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Ban lauds China for
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Monday, 25 August 2008
Ban lauds China for
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today congratulated the people and Government of China for their staging of the Olympic Games, which concluded yesterday in Beijing after two weeks of competition across 28 sports.Read Full Article ...
 
Music-rich Glasgow wins place in UN cultural network of cities
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Thursday, 21 August 2008
Music-rich Glasgow wins place in UN cultural network of cities
Glasgow has been declared a City of Music by the United Nations culture agency, joining its neighbour Edinburgh on its Creative Cities Network, established to ...
 
Top UN official deplores murder of Filipino broadcaster
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Tuesday, 19 August 2008
Top UN official deplores murder of Filipino broadcaster
The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending freedom of expression and press freedom has condemned the murder of a radio broadcaster who was sho...
 
Tributes by UN officials mark passing of Palestinian poet
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Wednesday, 13 August 2008
Tributes by UN officials mark passing of Palestinian poet
Senior United Nations officials in the Middle East have joined their voices to those paying tribute to the late Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish, who was laid ...
 
Global postal industry looks towards future after UN meeting
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Tuesday, 12 August 2008
Global postal industry looks towards future after UN meeting
International postal services are keeping pace and moving forward with the onset of globalization and advances in technology, the head of the United Nations Un...
 
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