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United Nations: Intergovernmental organization
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization aiming 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 world's largest and most familiar international organization. The UN is headquartered on international territory in New York City and has other main offices in Geneva, Nairobi, Vienna, and The Hague.

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Barkhane operation in Mali: France hands over Kidal base to UN's Minusma forces [Video]

Barkhane operation in Mali: France hands over Kidal base to UN's Minusma forces

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UN chief slams 'broken' Taliban promises made to women and girls [Video]

UN chief slams 'broken' Taliban promises made to women and girls

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Shia mosque in Afghanistan devastated by explosion [Video]

Shia mosque in Afghanistan devastated by explosion

A suicide blast ripped through a Shia mosque in northern Afghanistan, killing and injuring at least 100 people, a UN agency said. CNN’s Clarissa Ward reports.

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UN chief 'asked EU states to take in more than 40,000 Afghan refugees' [Video]

UN chief 'asked EU states to take in more than 40,000 Afghan refugees'

It came as the European Commission hosted a high-level forum about the resettlement of Afghan refugees.

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Australia energy: Govt stands by coal 'beyond 2030' despite UN call [Video]

Australia energy: Govt stands by coal 'beyond 2030' despite UN call

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COP26: Youth activists march in Milan ahead of UN climate summit [Video]

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Timeline: Dubai Expo 2020 opens to the world [Video]

Timeline: Dubai Expo 2020 opens to the world

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UN urges Lebanon to implement reforms as extreme poverty grows [Video]

UN urges Lebanon to implement reforms as extreme poverty grows

Amid economic meltdown, Lebanon’s medical crisis is a ‘death sentence’ and starvation a ‘growing reality’, the UN says.

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UN condemns Ethiopia expulsions, says 5.2 million need aid in Tigray [Video]

UN condemns Ethiopia expulsions, says 5.2 million need aid in Tigray

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Vaccine inequality is a 'global crisis' says UN official [Video]

Vaccine inequality is a 'global crisis' says UN official

President Joe Biden has pledged to significantly increase the amount of Covid-19 vaccines it will ship to foreign nations beginning in 2022 in an effort to end the pandemic worldwide. Meanwhile the WHO..

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US Ambassador to the UN: We've had some 'bumps in the road' [Video]

US Ambassador to the UN: We've had some 'bumps in the road'

Linda Thomas-Greenfield says the U.S. is building better relations with its allies, despite some recent ‘expressions of disappointment’

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UN aid chief releases $45 million for the Afghan healthcare system | UN CERF | Oneindia News [Video]

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The United Nations’ Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Martin Griffiths said that he had released $45 million in emergency funds to help prevent..

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Iran's president slams US in first speech to UN as leader [Video]

Iran's president slams US in first speech to UN as leader

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UN warns US deportations of Haitians may violate international law [Video]

UN warns US deportations of Haitians may violate international law

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Brazil's health minister appears to flip middle fingers at protesters [Video]

Brazil's health minister appears to flip middle fingers at protesters

Brazilian Minister of Health Marcelo Queiroga has tested positive for Covid-19 while in New York City for the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), the Brazilian president’s office announced. CNN..

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Biden calls for unity at the U.N. while in the middle of a spat with France [Video]

Biden calls for unity at the U.N. while in the middle of a spat with France

The Lead panel discusses.

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Trump put 'America first.' Hear how Biden's UN speech differed [Video]

Trump put 'America first.' Hear how Biden's UN speech differed

In his first speech at the United Nations General Assembly, President Joe Biden promised to work with other countries around the world. See how that compares to former President Donald Trump’s..

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Humanity on the edge of abyss: Guterres and Biden focus on climate change at UN assembly [Video]

Humanity on the edge of abyss: Guterres and Biden focus on climate change at UN assembly

Climate Crisis and COVID-19 were at the centre of the opening of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivered a tough 'wake up call' to humanity saying..

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REPLAY - UN General Assembly: Joe Biden's first UN speech as US president [Video]

REPLAY - UN General Assembly: Joe Biden's first UN speech as US president

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At UN, Biden promises era of 'relentless diplomacy' after military mistakes [Video]

At UN, Biden promises era of 'relentless diplomacy' after military mistakes

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Biden at UN: This is a decisive decade for our world [Video]

Biden at UN: This is a decisive decade for our world

President Biden begins his address to the UN General Assembly by acknowledging the worldwide impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and climate change.

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This will be most consequential week of Biden's presidency [Video]

This will be most consequential week of Biden's presidency

President Joe Biden is facing a growing number of domestic and international policy issues ahead of his UN trip. CNN’s Phil Mattingly reports.

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BTS and their army of fans pop in on UN General Assembly [Video]

BTS and their army of fans pop in on UN General Assembly

K-pop band BTS stopped by a United Nations meeting to speak and perform their song “Permission to Dance.”

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Boris Johnson arrives in NYC for 'crucial' UN summit [Video]

Boris Johnson arrives in NYC for 'crucial' UN summit

Boris Johnson has arrived in New York for what he has described as a “crucial” summit with world leaders at the United Nations. The Prime Minister will appear at the UN General Assembly to urge..

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