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UN rights investigator warns of ‘iron curtain’ in Belarus
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Watch: PM Modi's programme at UN General Assembly amid Covid
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Belarus may close Poland, Lithuania borders
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Human rights abuses persist in Burundi despite new gov't: UN
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UN: Maduro's security forces committed 'crimes against humanity'
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World failing to meet wildlife target - U.N.
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World failing to meet wildlife protection target -UN
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Nobel Peace Prize Winner Assumes UN Protection After Death Threats
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UN's Guterres calls for $35 bln more to fight virus
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Belarus unrest: Opposition leader asks UN to condemn crackdown
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Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya urges UN sanctions against Lukashenko regime
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Protests back Congo's threatened Nobel winner
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Baloch, Sindhis and Pashtuns stage protest in Toronto to mark International Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearances
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UN renews Lebanon peacekeeping mandate with minor changes
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Afghanistan violence: UN says 52,000 displaced from their homes
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Massive protest held in Dhaka against China's repression of Uighur Muslims
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UN peacekeepers in Lebanon: Beirut rejects attempt to reform mission
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‘States whose primary export is terror cry victim’: Jaishankar slams Pakistan
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