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UN experts: Islamic State committed genocide against Yazidis
Middle East

UN experts: Islamic State committed genocide against Yazidis

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of a UN team investigating atrocities in Iraq announced Monday it has found “clear…
Sudan says Ethiopian peacekeepers deported to refugee camp
Middle East

Sudan says Ethiopian peacekeepers deported to refugee camp

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese authorities on Sunday deported around three dozen Ethiopian peacekeepers, working on the UN mission in Darfur,…
UN report says Myanmar poverty could double from coup chaos
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UN report says Myanmar poverty could double from coup chaos

BANGKOK (AP) — Political turmoil and disruptions following the coup in Myanmar could undo years of progress and double the…
UN experts say South Sudan divisions widen, new war possible
Middle East

UN experts say South Sudan divisions widen, new war possible

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — UN experts are warning that political, military and ethnic divisions in South Sudan are widening, leading…
Iran cuts number of centrifuges enriching uranium to 60% purity, IAEA report says
Middle East

Iran cuts number of centrifuges enriching uranium to 60% purity, IAEA report says

Iran has reduced the number of centrifuges enriching uranium to up to 60 percent purity at an above-ground plant at…
Syria receives batch of UN vaccines to speed up virus fight
Middle East

Syria receives batch of UN vaccines to speed up virus fight

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Syrian government received a batch of 203,000 COVID-19 vaccines Thursday, the health minister said, in…
UN warns of social media impostor in Egypt
Egypt

UN warns of social media impostor in Egypt

A United Nations press release on Thursday announced that a man who has allegedly been posing as an ambassador at…
Libyan officials say UN-sanctioned human trafficker freed
Middle East

Libyan officials say UN-sanctioned human trafficker freed

CAIRO (AP) — Libyan authorities released one of the country’s most wanted human traffickers less than four months after his…
United States to restore funding to Palestinians
Middle East

United States to restore funding to Palestinians

US President Joe Biden on Wednesday restored aid to the Palestinians, promising $235 million (€198 million) in assistance to the…
Turkey summons Chinese ambassador over response to Uighur claims
Middle East

Turkey summons Chinese ambassador over response to Uighur claims

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey called in China’s ambassador on Tuesday after his embassy said it had “the right to respond”…
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