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US threatens to veto UN resolution on rape as weapon of war, officials say Exclusive: US warns it will reject measure over language on sexual health in latest example of hardline abortion stanceThe US is threatening to veto a United Nations resolution on combatting the use of rape as a weapon of war because of its language on re
The Guardian | 4 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Traditional knowledge at core of indigenous heritage, and must be protected, says UN Forum Traditional knowledge is at the core of indigenous identity, culture and heritage around the world, the chair of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues said at the annualevents opening day on Monday, stressing that it must be protected.
UN News Centre | 7 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Watch: Lake Erie activist addresses the United Nations The Lake Erie Bill of Rights charter initiative in Toledo is reaching the international stage.
ToledoBlade.com | 7 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Toledo, Ohio
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Snapchat and the UN Are Teaming Up on an Earth Day Emissions Control Warning Snapchat and the United Nations are teaming up on Earth Day to give Snapchatters a look at what Earth could be like in the year 2100--and it's not a good look. For 24 hours on Monday, Earth Day, a lens will be available via the Lens Carousel for U.S. user
MediaWeek | 20 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
UN says attack in central Mali kills peacekeeper from Egypt DAKAR, Senegal (AP) The United Nations secretary-general has condemned an attack on a U.N. convoy in Mali that killed a peacekeeper from Egypt.
The Daily Sentinel | Apr 20, 2019 9:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Nacogdoches, Texas
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U.N. Command: 'Peace trails' to open soon on Korea's DMZ Tourists may soon be able to hike on "DMZ Peace Trails" into the demilitarized zone that separates North and South Korea, the United Nations Command said.
United Press International | Apr 19, 2019 12:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Macron meets officials, eyes Notre Dame for legacy-building PARIS (AP) French President Emmanuel Macron is expected to set out ideas for the reconstruction of Notre Dame Cathedral during meetings Friday with officials from the United Nations' cultural agency.
The Daily Sentinel | Apr 19, 2019 10:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Nacogdoches, Texas
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Macron, UNESCO Officials Discuss Notre Dame Reconstruction French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting officials from the United Nations cultural agency, where he is expected to set out ideas for the reconstruction of Notre Dame Cathedral. He will meet with state delegates from UNESCO, which oversees global herit
Voice of America | Apr 19, 2019 09:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Notre Dame rector: "Computer glitch" possible fire culprit French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting officials from the United Nations' cultural agency, where he is expected to set out ideas for the reconstruction of Notre Dame Cathedral.
KTEN.com | Apr 19, 2019 07:41 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Denison, Texas
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Violence in Burkina Faso Wreaks Havoc on Educators, Children Burkina Faso is facing massive internal displacement because of violence. The United Nations reports more than 100,000 people have been displaced this year in the West African nation. And as VOA's Carla Babb reports from Burkina Faso's capital, Ouagadougo
Voice of America | Apr 19, 2019 06:23 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend