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‘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
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
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 Foreign Ministry has said the upcoming conference on Cyprus is the “final opportunity” to reach a lasting and comprehensive solution to the decades-old problem, calling Greek Cyprus to adopt a constructive attitude and sincere will.
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.
MELBOURNE – Reuters
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on June 6 police were treating a deadly siege in the southern city of Melbourne as an “act of terrorism” after a claim by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) that one of its fighters was the gunman responsible
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.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says after a lengthy meeting that both leaders of the divided island have ‘agreed on the need to reconvene the conference on Cyprus in June’