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'Paradigm shift': Palestinians join treaties
Israel has called Palestinian accession to 15 international treaties 'blackmail', but what does the move really mean?
Last updated: 22 Apr 2014 07:27 GMT
Ukraine crisis: What's the UN doing about it?
A reminder of how useless the United Nations is when it could've, should've, would've done more every time.
Last updated: 21 Apr 2014 05:33 GMT
Israel 'blocks' UN envoy from Easter service
Israel dismisses Robert Serry's accusation of blocking him from ceremony in Jerusalem church as "micro-incident".
Last updated: 20 Apr 2014 02:34 GMT
Guinea-Bissau to hold presidential run-off
Jose Mario Vaz and Nuno Gomes Nabiam will compete in second round to become the country's next president on May 18.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2014 06:56 GMT
South Sudan on brink of famine: UN chief
Ban Ki-Moon says up to one million will starve unless there is immediate action, as rebels announce gains in oil areas.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2014 03:44 GMT
Pro-Russian rebels widen campaign in Ukraine
US urges Russia to demand separatists withdraw from east, as Kiev fails to launch military operation to remove them.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2014 02:36 GMT
Ukraine: Forces ready for pro-Russia rebels
Ukraine's defence minister says military is ready for "anti-terrorist operation" as Russia warns of civil war.
Last updated: 14 Apr 2014 21:22 GMT
UN: Western Sahara needs rights monitors
UN chief calls for independent monitoring of rights in disputed territory as groups accuse Morocco of violations.
Last updated: 12 Apr 2014 03:17 GMT
UN accepts Palestinian treaty applications
Palestine to join 13 international conventions in move expected to further upset talks with Israel.
Last updated: 11 Apr 2014 00:17 GMT
UN accused of 'shameful attitude' in S Sudan
In a stinging attack MSF says the UN is 'indifferent' to the conditions of 21,000 people forced to flee fighting.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2014 22:22 GMT
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
Cyberwars on the Korean Peninsula
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
In Pictures: Re-enacting Jesus' crucifixion
Easter celebrations in one Philippine village include re-enacting the events leading up to the death of Jesus.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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