AP Interview: US Envoy Calls for Iran Arms Embargo Renewal

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An expiring United Nations weapons embargo on Iran must remain in place to prevent it from “becoming the arms dealer of choice for rogue regimes and terrorist organizations around the world,” the U.S. special representative to Ira...
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UN Appeals for Humanitarian Corridors in Northwestern Syria

BEIRUT — The United Nations human rights chief urged Syrian government forces and their allies Tuesday to allow safe corridors in conflict areas in northwestern Syria, where a military offensive has unleashed a massive wave of fleeing civilians in one of the w...
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Leaked Report Shows United Nations Suffered Hack

GENEVA — Sophisticated hackers infiltrated U.N. offices in Geneva and Vienna last year in an apparent espionage operation, and their identity and the extent of the data they obtained is unknown. “It's as if someone were walking in the sand, and swept up the...
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Australian PM’s Leadership Criticized During Wildfire Crisis

CANBERRA, Australia — As his country burned, Australia's prime minister was cursed and jeered out of a town, called an “idiot,” a “moron” and worse, and skewered at home and abroad for his dismissive response toward climate change. “I think it’s done lastin...