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UN chief urges Myanmar to address Muslims' status ahead of vote

reuters.com — Almost 140,000 of Myanmar's 1.1 million Rohingya, most of whom are stateless, remain displaced after deadly clashes with Buddhists in Rakhine in 2012. "The international community is still deeply concerned about the situation in Rakhine," Ban told a gathering of countries called the "Partnership Group on Myanmar."

U.N. chief urges Myanmar to address Muslims' status ahead of vote

businessinsider.com — By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday urged Myanmar to address the citizenship status of Rohingya Muslims in the country's western Rakhine state ahead of a general election scheduled to be held later this year.

U.N. chief urges Myanmar to address Muslims' status ahead of vote

reuters.com — Almost 140,000 of Myanmar's 1.1 million Rohingya, most of whom are stateless, remain displaced after deadly clashes with Buddhists in Rakhine in 2012. "The international community is still deeply concerned about the situation in Rakhine," Ban told a gathering of countries called the "Partnership Group on Myanmar."

UN chief urges Myanmar to address Muslims' status ahead of vote

dailymail.co.uk — UNITED NATIONS, April 24 (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday urged Myanmar to address the citizenship status of Rohingya Muslims in the country's western Rakhine state ahead of a general election scheduled to be held later this year.

Western Sahara dispute spills over into nuclear arms meeting: envoys

businessinsider.com — By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A fierce dispute between Morocco and African nations led by Algeria over the speaking rights of Western Sahara's Polisario Front independence movement led to the suspension of a U.N. meeting on nuclear disarmament on Friday, diplomats said.

Western Sahara dispute spills over into nuclear arms meeting -envoys

af.reuters.com — By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS, April 24 (Reuters) - A fierce dispute between Morocco and African nations led by Algeria over the speaking rights of Western Sahara's Polisario Front independence movement led to the suspension of a U.N. meeting on nuclear disarmament on Friday, diplomats said.

Western Sahara dispute spills over into nuclear arms meeting -envoys

dailymail.co.uk — UNITED NATIONS, April 24 (Reuters) - A fierce dispute between Morocco and African nations led by Algeria over the speaking rights of Western Sahara's Polisario Front independence movement led to the suspension of a U.N. meeting on nuclear disarmament on Friday, diplomats said.

Proposed U.S., UK, French visit to Darfur was 'odd': Sudan

businessinsider.com — By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Sudan's U.N. mission on Wednesday criticized a proposed visit to its conflict-torn Darfur region earlier this year by senior U.S., British and French diplomats, describing the plan that Khartoum never approved as "odd."

Proposed U.S., UK, French visit to Darfur was 'odd': Sudan

reuters.com — Reuters reported on Tuesday that Khartoum has declined to issue visas to the three deputy ambassadors, who were hoping to conduct a fact-finding mission. Ambassador Hassan Hamid Hassan, deputy head of Sudan's U.N.

Proposed U.S., UK, French visit to Darfur was 'odd' -Sudan

dailymail.co.uk — UNITED NATIONS, April 22 (Reuters) - Sudan's U.N. mission on Wednesday criticized a proposed visit to its conflict-torn Darfur region earlier this year by senior U.S., British and French diplomats, describing the plan that Khartoum never approved as "odd."
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