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U.N. renews appeal for humanitarian funds as needs grow

GENEVA (Reuters) - Only a quarter of the $23.5 billion needed for humanitarian assistance programs worldwide this year has been received, the United Nations said on Wednesday in a fresh appeal to donors.
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What refugees might say of World Refugee Day

In 2000, when the United Nations designated every June 20 to be World Refugee Day, little did it know that new conflicts would create the highest levels of displacement on record. In recent years, about 66 million people, or 1 percent of the world population, have fled their homes....
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UN chief calls for aid to Afghanistan as conflict spirals

Kabul (AFP) - Sitting cross-legged with war-displaced women in a mud-brick settlement on Kabul's outskirts, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for increased humanitarian assistance and a political solution to end the conflict....
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Turkey arrests Amnesty International head and lawyers in Gulenist sweep

Police detained Taner Kiliç and 22 other lawyers on suspicion of ties to the movement of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen...
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Israeli PM Calls for Dismantling of UN Palestinian Refugee Agency

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on Sunday for the dismantling of the UN agency that aids millions of Palestinian refugees, accusing it of anti-Israeli incitement and saying he had conveyed his message to the US ambassador to the United Nations. ...
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Israel expects change in UN voting patterns, Netanyahu says after Africa trip

Netanyahu met with ten African leader one after the next until his plane left Liberia at 8 PM Sunday, meeting each for about 30 minutes. ...
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U.N. torture committee wants Afghan general prosecuted

The police chief of Afghanistan's Kandahar province, General Abdul Raziq, should be prosecuted over allegations of torture and enforced disappearances, the U.N. Committee against Torture said on Friday. ...
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UN force condemns 'callous' attack on South Sudan base

Juba (AFP) - The UN peacekeeping force in South Sudan said Thursday it had repelled a "callous" attack by armed assailants on a base in the north of the country....
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Russia slams US approval of Montenegro's NATO accession

Russia's foreign ministry on Thursday called the approval by the United States of Montenegro's accession to NATO a "deeply mistaken" move that creates divisions in Europe....
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Russia blocks U.N. Security Council condemnation of Syria attack

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia blocked a Western-led effort at the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday to condemn last week's deadly gas attack in Syria and push Moscow's ally President Bashar al-Assad to cooperate with international inquiries into the incident....
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