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World Jun 19UN expert urges probe of Saudi prince over Khashoggi killing
The 101-page report released by Agnes Callamard stated that the kingdom of Saudi Arabia is responsible for Khashoggi's killing.
World Jun 14Ebola outbreak in Congo is not yet a global emergency, UN says
The World Health Organization said the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Congo is an "extraordinary event" of deep concern but does not yet merit being declared a global emergency.
World Jun 14PHOTOS: Women strike in Switzerland for fairer pay, more equality
Women across Switzerland walked off the job, burned bras and blocked traffic Friday in a day of demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality and an end to sexual harassment and violence.
World May 19Swiss voters approve tighter gun laws, lining up with the EU
The Swiss proposal, among other things, requires regular training on the use of firearms, special waivers to own some semi-automatic weapons and serial number tracking system for key parts of some guns. Gun owners would have to register any weapons…
Politics Apr 17U.S. ‘concerned’ over misused funds allegations at UNAIDS
The U.S. government has expressed concern about allegations of misused funds at the U.N.'s AIDS agency after a report by The Associated Press this week revealed ongoing financial and sexual misconduct problems at the agency.
World Apr 15AP exclusive: UN whistleblower targeted in misconduct probe
A year after claims of sexual assault and harassment rocked the U.N. agency that fights HIV, UNAIDS looked like it might be on the mend. But the upheaval is not over.
World Apr 12Congo’s Ebola outbreak not yet a global emergency, WHO says
A top Red Cross official said Friday he's "more concerned than I have ever been" about the possible regional spread of the Ebola virus after a new spike in cases, as the World Health Organization met on whether to declare…
World Mar 12World Wide Web turns 30 and grapples with hate speech, privacy and access
As of late 2018, half of the world was online, with the other half often struggling to secure access.
World Dec 10Most UN nations back global migration accord, despite U.S. opposition
At the two-day conference, U.N. leaders were hoping to lure in holdouts from mostly Western nations who were not signing: Australia, Austria, the Czech Republic, the Dominican Republic, Hungary, Latvia, Poland and Slovakia along with the United States, which under…
World Sep 03UN agency: Trips across Mediterranean fall, but risks rise
The report, titled "Desperate Journeys," said that even though the number of crossings and deaths has plunged compared to recent years, the voyage is more deadly in percentage terms for those who venture across.