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Kazakhstan, Sweden, Bolivia, Ethiopia win UN council seats
Kazakhstan, Sweden, Bolivia, Ethiopia win UN council seats

Kazakh Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov said 'we are very proud to be the first Central Asian country to serve on the council'.

Kazakhstan, Sweden, Bolivia, Ethiopia win UN council seats
France becomes first major nation to ratify UN climate deal
France becomes first major nation to ratify UN climate deal

President Francois Hollande finalised ratification of the Paris climate accord reached in December 2015.

France becomes first major nation to ratify UN climate deal
80 percent of world's city dwellers breathing bad air: UN
80 percent of world's city dwellers breathing bad air: UN

Over 80 percent of the world's city dwellers breathe poor quality air, increasing their risk of lung cancer and other diseases: WHO

80 percent of world's city dwellers breathing bad air: UN
Iran 'certain' Security Council will not act on missile tests
Iran 'certain' Security Council will not act on missile tests

Iran's defence minister is certain the UN Security Council will not take any action over its missile tests despite calls from the Western.

Iran 'certain' Security Council will not act on missile tests
Six children killed, maimed daily in Yemen since Saudi air strikes began: UN
Six children killed, maimed daily in Yemen since Saudi air strikes began: UN

Six children have been killed or maimed daily in Yemen since Saudi-led air strikes began a year ago, the UN said Tuesday, warning the conflict was taking a horrifying toll on the country's youth.

Six children killed, maimed daily in Yemen since Saudi air strikes began: UN
Thousands join climate change marches across Asia
Thousands join climate change marches across Asia

Thousands turned out for climate change marches across the Asia-Pacific region, part of a weekend of action across the globe to demand results from next week's historic Paris summit.

Thousands join climate change marches across Asia
World must secure 'binding' climate deal in Paris: Merkel
World must secure 'binding' climate deal in Paris: Merkel

The international community must secure a binding deal against climate change at key UN talks in Paris next week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said.

World must secure 'binding' climate deal in Paris: Merkel
UN envoy urges Libya rivals to say yes to peace deal
UN envoy urges Libya rivals to say yes to peace deal

UN envoy Martin Kobler urged rival Libyan politicians to sign up to a UN-brokered agreement for power sharing in the war-torn nation during weekend talks with both sides.

UN envoy urges Libya rivals to say yes to peace deal
UN vote shows world united against IS 'evil death cult': UK PM
UN vote shows world united against IS 'evil death cult': UK PM

The unanimous UN Security Council vote backing action against Islamic State shows the world is united against the "evil death cult", British Prime Minister David Cameron said.

UN vote shows world united against IS 'evil death cult': UK PM
UN chief Ban Ki-moon to visit North Korea: Yonhap
UN chief Ban Ki-moon to visit North Korea: Yonhap

UN chief Ban Ki-moon will visit North Korea this week for a likely meeting with the nuclear-armed state's diplomatically reclusive leader

UN chief Ban Ki-moon to visit North Korea: Yonhap
Kerry tells UN two-state solution 'not impossible dream'
Kerry tells UN two-state solution 'not impossible dream'

US Secretary of State John Kerry told an Israeli gathering at the United Nations that a two-state solution in the Middle East was "not an impossible dream" but would require courage.

Kerry tells UN two-state solution 'not impossible dream'
UN chief urges 'unified' effort to prevent terrorism
UN chief urges 'unified' effort to prevent terrorism

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for a "unified" global response to prevent terrorism that puts respect for human rights at the "forefront".

UN chief urges 'unified' effort to prevent terrorism
UN chief condemns Saudi air strikes on Yemen MSF hospital
UN chief condemns Saudi air strikes on Yemen MSF hospital

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition on a hospital run by the MSF medical charity in Yemen and called for an end to the fighting.

UN chief condemns Saudi air strikes on Yemen MSF hospital
UN chief 'not optimistic' about Israeli-Palestinian crisis
UN chief 'not optimistic' about Israeli-Palestinian crisis

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the Security Council that he was "not optimistic" following his talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders to urge them to defuse tensions.

UN chief 'not optimistic' about Israeli-Palestinian crisis
UN chief regrets 'root causes' of refugee crisis were unaddressed
UN chief regrets 'root causes' of refugee crisis were unaddressed

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said more should have been done to tackle the "root causes" of the worst refugee and migrant crisis since World War II.

UN chief regrets 'root causes' of refugee crisis were unaddressed
Ban Ki-moon 'reasonably optimistic' on Paris climate talks
Ban Ki-moon 'reasonably optimistic' on Paris climate talks

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is "reasonably optimistic" about a world climate conference due to open in Paris at the end of next month.

Ban Ki-moon 'reasonably optimistic' on Paris climate talks
UN council to vote Friday on EU action against migrant smugglers
UN council to vote Friday on EU action against migrant smugglers

The UN Security Council will vote on Friday on a draft resolution authorizing European military action against migrant smugglers in the high seas off Libya's coast.

UN council to vote Friday on EU action against migrant smugglers
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Syrian crisis can only be solved through peaceful means: Kazakh Minister Idrissov

The Syrian crisis can only be solved through peaceful ways, Kazakhstan’s Foreign Affairs Minister Yerlan Idrissov said at the General Policy Debates at the UN headquarters in New York.

Syrian crisis can only be solved through peaceful means: Kazakh Minister Idrissov
Turkish PM at UN calls for refugee 'safe zone' in Syria
Turkish PM at UN calls for refugee 'safe zone' in Syria

Turkey's prime minister used his UN General Assembly speech to press demands for a "safe zone" to be created in Syria to protect civilians fleeing barrel bombs and the Islamic State group.

Turkish PM at UN calls for refugee 'safe zone' in Syria
Kerry: US not against Russian strikes, but Assad must go
Kerry: US not against Russian strikes, but Assad must go

The United States does not oppose Russian air strikes in Syria if they target the Islamic State group, but Bashar al-Assad must step down.

Kerry: US not against Russian strikes, but Assad must go