North Korea says will treat U.S. detainees under 'wartime law'

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North Korea says will treat U.S. detainees under 'wartime law'

North Korea said on Monday it had told the United States it will cut the only channel of communication between them, at the United Nations in New York, after Washington blacklisted leader Kim Jong Un last week for human rights abuses.

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UN chief calls for arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan

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UN chief calls for arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan

UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Monday (Jul 11) called for an immediate arms embargo against South Sudan in response to an outbreak of heavy fighting that has left hundreds dead.

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UNESCO meets on heritage under shadow of extremism

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The UN's cultural agency met on Sunday (Jul 10) in Istanbul to consider adding over two dozen new sites to its prestigious global heritage list, and called for a strong global response to the threats posed by extremism.

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UNESCO meets on heritage under shadow of extremism

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UNESCO meets on heritage under shadow of extremism

ISTANBUL: The UN's cultural agency met on Sunday (Jul 10) in Istanbul to consider adding over two dozen new sites to its prestigious global heritage list, and called for a strong global response to the threats posed by extremism.

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UNESCO meets on heritage under shadow of extremism

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UNESCO meets on heritage under shadow of extremism

The UN’s cultural agency met on Sunday in Istanbul to consider adding over two dozen new sites to its prestigious global heritage list, and called for a strong global response to the threats posed by extremism, sources from VNS/AFP.

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Vietnam’s UN peacekeepers in Africa – P1: Flying to war-torn country

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Vietnam’s UN peacekeepers in Africa – P1: Flying to war-torn country

The first two Vietnamese officials who were in South Sudan in Africa for their 14-month international peacekeeping mission with the United Nations have recounted their memorable experiences.

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VN to send female officers to UN peacekeeping operations

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VGP - Viet Nam will send female officers to United Nations (UN) international peacekeeping missions in South Sudan and Central African Republic as proposed by the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations, according to Viet Nam Peacekeeping Center.

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UN report: People around the world are eating more fish

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People around the world are eating more fish and global per capita fish consumption topped 20 kilograms (44 pounds) a year for the first time in 2014, according to preliminary estimates in a U.N. report released Thursday.

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UN body sees $4 billion aid need as el Nino hurts 60 million

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UN body sees $4 billion aid need as el Nino hurts 60 million

Almost $4 billion is needed to meet the humanitarian demands of countries facing food shortages because of an El Nino-induced drought, the United Nations said.

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Philippines only country in Asia where teen pregnancy rising

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The U.N. Population Fund says the Philippines is the only country in the Asia Pacific region where the rate of teen pregnancies rose over the last two decades.

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U.N.'s Ban stresses to China the need to peacefully resolve South China Sea dispute

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U.N.'s Ban stresses to China the need to peacefully resolve South China Sea dispute

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Thursday he has stressed to China the need for differences over the disputed South China to be resolved peacefully.

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U.S. sanctions North Korean leader over rights abuses

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U.S. sanctions North Korean leader over rights abuses

The United States on Wednesday sanctioned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first time, citing "notorious abuses of human rights," in a move diplomats say will infuriate the nuclear-armed country.

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UNICEF vows to support most disadvantaged Vietnamese children

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UNICEF vows to support most disadvantaged Vietnamese children

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and other UN agencies pledge to help Vietnam bring their support closer to the most disadvantaged and vulnerable children, said UNICEF representative in Vietnam Youssouf Abdel-Jelil.

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U.N. rights boss calls bombing near Saudi holy mosque an attack on Islam

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U.N. rights boss calls bombing near Saudi holy mosque an attack on Islam

The U.N. human rights chief on Tuesday called a suicide bombing outside the Prophet Mohammad's Mosque in the Saudi city of Medina an attack on Islam itself and many Muslims expressed shock that their second-holiest site had been targeted.

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Vietnam backs United Nations' LGBT rights mandate; Asia mostly looks away

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Vietnam backs United Nations' LGBT rights mandate; Asia mostly looks away

The UN Human Rights Council on Thursday voted to appoint an independent monitor to protect the rights of gay and transgender people around the world, with support from half of the council’s seats including Vietnam.

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