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Syrians lose hope in face of shocking carnage, devastation: U.N.

reuters.com — The war has killed more than 220,000 people and left a third of the population homeless. Of the country's roughly 23 million people, some 12.2 million are in need of humanitarian aid, including 5 million children, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in his monthly report published on Wednesday.

Syrians lose hope in face of shocking carnage, devastation -UN

dailymail.co.uk — UNITED NATIONS, May 27 (Reuters) - The people of Syria are losing hope in the fifth year of a civil war that has brought levels of death and destruction that are so extreme they should shock the world's collective conscience, the United Nations chief said in a report on Syria.

Israel thanks U.S. for stand on Mideast nuclear arms ban at U.N.

news.yahoo.com — By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for blocking an Egyptian-led drive on a possible Middle East nuclear arms ban at a United Nations conference, an Israeli official said on Saturday.

Israel thanks U.S. for stand on Mideast nuclear arms ban at UN

dailymail.co.uk — UNITED NATIONS, May 23 (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked the United States for blocking an Egyptian-led drive on a possible Middle East nuclear weapons ban at a major United Nations conference, an Israeli official said on Saturday.

Israel thanks U.S. for stand on Mideast nuclear arms ban at U.N.

businessinsider.com — By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for blocking an Egyptian-led drive on a possible Middle East nuclear arms ban at a United Nations conference, an Israeli official said on Saturday.

Israel thanks U.S. for stand on Mideast nuclear arms ban at UN

dailymail.co.uk — UNITED NATIONS, May 23 (Reuters) - Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for blocking an Egyptian-led drive on a possible Middle East nuclear arms ban at a United Nations conference, an Israeli official said on Saturday.

Israel thanks U.S. for stand on Mideast nuclear arms ban at U.N.

reuters.com — It was a rare message of thanks from Netanyahu, who has repeatedly accused President Barack Obama of undermining Israel's security by attempting to reach a nuclear deal with Iran. A month-long review conference on the 1970 nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) ended in failure on Friday over disagreements on the issue of a Middle East atomic weapons ban.

Dispute over Mideast nuclear arms ban torpedoes U.N. conference

reuters.com — After four weeks of negotiations at the United Nations on ways to improve compliance with the pact, there was no consensus among its 191 signatories. U.S. Under Secretary of State Rose Gottemoeller announced there was "no agreement" and accused some countries of undermining the negotiations.

Dispute over Mideast nuclear arms ban torpedoes U.N. conference

dailymail.co.uk — UNITED NATIONS, May 22 (Reuters) - A month-long review conference on the 1970 nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty ended in failure on Friday after its members were unable to overcome disagreements on an atomic weapons ban for the Middle East.

West, Africa trade barbs on U.N. appeal against illicit small arms

uk.reuters.com — UNITED NATIONS Western and African members of the U.N. Security Council criticized each other on Friday after the 15-nation body narrowly passed a resolution calling for global action against illicit trade in small arms and light weapons. The resolution, which was drafted by this month's council president, Lithuania, passed with nine votes, the minimum needed for adoption.
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May 27, 2015

Syrians lose hope in face of shocking carnage, devastation: U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon, @ValerieAmos reut.rs/1HLuwpr via @Reuters #Syria

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