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    U.N. Peacekeepers in Haiti Said to Have Fathered Hundreds of Children

    Women and girls were left behind to face poverty, social stigma and single motherhood in the...

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    Protests Spread Across India Over Divisive Citizenship Bill

    Several people have been killed as the unrest spreads to new corners of the country, and...

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    As Myanmar Genocide Hearing Closes, Focus Is on Trapped Rohingya

    Daw Aung San Suu Kyi testified that members of the Muslim ethnic group still in Myanmar...

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    As Rivals Fight for Control of Libya, Erdogan Says Turkey May Jump In

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey might send troops to Libya to counter Russian-backed militia forces.

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    More than 50 Migrants are Killed in a Sinking off the African Coast

    A ship carrying about 150 migrants from Gambia to Europe sank on Wednesday off the coast...

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    U.N. Asks for Record Funds for Aid Programs

    Citing wars and the effects of climate change that have produced a flood of refugees, the...

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    American Aid Worker for U.N. Is Killed in Afghan Capital

    The killing of the United Nations employee underscores the growing threat to aid workers at a...

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    A Victim Not Only of Unjust Laws, but of ‘Unjust Authorities’

    An investigative reporter from a prominent Moroccan family was wrongly accused of having had an abortion....

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    U.N. Query on Syria Hospital Bombings May Be Undermined by Russia Pressure, Limited Scope

    The United Nations is investigating attacks on seven humanitarian sites in Syria. Diplomats say Russia is...

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    Myanmar Genocide Lawsuit Is Filed at United Nations Court

    Gambia, on behalf of Rohingya Muslims, opens an international dispute with Myanmar in an effort to...

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    As Deaths Mount in Iraq Protests, a Rocket Attack Raises New Questions

    Nearly 300 Iraqis have died in antigovernment demonstrations in the south and in the capital. A...

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    Head of U.N. Palestinian Agency Resigns Amid Inquiry

    Pierre Krahenbuhl stepped down after being told that he would be temporarily replaced while a misconduct...

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    Chile, Rocked by Unrest, Withdraws From Hosting Climate and Trade Summits

    President Sebastián Piñera said on Wednesday that his country, which has been rocked by a wave...

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    Syria Peace Talks to Open After a Long, Strange Month

    A United States pullout, a Turkish invasion and a newly strengthened Syrian leader have reshaped the...

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    Venezuela to Join U.N. Human Rights Council, Despite Track Record

    Activists had urged the General Assembly to vote for Costa Rica instead, citing Venezuela’s political, economic...

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    Talks in Ecuador Begin Between President and Protesters

    The talks, mediated by the United Nations, were canceled as violent protests wracked the city despite...

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    Facing ‘Cash-Flow Crisis,’ the U.N. Cuts Hiring, Heating, Escalators and the A.C.

    The organization said it was quickly running out of cash largely because a number of countries,...

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    U.S. Disputes Finding That Airstrikes on Afghan Drug Labs Killed 30 Civilians

    The American military said the facilities were funding the Taliban. But a United Nations report argued...

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    Saudi Arabia and Iran Make Quiet Openings to Head Off War

    Weeks after the Middle East seemed on the verge of war, Saudi Arabia and Iran are...

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    Moroccan Journalist Sentenced to Prison for Abortion and Premarital Sex

    A doctor convicted of performing the abortion was sentenced, along with Hajar Raissouni and her fiancé....

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    Syria Demands Immediate Withdrawal of U.S. and Turkish Forces, Again

    Syria’s foreign minister demanded both countries evacuate their forces from the war-ravaged country or face “countermeasures.”...

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    Who’s the Obstacle to Talks? Iran and U.S. Point at Each Other

    The contradictory narratives added a new twist to the frantic efforts to broker a meeting between...

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    Who Is Volodymyr Zelensky, the Ukraine President in the Trump Impeachment Crisis?

    Mr. Zelensky acted in a comedy before becoming Ukraine’s president, and has been thrust into the...

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    The Other TV Personality-Turned-President in the Ukraine Case

    Volodymyr Zelensky, who acted in a comedy before becoming Ukraine’s president, has been thrust into the...

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    What Is the United Nations? Its History, Its Goals and Its Relevance

    A brief look at what the 193-member United Nations does and how it works as leaders...

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    What to Expect at the U.N. General Assembly This Week

    Nearly 200 leaders will converge on the world’s most prominent diplomatic stage for five days of...

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    Trump’s National Security Aides Refining Possible Iran Options

    President Trump has threatened to order “the ultimate option” of a strike on Iran after attacks...

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    Nobel Peace Laureate Could Face Prosecution Over Myanmar Military’s Actions

    Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s civilian leader, once was a democracy icon. Now she’s an...

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    Iran Rules Out Meeting Between Trump and Rouhani

    Iran’s Foreign Ministry dismissed the possibility of a meeting between President Hassan Rouhani and President Trump...

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    Is Trump’s America Tougher on Asylum Than Other Western Countries?

    President Trump’s plan to bar migrants from seeking asylum in the United States is similar to...