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Leaders back climate change urgency in New York

UN climate chief Patricia Espinosa calls on nations to unite behind limiting global warming to the less than 2ºC enshrined in the 2015 Paris accord.

UN climate chief Patricia Espinosa calls on nations to unite behind limiting global ...

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Leaders back climate change urgency in New York

Colombia's Ivan Duque says Venezuela should be barred from talks called for September 25 ...

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Colombian leader urges diplomatic isolation of Venezuela

US President Donald Trump hails 'tremendous progress' to halt Pyongyang's nuclear and ...

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1 year later at U.N., Trump's 'rocket man' Kim is 'terrific'

130 world leaders are attending the United Nations this week, as well as K-pop sensation ...

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Gridlock and K-pop: Things to know about the UN General Assembly

An NGO says girls in refugee camps suffer abuse from forced marriage to denial of ...

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Young girls primary victims of humanitarian strife

The handbook gives journalism educators, trainers, and students a framework to help ...

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UNESCO teaches fact-checking in new handbook

For Pope Francis, the dignity of the human person and the sanctity of life are the core ...

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Can you be Christian and support the death penalty?

Cancers, heart and blood-vessel disease, diabetes, and chronic respiratory disease have ...

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Most nations to miss U.N. target on chronic diseases – study

(4th UPDATE) Here is a list of countries that have extended their condolences to the ...

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Countries send condolences to Philippines after Typhoon Ompong

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo calls the funeral 'a major event for our country' and ...

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World leaders to attend Kofi Annan's state funeral in Ghana