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Korea, U.K. to strengthen cooperation in economy, culture

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President Park Geun-hye (left) and Prime Minister David Cameron of the United Kingdom pose for photos on November 6 in London. (Photo: Cheong Wa Dae) President Park Geun-hye held summit talks with Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron on November 6 in London to discuss measures to extend Korea-U.K. cooperation. The two leaders […]

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President Park attends 8th London Korean Film Festival

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President Park Geun-hye (left) gives a speech at the London Korean Film Festival 2013. (photo: Jeon Han) Nov 07, 2013 President Park Geun-hye attended the special screening of the eighth London Korean Film Festival on November 6 during her state visit to Britain and talked with people from both Korean and British cultural circles. Some 400 people […]

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President Park visits British Parliament

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  Nov 06, 2013 President Park Geun-hye visited the British Parliament and talked with its members in the Royal Robing Room in the Palace of Westminster in London on November 5 during her three-day state visit to Britain.  Among the 100 members present at the meeting, from both the upper and lower houses, were Speaker of […]

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President attends war monument ground-breaking ceremony

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President Park Geun-hye (center) and Prince William (right) listen to an explanation about Britain’s first Korean War memorial set to be built at Victoria Embankment Gardens in central London during the groundbreaking ceremony on November 5. (photos: Cheong Wa Dae) President Park Geun-hye attended the groundbreaking ceremony for Britain’s first Korean War (1950-1953) memorial and […]

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Senior UN official urges donor support for Cambodia war crimes tribunal

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Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson. UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras 7 November 2013 – A senior United Nations official today appealed to the international community to provide funding to the UN-backed tribunal trying Khmer Rouge leaders accused of mass killings in Cambodia, which is experiencing financial difficulties preventing it from completing its work. “We all agree that there […]

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In Burkina Faso, Ban urges cooperation to help Sahel countries tackle climate change impacts

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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon talks with government ministers of Burkina Faso in the capital Ouagadougou. Photo: World Bank/Dominic Chavez 7 November 2013 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today underscored the importance of preparing for extreme weather patterns in Burkina Faso, which as has much of the Sahel region, been impacted by climate change, and urged national leaders […]

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Syria: joint OPCW-UN chemical weapons team verifies site in Aleppo

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An advance team of the UN and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) arriving in Damascus, Syria, on 1 October 2013. UN Photo/Hend Abdel Ghany 7 November 2013 – The Joint Mission of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the United Nations overseeing destruction of Syria’s weapons stockpiles […]

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FEATURE: UN works to protect great apes, habitat, amid ongoing instability in DR Congo

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Gorillas have becomes an endangered species. In recent decades gorilla populations have been affected by habitat loss, disease and poaching as is the case in the DRC. Photo: UNEP (file photo) 7 November 2013 – In the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where the United Nations has been supporting efforts to end armed violence, […]

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UN Assembly President urges States to embrace spirit of compromise on Security Council reform

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General Assembly President John Ashe. UN Photo/JC McIlwaine 7 November 2013 – The President of the General Assembly today urged Member States to embrace a spirit of compromise as they renewed their discussion of a topic that has eluded consensus for two decades – reform of the United Nations Security Council. “Our United Nations is […]

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Colombia: UN chief congratulates negotiating parties on peace agreement

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Children at a rural secondary school in La Ceja del Tambo, Antioquia, Colombia. Photo: World Bank/Charlotte Kesl 7 November 2013 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today congratulated Colombia following an announcement that negotiating parties in Havana, Cuba, reached an agreement on the issue of political participation in the South American country. The Colombian Government and the […]

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