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UN Follows Busty German Porn Star On Twitter

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A US website found that the UN follows more than 500 accounts on Twitter including one belonging to a busty porn star.  The Verge revealed that the UN’s official Twitter page followed until yesterday the account of a German porn star called Penelope Black Diamond, @BigBustyStar. The 31-year-old actress has been in the porn industry [...]

Syria massacre: first UN direct look

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BEIRUT – Situation in Syria is critical. U.N. monitors on Friday got their first direct look at a farming village where nearly 80 men, women and children were reportedly killed earlier this week in the latest massacre in Syria, saying they found body parts and damaged homes. Also Friday, explosions echoed over Damascus as Syrian [...]

Enviroment is in a critical condition, UN reports

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RIO DE JANEIRO – It has been reported that the earth’s environmental systems “are being pushed towards their biophysical limits,” beyond which loom sudden, irreversible and potentially catastrophic changes, the United Nations Environment Program warned Wednesday. In a 525-page report on the health of the planet, the agency paints a grim picture: The melting of [...]

Iran nuke mission, UN chief to be part of it

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TEHRAN, Iran – It has been reported that the head of the U.N nuclear watchdog, in Tehran on a key mission that could lead to the resumption of probes on whether Iran has secretly worked on a nuclear weapon, said Monday that he met with Iranian leaders amid a “good atmosphere.” The one-day visit by [...]

UN alarm. A quarter of people aged 25 have high blood pressure

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GENEVA – A quarter of people aged 25 or over now have high blood pressure worldwide, and almost one in 10 has worrying levels of glucose in their blood. The World Health Organization’s tally of the latest global health statistics for the first time includes a look at blood pressure and glucose levels, two of [...]

Largest UN summit will lead no where

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RIO DE JANEIRO – It’s the biggest UN summit ever, but mostly likely it will not lead to a solution. It has been reported that the largest-ever United Nations conference, a summit billed as a historic opportunity to build a greener future, appears to be going up in smoke. U.S. President Barack Obama likely won’t [...]

Angelina Jolie in Ecuador as UN envoy

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QUITO, Ecuador – Angelina Jolie is in Ecuador as UN envoy. It has been reported that actress Angelina Jolie visited Ecuador over the weekend in her first such trip as special envoy for the U.N. refugee agency. Jolie has visited various countries over the past decade as a goodwill ambassador for the U.N. High Commissioner [...]

UN to condemn Mali military coup

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UNITED NATIONS – It has been reported that the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday condemned the military coup in Mali, calling for the immediate restoration of constitutional rule and the democratically elected government. In a presidential statement read by U.S. deputy ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis, the council called on rebels who have taken advantage of the [...]

UN said well more than 8,000 dead in Syria uprising

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UNITED NATIONS – It has been reported that U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Thursday that well over 8,000 people have died in Syria over the past year as a result of the government’s bloody crackdown on protesters. The U.N. chief raised the death toll from 7,500 in a statement Thursday, marking the first anniversary of [...]

UN in New York: renovations will be nearly $2 billion

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UNITED NATIONS – The man in charge of massive renovations at the United Nations’ headquarters in New York says the final cost will be nearly $2 billion about 4 percent over the original budget. New York architect Michael Adlerstein tells the AP that the major makeover of the 60-year-old complex is well on its way, [...]

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