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A working group seeking a solution to the Cyprus conflict under the auspices of the United Nations and with the participation of the three guarantor powers has started its duty in Mont Pelerin in Switzerland on Jan. 18.
CANBERRA, Australia - The Associated Press
The United Nations' food agency is cutting back on assistance to thousands of Syrian refugees after an appeal for a ceasefire to enable Syrians feed themselves went unheeded, World Food Program Executive Director Ertharin Cousin said on July 3.
SYDNEY - Agence France-Presse
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott July 2 brushed off mounting pressure for a parliamentary vote on same-sex marriage from within his conservative coalition, saying he was more focused on the economy and security
ANKARA - The Associated Press
A total of 173 people from the minority Chinese Muslim community of Uighurs have arrived in Turkey from Thailand, where they were being held after fleeing China
BERLIN - Agence France-Presse
The United Nations cultural organization has condemned the “barbaric assaults” the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group launched on World Heritage sites in Iraq and Syria, saying they may amount to war crimes
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
Two French special forces soldiers accused of sexually abusing children in Burkina Faso returned home on July 2 and were taken into custody, said a legal source.
GENEVA - Agence France-Presse
A record 137,000 people made the perilous journey across the Mediterranean to Europe in the first half of 2015, most of them fleeing war, conflict and persecution, the United Nations said July 1
BERLIN - The Associated Press
WikiLeaks published a list of German phone numbers July 1 that it claimed showed the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on senior German officials beyond Chancellor Angela Merkel.
France has suspended two of its soldiers over allegations they sexually abused children, including a five-year-old girl, in the west African country of Burkina Faso, the defence ministry said June 30.
TEHRAN - Agence France-Presse
Iran said July 1 it has recovered part of its gold reserves frozen under international sanctions after an accord sealed on the sidelines of nuclear negotiations with world powers.
VIENNA - Agence France-Presse
Iran and six major powers gave themselves until July 7 to clinch a historic nuclear deal after a deadline to end marathon talks passed as the clock struck July 1, with no breakthrough in sight