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140th IPU assembly concludes successfully

140th IPU assembly concludes successfully

HE the Speaker of the Shura Council Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud and President of the 140th General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) ...

Macedonia president urges boycott of name referendum

Macedonia president urges boycott of name referendum

Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov called on Thursday for voters to boycott this weekend's referendum on a name change, saying the country was being asked to commit ‘historical suicide.’

51 countries line up to sign UN treaty outlawing nuclear weapons

51 countries line up to sign UN treaty outlawing nuclear weapons

With the North Korean nuclear crisis looming large, 51 countries on Wednesday lined up to sign a new treaty outlawing nuclear weapons that has been fiercely opposed by the United States and other nuclear powers.

Deadly protests mar Venezuela ballot as voters snub Maduro assembly

Deadly protests mar Venezuela ballot as voters snub Maduro assembly

Deadly protests rocked Venezuela on Sunday as voters broadly boycotted an election for a constitutional super-body that unpopular leftist President Nicolas Maduro vowed would begin a ‘new era of combat’ ...

Paris climate accord closer after UN meeting

Paris climate accord closer after UN meeting

The landmark Paris agreement on climate change moved closer to reality Wednesday after 31 countries joined during the United Nations General Assembly.