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Queen's Birthday Honours list 2018 in full – from famous names to Britain's unsung heroes Mirror 24 mins ago

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(Provided by PA)Football legend “King” Kenny Dalglish has become Sir Kenny as he leads mor…

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Queen's Birthday Honours list 2018 in full – from famous names to Britain's unsung heroes

Football legend “King” Kenny Dalglish has become Sir Kenny as he leads more than 1,000 people receiving gongs in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.The former Liverpool striker and manager, 67, is knighted for services to football, charity …

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Support of Multilateral Institutions by All States Vital to Tackling Development Challenges, Speakers Underline, as Economic and Social Council Forum Closes

All countries must uphold a spirit of international cooperation, support multilateral institutions and work together to tackle development challenges, participants stressed today, as the Economic and Social Council’s annual Development Cooperatio…

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Security Council Must Rectify Failure to Prohibit Use of Force, Maintain International Peace, Speakers Stress in Day-long Debate

Concerns Raised about Rights Violations, Accountability in Syria, Myanmar, CrimeaAs the “gate-keeper” and upholder of international law for the United Nations 193 Member States, the Security Council must quickly rectify failures in dis…

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Participants Stress Key Role of Science, Technology in Achieving 2030 Agenda Goals, as Economic and Social Council Continues Forum on Financing for Development

Ministers and high‑level representatives today adopted a series of conclusions and recommendations on financing for development and the means of implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as the Economic and Social Council’s fo…

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Young People Powerful Agents for Resolving, Preventing Conflict, Speakers Tell Security Council Open Debate amid Calls to Change Negative Stereotypes

Secretary-General’s Youth Envoy Decries ‘Policy Panic’ Stemming from Unfounded Assumptions that Young People Are ViolentContrary to common perception, young people were not a nagging problem, but rather, powerful agents for resolving and preventin…

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Arab summit calls for probe into chemical attack in Syria

DHAHRAN – The 29th Arab League summit, dubbed “Jerusalem Summit’, ended on Sunday evening with adoption of the Dhahran Declaration, which called for fostering joint action to protect the Arab world from dangers as well as to ensure its security and sta…

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