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Australian anti-immigration far-right politician Pauline Hanson caused a furore on Aug. 17 when she entered the Senate wearing a full burqa, earning a blistering rebuke from the country's top lawyer for the "appalling" stunt.
Turkey has urged a “fair and lasting” solution at the new round of Cyprus talks, an official familiar with the matter has told the Hürriyet Daily News
One in five children in rich countries lives in relative poverty, according to a UNICEF report published on June 15 that put the U.S. and New Zealand among the world’s worst performers for youth well-being.
The Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot leaders are set to meet once again at an open-ended conference to be reconvened in the Swiss resort of Crans Montana on June 28 with the participation of the three guarantor powers
LONDON - Reuters
Six people have been confirmed dead in a huge fire at a London tower block and the death toll is expected to rise, police said on June 14.
NICOSIA – Agence France-Presse
‘We are expecting all parties to come to the table and settle this once and for all, including Greece, Turkey and Britain,’ a UN official says ahead of the Cypriot leaders’ meeting in Switzerland
At least ten migrants have died after their Europe-bound boats sank off Libya’s coast and some 100 people are missing, coastguard officials and aid groups said on June 10.
BAGHDAD – Reuters
More than 5 million children are in urgent need of aid in Iraq, the United Nations said on Thursday, describing the war on Islamic State as “one of the most brutal” in modern history
The UN secretary-general on June 9 announced a Cyprus conference in Geneva on June 28, following a meeting with Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders
THE HAGUE - Agence France-Presse
A U.N. court condemned Turkey on June 15 for sentencing one of its top judges to seven years in jail on charges of having links to what the government and prosecutors call the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ)
Top officials from China and the EU reaffirm their commitment to a landmark climate deal, even after Trump pulls the US out of the Paris accord