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Kerry, Iran FM hold nuke talks in NY

...State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met at the residence of Iran's ambassador to the United Nations in New York for the first time since April 2, when world powers and Iran sealed a framework agreement that would...
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N. Korean diplomats cause chaos at UN event on rights

UNITED NATIONS - A U.S.-organized event on North Korea's human rights briefly turned into chaos at the U.N. on Thursday as North Korean...
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California ramps up efforts to cut emissions

...insufficient.Brown's interim target aligns California with those of leading international governments ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris later this year. The 28-nation European Union has set the same greenhouse-gas...
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Choppers ferry injured in Nepal

...the quake. "Trails are completely destroyed. People are stuck. They can't get out. It was very bad."The United Nations says it is releasing $15 million from its central emergency response fund for quake victims. The funds will allow...
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Al-Shabab bombs UN van in Somalia, 4 workers killed"This attack is not just targeted at the United Nations, but in attacking UNICEF, al-Shabab has also reporter Edith M. Lederer at the United Nations contributed to this report.
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North Korea says Mexico has its ship

UNITED NATIONS - North Korea said Wednesday that Mexico has "forcibly detained" one of its ships months after it ran aground off Mexico's...
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My Turn: Numbers that speak volumes meet our needs and live comfortably is essential, ever-higher income doesn't bring higher happiness. The United Nations' "The World Happiness Report 2013" ranks countries by their overall happiness. The report notes that there is...
Sullivan talks federal regs, military presence

...he opposed the United States signing on to the international Law of the Sea treaty because it could result in the United Nations imposing taxes on American entities. In 2011, the Legislature passed a resolution urging federal support for the...
State as saying.Back in 2010, Russia linked its decision to freeze the missiles' delivery to the sanctions the United Nations Security Council imposed on Iran over its nuclear program, but Lavrov argued Monday that the Russian move was voluntary...
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My Turn: Congress should have a say in US-Iran nuclear weapons deal

...Iran's leaders in secret talks that the U.S. Congress will have no role in approving any nuclear deal, but the United Nations would. This should alarm all Alaskans: on one of the most significant national security issues facing America in...


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