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UN moves to rein in Islamic State group
Security Council adopts resolution that aims to weaken group that has seized territory in Iraq and Syria.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2014 04:44 GMT
UN says Ukraine violence will affect millions
Power and water supplies becoming scarce as civilians in the east continue to bear brunt of conflict, official says.
Last updated: 06 Aug 2014 15:00 GMT
Politician begs world to help Iraq's Yazidis
Clashes between Islamic State fighters and Kurdish forces near Erbil force Yazidis to flee into the mountains.
Last updated: 06 Aug 2014 09:57 GMT
US destroys 60 percent of Syria chemicals
UN Security Council hears that "good progress" has been made as many of Syria's most toxic chemicals are destroyed.
Last updated: 06 Aug 2014 03:30 GMT
UN authorises sanctions regime for Yemen
Britain's UN Ambassador says those wishing to derail Yemen's political transition will face swift and firm consequences.
Last updated: 27 Feb 2014 06:58 GMT
Somalia peacekeeping force gets boost
UN Security Council approves deployment of additional troops, increasing existing force to more than 22,100.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2013 20:31 GMT
UN unanimously adopts Syria arms resolution
World's chemical weapons watchdog OPCW approves disarmament plan, paving the way for Security Council ballot.
Last updated: 28 Sep 2013 06:52 GMT
Swede to probe Syria chemical weapons use
Scientist Ake Sellstrom to head UN investigation into allegations that chemical agents were used in the civil war.
Last updated: 27 Mar 2013 08:46 GMT
UN eases Somali arms embargo
Security Council agrees to lift decades-old embargo for one year to help in its fight against armed al-Shabab group.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2013 07:10 GMT
Yemen ex-leaders get UN sanctions warning
Former President Ali Abdallah Saleh and his vice president accused of "interfering in the country's transition".
Last updated: 16 Feb 2013 09:26 GMT
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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
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