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Turkey loses out on UN Security Council seat
Nation loses out to Spain and New Zealand for chance to sit at top table of UN.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2014 19:07 GMT
Obama unveils $500m plan to beat Ebola
US president to send 3,000 military personnel to West Africa for mission that will include training of health workers.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2014 10:32 GMT
US warns Russia against Ukraine invasion
US official says any Russian intervention under the guise of providing humanitarian aid will be viewed as invasion.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2014 18:15 GMT
Fierce Ukraine border battles leave 15 dead
Seven soldiers and eight border guards killed in the past 24 hours as fears of a possible Russian invasion continue.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2014 20:35 GMT
US says Sudan increasing attacks on civilians
US envoy to UN Samantha Power says Sudanese government forces have targeted hospitals and schools with barrel bombs.
Last updated: 13 Jun 2014 08:43 GMT
UN slaps sanctions on CAR's ex-president
Francois Bozize and two rebel leaders accused of undermining peace and fueling violence in the conflict-torn country.
Last updated: 10 May 2014 20:48 GMT
S Sudan leaders agree to direct peace talks
US says president Salva Kiir and rival Riek Machar ready for face-t-face talks to end war that has killed thousands.
Last updated: 03 May 2014 08:51 GMT
Homs civilians in danger as deal breaks down
UN special envoy Lakhdar Brahimi urges return to negotiating table to resume lifting of siege of Syrian city.
Last updated: 18 Apr 2014 06:31 GMT
First EU troops arrive in Central Africa
Deployment comes as former colonial power France calls for vote on resolution to pave way for 12,000-strong force.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2014 20:48 GMT
UN chief says CAR peacekeepers 'overwhelmed'
Ban, in a brief visit to CAR, says the AU mission is under-resourced and overwhelmed by the sheer scale of the need.
Last updated: 06 Apr 2014 03:30 GMT
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