Irina Bokova

General view of the UNESCO prior to the opening of General Conference in Paris, France. (AP Photo/Benjamin Girette, file)

US, Israel lose UNESCO voting right in dispute

PARIS (AP) — American influence in culture, science and education around the world took a high-profile blow Friday after the U.S. automatically lost voting rights at UNESCO, after missing a crucial deadline to repay its […]


Malala Yousufzai

Malala celebrates 16th birthday with UN address

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager shot by the Taliban for promoting education for girls, called on world leaders to provide free compulsory schooling for every child in a U.N. address on […]



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