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Ban Ki-moon congratulates Akufo-Addo on election as Ghanaian President

Saturday, 10 December 2016 UNITED NATIONS: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday congratulated Nana Akufo-Addo on his election as president of Ghana. In a statement issued here by his spokesman, Ban also thanked outgoing President John Dramani Mahama for his role in defusing tensions and preserving peace during the election …

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Syrians meet for new talks

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 BEIRUT: Syria’s government and opposition met for a seventh round of United Nations-sponsored peace talks in Geneva with little expectation of a breakthrough to end the six-year conflict. The Geneva process has been increasingly overshadowed by a separate track organised by regime allies Russia and Iran, …

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Israel prepares for mass unrest as massive hunger strike enters second day

Thursday, 20 April 2017 As a large-scale hunger strike within Israel’s prison system enters its second day, authorities are warning that there will be widespread rallies within the Middle Eastern nation in support of the peaceful protest action, as well as potential riots, though the hunger-strikers have disavowed violence. After …

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