Syrians express opposition to Russian plan, she said it was something for the Syrian people, not Russia, to decide.____Mroue reported from Beirut. Associated Press writers Kate de Pury in Moscow and Edith M. Lederer at the United Nations contributed to this report.
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Thousands of Afghans march, demand justice for slain Shiites investigate the killings, his office said, describing the abductors as "mainly non-local terrorists."The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan condemned the killings and said they may constitute a war crime. Killing and kidnapping...
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A China-Taiwan handshake, 66 years in the making

...into the mainland.By then, Taiwan had become an international stepchild, a not-quite country abandoned by the United Nations and forced to compete in the Olympics as Chinese Taipei. But if China became far more powerful, Taiwan wasn't...
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Short Plays on Climate Change to be presented Dec. 3

...Initiated by NoPassport, The Arctic Cycle, and Theatre Without Borders, Climate Change Theatre Action supports the United Nations 2015 Paris Climate Conference, which takes place Nov. 30 ? Dec. 11. The cast includes performers from Juneau...
Paris on her mind

...teenager speaks three languages - Spanish is her third - and is learning Russian. She wants to be a translater with the United Nations."We're exchange students," she said of fellow Rotarians. "We're here to discover the culture and avoid...
Armed groups target elephants some cases, have even targeted elephants from helicopters. These gunmen have turned a world heritage site the United Nations defines as "in danger" into a spot where deadly skirmishes are likely to forestall significant tourism for quite...
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Film Series raises awareness in advance of Paris climate talks, and what they can do."Three films will show throughout the month, coinciding with the lead up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris, which happens Nov. 30 through Dec. 11."We are pivotal in solving...
Mongolia, between big neighbors, seeks permanent neutrality organizations such as the United Nations. Draft legislation on adopting...Elbegdorj said in a speech to the United Nations General Assembly in September...with Mongolia abstaining from a United Nations vote condemning Russia over its...
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Israeli man shot dead after being mistaken for attacker

...EU and Russia, is set to meet Friday to call for calm.___Associated Press writers Edith M. Lederer at the United Nations and Matthew Lee in Berlin contributed to this report.
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Canada to return to its honest broker role

...professor at the University of Toronto. "Canada will go back to multilateralism, back to strong support for the United Nations."There will be a "new way for Canada to be on the world stage," agreed Liberal lawmaker Marc Garneau, who won...
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