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  1. afghanistan
    U.N. Warns 1 Million Afghan Children Could Starve by WinterAs international leaders figure out how to work with the Taliban, U.N. member nations pledged over $1 billion in aid to combat the crisis.
  2. statistics
    The World’s 7 Billionth Person Is Expected to Be Born on MondayA Halloween baby!
  3. terrible things
    Cholera Outbreak in Haiti Started With the U.N. PeacekeepersIt’s a “perfect match” for a strain from Nepal.
  4. revolt like an egyptian
    U.N. Votes for No Action in Syria As Hundreds of Government Officials Defect En MasseProtesters object to being characterized as extremists.
  5. international intrigue
    Ivory Coast Strongman Laurent Gbagbo Has Been ArrestedBut by whom?
  6. international intrigue
    This Ivory Coast Thing May Come to an End SoonIt doesn’t look good for Gbagbo.
  7. international intrigue
    France Joins U.N. Strike in Ivory Coast, Prompting Gbagbo’s SurrenderFrance’s newfound interventionist streak.
  8. sad things
    32 Dead in U.N. Plane CrashMost onboard were U.N. personnel.
  9. international intrigue
    U.N. Helicopters Fire on Laurent Gbagbo’s Forces in Ivory CoastU.N.: “We are now in a way under siege.”
  10. revolt like an egyptian
    Coalition Meets in London As Fiercest Battle Fought in Qaddafi’s HometownAmerican officials are still discussing arming the rebels.
  11. revolt like an egyptian
    Qaddafi Continues Attacks After U.N. Approves Air Strikes [Updated]Interventions are expected to start immediately.
  12. japan
    U.S. Urges Wider Evacuation After Pool for Spent Fuel Rods Boils DryThe U.S. urges Japan to vastly expand its evacuation zone.