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  • De Mistura succeeds Brahimi as U.N. Syria mediator: diplomats

    UNITED NATIONS/GENEVA (Reuters) - Veteran United Nations official Staffan de Mistura, a former U.N. special envoy to Afghanistan and Iraq, will replace Lakhdar Brahimi as the international mediator seeking an end to Syria's civil war, diplomats said on...
  • North Korea complains to U.N. about film starring Rogen, Franco

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - North Korea has complained to the United Nations about a film starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, accusing the United States of sponsoring terrorism and committing an act of war by allowing production of a movie about a plot...
  • Exclusive: Iraq tells U.N. that 'terrorist groups' seized nuclear materials

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Insurgents in Iraq have seized nuclear materials used for scientific research at a university in the country's north, Iraq told the United Nations in a letter appealing for help to "stave off the threat of their use by...
  • Iraq tells U.N. 'terrorist groups' seized former chemical weapons depot

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iraq's government has lost control of a former chemical weapons facility to "armed terrorist groups" and is unable to fulfill its international obligations to destroy toxins kept there, the country's U.N. envoy told the United...
  • Two 'abandoned' cylinders seized in Syria contained sarin - U.N.

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Two cylinders reportedly seized by Syrian government troops in an area controlled by armed opposition groups contained deadly sarin, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a letter to the U.N. Security Council published on...
  • United Nations to recognize all same-sex marriages of staff

    United Nations to recognize all same-sex marriages of staff
    U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced on Monday that the United Nations will recognize all same-sex marriages of staff members at the world body. Previously, a staff member's personal status was determined by the laws of their country of...
  • Naciones Unidas reconocerá todos los matrimonios del mismo sexo entre su personal

    NACIONES UNIDAS (Reuters) - El secretario general de Naciones Unidas, Ban Ki-moon, anunció el lunes que el organismo mundial reconocerá todos los matrimonios del mismo sexo de los miembros de su personal. Previamente, la condición personal de los...
  • Six Jewish suspects arrested over death of Palestinian teenager

    Six Jewish suspects arrested over death of Palestinian teenager
    Israel has arrested six Jewish suspects in the abduction and killing of a Palestinian teenager whose death sparked violent protests in Jerusalem and Israeli Arab towns, a security source said on Sunday. With tensions high along the Gaza border, Israel...
  • 6 arrested in burning death of Arab teenager in Israel

    JERUSALEM Israeli authorities said Sunday that they arrested six Jewish suspects in the abduction and killing of a Palestinian teenager from East Jerusalem whose death has set off a wave of unrest there and in Israeli Arab towns. A statement from the...
  • 'House of Cards' denied U.N. filming permission by Russia

    'House of Cards' denied U.N. filming permission by Russia
    On screen, Frank Underwood's ambitions can't be stopped. But he's just a character in the Netflix series "House of Cards" and in real life, there is a limit to his power, as producers discovered this week when they were denied access to film in the United...
  • U.N. states overcome impasse to pass peacekeeping budget

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A U.N. General Assembly committee approved on Thursday a new troop-reimbursement rate for countries contributing nearly 100,000 peacekeepers to 16 missions, overcoming an impasse that left the world body's operations in...
  • Brazil sniper raised alarm during World Cup opener

    SAO PAULO (AP) — A police sniper was spooked by an armed man seen approaching Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and other officials as they watched the June 12 opening game of the World Cup in Sao Paulo, law enforcement authorities said Friday. The...