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Shifting UN summit makes sense, but nations vow 'clean resilient recovery'

With Britain announcing new dates the already deferred crucial climate UN talks, known as the COP26, until November 2021 owing to coronavirus pandemic, climate experts on Friday said shifting the date is understandable but the postponement must not be an excuse to delay ambitious climate actions

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Guterres welcomes ceasefire announcement by Taliban, Afghan government

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UN Security Council reform dealt setback; negotiations shelved

Negotiations for reforming the Security Council has been postponed indefinitely, dealing the decades-long unproductive process a further setback

UN welcomes India's COVID-19 stimulus package

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UN Security Council condemns terrorist attacks in Afghanistan

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UN chief condemns attack on hospital in Kabul

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The Tirupati man and understanding strategic deterrence

The COVID-19 lockdown ruminations continue.  There are some concepts in the world of international power play that are difficult to comprehend, even for us normal adults

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Miss Nepal calls for action to help migrant workers stranded at Nepal-India border

Miss Nepal World 2018 Shrinkhala Khatiwada is indeed a beauty with a purpose. She has lent her voice to the issues of migrants stranded on the Nepal-India border, showing her support for CNN Hero…