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UN to cut 1,000 troops from Somalia force

UN to cut 1,000 troops from Somalia force

The United Nations Security Council decided Friday to cut 1,000 troops from a regional peacekeeping force in Somalia, despite a rise in attacks by the Al-Shabaab militia in Mogadishu.

Qatar vows to uphold the principle of rule of law

Qatar vows to uphold the principle of rule of law

Qatar on Thursday stressed its continued commitment and efforts with its partners in the United Nations to uphold the principle of the rule of law at the national and international levels.

At least 453 dead, 719 hurt in Haj stampede

At least 453 dead, 719 hurt in Haj stampede

At least 453 pilgrims were killed on Thursday in a crush at Mina, outside the Muslim holy city of Makkah ...