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United Nations officials are pushing for many of the Central Americans fleeing to the U.S. to be treated as refugees displaced by armed conflict, a designation meant to increase pressure on the United States to accept tens of thousands of people currently ineligible for asylum.  (Photo by Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

UN Urges US To Designate Immigrants As Refugees

United Nations officials are pushing for many of the Central Americans fleeing to the U.S. to be treated as refugees displaced by armed conflict, a designation meant to increase pressure on the United States to accept tens of thousands of people currently ineligible for asylum.

07/08/2014

More than 800 people were killed in Iraq in violence throughout August, the UN said Sunday. That was down somewhat from July, but still one of the highest monthly tolls in recent years.SAFIN HAMED/AFP/Getty Images)

UN: Over 800 People Killed In Iraq In August

More than 800 people were killed in Iraq in violence throughout August, the UN said Sunday. That was down somewhat from July, but still one of the highest monthly tolls in recent years.

09/01/2013

U.N. nuclear agency officials have again failed to reach a deal with Iranian counterparts that would allow the agency to relaunch its probe of suspicions that Tehran might have worked on atomic arms. (Photo by Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)

UN Fails Again To Reach Nuke Probe Deal With Iran

U.N. nuclear agency officials have again failed to reach a deal with Iranian counterparts that would allow the agency to relaunch its probe of suspicions that Tehran might have worked on atomic arms.

05/15/2013

The United Nations mission to Iraq says more people were killed in violent attacks across the country in April than in any other month since June 2008.  (Photo credit should read MARWAN IBRAHIM/AFP/Getty Images)

UN: April Deadliest Month In Iraq Since June 2008

The United Nations mission to Iraq says more people were killed in violent attacks across the country in April than in any other month since June 2008.

05/02/2013

The U.N. says its staff is continuing to work in North Korea while Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon studies a message from North Korea saying the world body should consider evacuating U.N. personnel from the country. (Photo credit TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

UN Staff Continues Work In North Korea Despite Evacuation Warning

The U.N. says its staff is continuing to work in North Korea while Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon studies a message from North Korea saying the world body should consider evacuating U.N. personnel from the country.

04/05/2013