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UN Report: Women Living Longer, Healthier Lives With More EducationWomen around the globe are living longer and healthier lives with more access to education, according to a new report released by the United Nations.
Russia Claiming Over 463,000 Square Miles Of Arctic Sea ShelfRussia has submitted its bid for vast territories in the Arctic to the United Nations, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.
UN Resolution Will Make Iran Nuclear Deal International LawThe U.N. Security Council scheduled a vote for first thing Monday morning on a resolution endorsing the Iran nuclear deal.
Pharrell Williams Advocates For Greener Jobs, Climate Change ActionPharrell Williams' push for measures that prevent climate change is picking up more momentum as he asks leaders to create greener jobs and save the planet in a recent video.
UN Official Says Ebola Will End In Sierra Leone In WeeksThe U.N. Ebola chief said Monday he believes "it's only a matter of weeks" before the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone ends, but stopping the deadly disease in Guinea will take more time because in some areas unsafe traditions still hold sway over what's good for people's health.
Nepal Aid Still Not Reaching Some Isolated Villages A Week LaterWith help still not reaching some isolated villages a week after Nepal's devastating earthquake, a top international aid official said Saturday that more helicopters were needed to get assistance to the farthest reaches of this Himalayan nation.
Angelina Jolie Rips World Powers On Syria's Refugee CrisisActress Angelina Jolie pleaded with world powers to help the millions of Syrian refugees.
UN Envoy: Yemen At 'Edge Of Civil War'The U.N.'s special envoy for Yemen, Jamal Benomar, warned an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Sunday that events were pushing the country "to the edge of civil war."
UN Agency Investigating Photos Showing ISIS Distributing Its FoodThe U.N.'s World Food Program says it is "extremely concerned" about images circulating on social media showing Islamic State labels affixed to its food aid boxes in Syria.
UN Official: NKorean Human Rights, Cult Of Kim Can't CoexistA campaign within the United Nations to haul North Korean leader Kim Jong Un before an international court for crimes against humanity has touched off a defensive fury in Pyongyang, where it's being treated like a diplomatic declaration of war
U.N. Chief Says U.S. Torture Report Should Spur Global ActionU.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called for an international effort to stamp out torture in the wake of the Senate report detailing brutal CIA interrogations of terror detainees.
UN Expert: Prosecute Senior US Officials, CIA Who Authorized TortureSenior U.S. officials who authorized and carried out torture as part of former President George W. Bush's national security policy must be prosecuted, a top U.N. special investigator said Wednesday.
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