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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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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

U.S. Navy F-18E Super Hornet jets leave to support military operations against ISIL after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker over Iraq, October 4, 2014 in this picture released by the US Air Force October 6, 2014. REUTERS/USAF/Staff Sgt. Shawn Nick
ISIS War to Last For 4 Years; US Military Shows Videos of Airstrikes Hitting Militant Base [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

A top U.S. military official has estimated the war with ISIS to last for four years. The U.S.-led airstrikes has hit ISIS-controlled buildings and bunkers. (Nov 22)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, IRAQ, NUCLEAR WEAPONS

JAPAN-AUSTRALIA/TALKS
Julie Bishop Chairs UN Counter-terrorism Meeting

By IBTimes AU

Minister for Foreign affairs Julie Bishop headed a UN Security Council on counter terrorism. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, SOMALIA

Stephen Harper Prime Minister of Canada talks at a news conference
Former Liberals Offer Legal Help For Anyone Who Drag Canada Government To Court

By IBTimes AU

Sen. Serge Joyal thinks this is the best time to pressurise the government to hold an inquiry on missing and killed aboriginal women and girls. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: COURT

Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop talks to journalists
Julie Bishop Condemns Barack Obama For Overlooking Australia’s Commitment in Protecting Great Barrier Reef

By IBTimes AU

The Australian foreign minister criticised the U.S. president for saying that the Great Barrier Reef was threatened. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: GLOBAL WARMING, BARACK OBAMA, AUSTRALIA, CLIMATE CHANGE, NEW YORK

Russia's President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech
Cold War 2: Russia, China And North Korea’s Blacklisted Company Fortify Alliance -- Reports

By IBTimes AU

Russia and China enter bilateral military cooperation as a U.S. report revealed the countries' involvement with a North Korean blacklisted company (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, JAPAN, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, G20, INTERNATIONAL LAW

Smoke rises from the Yarrabin bushfire, burning out of control near Cooma, about 100km (62 miles) south of Canberra January 8, 2013.
Australia's Chance Of El Niño Rises To 70%; Heatwaves And Drought To Persist

By IBTimes AU

Australia has a 70% chance of experiencing El Niño as the weather bureau revises its previous forecasts. Heatwaves and dry conditions are expected. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: GLOBAL WARMING, CHINA, AUSTRALIA, CLIMATE CHANGE

Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop walks with her Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop Calls Younger Terrorists as ‘Masters of Social Media’

By IBTimes AU

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said that terrorists were more dangerous when young. (Nov 20)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, CHINA, IRAQ, PAKISTAN, RUSSIA, NEW YORK

Iraqi security forces personnel fire artillery during clashes with Islamic State militants, in Jurf al-Sakhar, south of Baghdad October 26, 2014. Picture taken October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
ISIS May Have Inspired Palestinian Attacks in Jerusalem; Caliphate To Expand With Annexation of Arab Lands

By IBTimes AU

The attacks in Jerusalem were believed to have been inspired by ISIS. The militant group is feared to be holding sufficient control and command of other Arab lands. (Nov 20)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, ISRAEL, RELIGION, BARACK OBAMA, NUCLEAR WEAPONS, AUSTRALIA

Fighters from Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) hold their weapons as they stand on confiscated cigarettes before setting them on fire in the city of Raqqa April 2, 2014.
ISIS Acquiring Nuclear Weapons A Game-Changer For Obama As UN Warns of Militants' Two-Year Supply of Weapons

By IBTimes AU

A UN report warns of ISIS possessing a large volume of weapons to last up to two years at current levels of fighting. (Nov 19)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, IRAQ, NUCLEAR WEAPONS, AUSTRALIA

A nurse cares for Nourhanne Ahmed, a premature baby girl, inside an incubator
Preterm Birth Complications Outranks Leading Causes Of Death In Young Children

By IBTimes AU

Every year, around 15 million babies worldwide are born before 37 weeks of gestation. Complications leading to high mortality rates have not been reduced dramatically. (Nov 19)