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International relations

50 years after China's admission, Taiwan remains shut out of UN

Taipei's exclusion from agencies such as WHO draws global condemnation

The Chinese delegation to the United Nations takes its place in the General Assembly in New York, Nov. 15, 1971, after being accepted into the global body the previous month.   © AP

TAIPEI -- For two decades in its early years, the United Nations had a credibility problem. It claimed to represent the nations of the world, yet the People's Republic of China, which was home to roughly one-fifth of humanity, was not a member.

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