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  1. FILE PHOTO : A man speaks on the phone in front of the April 25 House of Culture, venue of the Work

    How a sanctions-busting smartphone business thrives in North Korea

    North Korea is evading U.N. sanctions to cash in on soaring domestic demand for smartphones, using low-cost hardware imports to generate ...
  2. Smoke billows during a fire in an area of the Amazon rainforest near Porto Velho

    Banks worth US$47 trillion adopt new UN-backed climate principles

    Banks with more than US$47 trillion in assets, or a third of the global industry, adopted new U.N.-backed "responsible banking" principles to ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: Young people protest outside of the San Francisco Federal Building during a Climate Str

    Big companies commit to slash emissions ahead of UN climate summit

    Almost 90 big companies in sectors from food to cement to telecommunications are pledging to slash their greenhouse gas emissions in a new ...
  4. FILE PHOTO: SIM cards are reflected on a monitor showing binary digits in this photo illustration t

    Cyber firm NSO vows to tackle human rights misuse

    The Israeli-based NSO Group, whose software is alleged to have been used in a number of government surveillance scandals, said on Tuesday it would ...
  5. FILE PHOTO: Hungarian Innovation and Technology Minister Laszlo Palkovics sits for an interview in

    Hungary may launch 5G service this year, says UN telecoms chief

    Hungary could launch high-speed 5G mobile networks before the end of this year if plans remain on track, the head of the U.N. internet and ...
  6. FILE PHOTO:  The Iranian flag flutters in front the International Atomic Energy Agency headquarters

    Iran's enriched uranium stock grows well past deal cap: IAEA report

    Iran has gone further in breaching its nuclear deal with world powers, increasing its stock of enriched uranium while still refining to a greater ...
  7. U. N. Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator (OCHA) Mark

    UN calls for hundreds of millions in more aid to fight Ebola

    Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak could last much longer and cost far more in money and lives unless U.N. member states inject ...
  8. Lawyer Yu Wensheng was detained last Janaury and accused of "inciting subversion of state

    UN rights body calls for release of Chinese lawyer

  9. Hundreds are still missing in Mozambique and Zimbabwe since the cyclone struck on March 15

    Around 1.85 million people affected by cyclone in Mozambique: UN

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    Egyptian executions follow flawed trials, torture: UN rights office