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UN agency and Microsoft plan increased collaboration
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Thursday, 26 June 2008
UN agency and Microsoft plan increased collaboration
The head of the United Nations International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Chairman of Microsoft Bill Gates have discussed enhancing their collaboration on using information technology to spur development around the world.Read Full Article ...
 
High food prices could hit agricultural growth in Central Asia and Europe - UN
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Thursday, 26 June 2008
High food prices could hit agricultural growth in Central Asia and Europe - UN
Soaring food prices could reverse the significant growth in agricultural production seen in some of the poorest countries in Europe and Central Asia over the p...
 
Kazakhstan joins UN convention on maritime transport of goods
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Tuesday, 24 June 2008
Kazakhstan joins UN convention on maritime transport of goods
Kazakhstan has become the 34th country to accede to a United Nations treaty covering the maritime transport of goods, the UN Commission on International Trade ...
 
Promising future for nuclear power but challenges remain, says UN official
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Thursday, 19 June 2008
Promising future for nuclear power but challenges remain, says UN official
The number of nuclear power reactors around the globe is estimated to increase by 60 per cent by 2030, but the industry still needs to deal with a series of ch...
 
Poor, landlocked countries remain on the economic fringe, UN official says
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Wednesday, 18 June 2008
Poor, landlocked countries remain on the economic fringe, UN official says
Landlocked developing countries remain marginalized in the global economy, despite increased development aid, debt relief and greater access to international m...
 
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    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
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    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
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    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
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    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.