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India, China 'missing' 85 million women: UN
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Monday, 08 March 2010
India, China 'missing' 85 million women: UN
The United Nations estimated Monday that India and China are "missing" about 85 million women who died from discriminatory health care and neglect or who were never born at allRead Full Article ...
 
Figures that reveal the cost of life for those with no hiding place
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Monday, 08 March 2010
Figures that reveal the cost of life for those with no hiding place
Asylum is protection given by a country to someone who is fleeing persecution in their own country. It is given under the 1951 United Nations Convention Relati...
 
Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights and
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Monday, 08 March 2010
Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights and
The High Commissioner acknowledges the tentative efforts of the Government to align its policy and practice with the international human rights obligations it ...
 
Japanese Donation to help Bangladesh's Poorest Prepare for Natural Disasters
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Monday, 08 March 2010
Japanese Donation to help Bangladesh's Poorest Prepare for Natural Disasters
DHAKA 7 March 2010– The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) thanked the Government of Japan on Sunday for a generous cash donation of US$7 million (48 ...
 
Angola: Techincians Updated On Local Governing
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Monday, 08 March 2010
Angola: Techincians Updated On Local Governing
At least 35 technicians from the 10 districts of Kwanza Norte province benefited from a 45-day training in local governing, promoted by the United Nations Deve...
 
Abusive Congolese colonel got aid
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Monday, 08 March 2010
Abusive Congolese colonel got aid
NGUNGU, CONGO -- The United Nations peacekeeping mission in eastern Congo provided food, fuel and logistical support to a Congolese colonel overseeing soldiers...
 
Nigeria: Stop These Killings Now - UN, U.S.
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Monday, 08 March 2010
Nigeria: Stop These Killings Now - UN, U.S.
United States (US) and the United Nations (UN), have warned that Nigeria should put a stop to the Jos crisis as the situation is becoming an international emba...
 
Burmese Rape Survivors Speak Out
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Monday, 08 March 2010
Burmese Rape Survivors Speak Out
UNITED NATIONS — "Seven Burmese military soldiers attacked me and three of my friends," said Chang Chang, from northern Kachin State in Burma. That was when he...
 
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Monday, 08 March 2010
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Let women have more say: Official Web posted at: 3/9/2010 6:49:56 Source ::: The Peninsula DOHA: A senior Qatari official in the United Nations, attending the ...
 
(Map) Somalia: Mogadishu Periphery (as Feb 2010)
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Monday, 08 March 2010
(Map) Somalia: Mogadishu Periphery (as Feb 2010)
Source(s): - United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) With the exception of public UN sources, reproduction or redistribution...
 
Kuwait launching environment awareness center in cooperation with UNESCO
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Monday, 08 March 2010
Kuwait launching environment awareness center in cooperation with UNESCO
(With photos) KUWAIT, March 9 (KUNA) -- The State of Kuwait's Environment Public Authority (EPA) said on Tuesday that a center for environment awareness is set...
 
UN rights chief 'appalled' by Nigeria slaughter
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Monday, 08 March 2010
UN rights chief 'appalled' by Nigeria slaughter
Geneva - Nigeria's restive central region should have been better protected to prevent massacres, the United Nations human rights chief said Tuesday, adding th...
 
South Africa: Tourism Minister has Nod for UN Climate Chief Job
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Monday, 08 March 2010
South Africa: Tourism Minister has Nod for UN Climate Chief Job
THE government nominated Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk yesterday to succeed United Nations (UN) climate chief Yvo de Boer, who announced his resigna...
 
France: Paris expresses concern about insecurity in Darfur
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Monday, 08 March 2010
France: Paris expresses concern about insecurity in Darfur
France on Monday expressed concern about attacks and increase of violence against peacekeepers of the United Nations and African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMI...
 
(Map) Kenya: Flood Affected Areas in Kenya (as of 8 Mar 2010)
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Monday, 08 March 2010
(Map) Kenya: Flood Affected Areas in Kenya (as of 8 Mar 2010)
Source(s): - United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Related Link: With the exception of public UN sources, reproduction or ...
 
RIGHTS: Fewer Jobs, Less Money, Same Old Story
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Monday, 08 March 2010
RIGHTS: Fewer Jobs, Less Money, Same Old Story
UNITED NATIONS, Mar 9 (IPS) - "What do I get from them? Nothing but bullsh*t," says Nupur Acharya, reflecting about how she is treated by her husband and two g...
 
