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  • Congress should not join 'pile-on' on...

    The Republican leader of the U.S. Senate said on Wednesday that civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi remains the best hope for Myanmar and that it would not be helpful for Congress to join an international "pile-on" against her over a military crackdown on the country's Rohingya Muslims.

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  • UN: Ebola outbreak is worrying but not a global emergency

    The World Health Organization says it is "deeply concerned" by the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Congo but the situation does not yet warrant being declared a global emergency. After convening an expert group to assess the epidemic on Wednesday, the U.N. health agency said "response activities...

    ABC News
  • Senate leader: Congress should not join 'pile-on' on Myanmar's Suu Kyi

    The Republican leader of the U.S. Senate said on Wednesday that civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi remains the best hope for Myanmar and that it would not be helpful for Congress to join an international "pile-on" against her over a military crackdown on the country's Rohingya Muslims.

    U.S.
  • U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura to step down at end of November

    U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said on Wednesday he would step down at the end of November for family reasons, quitting as the Syrian government - backed by Iran and Russia - has retaken most of the country and a political deal remains elusive.

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  • U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura to step down at end of November

    U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said on Wednesday he would step down at the end of November for family reasons, quitting as the Syrian government - backed by Iran and Russia - has retaken most of the country and a political deal remains elusive.

    U.S.
  • UN Syria envoy to try to move on constitution before leaving

    U.N. special envoy Staffan de Mistura says he’ll make a final effort to advance toward a new constitution for Syria before stepping down at the end of November

    Washington Post