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Darfur: UN-African Union official meets with displaced returning home
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Monday, 08 June 2009
Darfur: UN-African Union official meets with displaced returning home
A senior official with the African Union-United Nations peacekeeping operation in Darfur, in western Sudan, met today with representatives of villagers returning to the war-torn region.Read Full Article ...
 
Security Council condemns recent spate of political killings in Guinea-Bissau
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Monday, 08 June 2009
Security Council condemns recent spate of political killings in Guinea-Bissau
The Security Council today spoke out against the recent killings of top political figures in Guinea-Bissau, serving as a "tragic setback" to the West African n...
 
Burundi: Security Council hears of progress in peace process, upcoming elections
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Monday, 08 June 2009
Burundi: Security Council hears of progress in peace process, upcoming elections
Significant strides have been taken in Burundi in implementing its ceasefire accord and laying the foundations for next year's presidential election, the Unite...
 
Ban confers on peaceful polls with Lebanese leaders
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Monday, 08 June 2009
Ban confers on peaceful polls with Lebanese leaders
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has been discussing this weekend's peaceful parliamentary elections with Lebanese political leaders, expressing his hope that a n...
 
INTERVIEW-Pakistan conflict could displace 500,000 more-UN
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Monday, 08 June 2009
INTERVIEW-Pakistan conflict could displace 500,000 more-UN
09 Jun 2009 19:16:44 GMT Source: Reuters * United Nations braces for more refugees * Expanded army offensive expected By Megan Rowling LONDON, June 9 (Reuters)...
 
Sierra Leone: Govt Can Set Example for Other Countries, Says UN Envoy
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Monday, 08 June 2009
Sierra Leone: Govt Can Set Example for Other Countries, Says UN Envoy
The United Nations envoy to Sierra Leone said today peaceful resolution of recent violence in the West African nation could set an example for other countries....
 
UN Under Secretary General lauds Ghana
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Monday, 08 June 2009
UN Under Secretary General lauds Ghana
Accra, June 9, GNA - Mr Lyn Pascoe, United Nations Under Secretary General for Political Affairs, on Tuesday lauded Ghana's democratic development. During a co...
 
Yemen, UN discuss developmental support, poverty alleviation
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Monday, 08 June 2009
Yemen, UN discuss developmental support, poverty alleviation
NEW YORK, June 09 (Saba) - Yemen permanent representative to the United Nations Abdullah al-Saydi held talks on Tuesday with the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-mo...
 
Sack Alston, Africa urges UN
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Monday, 08 June 2009
Sack Alston, Africa urges UN
African countries have petitioned the United Nations to fire Prof Philip Alston from his position as a special rapporteur.Read Full Article ...
 
UN chief to visit St. Louis in latest leg of US outreach tour
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Monday, 08 June 2009
UN chief to visit St. Louis in latest leg of US outreach tour
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will head west to St. Louis, Missouri, on Thursday as part of his efforts to reach out to the United States public, it was announ...
 
UN agrees to advise Russia on ‘greening' 2014 Sochi Olympics
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Monday, 08 June 2009
UN agrees to advise Russia on ‘greening' 2014 Sochi Olympics
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has signed an agreement with the organizers of the 2014 Sochi Olympics in Russia to make the Games environmenta...
 
Secretary-General concerned over Niger's rising political tensions
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Monday, 08 June 2009
Secretary-General concerned over Niger's rising political tensions
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today voiced concern over heightened political tensions in Niger following the decision by the African nation's leader to dissolv...
 
UN-supported Afghan elections hotline proving very popular
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Monday, 08 June 2009
UN-supported Afghan elections hotline proving very popular
One of the hottest telephone numbers in Afghanistan right now is a toll-free election information hotline set up with help from the United Nations, according t...
 
UN Security Council condemns killing of two politicians in Guinea Bissau
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Monday, 08 June 2009
UN Security Council condemns killing of two politicians in Guinea Bissau
UNITED NATIONS, June 9 (Xinhua) -- The UN Security Council strongly condemned on Tuesday the killing of two prominent politicians in Guinea Bissau, including a...
 
UN chief to travel to U.S. city in Missouri
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Monday, 08 June 2009
UN chief to travel to U.S. city in Missouri
UNITED NATIONS, June 9 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon on Thursday is set to travel to St. Louis, the U.S. state of Missouri, for a one-day visit,...
 
