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Leonardo DiCaprio, Emma Watson bring star power to UN

Leonardo DiCaprio stressed on “climate change is perhaps the most important issue of our time.”


UN says USD 1.0 billion needed to fight Ebola

The death toll from the worst-ever Ebola epidemic rose to 2,461, out of 4,985 cases in the three west African countries.


Al Qaeda-backed group releases video of kidnapped UN peacekeepers

The video appears to show the troops in a good condition, at points smiling and waving at the camera.


Israel likely to have committed Gaza war crimes: Human Rights Watch

The 50-day Gaza war between Israel and Hamas-led militants ended on August 26 after killing more than 2,100 Palestinians.


77 per cent of Indian teenage girls endure sexual violence: UN

Nearly 9,400 children and adolescents aged 0 to 19 years were killed in India in 2012.


Syrian rebels issue demands for captive UN troops; want their names removed from UN terrorist list

The Nusra Front seized the Fijians in Golan Heights, where a 1,200-strong U.N. force monitors the buffer zone between Syria and Israel.


Lanka opens two new detention centres for Pakistani, Afghan refugees

NHCR expressed dismay over Colombo’s arrest and deportation of dozens of foreign asylum seekers by force.


Liberia: Doctor given experimental Ebola drug dies

Ebola has killed more than 1,400 people across West Africa in the countries of Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Nigeria.


United Nations: death toll from Syrian civil war tops 191,000

UN criticized the world’s “paralysis” over the fighting in Syria.


Gaza’s wounded: Living reminder of ravages of war

UN: 250,000 of Gaza’s 1.8 million residents have been displaced; 65,000 lost their home in the fighting.

Food prices lowest in six months in July: FAO

Food prices are set to be stable over the next 10 years.


Khmer Rouge leaders sentenced for life for crime against humanity

Killing Fields era (1975-1979) saw a quarter of Cambodia’s population killed or die from starvation and overwork.


About 730,000 have left Ukraine for Russia this year- UNHCR

The figure excluded people who would normally have crossed the border for trade or tourism purposes.


Israel holds 7-hour ceasefire amid global outrage over strikes on UN-run Gaza schools

The truce will only apply to parts of the Gaza strip where there is currently no military activity.


Modi to give his first global speech at UN General Assembly on September 27

The UN General Debate is scheduled from September 24 to October 1.


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