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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. ©Reuters/Andreea Campeanu UN inquiry finds war crimes on both sides in C. Africa UN investigators say talk of genocide or ethnic cleaning in the Central African Republic is premature, but that evidence of war crimes and crimes against humanity exists on both sides.
06 июня 2014
©Reuters/Dinuka Liyanawatte Oceans worth up to $222 bln annually in CO2 capture By absorbing carbon emissions from the atmosphere, the seas avert climate damage worth up to $222 billion (163 billion euros) every year, according to an estimate released.
06 июня 2014
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. ©Reuters/KCNA Images show farm work at N. Korea prison camp North Korea has increased economic linkages with a prison camp where inmates are working by hand in agriculture, according to satellite imagery released Thursday by a human rights group.
05 июня 2014
Syria's Assad coasts to re-election in 'farce' polls Bashar al-Assad has been re-elected Syria's president with 88.7 percent of the vote after a poll labelled a farce by rebels fighting to overthrow him, whose outcome was never in doubt.
05 июня 2014
Global protest reads names of 100,000 Syria dead Activists began reading the names of 100,000 people killed in Syria outside UN headquarters on Monday, in a modest launch of what they hope will be a global protest.
03 июня 2014
©Reuters/Regis Duvignau World No Tobacco Day: WHO urged not to snuff out e-cig The e-cigarette was pushed centre stage ahead of World No Tobacco Day, with doctors and policy experts urging the UN's health agency to embrace the gadget as a life saver.
30 мая 2014
The mosquitoes that carry the Chikungunya virus. ©Reuters/Ricardo Rojas After 8,000 cholera deaths, Haiti faces new epidemic Hard-hit by a cholera epidemic that started in 2010, Haiti now faces a new threat in the expanding chikungunya virus, authorities said
29 мая 2014
Nursultan Nazarbayev with the leaders of 
foreign diplomatic missions © Danial Okasov Drastic change in the world financial system required: Nazarbayev There is a need to rethink the global financial system, the Kazakhstan president declared at the VII Astana Economic Forum.
28 мая 2014
'We know where missing girls are': Nigeria's top brass Nigeria's highest ranking military officer on Monday gave a glimmer of hope to the families of more than 200 schoolgirls held by Boko Haram militants, revealing they had located the missing teenagers.
27 мая 2014
Drugs case against Tunisia blogger dismissed A prominent Tunisian blogger who accused police of fabricating drugs charges against him walked free from court on Friday after a judge threw out the case.
25 мая 2014
Khmer Rouge 'First Lady' hospitalised in Thailand: son The former "First Lady" of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime has been hospitalised in neighbouring Thailand and is relying on a feeding tube and oxygen to survive, her son said.
23 мая 2014
©Reuters/Damir Sagolj Teenager test case in Maldives death penalty revival A 16-year-old boy has been charged with murder over a fatal stabbing in the Maldives, becoming the first minor to be accused of a capital offence since the death penalty was reintroduced, officials said.
22 мая 2014
Twin Nigeria car bombs kill at least 118 Twin car bombings in central Nigeria killed at least 118 people and brought entire buildings down Tuesday, in the latest affront to the government's internationally-backed security crackdown.
21 мая 2014
©Reuters/Mariana Bazo Better care can save 3-m babies, mothers per year The lives of three million women and babies can be saved every year by 2025 for an annual investment of about a dollar per head in better maternity care, researchers said.
21 мая 2014
China's Xi and Russia's Putin meet facing West's criticism Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday held talks with visiting Russian leader Vladimir Putin, as the two powers seek to build ties in the face of Western criticism and territorial disputes.
20 мая 2014
©Reuters/Paulo Whitaker Bus accident kills 20 in northeast Brazil Twenty people were killed and 17 injured when the bus they were traveling in overturned Sunday in northeastern Brazil, officials said.
19 мая 2014
Photo courtesy of hrw.org Attack on Ivorian village kills 13: minister An armed gang attacked an Ivorian village near the border with Liberia, killing three soldiers and 10 civilians, Defence Minister Paul Koffi Koffi said.
17 мая 2014
Photo courtesy of prokuror.gov.kz Kazakhstan sees 31 policemen convicted for torture 35 torture cases have been initiated and 31 policemen convicted in Kazakhstan.
17 мая 2014
Ban condemns water cuts in Syria's Aleppo United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned rebels Friday for cutting water supplies to the besieged northern Syrian city of Aleppo, calling for services to be restored immediately.
17 мая 2014
©Reuters/Yuya Shino Japan budget carrier cancels flights due to pilot shortage Japanese low cost carrier Vanilla Air said Friday it will cancel scores of flights in June because it does not have enough pilots to fly them.
16 мая 2014

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