Abe calls on N. Korea to abandon planned satellite launch

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Abe calls on N. Korea to abandon planned satellite launch 

TOKYO, Feb. 3 — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday called on North Korea to abandon its plan to launch an earth observation satellite later this month, condemning it as de facto test of a long-range ballistic missile.

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Security Council renews mandate of peacekeeping mission in Cyprus

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UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 29 — The UN Security Council on Thursday extended the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for an additional six months until July 31, 2016, while increasing its force levels by 28 troops to 888 to facilitate ongoing confidence-building measures on the island.

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Burundi talks to resume in Uganda as crisis deteriorates

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Burundi talks to resume in Uganda as crisis deteriorates 

KAMPALA, Dec. 21 — Talks aimed at resolving the Burundi crisis are to resume in Uganda late this month, a mediator has said.

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Iran changed US traditional policy of aggression: Commander

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TEHRAN, Aug. 10 — Iran changed US traditional policy of aggression, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier-General Hossein Salami said on Monday.

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UN Security Council condemns terrorist attack on UN mission in Mali

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UNITED NATIONS, July 3 — The UN Security Council on Thursday condemned "in the strongest terms" the terrorist attack a convoy of UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, MINUSMA, which killed six peacekeepers and injured five others.

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Security Council slams deadly terrorist attacks in Chadian capital

June 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Security Council slams deadly terrorist attacks in Chadian capital 

UNITED NATIONS, June 15 — The UN Security Council on Monday condemned "in the strongest terms" the deadly terrorist attack in Chadian capital of N'Djamena, which killed at least 25 people and injured more than 100.

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UN reiterates commitment to support Burundi's electoral process

February 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on UN reiterates commitment to support Burundi's electoral process 

BUJUMBURA, Feb. 17 — The special envoy of the United Nations (UN) Secretary General in the Great Lakes Region Said Djinnit on Monday reiterated the institution's commitment to support Burundi's electoral process.

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UNSC agrees resolution on Yemen, demands Houthis re-engage in talks

February 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on UNSC agrees resolution on Yemen, demands Houthis re-engage in talks 

UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 16 — The UN Security Council unanimously agreed Sunday to a resolution demanding that the Houthi rebels withdraw from Yemen's capital Sanaa, rejoin UN-facilitated talks and release Yemen's former leaders from house arrest.

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UN Security Council slams terrorist attack on hotel in Libya

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UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 28 — The UN Security Council on Tuesday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on the Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli, Libya, which killed at least eight people.

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UN security council deplores IS execution of Japanese hostage Haruna Yukawa

January 26, 2015 by · Comments Off on UN security council deplores IS execution of Japanese hostage Haruna Yukawa 

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 26 — The United Nations Security Council unanimously agreed to issue a statement deploring the apparent murder of Japanese citizen Haruna Yukawa by the Islamic State (IS).

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