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OPERATED FROM A SEPARATIST-HELD LOCATION IN EASTERN UKRAINE ".
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.
DEATH TOLL FROM EBOLA VIRUS IN GUINEA, LIBERIA AND SIERRA LEONE RISES TO 467, OUT OF 759 CASES- WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION.
WEST AFRICA INCLUDING MALI, IVORY COAST, SENEGAL, SHOULD PREPARE FOR POSSIBLE ARRIVAL OF DEADLY EBOLA VIRUS WITH TRAVELLERS- WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION.
UNITED NATIONS, June 25- The United Nations on Wednesday issued an unusual call for military force, with a senior U.N. official saying the advance of Islamist militants throughout the north and east of Iraq must be dealt with militarily, though success will hinge on a broad political consensus.
Michelle Caruso-Cabrera speaks with interim Ukrainian Prime Minister Yatsenyuk as he arrived at Heartland Brewery Chophouse in NYC for a dinner with the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America following his address to the UN Security Council.
NBC's Ian Williams reports the Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk will be traveling to the U.S. to meet President Obama in Washington.
U.N. Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson, says tensions in Crimea could lead to a new "Cold War" but insisted that it's important for "cool heads" to prevail.
A start-up is trying to tackle the problem of world hunger with what it hopes will be a game-changing idea? Bugs.
Panel after panel at this year's Clinton Global Initiative turned to one subject. It may not be what you think.