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News Topic - United Nations

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US ambassador says Iran is world No. 1 sponsor of terrorism UNITED NATIONS (AP) The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations called Iran the worlds number one sponsor of terrorism on Thursday and warned Russia and China that they will become co-sponsors if they block a resolution to extend the¦
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Preroll PSA Ads Ask Viewers Not to Skip Over Homeless People A new PSA campaign is taking advantage of YouTube's "Skip Ad" button to simulate how people ignore the plight of homelessness. The pro bono series of preroll ads, created through a partnership between Deutsch LA, the United Nations and Tribeca Film Festiv
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UK ambassador to China to head British mission to the UN LONDON (AP) Barbara Woodward, Britain's ambassador to China, has been announced as the U.K.'s next permanent representative to the United Nations in New York.
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US Iran Envoy Brian Hook Stepping Down, to Be Replaced by Elliott Abrams Hook's departure comes as the United Nations Security Council prepares to vote next week on a US bid to extend an international arms embargo on Iran
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Twitter to begin labeling 'state-affiliated media outlets' The new policy will initially apply to outlets linked to governments on the United Nations Security Council.
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Lockdown sees Turkish women bear brunt of unpaid work - research Turkish women did four times as much household and care work as men during lockdowns aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus, research supported by the United Nations Development Programme showed on Thursday. A survey conducted in May of more than
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Zimbabwe reporter denied bail as government arrests critics A Zimbabwean investigative journalist will remain in jail after a judge dismissed his bail application Thursday, as the United Nations secretary-general raised concern about a wave of arrests in the country. Before his arrest, Chinono regularly posted on
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UK names new top diplomat to United Nations Dame Barbara Woodward, current British ambassador to China, will become UK permanent representative.
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UN discusses Kashmir for 3rd time since India ends statehood UNITED NATIONS (AP) The U.N. Security Council discussed disputed Kashmir at Pakistan's request Wednesday for the third time since Indias Hindu nationalist government decided to end the Muslim-majority regions semi-autonomy a year ago.
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DR Congo armed groups killed 1,300 in first half of 2020: UN More than 1,300 people were killed in the first half of 2020 by armed groups in DR Congo, three times more than in the same period in 2019, according to a report published on Wednesday by the United Nations. Between January and June 2020, fighters of all
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