UN health body issues first-ever guidelines on procuring safe malaria medicines
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Monday, 08 March 2010
UN health body issues first-ever guidelines on procuring safe malaria medicines
The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) today issued new guidelines for malaria treatment, marking the first time the agency has released guidance o...
 
UN holds memorial for staff killed in Haiti earthquake
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Monday, 08 March 2010
UN holds memorial for staff killed in Haiti earthquake
United Nations staff and family members of the 101 personnel who perished in the Haiti earthquake are gathering in New York today for a ceremony to honour the ...
 
UN rights chief calls for new approach to end cycle of violence in Nigeria
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Monday, 08 March 2010
UN rights chief calls for new approach to end cycle of violence in Nigeria
The United Nations human rights chief said today she was appalled by the latest "massacre" of hundreds of villagers in northern Nigeria, and called for authori...
 
Sorry, Rove, Bush Did Lie About Iraq
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Monday, 08 March 2010
Sorry, Rove, Bush Did Lie About Iraq
The problem with Rove’s account is that not only did Bush oversee the twisting of intelligence to justify invading Iraq in March 2003 but he subsequently lied ...
 
Mullen Wary of Israeli Attack on Iran
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Monday, 08 March 2010
Mullen Wary of Israeli Attack on Iran
It would be, pure and simple, a flagrant violation of a supreme law of the land, the Senate-ratified United Nations Charter, for the United States to join in a...
 
INTERVIEW - New climate partnership planned to protect forests
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Monday, 08 March 2010
INTERVIEW - New climate partnership planned to protect forests
OSLO (Reuters) - Governments will seek a new climate partnership in 2010 to protect tropical forests with funds going through the United Nations, the World Ban...
 
UN mourns 101 staffers killed in Haiti earthquake
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Monday, 08 March 2010
UN mourns 101 staffers killed in Haiti earthquake
New York - The United Nations mourned on Tuesday 101 of its own personnel who were killed by the devastating earthquake in Haiti in January. Today, we commemor...
 
UN expert calls for culturally sensitive reforms for indigenous people in Australia
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Monday, 08 March 2010
UN expert calls for culturally sensitive reforms for indigenous people in Australia
Despite recent advancements in tackling the human rights of indigenous people in Australia, an independent United Nations expert today called on the country's ...
 
UN and aid partners call for $60 million to help 110,000 Congolese refugees
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Monday, 08 March 2010
UN and aid partners call for $60 million to help 110,000 Congolese refugees
The United Nations and its partners today launched an appeal for just under $60 million to help more than 100,000 refugees from the northwest of the Democratic...
 
West African farmers receive boost from UN organic food exporting initiative
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Monday, 08 March 2010
West African farmers receive boost from UN organic food exporting initiative
Some 5,000 West African farmers are reaping the rewards from a United Nations scheme aimed at helping them export produce to the growing organic food market in...
 
Sudan Participates in UNHCR Meetings
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Monday, 08 March 2010
Sudan Participates in UNHCR Meetings
Khartoum, March. 9 (SUNA) - A Sudanese delegation, headed by the Commissioner for Refugees, Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Al-Agbash, participated in the meetings of the pe...
 
Kenya: Long Rains Seasonal Floods Situation Report #1
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Monday, 08 March 2010
Kenya: Long Rains Seasonal Floods Situation Report #1
The mission of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is to mobilize and coordinate effective and principled humanitaria...
 
UNESCO Director-General Visits Haiti
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Monday, 08 March 2010
UNESCO Director-General Visits Haiti
09 de marzo de 2010, 10:46 Port-au-Prince, Mar 9 (Prensa Latina) Bulgarian Irina Bokova, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNES...
 
Ban Ki-Moon to Arab Summit and Middle East Tour
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Monday, 08 March 2010
Ban Ki-Moon to Arab Summit and Middle East Tour
09 de marzo de 2010, 10:57 United Nations, Mar 9 (Prensa Latina) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon announced his participation in the Arab League Summit in the ...
 
Potential Tailing Dam Collapse: Kalush, Ivano-Frankivs'ka region, Ukraine
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Monday, 08 March 2010
Potential Tailing Dam Collapse: Kalush, Ivano-Frankivs'ka region, Ukraine
This map illustrates possible tailing ponds of interest near Kropyvnyk, Sivka-kaluska and Kalush. This is a peliminary analysis with charter data to provide a ...
 
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