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UN agency seeks rare ME nuclear talks

The UN nuclear agency has invited all its members, including Israel, Arab states and Iran, to attend rare talks later this year about the volatile Middle East and efforts to rid the world of atomic bombs, a document showed. While Israel an


Food prices hit new high, grains to get costly

Global food prices rose to a fresh high in December and the prices of corn, wheat and other grains can go much higher, said the United Nations' food agency Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) on Wednesday. 'We are concerned, th


Cancer deaths to hit 17 million in 2030

Cancer deaths will more than double to 17 million people each year in 2030, the head of the UN's cancer agency said. Poor countries will shoulder the heaviest burden from the disease, said Peter Boyle, director of the International Agency

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