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Cholera death toll reaches 775
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
Cholera death toll reaches 775
The death toll from Zimbabwe's cholera outbreak has risen sharply, the United Nations said, reporting 775 deaths and 16,141 cases of the waterborne disease in the southern African nation. Cholera has spread rapidly in Zimbabwe because of the country's crumbling health care system and the lack of clean water.Read Full Article ...
 
Int'l official says UN must translate condemnation of Gaza siege into actions
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
Int'l official says UN must translate condemnation of Gaza siege into actions
Richard Falk has urged the United Nations to translate its condemnation of the Israeli siege on Gaza into actions on the ground.Read Full Article ...
 
Latest News : Terrorism, most important challenge: Iran
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
Latest News : Terrorism, most important challenge: Iran
UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK (IRNA) -- IranRead Full Article
 
Zim cholera deaths soar to 774
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
Zim cholera deaths soar to 774
JOHANNESBURG Read Full Article ...
 
On Human Rights Day, UN rights chief reminisces, as victim and enforcer
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
On Human Rights Day, UN rights chief reminisces, as victim and enforcer
On the day that the United Nations celebrated the 60th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the world body's new to...
 
On Volunteer Day, UN officials celebrate ''great reserve of energy and initiative''
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
On Volunteer Day, UN officials celebrate ''great reserve of energy and initiative''
Communities should harness the energy and initiative of the thousands of volunteers who contribute to projects around the world, including critical United Nati...
 
Greater integration of HIV-infected in Eastern Europe, ex-Soviet states crucial - UN
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
Greater integration of HIV-infected in Eastern Europe, ex-Soviet states crucial - UN
Discrimination and the social exclusion of people living with HIV are undermining efforts to respond to AIDS in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet republics ...
 
Bush prods U.N. on slow pace of Darfur action (Reuters)
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
Bush prods U.N. on slow pace of Darfur action (Reuters)
Reuters - U.S. President George W. Bush, voicing frustration at the international response to the crisis in Darfur, urged the United Nations on Wednesday to sp...
 
Cholera has killed 775 in Zimbabwe, U.N. says
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
Cholera has killed 775 in Zimbabwe, U.N. says
The death toll from Zimbabwe's cholera outbreak has risen sharply, the United Nations said Wednesday, reporting 775 deaths and 16,141 cases of the waterborne d...
 
India, Pakistan Consider Action Against Charity Group
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
India, Pakistan Consider Action Against Charity Group
India's government is expressing optimism that the United Nations will respond favorably to its request to outlaw a Pakistani group linked to the recent terror...
 
Int'l Conference on Piracy Opens in Nairobi
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
Int'l Conference on Piracy Opens in Nairobi
International Conference on Piracy Opens in Nairobi By Derek Kilner Nairobi 10 December 2008 The two-day conference, sponsored by the United Nations, brings to...
 
Pakistan invokes the
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
Pakistan invokes the
New Delhi: Pakistan on Tuesday responded to IndiaRead Full Article ...
 
Somalia: Top UN Envoy Welcomes Opposition Leader's Return to Capital
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
Somalia: Top UN Envoy Welcomes Opposition Leader's Return to Capital
The top United Nations envoy to Somalia today welcomed the return of an opposition leader, who took part in reconciliation talks with the strife-torn Horn of A...
 
UN says cholera death toll in Zimbabwe reaches 775 (AP)
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
UN says cholera death toll in Zimbabwe reaches 775 (AP)
AP - The death toll from Zimbabwe's cholera outbreak has risen sharply, the United Nations said Wednesday, reporting 775 deaths and 16,141 cases of the waterbo...
 
DR Congo: talks between government, rebels making headway, says UN envoy
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
DR Congo: talks between government, rebels making headway, says UN envoy
The United Nations envoy tasked with helping to resolve the conflict that has engulfed the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has expressed sat...
 
UN agency for Palestinian refugees
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
UN agency for Palestinian refugees
Cash reserves of the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees have plummeted from $60 million in 2006 to just $1 million, enough for less than one day's ...
 
