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Iran not optimistic about upcoming nuclear talks

TEHRAN, March 17 (UPI) -- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday he wasn't expecting any major breakthroughs from upcoming nuclear talks in Vienna.

Hague warns Russia of 'consequences' over Ukrainian action

BRUSSELS, March 17 (UPI) -- British Foreign Secretary William Hague said Monday there will be "long-term costs and consequences" for Russia's action in Ukraine and Crimea.
North Korea abuses 'unspeakable,' rights envoy says

North Korea abuses 'unspeakable,' rights envoy says

GENEVA, Switzerland, March 17 (UPI) -- The state role in human rights abuses in North Korea means it's time to refer the situation to the international court, a U.N. rights envoy said Monday.

Sanctions and Putin

WASHINGTON, March 17 (UPI) -- We are about to see whether the successful use of sanctions against Iran can be repeated, and whether they will have sufficient impact to make the Russia of Vladimir Putin draw back from the Ukraine crisis.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus
Syria tells peace envoy Brahimi to stop meddling

Syria tells peace envoy Brahimi to stop meddling

DAMASCUS, Syria, March 14 (UPI) -- Syrian Information Minister Omran al-Zoubi said Friday the U.N.'s peace envoy, Lakhdar Brahimi, should stay out of the country's internal affairs.

U.N.'s Ban: Central African Republic war not about religion

UNITED NATIONS, March 14 (UPI) -- Religious divisions in the Central African Republic are being exploited for political purposes, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said.

Boko Haram causing regional crises, rights officials say

ABUJA, Nigeria, March 14 (UPI) -- Human Rights Watch said Friday attacks in Nigeria by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram are creating a humanitarian disaster in the region.
Micro-hydropower station lights up remote Pakistani village

Micro-hydropower station lights up remote Pakistani village

BAHRAIN, Pakistan, March 14 (UPI Next) -- A micro-hydropower station has brought electricity to Serai, a village in northwestern Pakistan. Similar power plants could ease the country's energy shortage.
Fazal Khaliq
U.N. forms monitoring team for Ukraine

U.N. forms monitoring team for Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine, March 14 (UPI) -- U.N. Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic said Friday a monitoring team was formed to assess the crisis in Ukraine, including in Crimea.
New hope for Iranian women

New hope for Iranian women

March 13, 2014 National Council of Resistance of Iran calls attention to Iranian women, who continue to be mistreated under "moderate" President Hassan Rouhani.
Edit Bauer, UPI Outside View Commentator
Bombing ends lull in violence against Pakistani minority

Bombing ends lull in violence against Pakistani minority

KARACHI, Pakistan, March 13 (UPI Next) -- A suicide bombing that killed dozens of Shiite religious pilgrims on a bus near Quetta ended a lull in violence against Pakistan's Hazara minority.
Moniza Inam

Long-term drought, power shortages slam villages in Pakistan province

QUETTA, Pakistan, March 13 (UPI Next) -- Drought and power shortages have decimated local agriculture and driven some villagers in Pakistan's Balochistan province to Quetta, the provincial capital.
Malik Achakzai
EU sanctions Syrian President Assad's sister

EU sanctions Syrian President Assad's sister

LUXEMBOURG, March 13 (UPI) -- The General Court of the European Union ruled Thursday the Syrian president's sister, Bushra al-Assad, will be sanctioned for her ties to top regime officials.

U.N. says it can't fulfill mission in South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan, March 13 (UPI) -- The U.N. Mission in South Sudan said it was having a hard time implementing its mandate because of restrictions on its movements.

Lebanon: Hezbollah vows to drive off Israel

BEIRUT, Lebanon, March 13 (UPI) -- Hezbollah Deputy Secretary-General Naim Qassem said his movement in Lebanon is ready to stand up to Israeli aggression.
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