UN chief hopes for quick formation of new Lebanese government
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Monday, 08 June 2009
UN chief hopes for quick formation of new Lebanese government
UNITED NATIONS, June 9 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday expressed his hope for the quick formation of a new Lebanese government followin...
 
UN chief concerned about political tension in Niger
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Monday, 08 June 2009
UN chief concerned about political tension in Niger
UNITED NATIONS, June 9 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday expressed concerned over "heightened political tension" in Niger following Presi...
 
Diplomats: Negotiations of UN resolution on DPRK still underway
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Monday, 08 June 2009
Diplomats: Negotiations of UN resolution on DPRK still underway
UNITED NATIONS, June 9 (Xinhua) -- The five permanent members of the UN Security Council as well as Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) are still engaging in...
 
UN calls for a new approach to Somalia
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Monday, 08 June 2009
UN calls for a new approach to Somalia
; thousands flee ongoing violence 9 June 2009 A new approach is well overdue for Somalia, the top United Nations envoy to the Horn of Africa nation said today,...
 
UN opens new camps to house IDPs
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Monday, 08 June 2009
UN opens new camps to house IDPs
UNITED NATIONS: The UN has opened three new camps to house a continuing flow of families fleeing the fighting in northwest Pakistan, but a lack of funding is h...
 
Operation in Waziristan could displace 0.5m more: UN
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Monday, 08 June 2009
Operation in Waziristan could displace 0.5m more: UN
LONDON: The United Nations is preparing for some half a million people to flee Waziristan Agency if the government initiates an operation against the Taliban i...
 
UNHCR starts IDPs registration in Mansehra
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Monday, 08 June 2009
UNHCR starts IDPs registration in Mansehra
MANSEHRA: In order to issue them entitlement cards, The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has started to scrutinize the registrationRead Full...
 
Burundi: Security Council Hears of Progress in Peace Process, Upcoming Elections
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Monday, 08 June 2009
Burundi: Security Council Hears of Progress in Peace Process, Upcoming Elections
Significant strides have been taken in Burundi in implementing its ceasefire accord and laying the foundations for next year's presidential election, the Unite...
 
One UN staff killed in bomb attack in Pakistan
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Monday, 08 June 2009
One UN staff killed in bomb attack in Pakistan
UNITED NATIONS, June 9 (Xinhua) -- One United Nations staff member was killed after suicide attackers launched an assault Tuesday on a luxury hotel often used ...
 
UN chief condemns terrorist attack in Pakistan
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Monday, 08 June 2009
UN chief condemns terrorist attack in Pakistan
UNITED NATIONS, June 9 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon strongly condemned on Tuesday the terrorist attack on a luxury hotel in Pakistan, in which ...
 
UN Says Iraq Still Too Fragile to Handle Returning Refugees
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Sunday, 07 June 2009
UN Says Iraq Still Too Fragile to Handle Returning Refugees
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees says Iraq is still too fragile to absorb the more than 1.5 million Iraqis living outside the country. The UNH...
 
~100,000 Somalis displaced in capital in past month
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Sunday, 07 June 2009
~100,000 Somalis displaced in capital in past month
Nearly 100,000 Somalis displaced in capital in past month, UN reports 5 June 2009 Since fighting broke out last month between Government forces and armed oppos...
 
North Korea talks tough as Clinton raises stakes
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Sunday, 07 June 2009
North Korea talks tough as Clinton raises stakes
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea threatened on Monday to retaliate with "extreme" measures if the United Nations punished it for last month's nuclear test, with W...
 
N. Korea talks tough as Clinton raises stakes
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Sunday, 07 June 2009
N. Korea talks tough as Clinton raises stakes
SEOUL – North Korea threatened on Monday to retaliate with "extreme" measures if the United Nations punished it for last month's nuclear test, with Washingto...
 
KUWAIT CITY, June 7: Kuwaiti parliamentarians on Sunday reiterated calls for Iraq to pay its debts a
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Sunday, 07 June 2009
KUWAIT CITY, June 7: Kuwaiti parliamentarians on Sunday reiterated calls for Iraq to pay its debts a
Kuwaiti and Iraqi lawmakers exchanged heated statements after the Iraqis demanded Kuwait to pay compensation for contributing to the US-led war in Iraq in 2003...
 
Olduvai Gorge faces serious new threat
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Sunday, 07 June 2009
Olduvai Gorge faces serious new threat
By Zephania Ubwani, Ngorongoro After the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA), Unesco is now concerned with the state of the world-famous Olduvai Gorge prehistor...
 
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