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Libya ceasefire: UN chief hails fundamental step towards peace
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UN says Libya sides reach ‘permanent ceasefire’ deal
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Libya's rival factions sign UN-brokered 'permanent' ceasefire in Geneva
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Divided world is failing COVID-19 test: U.N. Chief
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'Something close' to genocide in China's Xinjiang: WH
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Al Shabaab is moving millions through banks: U.N.
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Nobel Peace Prize Is Awarded to the World Food Program
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75th UNGA Ministerial Meeting: COVID-19 reminded us of our dependence on each other, says V Muraleedharan
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UN food agency wins Nobel Peace Prize
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Gilgit Baltistan not part of Pakistan, says former PoK PM
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Zimbabwe's food crisis: About 60% of population faces starvation
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World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize
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Nobel Peace Prize goes to UN World Food Programme
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U.N. World Food Program wins Nobel Peace Prize
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UN: Antonio Guterres says Libya's peace at stake, urges ceasefire
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COVID-19: Harsh Vardhan chairs WHO Executive Board special session
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Madagascar PM inaugurates solar plant at Indian embassy on Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary
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Need to practice non-violence as potent weapon for truth: Indian envoy to UN
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India has moved from paradigm of women's development to women-led development: Smriti Irani at UN
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India slams Pakistan at UNHRC on issue of terrorism
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