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UN readying sanctions against key Yemenis
There is a move to impose sanctions on ex-president Saleh, his son and three Houthi leaders, sources tell Al Jazeera.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2014 10:29 GMT
UN: Facing unprecedented challenges?
Conflicts and crises around the world are forcing the United Nations to make difficult choices.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2014 13:12 GMT
Ebola 'devouring everything in its path'
Liberian minister warns of national catastrophe, as deaths in West Africa outbreak near 2,300 and reported cases surge.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2014 16:12 GMT
US calls for coalition to 'destroy' IS group
Top diplomatic and defence leaders urge 10 Western nations to help pursue the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
Last updated: 05 Sep 2014 21:51 GMT
Gaza under heavy attack despite truce efforts
Israel bombards southeastern Gaza, killing at least 17, as US secretary of state says "progress" made on ceasefire.
Last updated: 23 Jul 2014 22:05 GMT
Iran and West fail to reach nuclear pact
Extension of talks expected to give more time to negotiate deal to limit scope of Iran's uranium enrichment programme.
Last updated: 13 Jul 2014 20:22 GMT
Deadline draws closer for Iran nuclear deal
Negotiators have until July 20 to reach a deal in crunch talks over country's nuclear programme.
Last updated: 02 Jul 2014 09:21 GMT
UN says half of Syrians need urgent aid
New report says 10.8 million out of country's total population of 22 million are now in urgent need of aid.
Last updated: 21 Jun 2014 06:38 GMT
US to send troops to Iraq to secure embassy
Obama's announcement follows deployment of warships to the Gulf in response to advances by the armed group ISIL.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2014 06:50 GMT
US steps up military preparations over Iraq
US sends more ships to Gulf and considers drone strikes as UN says it is pulling its staff out of the capital, Baghdad.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2014 19:06 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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Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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