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Russia begins airstrikes, West disputes targets

...Speaking to journalists on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly, he said that the Russian Air Forces are cooperating...President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly in New York, where they discussed Moscow's...
Nation and World
In year of diplomatic wins, Obama still dogged by Syria

...Syria," Obama acknowledged when he addressed the U.N. General Assembly.After 4-plus years of civil war, the Syria...troubles when Obama makes his final appearance at the U.N. General Assembly next fall, just months before the end of his...
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Obama makes forceful defense of UN goals

...the first of two addresses Obama is making at the United Nations. His second on Monday morning, to the annual U.N. General Assembly of world leaders, will be a broader examination of world issues, especially the ever-more complicated conflict...
Nation and World
Russian troops already in Syria, Israel says

...that he has decided to back up Assad.Putin is expected to focus on the situation in Syria when he addresses the U.N. General Assembly at the end of the month, and some analysts believe that Russia wants to have its military force in Syria ready...
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White House: Obama wants to admit more Syrian refugees

...Clinton, Kerry's predecessor at the State Department, called for an "emergency global gathering" at the U.N. General Assembly meeting this month, where countries could pledge aid money and to accept some of the migrants.House Minority...
Nation and World
Vatican recognizes Palestine in treaty

...the Palestine Liberation Organization to the state of Palestine.The Vatican had welcomed the decision by the U.N. General Assembly in 2012 to recognize a Palestinian state and had referred to the Palestine state since. But the treaty is the...
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Lebanon's economy ravaged by Syria

...a new report by the World Bank.The assessment was prepared quickly for a meeting of donors and others at the U.N. General Assembly in New York next week to try to raise aid to relieve Lebanon's heavy financial burden. U.N. Secretary-General...
Philanthropist Bill Gates hopes polio will be eradicated by 2018 the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, spoke ahead of a high-level meeting on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly which launched the new campaign to stamp out polio forever. Timothy Wirth, president of the United Nations Foundation...
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Not Arafat, Sharon or the UN

...implies by her omissions. As to him being guilty of genocide, Ms. Noble should consult a dictionary, not the U.N. General Assembly or Palestinian propaganda emissions. Genocide is an attempt to annihilate an entire people, and the events at...
My Turn: The mirage of WMDs

...the American people, and our allies. Should you need reminding: On Sept. 12, 2002, Bush addressed the U.N. General Assembly. His claims of Iraqi WMDs covered more than two, single-spaced pages of his speech. On Oct. 7, 2002, Bush...


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