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  • UN chief concerned at China activist's death

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon joined the United States, the European Union and human rights groups Wednesday in expressing concern at last week's death of a detained Chinese human rights activist in a Beijing hospital. Last month, Human Rights in China quoted Cao...

  • UN authorizes return of illegal Libyan oil exports

    TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — The U.N. Security Council condemned the illicit export of crude oil from Libya on Wednesday and authorized U.N. member states to board suspect vessels and return illegally seized oil to the Libyan government. The council unanimously adopted a resolution authorizing the...

  • UN: Thousands killed and abused in South Sudan

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Politically fueled ethnic violence in South Sudan since mid-December has led to the brutal killing and abuse of thousands of civilians and sparked a government campaign to vilify the United Nations and harass U.N. personnel, the U.N. peacekeeping chief said Tuesday....

  • Samantha Power: Russian rationale for intervention has 'no basis in reality'

    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power Monday strongly challenged Russia's defense of its invasion of Ukraine's Crimea region as a human rights mission aimed at protecting the ethnic Russian population there. Power, arguing in front of her Russian counterpart and other members of...



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