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Iraq, Syria and the 'multilateral moment'
If there were ever a moment for the UN to step up to the plate in the Middle East, this is it.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2014 10:27 GMT
UN: Tuareg rebels release Mali hostages
Around 30 hostages held since deadly siege in northern city of Kidal have been freed.
Last updated: 19 May 2014 22:14 GMT
Kenyan warplanes bomb al-Shabab camp
Military says camp with about 300 fighters bombed in Somalia's Dinsoor region, but al-Shabab denies attack.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2013 06:49 GMT
UN says more troops needed to fight al-Shabab
Security Council told 4,400 extra soldiers required to aid African Union in battle against al-Shabab force in Somalia.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2013 23:10 GMT
The key to unlocking Africa's progressive future
Increasing access to water and sanitation is a basic precursor to wider economic development argues activist.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2013 12:33 GMT
UN calls for 'maximum restraint' in Egypt
Security Council says it "regretted loss of lives" in Cairo, and spoke of the need to "advance national reconciliation".
Last updated: 16 Aug 2013 01:57 GMT
World faces mounting damage from disasters
Climate change and poor planning are worsening the toll in lives and money that natural disasters wreak worldwide.
Last updated: 02 Jun 2013 08:55 GMT
World Water Day marked with 'toilet campaign'
United Nations launches campaign to lift deadly taboo on talking about toilets and "open defecation" in poor nations.
Last updated: 22 Mar 2013 16:25 GMT
France and UK say all options open on Syria
Turkey urged the UN Security Council to create refugee camps in Syria, warning that it is having trouple coping.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2012 05:39 GMT
UN warns of 'full war' in Darfur
Two senior officials also say mistrust between Chad and Sudan is of concern.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2008 12:23 GMT
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Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the third major offensive on the Gaza Strip in six years.
American Muslims' ongoing civil rights fight
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
Rainy season worsens South Sudan crisis
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
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Iraq's Maliki: Out of favour with Shia allies?
Will there be justice for the crimes committed in Gaza?
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A war to market the Iron Dome
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In Pictures: Lebanon's land mine survivors
While unexploded land mines still pepper many areas of Lebanon, amputees are rebuilding their lives.
In Pictures: Ramadan in Aleppo
Syrian opposition fighters spent the holy month of Ramadan fasting while fighting regime forces.
In Pictures: West Bank anger
Deadly clashes erupt as thousands of Palestinians protest against mounting death toll in Gaza.
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