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United Nations: Intergovernmental organization
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization that aims to maintain international peace and security, develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international cooperation, and be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations. It is the largest, most familiar, most internationally represented and most powerful intergovernmental organization in the world. The UN is headquartered on international territory in New York City, with its other main offices in Geneva, Nairobi, Vienna and The Hague.

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UN rights investigator warns of ‘iron curtain’ in Belarus [Video]

UN rights investigator warns of ‘iron curtain’ in Belarus

A UN investigator of human rights violations in Belarus is warning of another ‘iron curtain’ descending on Europe.

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Watch: PM Modi's programme at UN General Assembly amid Covid [Video]

Watch: PM Modi's programme at UN General Assembly amid Covid

India's Permanent Representative to United Nations TS Tirumurti spoke on the upcoming General Assembly session. Tirumurti said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address will be the highlight of..

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Belarus may close Poland, Lithuania borders [Video]

Belarus may close Poland, Lithuania borders

A U.N. investigator warned of the possibility of "another Iron curtain" descending in Europe during an urgent debate on the human rights situation in Belarus in Geneva on Friday. It comes as President..

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Belarus backers seek to block speeches at UN rights body [Video]

Belarus backers seek to block speeches at UN rights body

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Human rights abuses persist in Burundi despite new gov't: UN [Video]

Human rights abuses persist in Burundi despite new gov't: UN

New report says security forces and governing party youth wing commit rape, murder and other abuses with impunity.

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Venezuela: UN accuses Maduro government of crimes against humanity [Video]

Venezuela: UN accuses Maduro government of crimes against humanity

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UN: Maduro's security forces committed 'crimes against humanity' [Video]

UN: Maduro's security forces committed 'crimes against humanity'

A UN investigation alleges Venezuelan authorities have used arbitrary killings and torture to undermine human rights.

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Biodiversity in crisis: World fails to meet a single target on protecting nature, UN warns [Video]

Biodiversity in crisis: World fails to meet a single target on protecting nature, UN warns

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World failing to meet wildlife target - U.N. [Video]

World failing to meet wildlife target - U.N.

All the world's governments have fallen short on pledges made a decade ago to protect wildlife - although conservation projects show the destruction of nature can be slowed - according to a U.N. report..

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World failing to meet wildlife protection target -UN [Video]

World failing to meet wildlife protection target -UN

All the world's governments have fallen short on pledges made a decade ago to protect wildlife - although conservation projects show the destruction of nature can be slowed - according to a U.N. report..

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Nobel Peace Prize Winner Assumes UN Protection After Death Threats [Video]

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Assumes UN Protection After Death Threats

Nobel Peace Prize winner Denis Mukwege is under the protection of the United Nations after being subjected to death threats. CNN reports Mukwege was threatened after he demanded justice for serious..

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UN's Guterres calls for $35 bln more to fight virus [Video]

UN's Guterres calls for $35 bln more to fight virus

Some $3 billion has been contributed so far, Guterres told an online event on Thursday (September 10), calling it "seed funding" that was less than 10% of what the WHO wants for the programme, formally..

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Belarus unrest: Opposition leader asks UN to condemn crackdown [Video]

Belarus unrest: Opposition leader asks UN to condemn crackdown

There have been demonstrations across Belarus since the August 9 election.

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Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya urges UN sanctions against Lukashenko regime [Video]

Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya urges UN sanctions against Lukashenko regime

The former presidential candidate called for UN help "to stop blatant human rights violations and cynical disregard for human dignity right in the middle of Europe".View on euronews

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Protests back Congo's threatened Nobel winner [Video]

Protests back Congo's threatened Nobel winner

Thousands of protesters have thronged the streets of Bukavu, eastern Congo, in support of local Nobel peace prize winner Denis Mukwege. He has received death threats for speaking out over serious..

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Baloch, Sindhis and Pashtuns stage protest in Toronto to mark International Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearances [Video]

Baloch, Sindhis and Pashtuns stage protest in Toronto to mark International Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearances

Baloch, Sindhis and Pashtuns staged a protest on August 30 in Canada's Toronto to mark International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances. The protestors demanded United Nations (UN) and..

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UN renews Lebanon peacekeeping mandate with minor changes [Video]

UN renews Lebanon peacekeeping mandate with minor changes

US pressure results in a reduction of troops and stronger language but likely few tangible changes on the ground.

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Afghanistan violence: UN says 52,000 displaced from their homes [Video]

Afghanistan violence: UN says 52,000 displaced from their homes

Security remains Afghanistan’s biggest challenge.

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Massive protest held in Dhaka against China's repression of Uighur Muslims [Video]

Massive protest held in Dhaka against China's repression of Uighur Muslims

A massive protest was held outside Dhaka Press Club on Friday to condemn the Chinese brutality and suppression against Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang Autonomous region. Bangladesh Freedom Fighters..

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UN peacekeepers in Lebanon: Beirut rejects attempt to reform mission [Video]

UN peacekeepers in Lebanon: Beirut rejects attempt to reform mission

Lebanese official fears failure to renew the mandate could lead to a 'wild, wild west'.

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‘States whose primary export is terror cry victim’: Jaishankar slams Pakistan [Video]

‘States whose primary export is terror cry victim’: Jaishankar slams Pakistan

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said that terrorism is Cancer that affects everyone like pandemic. During his virtual address at The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), Jaishankar made an..

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