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02.05.16
UN group says Assange should be allowed to walk free
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UN group says Assange should be allowed to walk free

The UK government says it "changes nothing," however.

By N. Summers,   02.05.16
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01.16.16
Iran shuts down most of its nuclear program
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Iran shuts down most of its nuclear program

It's paying a technological price to get sanctions lifted.

By J. Fingas,   01.16.16
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12.12.15
Final climate change deal keeps emissions in check, if it sticks
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Final climate change deal keeps emissions in check, if it sticks

The final UN draft would lower greenhouse gases, but soft legal requirements could steal its thunder.

By J. Fingas,   12.12.15
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12.05.15
Draft climate change deal lowers greenhouse gases by 2050
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Draft climate change deal lowers greenhouse gases by 2050

195 countries have tentatively reached a climate agreement, but the finer points have yet to be hashed out.

By J. Fingas,   12.05.15
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11.30.15
UN says dating apps helped foster a teen HIV epidemic
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UN says dating apps helped foster a teen HIV epidemic

A UN study finds that dating apps helped spread a sexually transmitted disease in Asia.

By J. Fingas,   11.30.15
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11.12.15
Loss of flight MH370 prompts UN satellite tracking agreement
11.12.15

Loss of flight MH370 prompts UN satellite tracking agreement

The UN hopes global satellite tracking for passenger airlines will be in place by 2017

By B. Steele,   11.12.15
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09.28.15
Facebook will help the UN bring internet access to refugee camps
09.28.15

Facebook will help the UN bring internet access to refugee camps

Mark Zuckerberg has promised that Facebook will help the United Nations get refugee camps online.

By J. Fingas,   09.28.15
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09.21.15
Over 4 billion people will go without internet access this year
09.21.15

Over 4 billion people will go without internet access this year

You may have plenty of internet access where you live, but the United Nations wants to remind you that most people are still offline.

By J. Fingas,   09.21.15
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09.15.15
Google will match your donations to migrant and refugee relief
09.15.15

Google will match your donations to migrant and refugee relief

Google wants your help caring for migrants and refugees, and it's willing to match up to $5.5 million in donations to nonprofits.

By J. Fingas,   09.15.15
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