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Bangladesh mired in political violence
Recent political violence has claimed 50 lives and injured 2,000 people.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2013 08:06 GMT
CAR chaos brings terror
Warnings that armed groups are moving into Central African Republic amid security vacuum.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2013 18:07 GMT
UN sets January date for Syria peace talks
The UN says talks will be held in Geneva, but opposition insists on Assad's removal from power as as precondition.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2013 20:04 GMT
Russia frees Greenpeace activists on bail
The campaigners, who attempted to board a Russian oil rig in the Arctic, had been held for two months.
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Last updated: 22 Nov 2013 18:53 GMT
CAR president promises return to security
Michael Djotodia says he is determined to restore security as violence continues to wreak havoc across country.
Last updated: 20 Nov 2013 13:44 GMT
Typhoon relief effort picks up in Philippines
UN gives $25m in emergency aid while US and Britain send warships to help country in state of national calamity.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2013 12:17 GMT
UN climate change summit begins in Poland
World leaders launch new round of talks in Warsaw to pave way for 2015 deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2013 13:07 GMT
UN officials warn of CAR 'genocide' risk
Security Council briefed on "complete chaos" in Central African Republic, where March coup has resulted in lawlessness.
Last updated: 02 Nov 2013 03:51 GMT
UN: Syria on target to destroy chemical arms
Progress report says destruction of stockpiles on schedule but a few sites remain inaccessible because of war.
Last updated: 29 Oct 2013 08:52 GMT
UN to boost Syria weapons-inspection team
Security Council approves deployment of additional 100 experts to facilitate dismantling of chemical-arms stocks.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2013 11:44 GMT
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