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UN: Global Youth Unemployment Rate Is Rising
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.'s labor office says youth unemployment is likely to rise globally to 12.8 percent by 2018, wiping out gains made in the recent economic recovery.
A report by the International Labour Organization said Tuesday the rate of unemployment among people aged 15 to 24 was 12…
UN Urges Syria To Let In Chemical Weapons Experts
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is again appealing to Syria to allow a team of experts into the country "without delay and without any conditions" to investigate allegations of chemical weapons use.
The U.N. chief told reporters Monday he takes seriously a …
Kerry Seeks To Boost Afghan, Pakistan Ties
BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has brought senior Afghan and Pakistani officials together for security talks aimed at improving relations between the two nations ahead of next year's withdrawal of NATO combat forces from Afghanistan...
North Korea’s Leader Showing He’s In Charge
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top U.S. intelligence officials say North Korea's new leader is trying to show the world and his people that he is in charge, rather than trying to trigger military conflict.
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper tells Congress Thursday that his analysts believe North Kore…
UN Chief Fears North Korea On ‘Collision Course’
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. chief says he fears North Korea is on a collision course with other nations that could lead to war.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says the isolated Asian nation appears to be "on a collision course with the international community" amid rising tensi…
Former President Carter To Observe Nepal Elections
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Former United States President Jimmy Carter says his Carter Center will observe the elections for Constituent Assembly in Nepal planned for later this year.
Carter who arrived last week in Nepal to meet political leaders said he was asked by the government and political p…
U.S. Sends B-2s To South Korea For Military Drills
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — It's a message to North Korea -- and it's been delivered today by two American stealth bombers.
U.S. officials say the bombers took part in joint military drills with South Korea today, dropping munitions on a South Korean island...

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