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UN trains first batch of members of joint police unit in disputed Sudanese town
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Tuesday, 26 August 2008
UN trains first batch of members of joint police unit in disputed Sudanese town
The United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) have completed the first 10-day training session of members of the new joint integrated police unit in Abyei, a town at the centre of an area still contested after the end of the north-south civil war.Read Full Article ...
 
Myanmar: UN envoy holds talks with Indonesian officials
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Tuesday, 26 August 2008
Myanmar: UN envoy holds talks with Indonesian officials
The United Nations envoy to Myanmar held talks today in Jakarta with senior Indonesian officials as part of his continuing consultations with regional leaders ...
 
Wrapping up visit, Assembly President lauds Republic of Korea's role at UN
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Tuesday, 26 August 2008
Wrapping up visit, Assembly President lauds Republic of Korea's role at UN
The General Assembly President today highlighted Seoul's growing contribution and involvement in the work of the United Nations, as he concluded a three-day vi...
 
UN envoys urge C
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Tuesday, 26 August 2008
UN envoys urge C
Senior United Nations officials in West Africa have stressed the importance of starting the identification and registration processes for the upcoming presiden...
 
Slashing fossil fuel subsidies could curb greenhouse gas emissions - UN
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Tuesday, 26 August 2008
Slashing fossil fuel subsidies could curb greenhouse gas emissions - UN
Challenging the widely-held view that fossil fuel subsidies benefit the poor, a new report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) calls for cutting...
 
Genocide trial of former top Rwandan army officer begins at UN tribunal
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Tuesday, 26 August 2008
Genocide trial of former top Rwandan army officer begins at UN tribunal
Prosecutors at the United Nations war crimes tribunal set up in the wake of the 1994 Rwandan genocide have opened the trial of a former senior military officer...
 
UNESCO chief deplores murder of senior Iraqi cultural official
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Tuesday, 26 August 2008
UNESCO chief deplores murder of senior Iraqi cultural official
The head of the United Nations culture agency today condemned the murder of a senior Iraqi Government official who had long worked to protect and preserve his ...
 
Three more girls kidnapped in Haiti, UN mission reports
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Tuesday, 26 August 2008
Three more girls kidnapped in Haiti, UN mission reports
Three more young girls have been kidnapped in Haiti over the past week, the United Nations peacekeeping mission to the impoverished Caribbean country reports, ...
 
Opium cultivation in Afghanistan drops by a fifth, finds UN survey
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Tuesday, 26 August 2008
Opium cultivation in Afghanistan drops by a fifth, finds UN survey
Opium cultivation in Afghanistan has gone down by a fifth as compared to last year, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) reported today, attrib...
 
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