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The World in 2:00 – November 30, 2015

The World in 2:00

President Obama attends pivotal U.N. climate talks in Paris and the E.U. will pay Turkey to tighten its borders in the hope of reducing refugee flows.

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The World in 2:00 – November 25, 2015

The World in 2:00

The U.N. warns that political crisis in Burundi is dragging the country toward civil war.

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The World in 2:00 – November 23, 2015

The World in 2:00

Balkans countries begin turning away asylum seekers not from Afghanistan, Iraq or Syria, and Canada it won’t resettle any unaccompanied men.

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UN, NGOs Slam Restrictions on European Asylum Seekers

Asylum seekers wait in line to enter a transit camp after crossing the Macedonian-Serbian border. Presevo, Serbia. Photo: Luke Vargas/TRNS

Several Balkans countries are only allowing Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans to continue their transit toward Western Europe, leaving thousands in limbo.

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The World in 2:00 – November 20, 2015

The World in 2:00

The U.N. Security Council encourages all able nations to fight the Islamic state, and E.U. dials back its freedom of movement agreements.

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WHO: Paris Climate Talks Important For World Health

A healthier environment makes for healthier people, according to the World Health Organization.

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The World in 2:00 – November 16, 2015

The World in 2:00

American governors cite last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris as they reject the Obama administration’s plans to relocate Syrian refugees.

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The World in 2:00 – November 12, 2015

The World in 2:00

The U.N. Security Council searches for options options on how to stem intensifying political violence in Burundi, and Slovenia begins to erect a border fence.

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UN Briefing Notes- 11/2

The U.N. Security Council chamber. Photo: Luke Vargas/TRNS

A rundown on today’s briefing.

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UN Briefing Notes- 10/30/15

An attack on Hurriya Camp resulted in a call from the UN for the relocation of its prisoners.

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