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  • Iran moving to comply with extended nuclear deal with powers-IAEA

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran is taking further action to comply with the terms of an extended interim agreement with six world powers over its disputed atomic activities, a U.N. nuclear watchdog report obtained by Reuters on Friday showed. The findings in a...
  • UN entrepreneur taps African oil for child health

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Republic of Congo has become the first country to agree to divert part of its oil revenues toward childhood nutrition, a victory for "innovative financing" to help the world's poorest, the scheme's creator Philippe Douste-Blazy said...
  • New Polish PM brings her rival into government

    WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's prime minister designate, Ewa Kopacz, brought party rival Grzegorz Schetyna into her new government as foreign minister on Friday to try to neutralise a potential challenge to her authority. Outgoing foreign minister...
  • Colombia wants more convictions for violence against women

    BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New guidelines will help Colombian forensic experts and prosecutors investigating violence against women and femicide to win more convictions and reduce the high rate of murders of women, government officials say. Of...
  • Human error seen in measles vaccination deaths in Syria: WHO

    GENEVA (Reuters) - A muscle relaxant appears to have been mixed mistakenly with measles vaccine, killing 15 children in Syria this week, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, calling it the biggest such tragedy in memory. The WHO said it...
  • The Week Ahead: UN gathers again to talk climate change

    A global climate summit with 120 heads of state attending and a particular focus on finance could pose a long-term threat to fossil fuel energy investors. But when that summit promises no global bargaining over greenhouse gas emissions, it likely won't...
  • NATO glad Britain to remain united after Scots vote

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen welcomed David Cameron's statement on Friday that Britain will remain a united country following Scotland's referendum rejecting independence. "The United Kingdom is a founding member of...
  • U.N. announces 'unprecedented' action, launches Ebola crisis mission

    U.N. announces 'unprecedented' action, launches Ebola crisis mission
    The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Thursday on an urgent resolution calling for nations to provide immediate assistance in the fight against Ebola, which WHO Director Margaret Chan called “likely the greatest peacetime challenge”...
  • Eight reported dead in attack on Ebola workers in Guinea

    When Guinean government officials visited the village of Womme in the country’s southeast, they planned to educate people about Ebola and show them how to avoid it — in a region where many still believe the virus doesn’t exist. But...
  • EU's De Gucht admits feared Scots 'cataclysm' for Europe

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Scottish independence would have been "cataclysmic" for Europe, spurring separatism elsewhere and creating an "ungovernable" continent of rival nationalisms, a senior European Union official said on Friday. In one of the first...
  • EU chief Barroso hails Scots result, welcomes EU commitment

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso hailed Scotland's rejection of independence as positive for Europe and noted the strength of commitment shown by Scots during the campaign to membership of the EU. "I welcome the...