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Russia blames the West for crisis in Ukraine
Moscow accuses the West at a UN Security Council meeting of using double standards when dealing with Ukraine crisis.
Last updated: 02 May 2014 20:26 GMT
UN approves use of force by EU troops in CAR
Security Council passes resolution allowing European Union to send 500 troops to strife-torn Central African Republic.
Last updated: 29 Jan 2014 01:39 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
Syrian rebels accused of massacring civilians
Armed group committed war crime in August by killing at least 190 Alawite villagers in Latakia, Human Rights Watch says.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2013 10:44 GMT
Syria inspections continue as war rages
UN inspectors visit three sites linked to chemical weapons, as activists say regime airstrikes hit northern cities.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2013 02:31 GMT
UN votes to boost humanitarian support in CAR
UNSC resolution demands swift move to elections and backs new AU peacekeeping force and possible sanctions.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2013 19:28 GMT
UN approves peacekeeping force for Mali
About 11,000 troops, including 6,000 African soldiers already in Mali, to begin mission in July if situation secure.
Last updated: 25 Apr 2013 21:58 GMT
France seeks UN peacekeepers for Mali
French foreign minister says UN force could be in place by April, incorporating troops from African countries.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2013 03:38 GMT
ECOWAS to deploy troops to secure Mali
West African bloc to send troops as part of international campaign to force al-Qaeda-linked groups from country's north.
Last updated: 12 Jan 2013 13:30 GMT
French troops help Mali retake captured town
Rebels driven out of town of Konna after France launches air strikes to halt advances by fighters.
Last updated: 12 Jan 2013 08:59 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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