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Reuters* Risk of war in Western Sahara if U.N. resolution diluted * France unlikely to block draft- diplomats By John Irish PARIS, April 22 (Reuters) - Failure by the United Nations to let peacekeepers monitor human rights in the disputed Western Sahara risks...
WASHINGTON — The British and French governments have asked the United Nations to investigate what they believe is credible evidence that the Syrian regime has used small amounts of chemical weapons in recent months, officials said Thursday. The...
Contrary to the adage, what we don’t know about North Korea could hurt us. It’s not known whether the intermediate-range Musudan missiles poised for imminent firing could reach U.S. bases on Guam or Japan, though at least the latter is...
Tags: China, G8, Weaponry, Kim Il Sung, South Korea
In Britain and around the world, supporters of the late Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher celebrated her legacy Monday. Even some of her sharpest critics said she defined an era in British public life -- if not always for the right reasons. Among those...
SEOUL — Escalating the stakes of a standoff with Washington and its allies, North Korea is signaling that it will abandon two decades of negotiations to constrain its nuclear program and will close the door on any deal over its atomic weapons and...
New attacks on the storied city of Timbuktu are a sign of the continued uneasiness in the African nation of Mali, months after French and Malian forces pushed back militants trying to extend their reach southward. An Al Qaeda affiliate claimed...
BEIRUT — The strange case of an alleged chemical attack in Syria has taken some odd turns. Like so many other mass-casualty attacks in Syria, the alleged poison-gas strike Tuesday in northern Syria has become a case of each side in the conflict...
Tags: European Union, Weaponry, United Nations, Government, Rebellions
RAMALLAH, West Bank –- Amid increasingly volatile protests around the West Bank, Palestinian and international leaders are pressuring Israel to release four Palestinian prisoners who have been on hunger strikes for several months in protest...
Two radio journalists have reportedly been charged in northern Nigeria on suspicion of airing a broadcast that incited the slayings of women vaccinating people against polio. The case centers on a program aired days before the shootings last week....
Tags: Preventative Medicine, Vaccines, United Nations, Islam, Radio
The disturbing case of a Somali woman who alleged she was raped by security forces, only to be convicted by a court Tuesday of making a false claim and insulting the state, has outraged human rights groups and advocates for women's rights around the...
A woman who accused Somali security forces of raping her must spend a year behind bars for making a “false accusation” and insulting the government, a Mogadishu court ruled Tuesday. Court official Ahmed Aden Farah said medical evidence showed...
BEIRUT -- Amid dire warnings that funds are running low to care for victims of the Syrian conflict, the United Nations said Wednesday that donors had pledged about $1.5 billion to help war-battered Syrians, exceeding the U.N.’s target appeal....
Tags: Turkey, Kuwait, White House, Beirut (Lebanon), United Nations
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