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  • A last-minute U.N. invitation for Iran to join this week's Syria peace talks threw the long-awaited Geneva conference into doubt Monday.
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  • Pop star Katy Perry said Tuesday that becoming a goodwill ambassador for the U.N. children's agency has made her realize there's more to happiness than material possessions and social status.
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  • International inspectors began destroying Syria's stockpile of chemical weapons and the machinery used to create it, a United Nations official said Sunday, racing under a tight deadline aiming to eliminate President Bashar Assad's chemical weapons program within nine months.
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  • United Nationsl Syria meeting
  • The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Friday night to secure and destroy Syria's chemical weapons stockpile.
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  • President Barack Obama on Tuesday welcomed the new Iranian government's pursuit of a "more moderate course."
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  • Obama welcomes signs of Irans moderation
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  • President Barack Obama opens meetings at the United Nations with diplomatic opportunities on three vexing issues: Iran's disputed nuclear program, Syria's chemical weapons use, and elusive peace between Israel and the Palestinians.
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  • Palestinians apply for statehood at U.N.
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  • Defying U.S. and Israeli opposition, Palestinians asked the United Nations on Friday to accept them as a member state, sidestepping nearly two decades of failed negotiations in the hope this dramatic move on the world stage would reenergize their quest for an independent homeland.
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  • President Barack Obama says there is no short cut to resolving the decades-old conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians.
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  • Laid-off workers and baby boomers are flooding Social Security's disability program with benefit claims, pushing the system toward the brink of insolvency.
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  • The young woman hiker released by the Iranian government nine months ago and the relatives of the two men still held are appealing to the U.N. for more support as the men's trial date nears.
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  • Kuwait said Wednesday it will replace Syria as a candidate for a seat on the U.N.'s top human rights body, a victory for human rights groups and governments opposed to the ongoing crackdown by President Bashar Assad's security forces.
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  • Libyas leader Moammar Gadhafi
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  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
  • The U.S. delegation walked out of the U.N. speech of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Thursday after he said some in the world have speculated that Americans were actually behind the Sept. 11 terror attacks, staged in an attempt to assure Israel's survival.
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  • President Barack Obama
  • President Barack Obama is exhorting the world to unite around the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
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  • UN World Summit
  • President Barack Obama on Wednesday defended U.S. aid to impoverished people even during sour economic times at home yet promised a sterner approach, favoring nations that commit to democracy and economic revival.
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  • Somalia
  • The U.N. food agency says it is stopping aid distribution to about 1 million people in southern Somalia.
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