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France seeks quick UN Mali handover

The UN should begin planning for African-led forces in Mali to become a full peacekeeping mission, France tells the Security Council, as clashes continue.


France to recognize Palestinian state at UN

The French foreign minister says France plans to vote in favor of recognition of a Palestinian state at the U.N. General Assembly this week.


U.N. warns austerity plans damage economic recovery

U.N. warns austerity plans damage economic recovery

Austerity measures being adopted by many industrialized world governments in the wake of the 2008-09 financial crisis are undermining economic recovery, a United Nations report said on Wednesday.


EU backs climate change report despite flaws

The European Union says it has "full confidence" in a key United Nations climate change study after its authors apologized for ...


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