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United Nations

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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Singer Taylor Swift performs during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, Nevada September 19, 2014.
Taylor Swift Credits Emma Watson With ‘Intellectual’ Explanation of Feminism

By IBTimes AU

She defends the "Harry Potter" star's U.N. speech on feminism. (2:40 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, BRITNEY SPEARS

Singer Beyonce
Beyonce's Awkward Wardrobe Malfunction At Global Citizen Festival: 'Halo' Singer Surprises With Performance Alongside Jay Z

By IBTimes AU

Beyonce suffered an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction at the Global Citizen festival. (7:20 pm)

MORE TOPICS: HUGH JACKMAN, NEW YORK

AU Tightens Cambodia Relation With $40m Aid And Bilateral Agreement On Refugees

By IBTimes AU

Australia provides additional $40m in assistance to Cambodia while entering a bilateral agreement on refugees. (Sep 29)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, SETTLEMENT

A Tomahawk cruise missile is launched against ISIL targets from the US Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke, in the Red Sea September 23, 2014. The United States and Arab allies hit Islamic State (IS) targets including training camps, headquart
US Led Coalition Airstrikes Update: Targets Major Gas Plant While Bypassing UN Security Council

By IBTimes AU

The U.S. led coalition airstrikes against the ISIS had targeted Syria’s major gas plant while bypassing the United Nations Security Council (Sep 29)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, HUMAN RIGHTS

Actress Emma Watson arrives for a dinner to celebrate the work of The Royal Marsden hosted by Britain Prince William at Windsor Castle, in Windsor
4Chan Retaliates Against Group Behind Emma Watson Nude Photo Countdown Site

By IBTimes AU

4Chan defaced the SocialVevo and Rantic Marketing sites for claiming 4Chan users were behind emmayouarenext.com. (Sep 29)

MORE TOPICS: NASA, TWITTER

Britain's Queen Elizabeth And Prince Philip At The 2014 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony
Queen Elizabeth 'Purred' Controversy: David Cameron To Apologise For The Statement

By IBTimes AU

Prime Minister David Cameron said sorry to Queen Elizabeth for the purring comment. (Sep 27)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, NEW YORK

Former Spice Girls singer Victoria Beckham attends the world premier of the film ''The Class of 92'' in London December 1, 2013.
Victoria Beckham's Flagship Store In London Has No Mannequins, No Tills And Only iPads For Billing [SEE VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Victoria Beckham has opened her first ever flagship store in London on Thursday. Her husband David Beckham was present at the store opening as she herself was in New York at United Nations conference. (Sep 27)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, RETAIL, NEW YORK, LONDON

Former Spice Girls singer Victoria Beckham attends the world premier of the film ''The Class of 92'' in London December 1, 2013.
Victoria Beckham Makes Remarkable Speech As UN International Goodwill Ambassador, Misses Opening Of Her London Store [SEE VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Victoria Beckham has been appointed as the United Nations International Goodwill ambassador to help raise awareness about the AIDS virus. Beckham missed the opening of her flagship store in London to be present at the press conference. (Sep 27)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, NEW YORK, AIDS, LONDON

A man rests his face in his hands while riding a subway in New York
Subway Attack in U.S and Paris – New Plot of ISIL According To Iraq PM

By IBTimes AU

A plot by ISIL to target U.S emerged against the backdrop of air strikes targeting the terrorist organization. (Sep 26)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, IRAQ, AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, NEW YORK, TONY ABBOTT

Harry Styles Of One Direction Attends The Presentation Of The Burberry Autumn/Winter 2014 Collection During London Fashion Week
One Direction's Harry Styles Is Latest Celebrity To Join Emma Watson's 'HeForShe' Campaign

By IBTimes AU

One Direction’s Harry Styles is the latest celebrity to join Emma Watson’s campaign “HeForShe.” The United Nations “HeForShe” campaign aims to end gender inequality. The curly-haired cutie is the latest celebrity to take part. (Sep 26)