
meeting, dominated this year by the conflict in Syria. Speaking at the summit opening, UN human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein made a rousing appeal to confront “race-baiting bigots,” recalling that the refugee crisis stemmed from the... Read more
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International Business Times
Queen Rania of Jordan highlights Syrian refugee crisis on Clinton Global Initiative panelThe queen of social media – as the most active royal on the likes of Instagram
Queen Rania of Jordan highlights Syrian refugee crisis on Clinton Global Initiative panel
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
The queen of social media – as the most active royal on the likes of Instagram and Twitter – Jordanian Queen Rania Al-Abdullah proved an influential force as she attended the Plenary Session: Succeeding in the World's Toughest Places at the Clinton... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ottawa Must Speak Out On Ethiopian Crackdownand detained tens of thousands of people during largely peaceful anti-governmen
Ottawa Must Speak Out On Ethiopian Crackdown
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
and detained tens of thousands of people during largely peaceful anti-government demonstrations. In one August weekend alone, security forces gunned down at least 100 protesters. A few days after that bloody weekend, Canadian officials,... Read more
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International Business Times
UN General Assembly: Watch live stream as Barack Obama, Theresa May and world leaders make addressesExcellency Tabaré Vázquez, President of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay 13. Ad
UN General Assembly: Watch live stream as Barack Obama, Theresa May and world leaders make addresses
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
Excellency Tabaré Vázquez, President of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay 13. Address by His Majesty King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein, King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan 14. Address by His Excellency Johann Schneider-Ammann, President of the... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Ex-Islamic State captive pleads to world leaders for refugee helpthe globe, the world's refugee children were hoping for more. They deserve more
Ex-Islamic State captive pleads to world leaders for refugee help
Bdnews24.com / Posted 5 days ago
the globe, the world's refugee children were hoping for more. They deserve more." Ban and UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein urged states to implement commitments in the declaration, which Ban said could allow more children to go to school... Read more
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Northwest Herald
World leaders at U.N. approve plan for refugee crisisZeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, said xenoph
World leaders at U.N. approve plan for refugee crisis
Northwest Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, said xenophobia has been a major factor contributing to the failure of the international response thus far. “Defenders of what is right and good are being outflanked in too many... Read more
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asianage
Former ISIS sex slave Nadia Murad pleads to world leaders for refugee helpthe globe, the world's refugee children were hoping for more. They deserve more
Former ISIS sex slave Nadia Murad pleads to world leaders for refugee help
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
the globe, the world's refugee children were hoping for more. They deserve more." Ban and UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein urged states to implement commitments in the declaration, which Ban said could allow more children to go to school... Read more
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New Kerala
At summit for refugees and migrants, senior UN officials underline the importance of collective action - newkerala.com #121021religious diversity, he emphasized. Also speaking at the opening session, UN H
At summit for refugees and migrants, senior UN officials underline the importance of collective action - newkerala.com #121021
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
religious diversity, he emphasized. Also speaking at the opening session, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Raad Al Hussein underlined that the Summit and its outcomes should be reduced to speeches, feel-good interviews and... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
US, China vow to cooperate on NKorea nuke threatsecond from left, and United States United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power, r
US, China vow to cooperate on NKorea nuke threat
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
second from left, and United States United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power, right, pauses as Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi speaks to media during a bilateral meeting at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel in New York, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 19,... Read more
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Rappler
Warnings of xenophobia at UN refugee summitmeeting, dominated this year by the conflict in Syria. Speaking at the summit
Warnings of xenophobia at UN refugee summit
Rappler / Posted 6 days ago
meeting, dominated this year by the conflict in Syria. Speaking at the summit opening, UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein made a rousing appeal to confront "race-baiting bigots," recalling that the refugee crisis stemmed from the... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
US, China vow to cooperate on NKorea nuke threatUNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetin
US, China vow to cooperate on NKorea nuke threat
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 6 days ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local): 6:45 p.m. The U.S. and China are vowing to coordinate more closely on addressing the nuclear threat posed by North Korea. President Barack Obama... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
US, China vow to cooperate on NKorea nuke threatUNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetin
US, China vow to cooperate on NKorea nuke threat
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 6 days ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local): 6:45 p.m. The U.S. and China are vowing to coordinate more closely on addressing the nuclear threat posed by North Korea. President Barack Obama... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
US, China vow to cooperate on NKorea nuke threatUNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetin
US, China vow to cooperate on NKorea nuke threat
Hawaii News Now / Posted 6 days ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local): 6:45 p.m. The U.S. and China are vowing to coordinate more closely on addressing the nuclear threat posed by North Korea. President Barack Obama... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
US, China vow to cooperate on NKorea nuke threatUNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetin
US, China vow to cooperate on NKorea nuke threat
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 6 days ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local): 6:45 p.m. The U.S. and China are vowing to coordinate more closely on addressing the nuclear threat posed by North Korea. President Barack Obama... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
US, China vow to cooperate on NKorea nuke threatUNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetin
US, China vow to cooperate on NKorea nuke threat
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 6 days ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local): 6:45 p.m. The U.S. and China are vowing to coordinate more closely on addressing the nuclear threat posed by North Korea. President Barack Obama... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Islamic State captive pleads to world leaders for refugee helpglobe, the world's refugee children were hoping for more. They deserve more."
Islamic State captive pleads to world leaders for refugee help
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
globe, the world's refugee children were hoping for more. They deserve more." Ban and U.N. human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein urged states to implement commitments in the declaration, which Ban said could allow more children to go to school... Read more
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Boston Globe
World leaders at UN approve plan for refugee crisisUNITED NATIONS — With more people forced to flee their homes than at any time s
World leaders at UN approve plan for refugee crisis
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
UNITED NATIONS — With more people forced to flee their homes than at any time since World War II, global leaders on Monday approved a declaration aimed at providing a more coordinated and humane response to the refugee crisis that has strained... Read more
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Reuters
Islamic State captive pleads to world leaders for refugee helpglobe, the world's refugee children were hoping for more. They deserve more."
Islamic State captive pleads to world leaders for refugee help
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
globe, the world's refugee children were hoping for more. They deserve more." Ban and U.N. human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein urged states to implement commitments in the declaration, which Ban said could allow more children to go to school... Read more
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