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The United Nations Organization (UNO) or simply United Nations (UN) is an international organization whose stated aims are facilitating cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress, human rights, and the achieving of world peace. The UN was founded in 1945 after World War II to replace the League of Nations, to stop wars between countries, and to provide a platform for dialogue. It contains multiple subsidiary organizations to carry out its missions.

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Power regrets Clinton 'monster' jab

Oct 03, 2013 - Politico

THE ROVING EYE : Rouhani surfs the new WAVE

Sep 25, 2013 - Asia Times Online

Rouhani: Iran ready to work with U.S.

Sep 25, 2013 - Politico

Obama reaches out to Iran

Sep 25, 2013 - Politico

3 planes escorted away from no-fly zone

Sep 24, 2013 - Politico

Articles About United Nations

A Man Dresses For Halloween Wearing Personal Protective Equipment
FIFA Helps Impede The Spread Of Ebola

By IBTimes AU

FIFA issued a statement backing the African counterparts CAF over their means to control the spread of the Ebola. (7:00 am)

MORE TOPICS: MOROCCO

Woman Hanged In Iran Talks Abuse In Prison, Left Chilling Message To Family

By IBTimes AU

Woman accused of killing a man was executed last Saturday, despite international please for her clemency. (Oct 29)

MORE TOPICS: EUROPEAN UNION

Watson During 'Noah' U.S. Premiere
Emma Watson Gets 'Squished' In 'Colonia Dignidad' [PHOTOS]

By IBTimes AU

"Harry Potter" alum Emma Watson plays a young German woman looking for her husband during the 1973 Chilean military coup in the upcoming movie "Colonia Dignidad." (Oct 28)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK

Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint
Emma Watson Would Be Proud: Daniel Radcliffe's Perfect Feminist Response To 'Being A Sex Symbol' Question

By IBTimes AU

Daniel Radcliffe answered question on being a sex symbol the feminist way. (Oct 28)

‘Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Season 2 Spoilers: Things To Watch For In Episode 6 Plus An Exclusive ‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’ Scene

By IBTimes AU

"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Season 2 is set to feature a thrilling episode that sees the attack on United Nations by imposters claiming to belong to Phil Coulson's team. The episode will also feature a special "Avengers: Age of Ultron" shot. (Oct 27)

Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu At A News Conference In Jerusalem
Israel Says Relations With US Coming Under Strain: Israeli Defence Minister Feeling Snubbed During Visit To The US

By IBTimes AU

This is expected when Obama administration is running an anti-ISIS campaign in Syria with the help of many Arab states. (Oct 27)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, JOE BIDEN, ISRAEL, SETTLEMENT

A Kurdish fighters position is seen in the outskirts of the Syrian town of Kobani, near the Mursitpinar border crossing, on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province October 23, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
ISIS Syria Airstrike Bombing Has Killed 550 People, Civilians Included

By IBTimes AU

The U.S. military said it does meticulous planning to avoid civilian casualties. (Oct 24)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, HUMAN RIGHTS

A visitor looks at a foetus that died before it was born during "Bodies: The Exhibition", an international exhibition, by Gunther Von Hagens in Lima June 24, 2009.
Defector Says Women In Prison Camp Kill Babies For Food; Aussie Judge Urges UN Security Council To Bring Nokor Leaders To ICC For Human Rights Violation

By IBTimes AU

Kim Hye-Sook, a defector from North Korea, recounted to the UN the sufferings she and other prisoners suffered in the hands of their captors, including years of starvation, hard labour and torture. To indicate how bad food shortage is, Kim revealed t... (Oct 24)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS, COURT, AUSTRALIA, NEW YORK, BOTSWANA

Boy Stoned To Death For Alleged Rape, Victim Receives Dowry From Militants

By IBTimes AU

18-year-old boy was stoned to death for allegedly raping a 28-year-old woman (Oct 23)

MORE TOPICS: AMD, SOMALIA

An Islamic State In Iraq And The Levant (ISIL) Member Waves An ISIL Flag In Raqqa
ISIS Taking U.S.-Airdropped Weapons An 'Embarrassment'; Another Yazidi Massacre Looming [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

ISIS militants have seized a cache of weapons supposed to be airdropped to Kurdish troops in the Syrian town of Kobani. (Oct 22)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, HUMAN RIGHTS