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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 and IOM call for Europe to resume search and rescue after latest Mediterranean deaths [Video]

UN and IOM call for Europe to resume search and rescue after latest Mediterranean deaths

UN data shows that out of the 3,800 people who arrived in Italy by sea this year, 2,527 departed from Libya.

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'1000 minority women every year...': India exposes Pakistan at UN [Video]

'1000 minority women every year...': India exposes Pakistan at UN

India lambasted Pakistan at the UN Human Rights Council. India hit out at Pakistan for again raking up Jammu & Kashmir issue. India also slammed Turkey for trying to interfere in internal matters...

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Italy asks UN for probe into killing of envoy in DR Congo [Video]

Italy asks UN for probe into killing of envoy in DR Congo

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Senate confirms Biden's choice for UN ambassador [Video]

Senate confirms Biden's choice for UN ambassador

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Climate change a grave threat to world peace, Johnson tells UN [Video]

Climate change a grave threat to world peace, Johnson tells UN

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France's Macron proposes appointment of UN climate security envoy [Video]

France's Macron proposes appointment of UN climate security envoy

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'Climate change a threat to global security,' David Attenborough tells UN [Video]

'Climate change a threat to global security,' David Attenborough tells UN

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Iran stops snap nuclear inspections [Video]

Iran stops snap nuclear inspections

An Iranian government newspaper warned on Tuesday that overly radical actions in the nuclear wrangling with the West may lead to the country's isolation after Tehran ended snap inspections by United..

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UN climate change summit: Security Council to tackle impact on global security [Video]

UN climate change summit: Security Council to tackle impact on global security

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UN climate change summit: Extreme weather fueling poverty in Bangladesh [Video]

UN climate change summit: Extreme weather fueling poverty in Bangladesh

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Italian ambassador among 3 killed in attack on UN convoy in DRC [Video]

Italian ambassador among 3 killed in attack on UN convoy in DRC

Italian Ambassador Luca Attanasio, a policeman and their driver killed after a UN convoy was attacked in eastern DRC.

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Italy's DRC ambassador killed in U.N. convoy attack [Video]

Italy's DRC ambassador killed in U.N. convoy attack

Italy's ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo and two others have been killed in an attempted kidnapping targeting a United Nations convoy in the east of the Central African country. David..

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Italian ambassador to DR Congo shot dead in attack on UN convoy [Video]

Italian ambassador to DR Congo shot dead in attack on UN convoy

The Italian ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and an Italian carabineri police officer were killed on Monday while traveling in the DRC in a UN convoy, the Foreign Ministry said.

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White supremacy is a 'transnational threat': UN chief [Video]

White supremacy is a 'transnational threat': UN chief

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Monday that white supremacy and neo-Nazi movements are becoming a "transnational threat" and have exploited the coronavirus pandemic to boost..

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UN chief tells Myanmar military 'stop repression' [Video]

UN chief tells Myanmar military 'stop repression'

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged Myanmar's military, which seized power three weeks ago, to halt repression and release hundreds detained since the coup.

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Italian ambassador to DR Congo dies after UN convoy attacked [Video]

Italian ambassador to DR Congo dies after UN convoy attacked

Italian ambassador to DR Congo dies after UN convoy attacked.

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UN nuclear watchdog chief says ‘temporary solution’ negotiated with Iran [Video]

UN nuclear watchdog chief says ‘temporary solution’ negotiated with Iran

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Iran and IAEA reach 'temporary' agreement to maintain nuclear surveillance [Video]

Iran and IAEA reach 'temporary' agreement to maintain nuclear surveillance

Iran’s parliament in December approved a bill that would suspend part of UN inspections of its nuclear facilities if European signatories do not provide relief from oil and banking sanctions by..

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Watch: Indo-US joint military exercise 'Yudh Abhyas' concludes in Bikaner [Video]

Watch: Indo-US joint military exercise 'Yudh Abhyas' concludes in Bikaner

The closing ceremony of the joint military exercise between the Indian and US Army, ‘Yudh Abhyas’ was held at Mahajan Field Firing Range at Rajasthan’s Bikaner. This was the 16th edition of the..

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