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Stories with organization: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem stirs Israeli anger 
    Updated: Apr-21-16 12:52 pm

    PARIS - The Israeli government and Jewish groups have expressed outrage at a resolution adopted by the U.N. cultural agency that put the Western Wall Plaza in quotation marks, described Jewish sites as "so-called" and even claimed that some Jewish graves were bogus.

  • France switches ambassador said to be gay to UNESCO 
    Updated: Apr-06-16 11:50 am

    PARIS - France's government has named a respected diplomat who is said to be gay as the country's ambassador to UNESCO, several months after he was nominated as ambassador to the Vatican - a job he never started.