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Bangladesh needs “massive international assistance” to feed and shelter the 436,000 Rohingya who have fled Myanmar in recent weeks, the head of the U.N. refugee agency said on Sept. 24.
LONDON - Reuters
A Europe-wide police unit is to be set up next month with the aim of shutting down social media accounts used by key Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants to spread propaganda and recruit foreigners to their cause, Europol said on June 22.
UNITED NATIONS - Reuters
Israel has accused a senior U.N. official of misconduct in preparing a report that harshly criticized the Israeli army over the 2014 Gaza war while leaving it off a blacklist of states and armed groups that violate children's rights in conflict
NEW DELHI - The Associated Press
Millions of yoga enthusiasts bent and twisted their bodies in complex postures across India and much of the world on June 21 to mark the first International Yoga Day
GENEVA - Agence France-Presse
Conflicts and violence raging around the world sent the number of people forced to flee their homes soaring to a record 60 million last year, the United Nations said June 18
LONDON – Agence France-Presse
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on June 19 clocked up three years inside the Ecuadoran embassy in London, after claiming that Swedish prosecutors cancelled a landmark meeting in his case earlier this week
LONDON – Reuters
The cost of violence around the world reached a record $14.3 trillion in 2014, equivalent to the combined economies of Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom, a global security report said on June 17
PARIS - Reuters
France's foreign minister heads to the Middle East this weekend with an initiative aimed at bringing Israel and the Palestinians back to peace talks under an international framework amid growing regional instability.
WASHINGTON - The Associated Press
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said June 16 that a full accounting of Iran's possible past atomic weapons research is not necessarily critical to reaching a nuclear deal with Tehran
ZAGAN, Poland - Agence France-Presse
NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said June 17 the alliance was implementing its biggest defence reinforcement since the Cold War, as the region grapples with terrorism and an increasingly assertive Russia.
A Yemeni rebel delegation finally arrived in Geneva on June 16 for the second day of U.N.-backed peace talks after being stranded in Djibouti and accused Saudi Arabia of trying to torpedo the negotiations