UN transports another food shipment to displaced people in war-torn northern Sri Lanka
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
UN transports another food shipment to displaced people in war-torn northern Sri Lanka
The United Nations has shipped another convoy of emergency food supplies to the Vanni region of northern Sri Lanka, as part of its ongoing humanitarian aid eff...
 
UN health agency visits Zimbabwe to help contain growing cholera outbreak
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
UN health agency visits Zimbabwe to help contain growing cholera outbreak
A delegation United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) is currently visiting Zimbabwe, to help the Southern African nation respond to its worst cholera ou...
 
Bush prods U.N. on slow pace of Darfur action
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
Bush prods U.N. on slow pace of Darfur action
10 Dec 2008 20:41:42 GMT Source: Reuters WASHINGTON, Dec 10 (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush, voicing frustration at the international response to the...
 
Nobel laureates at U.N. hit Muslim states on rights
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
Nobel laureates at U.N. hit Muslim states on rights
GENEVA (Reuters) - Nobel laureates from Iran and Nigeria used a United Nations forum on Wednesday to condemn hardliners in power in some Muslim countries, and ...
 
UN chief calls for collective action to uphold human rights
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
UN chief calls for collective action to uphold human rights
UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 10 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Wednesday called for collective action to uphold human rights. In a message on Human Right...
 
Carter urges Lebanon, Israel to 'seize opportunity to work toward peace'
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
Carter urges Lebanon, Israel to 'seize opportunity to work toward peace'
Former US President Jimmy Carter met with President Michel Sleiman Wednesday, before being flown to Naqoura in South Lebanon for a meeting with United Nations ...
 
Conference on combating piracy seeks support from Somalia's neighbors
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
Conference on combating piracy seeks support from Somalia's neighbors
An international conference on Somali piracy that kicked off here on Wednesday was expected to propose that the region's coastal nations, like Kenya and Tanzan...
 
Promoting and defending human rights in Lebanon
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
Promoting and defending human rights in Lebanon
Yesterday the world commemorated the 60th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the General Assembly of the United Nation...
 
RIGHTS-COLOMBIA: A Special Case for the UN
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
RIGHTS-COLOMBIA: A Special Case for the UN
GENEVA, Dec 10 (IPS) - Whether for its extreme violence, its potential for undermining order in a large part of society or its effects on the United Nations hu...
 
RIGHTS: Politics Still Reign Over Principles at U.N.
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
RIGHTS: Politics Still Reign Over Principles at U.N.
UNITED NATIONS, Dec 10 (IPS) - The United Nations Wednesday commemorated the 60th anniversary of the landmark Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) agai...
 
More than 2,000 children killed daily in avoidable accidents, says UN
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
More than 2,000 children killed daily in avoidable accidents, says UN
Over 2,000 children are killed daily from injuries sustained in preventable accidents and every year tens of millions more suffer injuries that often leave the...
 
New World Bank facility to fast-track $2 billion to help world's poorest countries
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
New World Bank facility to fast-track $2 billion to help world's poorest countries
The World Bank has created a $2 billion fast-track facility to speed up grants and long-term interest-free loans to help the world's poorest countries cope wit...
 
Top officials converge in Poland for UN climate change talks
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
Top officials converge in Poland for UN climate change talks
Ministers and other top officials from nearly 200 nations are gathering today in Poznan, Poland, for United Nations-led negotiations aimed at reaching an ambit...
 
UN refugee chief urges help for 6 million long-term displaced
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
UN refugee chief urges help for 6 million long-term displaced
The top United Nations refugee official has called on the world to do more to help nearly 6 million long-term refugees, who have spent years and sometimes deca...
 
Ban leads chorus of UN voices calling for action to protect human rights of vulnerable
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008
Ban leads chorus of UN voices calling for action to protect human rights of vulnerable
The international community has not lived up to the vision held in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today told a ceremo...
 
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