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Former commander of Bosnian Muslim forces acquitted by UN tribunal
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Thursday, 03 July 2008
Former commander of Bosnian Muslim forces acquitted by UN tribunal
The United Nations war crimes tribunal set up to deal with war crimes committed during the Balkan conflicts of the 1990s has overturned the conviction of a former commander of Bosnian Muslim forces who was found guilty two years ago of failing to prevent the murder and torture of Serb captives in Srebrenica.Read Full Article ...
 
International damage claims expert to serve on Vienna-based UN body
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Friday, 27 June 2008
International damage claims expert to serve on Vienna-based UN body
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has decided to appoint Ronald J. Bettauer of the United States to the three-member Board of the United Nations Register of Damage...
 
UN tribunal grants provisional release to two former senior Serbian officials
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Friday, 27 June 2008
UN tribunal grants provisional release to two former senior Serbian officials
The United Nations war crimes tribunal set up in the wake of the Balkan conflicts of the 1990s has ordered the temporary provisional release of two former high...
 
Ban marks International Day by stressing shared responsibility for drug control
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Thursday, 26 June 2008
Ban marks International Day by stressing shared responsibility for drug control
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the shared role of all members of society in preventing and reducing the damage caused by drugs, which he said des...
 
UN warns that global progress on illegal drugs is under threat
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Thursday, 26 June 2008
UN warns that global progress on illegal drugs is under threat
A surge in opium and coca cultivation and the risk of higher drug use in developing countries threaten to undermine recent progress in drug control, according ...
 
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