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Palestine wants UN vote on 2016 deadline for Israeli troop pullout
The Palestinian government is seeking a UN Security Council vote on a resolution in the next two months that would set a deadline – November 2016 – for the IDF to withdraw from the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

18.10.2014 07:05

​British Big Pharma warns Ebola vaccine will come 'too late' to halt spread
One of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies says a vaccine to tackle Ebola will “come too late” to curb the current epidemic, as the UK and other European countries begin screening passengers for the virus at international airports.

17.10.2014 09:52

Moscow refutes reports that Russia, US agreed to share intel on ISIS
Russia has refuted media reports that Washington and Moscow have agreed to share intelligence on Islamic State terrorists. The news reports followed Wednesday talks between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry.

16.10.2014 19:30

Ebola epidemic might trigger major food crisis - UN
The United Nations and non-governmental organizations believe an Ebola crisis that continues to strengthen in the coming months will cause food shortages that could devastate regions in West Africa hit hardest by the virus.

16.10.2014 14:07

IAEA to aid West Africa's fight against Ebola
The UN’s International Atomic Energy Agency has announced that it will be participating in the fight against Ebola in West Africa, providing specialized diagnostic equipment to quell the spread of the disease which has killed more than 4,400 people.

14.10.2014 15:43

Israel's plan to build 600 new homes in E. Jerusalem earns UN’s anger
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed his frustration at Israel’s settlement program, which plans 600 new homes in East Jerusalem. The new units are set to expand four existing settlements in the Palestinian city.

13.10.2014 12:43

​Prestige does not necessarily mean progress: A history of the Nobel Peace Prize
The Nobel Peace Prize has stirred controversy for decades. Who decides on the winners of this prestigious award, and does their choice reflect courage or conformity?

13.10.2014 10:23

​Libyan crisis pushes number of refugees to 300,000 - UN
The United Nations refugee agency has said that a spike in violence between rival militias has displaced about 287,000 Libyans from their homes. Meanwhile UN chief Ban Ki-moon arrived in Tripoli Saturday for talks with the warring factions.

11.10.2014 19:48

British vote on Palestine purely symbolic without human rights upheld
Next week the British parliament will, for the first time, vote on whether or not to recognize Palestine as an independent state. Currently the United Kingdom does not, while 138 members of the UN, the vast majority, do recognize Palestine.

10.10.2014 14:51

What's the deal between Iran and the US?
Everything in Tehran revolves around three major discussions: the nuclear deal arguably to be clinched on November 24, Iran back to selling energy to the West, and the fight against ISIS/ISIL.

09.10.2014 14:49

‘No objective reports on Ukraine while current Kiev regime in power’
Until the full truth on Ukraine crisis is said, the situation cannot be fixed, Anna van Densky, political commentator at the EU Reporter magazine told RT, commenting on a new report from the United Nations.

08.10.2014 12:51

UN: 3,660 killed, 8,756 wounded in Ukraine conflict since April
Kiev doesn’t have full control of its military and paramilitary forces, who continue to violate the principles of international humanitarian law, highlights the latest UN report on the human rights situation in Ukraine.

08.10.2014 03:37

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