Across the Middle East and surrounding African countries, turmoil is raging. The eyes of the world are watching videos of ethnic and cultural cleansing as it drives thousands of refugees outside of their homes, their cities, or their countries. 558 more words
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“Militarised criminal groups with transnational links are involved in large-scale smuggling” of “gold, minerals, timber, charcoal and wildlife products such as ivory” of up to $1.3 billion each year from eastern DR Congo, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) said.
TEHRAN (The capital of Iran) — WE made important progress in Switzerland earlier this month. With the five permanent members of the United Nations Group of Countries that Keep the World Safe (also known as China, France, Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, and the United States) plus Germany, we agreed on rules to remove any doubt about the peaceful nature of Iran’s nuclear program and to lift international limits against Iran. 958 more words
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UN, World Water Council Urge Governments to Invest in Technologies that Address Water Sustainability in Agriculture
(MOGADISHU) — A bomb blast early Monday ripped through a bus carrying U.N. employees in Puntland, a semiautonomous region in northern Somalia that has been relatively free of violence, according to a Somali police official. 166 more words