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Countries detail plans after adopting UN migration accord

By JAMEY KEATEN

Government envoys and advocacy groups worked Tuesday to flesh out and refine a migration policy blueprint adopted by most United Nations countries, while one of the supporting states said it wanted to "clarify" its position because of perceived ambiguities in the pact opposed by several member nations.

Nearly 85 percent of UN nations back migration deal; not US

By AMIRA EL MASAITI and JAMEY KEATEN

Defying fierce opposition from the United States and a few other nations, nearly 85 percent of the countries at the U.N. agreed Monday on a sweeping yet non-binding accord to ensure safe, orderly and humane migration.

Nearly 85 percent of UN nations back migration deal; not US

By AMIRA EL MASAITI and JAMEY KEATEN

Defying fierce opposition from the United States and a few other nations, nearly 85 percent of the countries at the U.N. agreed Monday on a sweeping yet non-binding accord to ensure safe, orderly and humane migration.

UN-led talks on Western Sahara end with plans to meet again

By JAMEY KEATEN

The U.N. secretary-general's envoy for Western Sahara on Thursday wrapped up the first talks in six years over the future of the territory mostly controlled by Morocco, saying the sides have agreed to meet again early next year.

UN-led talks on Western Sahara end with plans to meet again

By JAMEY KEATEN

The U.N. secretary-general's envoy for Western Sahara on Thursday wrapped up the first talks in six years over the future of the territory mostly controlled by Morocco, saying the sides have agreed to meet again early next year.

UN rights office: Burundi's government has asked us to leave

By ELOGE WILLY KANEZA and JAMEY KEATEN

The United Nations human rights office on Thursday said Burundi's government has asked it to leave, months after the outgoing U.N. rights chief called the country one of the "most prolific slaughterhouses of humans in recent times."

UN rights office: Burundi's government has asked us to leave

By ELOGE WILLY KANEZA and JAMEY KEATEN

The United Nations human rights office on Thursday said Burundi's government has asked it to leave, months after the outgoing U.N. rights chief called the country one of the "most prolific slaughterhouses of humans in recent times."

Top diplomats at UN meeting offer support for Afghanistan

By JAMEY KEATEN

The Afghan president appealed for support for his reform efforts in a speech to top diplomats and other senior officials gathered at a U.N.-backed conference focusing on development, peace and security in the war-battered country.

Top diplomats at UN meeting offer support for Afghanistan

By JAMEY KEATEN

The Afghan president appealed for support for his reform efforts in a speech to top diplomats and other senior officials gathered at a U.N.-backed conference focusing on development, peace and security in the war-battered country.

A look at unusual past referendums in Switzerland

By JAMEY KEATEN

Unlike other countries, Switzerland regularly gives its voters a direct say on issues large and small, and sometimes outlandish or quirky.

A look at unusual past referendums in Switzerland

By JAMEY KEATEN

Unlike other countries, Switzerland regularly gives its voters a direct say on issues large and small, and sometimes outlandish or quirky.

In latest quirky Swiss poll, voters asked to save cow horns

By JAMEY KEATEN

As a hollow cowbell echoes through a rolling, misty Swiss countryside, cattle herder Armin Capaul smiles and cracks wise about the feat he's pulled off: Using the country's system of direct democracy to force a vote on an issue dear to his life and livelihood — whether cows keep their horns.

In latest quirky Swiss poll, voters asked to save cow horns

By JAMEY KEATEN

As a hollow cowbell echoes through a rolling, misty Swiss countryside, cattle herder Armin Capaul smiles and cracks wise about the feat he's pulled off: Using the country's system of direct democracy to force a vote on an issue dear to his life and livelihood — whether cows keep their horns.

Kids' postcards blanket Alpine glacier in eco-friendly stunt

By JAMEY KEATEN

Kids across the world expressed concerns about global warming by joining forces to create what organizers say is the world's biggest postcard on a glacier in the Swiss Alps.

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