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UN Security Council extends sanctions against ISIS

The United Nations Security Council has extended sanctions against the ISIS and Al-Qaeda by blacklisting eight individuals and companies. A US-drafted resolution was adopted unanimously on Thursday. Four more names will be added the …

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Armenian authorities condemn themselves for Nzhdeh

The meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the CSTO countries in Minsk ended with a signing of a statement in support of the UN General Assembly resolution on combating the glorification of Nazism and neo-Nazism. All foreign ministers, …

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 Russia among top 10 in UN Cybersecurity Survey

  Russia is ranked a high 10th out of 165 nations in a global index that measures the commitment of nations across the world to cybersecurity. Following Singapore were the United States, Malaysia, Oman, Estonia, …

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US ready to help Iraq in reviving economy

The US intends to provide $150 million to the United Nations Development Program to Iraq, the US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said. "The US Government’s intent to provide $150 million to the …

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UN praises Iran's adherence to nuclear deal

The United Nations praised Iran for implementing the landmark nuclear deal with six major powers. U.N. political chief Jeffrey Feltman noted Iran's adherence to the nuclear agreement, though there were also …

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UN: terrorists use 'dark web' and drones

Terrorists use the so-called dark web, drones and 3-D printers to seek the tools to make and deliver weapons of mass destruction, the High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, Izumi Nakamistu, told a meeting of the U.N. …

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No apparent violations of nuclear agreement by Iran

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said during testimony before a US House of Representatives committee on Tuesday that she has not seen any violations by Iran of the Joint Plan of Comprehensive Action (JCPOA) …

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Will US be allowed to fight anywhere in world?

The United States intends to include the regional branches of Al-Qaeda and ISIS in the list of UN terrorist organizations, the Izvestia newspaper writes with reference to sources in Russian diplomatic circles. If this proposal is …

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 UN Chief on organization's highest priorities

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said after the adoption of the resolution to establish an office of counter-terrorism that counter-terrorism is one of the highest priorities of the UN. …

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Turkey sentences UN judge on 'terrorism' charges

Turkey has sentenced a UN war crimes judge Judge Aydin Sedaf Akay to 7 years and six months in prison on charges of "membership in a terrorist organization", an international court in the Hague said. Akay …

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