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    UN to maintain Afghanistan mission after US, NATO withdrawal

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 11:48am on April 16, 2021

    The United Nations said on Thursday that it will maintain its political and humanitarian mission to Afghanistan despite the departure of US and NATO troops...

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    US authorities face tangle of sanctions in talks with Iran

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:21am on April 15, 2021

    Reviving the Iran nuclear deal would seem like a simple task for United States president Joe Biden. Iran wants him to lift sanctions in exchange...

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    Myanmar may face Syria-style conflict: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 02:08am on April 14, 2021

    The UN rights chief warned Tuesday of possible crimes against humanity in Myanmar and said it seemed to be heading towards a massive conflict like...

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    New threats emerged in peacekeeping, says PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 04:05pm on April 12, 2021

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday stressed the need for equipping peacekeepers with appropriate training and equipment with facing new crises in the peacekeeping operations...

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    Myanmar UN envoy urges action against military

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 07:30pm on April 10, 2021

    Myanmar’s own ambassador to the United Nations has urged ‘strong action’ against the junta, as reports emerged of scores killed in the military’s latest crackdown...

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    40 killed in fighting in Sudan’s Darfur

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 10:38am on April 06, 2021

    At least 40 people have been killed and 58 injured in three days of clashes in Sudan’s West Darfur state, the United Nations said on...

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    UNSC unanimously slams ‘civilian killing’, violence in Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations, United States | Updated at 11:00am on April 02, 2021

    The United Nations Security Council on Thursday ‘strongly condemned’ the deaths of hundreds of civilians in Myanmar, in a unanimous statement watered down by China...

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    Suu Kyi accused of breaking colonial-era official secrets law

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 10:32am on April 02, 2021

    Myanmar’s ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been accused of breaking a colonial-era official secrets law, her lawyer said, as Britain ramped up...

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    UN to assist Rohingyas after ‘unprecedented’ fire

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:54pm on April 01, 2021

    United Nations agencies have stepped up their efforts to assist thousands of Rohingya refugee families left homeless after last week’s fire at Kutupalong refugee camp...

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    UNSC urged to take steps to prevent ‘civil war’ in Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations, United States | Updated at 09:44am on April 01, 2021

    The United Nations envoy on Myanmar implored the Security Council to take action Wednesday in the Asian nation’s escalating crisis, warning of the risk of...