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Delegation from UN Peacebuilding Commission begins visit to Burundi
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
Delegation from UN Peacebuilding Commission begins visit to Burundi
A delegation from the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission, set up to help prevent post-conflict countries from sliding back into war and misrule, travels today to Burundi on a six-day mission to examine how to help the struggling African nation move forward.Read Full Article ...
 
General Assembly President holds talks with Gabonese, British officials
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
General Assembly President holds talks with Gabonese, British officials
General Assembly President Srgjan Kerim has held talks today with senior Government ministers from Gabon and the United Kingdom, discussing issues ranging from...
 
Security Council welcomes signs of progress towards reunification of Cyprus
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
Security Council welcomes signs of progress towards reunification of Cyprus
Welcoming the recent agreement between the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders, the Security Council today voiced hope that the two sides can build enoug...
 
UN mine service considers new ways to clear land more effectively
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
UN mine service considers new ways to clear land more effectively
The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) says it is considering the introduction of new and more efficient methods of checking land for mines that could ...
 
UNDP sounds alarm on danger of cluster munitions to civilians, development
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
UNDP sounds alarm on danger of cluster munitions to civilians, development
Urging the international community to adopt a comprehensive treaty banning the use of cluster munitions, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) warned...
 
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    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.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    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...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
  • Erdo?an?s Pyrrhic victory
    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.