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As Ukraine worries the UN, some leaders lament what is being pushed aside

As Ukraine worries the UN, some leaders lament what is being pushed aside

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — In speech after speech, world leaders have dwelt on the topic occupying this year’s United Nations General Assembly meeting: Russia’s war in Ukraine. A few, like Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, have made the world remember everything else. He too was quick to talk about the biggest military confrontation in Europe since …

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UN says Myanmar has gone from 'bad to worse to horrible'

UN says Myanmar has gone from ‘bad to worse to horrible’

According to Special Rapporteur Tom Andrews, the people of Myanmar are increasingly frustrated with an international community that he says has let them down. Tom Andrews, the UN special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar, said living conditions for Myanmar’s 54 million people had gone from “bad to worse to horrendous” since the army seized …

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