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Cyprus appeals to UN Security Council over Varosha; Turkey defiant
Middle East

Cyprus appeals to UN Security Council over Varosha; Turkey defiant

NICOSIA, July 21 (Reuters) – Cyprus appealed to the UN Security Council on Wednesday over plans by Turkish Cypriot authorities…
UN migration official: 20 migrants drown off Libya’s coast
Middle East

UN migration official: 20 migrants drown off Libya’s coast

CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s coast guard intercepted Wednesday four boats in the Mediterranean Sea carrying migrants trying to reach Europe,…
Turkey says part of Cyprus ghost town to reopen; EU, UK, US object
Middle East

Turkey says part of Cyprus ghost town to reopen; EU, UK, US object

NICOSIA, July 20 (Reuters) – Turkish Cypriot authorities announced on Tuesday a partial reopening of an abandoned town for potential…
UN rights boss calls on Cuba to release protesters
World

UN rights boss calls on Cuba to release protesters

The UN’s human rights chief Michelle Bachelet urged Cuba on Friday to release protesters and journalists arrested at anti-government demonstrations.…
Egypt’s Foreign Minister discusses Egypt’s next move on GERD after resorting to Security Council
Egypt

Egypt’s Foreign Minister discusses Egypt’s next move on GERD after resorting to Security Council

Following a United Nations Security Council meeting on the failed Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) negotiations between Egypt, Sudan, and…
US strikes deal with Russia to continue UN Syria aid access
Middle East

US strikes deal with Russia to continue UN Syria aid access

UNITED NATIONS, July 9 (Reuters) – The UN Security Council on Friday extended a cross-border aid operation into Syria from…
Ethiopian minister says GERD filling is proceeding as scheduled
Egypt

Ethiopian minister says GERD filling is proceeding as scheduled

Ethiopian Water, Irrigation, and Energy Minister, Sileshi Bekele, reiterated that the second round of filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam…
Maya Morsi receives UNFPA Deputy Executive Director on his 1st official visit to Egypt
Egypt

Maya Morsi receives UNFPA Deputy Executive Director on his 1st official visit to Egypt

President of the National Council for Women (NCW) in Egypt, Maya Morsi, received at the council headquarters Ib Petersen, Assistant…
Watchdog: Syria has likely used chemical weapons 17 times
Middle East

Watchdog: Syria has likely used chemical weapons 17 times

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the international chemical weapons watchdog told the UN Security Council that its experts…
UN agency withdraws director from Gaza after threats
Middle East

UN agency withdraws director from Gaza after threats

JERUSALEM (AP) — The UN agency for Palestinian refugees says it has recalled its Gaza director after he faced threats…
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