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GENEVA — The United Nations says the Saudi-led coalition that has imposed an air, sea and land blockade on Yemen since Nov. 6 has...
Report: N. Korea replaces border guards following defection

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea appears to have replaced all of its guards at a jointly patrolled border area where a North Korean...
UN chief nuke inspector: Iran complying with nuclear deal

VIENNA, Austria — The head of the U.N. agency monitoring Iran's nuclear deal with the U.S. and five other nations says Tehran is living...
UN urges Iraq to probe troop violations during fight with IS

BAGHDAD — A top United Nations official Thursday called on the Iraqi government to speed up investigations into allegations of human rights violations committed...
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KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda's foreign minister faced growing calls for his resignation Thursday following allegations in the United States that he accepted a bribe...
UN envoy: sexual attacks against Rohingya may be war crimes

UNITED NATIONS — Widespread atrocities against Rohingya Muslim women and girls have been orchestrated and perpetrated by Myanmar's military and may amount to war...
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UNITED NATIONS — Russia's U.N. ambassador said Wednesday the expert body that has determined responsibility for chemical weapons attacks in Syria "is dead" —...
UN: Closing energy gap would help poorest countries develop

BANGKOK — The world's least developed countries need access to electricity if they are to break out of poverty, according to a U.N. report...
The Latest: Group: Pledge to ease Yemen blockade falls short

CAIRO — The Latest on developments in Yemen (all times local): ...
US declares ‘ethnic cleansing’ against Rohingya in Myanmar

WASHINGTON — The United States declared the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to be "ethnic cleansing" on Wednesday, threatening penalties for military...

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