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Full text: President Obama's address at the UN General Assembly
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Full text: President Obama's address at the UN General Assembly

Speaking to the annual gathering of the United Nations General Assembly, Obama said the US would be a "respectful and constructive partner" in confronting the Islamic State militants through force.

Modi to stay at US President's official guest house
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Modi to stay at US President's official guest house

The Blair House is the designated guest house of the US president where all his state guests are traditionally known to have stayed.

Japan will restart nuclear plants only when it's 100 percent safe, says PM  Abe
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Japan will restart nuclear plants only when it's 100 percent safe, says PM Abe

Japan will not restart closed-down nuclear plants unless safety is restored 100 percent, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday.

Obama not meeting Rouhani during UN General Assembly but open to it: Official
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Obama not meeting Rouhani during UN General Assembly but open to it: Official

US President Barack Obama is not scheduled to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in New York during the United Nations General Assembly next week, though the US leader remains open to such a meeting, a senior US official said on Thursday.

Deaths and destruction in Gaza have shamed the world, says UN chief
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Deaths and destruction in Gaza have shamed the world, says UN chief

UN's Ban Ki-moon demanded an end to what he called the senseless cycle of suffering in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict adding that the deaths have shamed the world.

Jordanian envoy first Muslim to be elected UN human rights chief
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Jordanian envoy first Muslim to be elected UN human rights chief

Prince Zeid al Hussein of Jordan, a veteran diplomat and campaigner for international justice, will become the first UN human rights chief from the Muslim world.

Hope Modi attends General Assembly, climate change summit: Ban ki-Moon
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Hope Modi attends General Assembly, climate change summit: Ban ki-Moon

UN Secretary General Ban ki-moon "very much" hopes that Narendra Modi attends the UN General Assembly here later this year and particularly participate in the climate change summit, a top official of the world body said today.

UN anti-spying resolution weakened in bid to gain US, British support
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UN anti-spying resolution weakened in bid to gain US, British support

A draft U.N. resolution that some diplomats said suggested spying in foreign countries could be a human rights violation...

Images: Warring world leaders clash at UN summit
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Images: Warring world leaders clash at UN summit

Here are some images of world leaders at the UN General Assembly annual ministerial meeting in New York. We look at leaders who've managed to cause a stir.

UN cuts budget for first time in 13 years, approves $5.15 billion to cover operations
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UN cuts budget for first time in 13 years, approves $5.15 billion to cover operations

Over the last 20 years the UN's two-year budget increased by an average of 5 percent which means the new budget represents savings to American taxpayers of as much as $100 million.