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In first, global temps could average 1.8 degrees higher

...and the extraction of fossil fuels."Every year we report a new record in greenhouse gas concentrations," WMO Secretary-General Michel Jarraud said. "We have to act now to slash greenhouse gas emissions if we are to have a chance to keep...
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Suicide bombings kill 95 people at peace rally

...government and all of Turkish society stands together at this time with a response of unity and democracy."NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said "there can be no justification for such a horrendous attack on people marching for peace...
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Israeli man shot dead after being mistaken for attacker

...decades of living under Israeli occupation, while Israel accuses Palestinian leaders of inciting the unrest.U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met with Israeli and Palestinian leaders during a visit to the region this week and then offered the...
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NATO denounces Russia for violating Turkish airspace

...responsibility to act within international standards.NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Russian warplanes had committed...action.Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, said the various air campaigns in...
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Obama says fight against Islamic State will take time

...assistance of refugees and stabilization of communities facing upheaval in the Middle East and Africa.? U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon scolded South Sudan's president, warning "not betray and disappoint us" in implementing...
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UN pledges support for women's equality

...year because they planned to advocate against sexual harassment on public transportation. In a letter Thursday to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UN Women, the "China Feminist Five" expressed hope that Xi would announce concrete plans and...
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Hungarian police clash with migrants at Serbian border

...bruises and burns, said Dr. Margit Pajor, who treated people at a medical center in Kanjiza, Serbia.U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed "shock" at the behavior of Hungarian police, calling it unacceptable. Referring to Syria...
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Russia said to get Iran's clearance for Syria-bound flights

...government troops' role in confronting extremist groups and the need to take consolidated action.On Wednesday, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg also said the alliance is concerned about reports about Russia's increased military presence...
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...historic flood of refugees, the rise of threats like the Islamic State group and the conflict in Syria.The U.N. secretary-general for the first time called for the civil war in Syria to be referred to the International Criminal Court, while...
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Over 700 killed in crush of hajj pilgrims

...Ned Price said the U.S. joins in mourning for "the tragic loss of these faithful pilgrims," while U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was "deeply saddened" by the deaths, his spokesman said.In the Pakistani city of Lahore, Sajida...
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