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DR Congo: UN mission condemns ‘terror tactics' used by Rwandan Hutu rebels
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Tuesday, 17 February 2009
DR Congo: UN mission condemns ‘terror tactics' used by Rwandan Hutu rebels
The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) today condemned the "cowardly terror tactics" employed by an armed militia from Rwanda, which has caused havoc in the eastern part of the vast African nation for years.Read Full Article ...
 
African nations need to better utilize emerging technologies, say UN experts
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Tuesday, 17 February 2009
African nations need to better utilize emerging technologies, say UN experts
African Governments are failing to take advantage of technological advances that can improve the delivery of services to their citizens despite the growth in m...
 
Top UN envoy urges greater international efforts to achieve durable Gaza ceasefire
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Tuesday, 17 February 2009
Top UN envoy urges greater international efforts to achieve durable Gaza ceasefire
The top United Nations envoy to the Middle East today urged the international community to redouble its efforts to help achieve a permanent and durable ceasefi...
 
General Assembly President to discuss reform efforts during upcoming trip
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Tuesday, 17 February 2009
General Assembly President to discuss reform efforts during upcoming trip
The President of the General Assembly will be leaving later this week to visit a number of cities around the world to inform heads of State about ongoing effor...
 
UN receives assurances on continued access to displaced in South Darfur
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Tuesday, 17 February 2009
UN receives assurances on continued access to displaced in South Darfur
The Deputy Governor of South Darfur, the scene of recent violent clashes between Government forces and a rebel militia, assured a senior United Nations officia...
 
Economic stimulus package must be used to launch long-term ‘green' revolution - Ban
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Monday, 16 February 2009
Economic stimulus package must be used to launch long-term ‘green' revolution - Ban
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and former United States Vice-President Al Gore today called on the world to use the coordinated economic stimulus...
 
UN-backed court opens trial against Khmer Rouge official for Cambodian atrocities
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Monday, 16 February 2009
UN-backed court opens trial against Khmer Rouge official for Cambodian atrocities
The first trial of a Khmer Rouge official got underway today at a United Nations-backed tribunal, three decades after hundreds of thousands of Cambodians died ...
 
Number of Afghan civilian deaths in 2008 highest since Taliban ouster, says UN
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Monday, 16 February 2009
Number of Afghan civilian deaths in 2008 highest since Taliban ouster, says UN
The number of Afghan civilian casualties in 2008 - at total of 2,118 - is the highest recorded since the ouster of the Taliban in 2001, the United Nations says...
 
Over 15,000 Congolese fleeing Ugandan rebel attacks pour into Sudan, UN reports
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Monday, 16 February 2009
Over 15,000 Congolese fleeing Ugandan rebel attacks pour into Sudan, UN reports
More than 15,000 Congolese have fled to South Sudan since the Ugandan rebel Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) began launching attacks in north-east Democratic Repub...
 
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