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  • UNITED NATIONS, Aug 8- Any bid by Russia to deliver humanitarian aid into Ukraine would be viewed as an invasion, the United States said on Friday, warning that Moscow voiced similar concerns for civilians before its brief 2008 war with Georgia.

  • UNITED NATIONS, Aug 7- The U.N. Security Council condemned on Thursday recent attacks by Islamic State militants in Iraq and called for international support for the country after the 15- member body held an emergency meeting on the situation.

  • *Almost quarter of a million refugees in UN's Gaza shelters. *Gaza fighting in its fourth week. GAZA/ JERUSALEM, July 31- The United Nations in Gaza is struggling to withstand a flood of almost a quarter of a million refugees into shelters that have repeatedly come under Israeli fire.

  • *Hamas sticks to demand embargo on enclave be lifted. *One killed in West Bank march is support of Gaza. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon expressed horror at the Thursday attack on the school at Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza strip.

  • UNITED NATIONS, July 18- Russia warned on Friday against any attempts to prejudge an investigation into what brought down a Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine with 298 people on board, raising questions about the role of Ukrainian aviation authorities.

  • UNITED NATIONS, July 18- Russia's U.N. ambassador warned the U.N. Security Council on Friday against any attempts to pressure an investigation into the downing of a Malaysian airliner with 298 people on board over Ukraine. "There is a need for impartial, open investigation of what happened.

  • UNITED NATIONS, July 18- The United States said on Friday it could not rule out Russian help to separatists in Ukraine in firing an SA-11 surface-to-air missile that likely downed a Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine with 298 people on board.

  • UNITED NATIONS, July 18- The United States said on Friday it could not rule out Russian help to separatists in Ukraine in firing an SA-11 surface-to-air missile that likely downed a Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine with 298 people on board.

  • UNITED NATIONS, July 18- U.N Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon is alarmed at seemingly "credible, numerous reports that suggest that a sophisticated surface-to-air missile was used" to bring down a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine, a top U.N. official said on Friday.

  • UNITED NATIONS, July 18- The U.N. Security Council on Friday called for a "full, thorough and independent international investigation" into the downing of a Malaysian airliner with 298 people on board over Ukraine, urging all parties to grant investigators access to the site.

  • UNITED NATIONS, July 17- The U.N. Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on the situation in Ukraine at 10 a.m. EDT on Friday, diplomats said, after a Malaysian airliner was brought down over eastern Ukraine, killing all 295 people aboard.

  • UNITED NATIONS, July 17- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon called for "a full and transparent international investigation" into what brought down a Malaysian civilian airliner over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard.

  • *Gaza death toll hits 216 after more air strikes. GAZA/ JERUSALEM, July 16- Israeli shelling killed four Palestinian boys on a Gaza beach on Wednesday, an incident the military called tragic, and Israel and Hamas said they would cease attacks for five hours on Thursday for a humanitarian truce requested by the United Nations.

  • VIENNA/ NAIROBI, July 16- A United Nations panel that monitors compliance with U.N. sanctions on Somalia has accused the country's president, a former minister, and a U.S. law firm of conspiring to divert Somali assets recovered abroad, according to a new report.

  • DEATH TOLL FROM EBOLA OUTBREAK IN GUINEA, LIBERIA AND SIERRA LEONE HITS 603- WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION.

  • VIENNA, July 10- The U.N. atomic agency said on Thursday it believed nuclear material which Iraq said had fallen into the hands of insurgents was "low grade" and did not pose a significant security risk.

  • VIENNA, July 10- The U.N. nuclear agency said on Thursday it believed materials that Iraq said had been seized by insurgents was "low grade" and did not pose a significant security risk. Iraq told the United Nations in a July 8 letter that "terrorist groups" had seized nuclear materials used for scientific research at a university in the country's north.

  • UNITED NATIONS, July 9- North Korea has complained to the United Nations about a film starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, accusing the United States of sponsoring terrorism and committing an act of war by allowing production of a movie about a plot to kill its leader, Kim Jong Un.

  • Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon announced on Monday that the United Nations will recognize all same-sex marriages of staff members at the world body. But now the United Nations will recognize all same-sex couples married in a country where it is legal, regardless of their nationality.