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Scandal-hit Weinstein Co. files for bankruptcy protection
by Alexandra Olson - March 20, 2018 - 2:09pm
The Weinstein Co. filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday with a buyout offer in hand from a private equity firm, the latest twist in its efforts to survive the sexual misconduct scandal that brought down co-founder...
Russia says West 'politicizing' humanitarian crisis in Syria
by Alexandra Olson - January 15, 2016 - 5:41pm
Russia dismissed a Security Council meeting Friday on the siege of Syrian towns as "unnecessary noise" that politicizes a humanitarian crisis and risks derailing upcoming peace talks.
UN resolution: Israel must renounce nuclear arms
by Alexandra Olson - December 3, 2014 - 7:03am
The UN General Assembly overwhelmingly approved an Arab-backed resolution yesterday calling on Israel to renounce possession of nuclear weapons and put its nuclear facilities under international oversight.
Myanmar wants country off UN human rights agenda
by Alexandra Olson - October 1, 2014 - 2:26am
Myanmar's foreign minister promised Monday his country is working to end violence between Buddhists and Muslims in Rakhine state and urged the world against "jumping to conclusions" about a situation that has drawn...
UNICEF: 46 percent of South Asia girls marry by 18
by Alexandra Olson - September 12, 2014 - 8:51am
Nearly half of girls in South Asia marry before their 18th birthday as children in the region continue paying the price of persistent inequality, according to a UNICEF report released Thursday.
Europe, US mull UN resolution on Gaza truce
by Alexandra Olson - August 22, 2014 - 9:10am
With Egyptian efforts to end the Gaza war collapsing, the United States, Britain, France and Germany are discussing a possible Security Council resolution calling for a sustainable cease-fire and an international...
UN calls for probe of plane downed over Ukraine
by Alexandra Olson - July 22, 2014 - 8:07am
The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Monday demanding international access to the site of the plane downed over eastern Ukraine and an end to military activities around the area, following intense...
UN Security Council authorizes EU troops to CAR
by Alexandra Olson - January 29, 2014 - 10:24am
The U.N. Security Council on Tuesday unanimously authorized the deployment of a European Union force to the Central African Republic to bolster French and African troops who are trying to quell sectarian violence...
Security Council authorizes EU troops to CAR
by Alexandra Olson - January 29, 2014 - 7:00am
The UN Security Council on yesterday unanimously authorized the deployment of a European Union force to the Central African Republic to bolster French and African troops combating sectarian violence that the United...
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