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S Korea's top nuke envoy leaves for Washington for denuke talks

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Seoul, Sep 19 (Xinhua) South Korea's top nuclear envoy left for Washington on Thursday to hold talks with his U.S. counterpart about the Korean Peninsula's denuclearization, according to South Korean Foreign Ministry.
Britain to leave EU on Oct 31 no matter what: Brexit minister
Nicosia, Sep 18 (Xinhua) Britain will definitely leave the European Union on Oct. 31, no matter what, visiting British Secretary of State for Brexit Stephen Barclay said here Wednesday.  
UN summits to urge ‘ambition and action’ on climate change, sustainable development: G...
New York: There are five key United Nations summits taking place next week to spur action on the climate crisis and other global concerns, which will showcase the UN as a “driver for meaningful, positive change”, according to the man at the helm of the Organization.
UN and Red Cross chiefs appeal for end to use of explosive weapons in cities
New York: With some 50 million people in urban areas suffering from the impact of armed conflict, war in cities “cannot be back page news”, the UN Secretary-General and the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Wednesday.
Brexit With Deal Can Still Happen: EU Commission Head
Moscow, Sept 18 (Sputnik): Brexit with a deal is still possible, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker said Tuesday, with slightly more than a month left until the deadline of October 31.
IFJ condemns arrest of nine journalists in Nepal
Kathmandu, Sept 18 (UNI): The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned government’s act of arresting nine journalists, who were protesting the sacking of three journalists of state-owned Radio Nepal in Doti.
Israeli PM vows to form "strong Zionist" government
Jerusalem, Sept 18 (Xinhua): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday he will start negotiating with possible coalition partners to form "a strong Zionist government" in the wake of closely-fought elections.
New General Assembly President brings ‘valuable insights’ into key UN challenges
New York: The new President of the 74th session of the General Assembly brings to his role “years of United Nations experience”, the UN chief said on Tuesday, as Tijjani Muhammad-Bande banged the gavel to open his year in office.
Number of migrants now growing faster than world population, new UN figures show
New York: The growing number of international migrants has now reached 272 million, outpacing the growth rate of the world’s population, according to new data from the UN’s Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), released on Tuesday.
Five avoidable deaths per minute shows urgent need for action on patient safety
New York: With at least five people dying every minute due to unsafe health care, the World Health Organization (WHO) is urging medical professionals, policy makers, caregivers and patients to take urgent action to ensure no one is harmed while receiving treatment.
Drone attack on Saudi Aramco triggered fire at 13 points across its facilities - CEO
Doha, September 18 (Sputnik/UNI) The drone attack on Saudi Arabia's national oil company Aramco had triggered fire in a total of 13 localities across its compounds, but the blaze was contained in mere seven hours, Saudi Aramco CEO Amin Nasser said at a press conference on Tuesday.
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