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'Blood on UN hands' over Syria

The hands of the UN are stained with blood due to its failure to stop the atrocities of the Assad regime in Syria, Prime Minister David Cameron told the General Assembly today.

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Protesters lampoon Syrian and Iranian leaders

Protesters outside the the Warwick Hotel in New York Credit: REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Protesters, dressed here as Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (2nd right) and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (right), staged demonstrations near the UN building in New York.

They are protesting against these nations' membership of the General Assembly, which is holding its annual meeting.

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