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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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North Korea accuses CIA & South Korea intelligence service of ‘bio-chemical’ plot against leadership

Saturday, 6 May 2017 SEOUL: North Korea on Friday accused the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and South Korea’s intelligence service of a plot to attack its “supreme leadership” with a bio-chemical weapon and said such a “pipe-dream” could never succeed. Tension on the Korean peninsula has been high for weeks, …

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