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U.N. aid chief suggests more intervention in humanitarian emergencies

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.N. aid chief Valerie Amos on Tuesday suggested more intervention in humanitarian emergencies as she said some states were aggressively asserting sovereignty rights to stop action being taken to protect civilians.

Amos cited Syria as an example after the United Nations Security Council had to adopt two resolutions to authorise the delivery of cross-border humanitarian aid in a bid to reach millions of people in need as a result of the country’s civil war.

Jan 13, 2015
Jan 13, 2015

N. Korea offers to meet U.S. on rejected nuclear test proposal

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 13 (Reuters) – North Korea offered on
Tuesday to meet directly with the United States in a bid to sway
Washington after it rejected Pyongyang’s proposal to suspend
nuclear tests if annual U.S. military drills with South Korea
were shelved.

North Korea’s Deputy U.N. Ambassador An Myong Hun told a
news conference at the United Nations that if Pyongyang’s
proposal was accepted then “many things will be possible this
year on the Korean Peninsula.” He did not elaborate.

Jan 13, 2015
Jan 13, 2015
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      "I am a Reuters correspondent at the United Nations in New York. I have also covered general news for Reuters in the United States, Afghanistan, Australia, South East Asia and the Pacific. Before joining Reuters more than a decade ago, I had a two year stint at The Scotsman newspaper in Edinburgh, Scotland and began my career at The Border Mail newspaper in Albury/Wodonga in Australia."
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