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Surging food prices not just threat, but also opportunity, says senior UN official
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Tuesday, 29 April 2008
Surging food prices not just threat, but also opportunity, says senior UN official
The world must not only take immediate action to address the current food crisis, but also take advantage of the higher food prices by assisting farmers in developing countries to thwart similar situations in the future, the head of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said today.Read Full Article ...
 
UN experts condemn
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Tuesday, 29 April 2008
UN experts condemn
Intimidation, violence and torture are being used to take retribution against supporters of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) after last mont...
 
Afghanistan: UN mission voices outrage at latest suicide attack
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Tuesday, 29 April 2008
Afghanistan: UN mission voices outrage at latest suicide attack
The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has strongly condemned the suicide bombing that killed a number of civilians in the country's east...
 
UN playing enhanced role in Iraq, political chief tells Security Council
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Tuesday, 29 April 2008
UN playing enhanced role in Iraq, political chief tells Security Council
The international community has a duty and an interest in showing sustained commitment to helping to bring peace and prosperity to Iraq as the country undergoe...
 
UN promotes peacebuilding in Kenya after election crisis
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Tuesday, 29 April 2008
UN promotes peacebuilding in Kenya after election crisis
United Nations Volunteers (UNV) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) have brought together 120 national leaders from around Kenya for a peacebuilding worksh...
 
Donors urged to fund UN appeal as first step in tackling global food crisis
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Tuesday, 29 April 2008
Donors urged to fund UN appeal as first step in tackling global food crisis
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on donors to urgently provide the $755 million in emergency funds needed for the United Nations to feed millions of ...
 
Prolonged presidential stand-off in Lebanon must end, UN report stresses
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Monday, 28 April 2008
Prolonged presidential stand-off in Lebanon must end, UN report stresses
Lebanon's people "have a unique opportunity to open a new chapter in their difficult history" and they and their political representatives must rise to the occ...
 
Guinea-Bissau: UN Fund to spend $6 million on peacebuilding efforts
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Monday, 28 April 2008
Guinea-Bissau: UN Fund to spend $6 million on peacebuilding efforts
The United Nations Peacebuilding Fund, set up to help countries emerging from conflict avoid relapsing into violence, has agreed to provide Guinea-Bissau with ...
 
DR Congo: UN condemns attack which leaves eight civilians wounded
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Monday, 28 April 2008
DR Congo: UN condemns attack which leaves eight civilians wounded
The United Nations mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC) today condemned what it called a "criminal attack" on a lorry transporting civilians...
 
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