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NEW YORK — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (goo-TEHR'-esh) has appointed a former British diplomat as special envoy to war-torn Yemen. ...
2 key UN agencies denounce anti-migration plan in Hungary

GENEVA — Two U.N. agencies are denouncing proposals by Hungary's government to tax and penalize groups that assist migrants inside the country. ...
The Latest: Ukraine’s Poroshenko renews push for UN troops

MUNICH — The Latest on the Munich Security Conference (all times local): ...
UN chief: Beware nuclear North Korea, back global unity

MUNICH — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged policymakers on Friday "not to miss the opportunity of a peaceful resolution" to the standoff over North...
Bangladesh gives names to begin Rohingya repatriation

DHAKA, Bangladesh — A Bangladesh Cabinet minister gave a list of 8,032 Rohingya refugees to his Myanmar counterpart to begin repatriations of the Muslim...
Civilians have no place to run as Turkey offensive drags on

BEIRUT — One-month-old Heyim Hassan was receiving treatment for a chest infection in the Afrin general hospital in northern Syria when a shell landed...
UN envoy hopes for some agreement at South Sudan peace talks

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. envoy for South Sudan said he hopes "some form of agreement" will be signed Friday in Ethiopia's capital where...
The Latest: UN says Syria envoy overstated fatalities

ANKARA, Turkey — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): ...
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NICOSIA, Cyprus — A Cypriot official says that talks to reunify the ethnically split island cannot resume as long as Turkey obstructs an offshore...
6 African nations among the worst to be young in a war zone

JUBA, South Sudan — Six African nations are among the 10 worst in the world to be a child in a war zone, a...

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