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A US-backed proposition for new regulations on cluster bombs has been rejected on Friday by UN member states.

The plan aimed at destroying all cluster munitions (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk) made before 1980. (more…)

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Delegates have walked out of a speech by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (photo, from bbc.co.uk), Iran’s president, after he described Israel as a “racist government”, during a United Nations conference on racism. (more…)

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The failure of the marathon talks in Geneva has been confirmed by Pascal Lamy, the head of the World Trade Organisation. Their aim was to liberalise global trade, and China, India and the US have been blamed for the talks’ collapse, as they failed to agree on import rules. (more…)

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“No clear answer” has been given by Iran, to a Western-backed proposal aiming at suspending its controversial nuclear activities, says Javier Solana (photo), EU foreign policy chief.

The two sides would resume talks in two weeks’ time, he added, when he hoped for a decision from Tehran. (more…)

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