November 28th @ 3:58 PM GMT
Yahoo! A United Nations envoy says he will employ shuttle diplomacy to help Cyprus' rival leaders get back to the negotiating table after reunification talks broke down last week. (World)
November 28th @ 6:17 PM GMT
Yahoo! The United Nations will use shuttle diplomacy to help the rival leaders of ethnically divided Cyprus to come up with ways of getting back to the negotiating table after reunification talks broke down last week, a U.N. envoy said Monday. (Top Stories)
November 27th @ 6:55 PM GMT
NPR Cards Against Humanity, maker of the game of the same name, celebrated Black Friday by digging a giant hole in the ground, funded by online donations. As of this posting, they're still going. (Business)
November 28th @ 7:49 AM GMT
Yahoo! The United Nations' incoming secretary-general says he wants the U.N. to be more nimble and less bureaucratic and its peacekeepers to be better trained and respectful of human rights. (World)
November 27th @ 6:55 PM GMT
NPR Cards Against Humanity, maker of the game of the same name, celebrated Black Friday by digging a giant hole in the ground, funded by online donations. As of this posting, they're still going. (Business)
November 25th @ 3:37 PM GMT
Reuters U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has recently spoken with the leaders of Greece, Hungary, Panama, Slovenia and Sweden, his transition team said in a statement on Friday. (Politics)
November 28th @ 10:26 AM GMT
Yahoo! The United Nations needs to make sure there is an ''effective combination'' of human, civil and economic rights in a world where many rights are not respected, U.N. secretary general-elect Antonio Guterres said on Monday during a visit to Beijing. China's leadership has overseen a sweeping crackdown on activists since President Xi Jinping took power, including detaining or imprisoning dozens of rights lawyers in what the government says is the targeting of criminal acts. While in China... (World)
November 25th @ 6:25 PM GMT
Yahoo! A former first lady of Peru who is facing money-laundering charges will receive immunity through her new posting with a United Nations agency in Geneva, the UN said Friday. ''Privileges and immunities (are) extended to staff of all UN agencies, and staff members of specialised agencies in the exercise of their functions,'' UN spokeswoman Alessandra Vellucci said in a statement. (World)
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