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Tens of thousands dead in South Sudan conflict–UN

South Sudan One Year

Tens of thousands of people have died in South Sudan during one year of warfare and the country’s leaders are putting their “personal ambitions” ahead of the young nation’s future, the U.N. secretary-general said Monday.

Posted: December 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Netanyahu: Europe support for Palestinians ‘endangers Israel’

Benjamin-Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused European governments on Monday of siding with the Palestinians over their latest UN bid for statehood, saying their demands would endanger his country.

Posted: December 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Climate funds exceed $10B at Lima talks

Rich countries have pledged more than $10 billion in climate aid for poor economies, a psychological threshold at UN global warming talks in Lima, according to a tally compiled by AFP Tuesday.

Posted: December 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Climate funds exceed $10B at Lima talks

Birds fly past at sun set as smoke emits from a chimney at a factory in Ahmadabad, India, Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. The momentum from a historic U.S.-China pact to resist global warming is showing signs of fading at the U.N. climate talks in Peru as the familiar rich-poor conflict persists over who should do what to keep the planet from overheating. The conference's high-level phase begins Tuesday. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)

    LIMA, Peru – Rich countries have pledged more than $10 billion in climate aid for poor economies, a psychological threshold at UN global warming talks in Lima, according to a tally compiled by AFP Tuesday.   Finance is a touchy issue at the negotiations, where developing countries — led by China — want […]

Posted: December 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Iran refuses probe on nuke weapons

iran map

Iran says that the UN atomic agency is out of line in pushing for new information on allegations that the country worked on nuclear weapons, and appears to serve notice that it will not cooperate with such an investigation.

Posted: December 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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