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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
UAE -Liberia / Diplomatic relations
New York, May 07 (QNA) - The UAE and Liberia signed last night at the headquarters of the Permanent Mission of the UAE to the United Nations in New York a joint communique to establish formal diplomatic relations between the two countries. On UAE side, the communique was signed by the Permanent....Read Full Article ...
 
Rwanda: First Lady Hails Women's Role in Nation Building
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
Rwanda: First Lady Hails Women's Role in Nation Building
First Lady, Jeanette Kagame Tuesday hailed the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) for the major role they have played towards promoting gender ...
 
Sierra Leone: Diplomatch - Football for Sierra Leone
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
Sierra Leone: Diplomatch - Football for Sierra Leone
As the players, friends and colleagues from the United Nations, took to the artificial turf football pitch at Manhattan's Pier 40 in New York City; fans cheere...
 
UN expert: Food crisis needs more than increased production
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
UN expert: Food crisis needs more than increased production
Geneva - A United Nations expert said Thursday that increasing food production would not necessarily decrease the vulnerability of those who were food-insecure...
 
Stop use of death penalty: UN to Iraq
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
Stop use of death penalty: UN to Iraq
In the wake of executions of a dozen convicted criminals in Iraq, the United Nations urged the Government to stop the use of death penalty, at least until fair...
 
UN humanitarian chief hails Sudan aid move
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
UN humanitarian chief hails Sudan aid move
First Published 2009-05-07 Sudan accused the NGOs of spying and working for the ICC UN humanitarian chief hails Sudan aid move Holmes welcomes Sudan’s move t...
 
Palestinian lawmaker calls for imposing UN sanctions on Israel
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
Palestinian lawmaker calls for imposing UN sanctions on Israel
A Palestinian independent lawmaker on Thursday called on the United Nations to impose sanctions on Israel for "the war crimes its army committed in the Gaza St...
 
U.N. Humanitarian Chief Tours Gaza
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
U.N. Humanitarian Chief Tours Gaza
The United Nations will quickly raise money for emergency repairs in the Gaza Strip, the world body's humanitarian chief promised Thursday after witnessing wha...
 
UAE - Liberia establish Diplomatic relations
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
UAE - Liberia establish Diplomatic relations
New York, May 07 (QNA) - The UAE and Liberia signed last night at the headquarters of the Permanent Mission of the UAE to the United Nations in New York a join...
 
Lack of transparency in Italy's return of boat people to Libya regrettable - UN
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
Lack of transparency in Italy's return of boat people to Libya regrettable - UN
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) today voiced concern after Italy sent some 230 people it rescued yesterday off the waters of Malta ba...
 
UN recommends increased trade within Asia-Pacific to aid economic revival
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
UN recommends increased trade within Asia-Pacific to aid economic revival
Taking measures to boost trade among Asia-Pacific nations will be critical for governments in the region to help their economies recover from the turmoil spark...
 
EU to Accept Up to 10,000 Iraqi Refugees
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
EU to Accept Up to 10,000 Iraqi Refugees
European Union countries responding to appeals from the United Nations are ready to take up to 10,000 more Iraqi refugees and will send a mission to the Middle...
 
Kenya: Commonwealth Assists Govt to Claim 120,000 Km Sq of Additional Seabed
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
Kenya: Commonwealth Assists Govt to Claim 120,000 Km Sq of Additional Seabed
Kenya has lodged a submission with the United Nations to secure access to additional areas of seabed under the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the...
 
Sri Lankan Troops Enter Rebel-Held Village
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
Sri Lankan Troops Enter Rebel-Held Village
Authorities say many Tamils - estimated at between 50,000 and 100,000 by the United Nations - are being held as human shieldsRead Full Article ...
 
Boosting food production alone will not solve hunger crisis - UN expert
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
Boosting food production alone will not solve hunger crisis - UN expert
An independent United Nations expert warned today that ramping up food production on its own would not alleviate the suffering of the hundreds of millions goin...
 
UN expands presence in southern Afghanistan with new office in Uruzgan
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
UN expands presence in southern Afghanistan with new office in Uruzgan
The United Nations today opened its 19th office in Afghanistan, in Tirin Kot, the capital of the southern province of Uruzgan, as part of its continued expansi...
 
Country faces scrutiny on OFW rights
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
Country faces scrutiny on OFW rights
By Luz Rimban, Vera Files The United Nations’ Office of the High Commission on Human Rights will subject the Philippine government to “a higher level of sc...
 
CEOs Against Corruption
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
CEOs Against Corruption
7 May 2009 - Chief executives from some of the world's leading companies today took an unprecedented step by calling on Governments to implement the United Nat...
 
Hezbollah engages in clandestine activities beyond Lebanon, UN says
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
Hezbollah engages in clandestine activities beyond Lebanon, UN says
New York - Hezbollah militants had planned to carry out hostile operations in Egypt while maintaining a significant force and weapon arsenals at their strongho...
 
Influenza A(H1N1) infections top 2,000 with 44 deaths, reports UN agency
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
Influenza A(H1N1) infections top 2,000 with 44 deaths, reports UN agency
The number of people infected with the influenza A(H1N1) virus has topped 2,000, the United Nations health agency confirmed today, stressing that although symp...
 
Leaders in climate disaster response honoured with UN-backed ‘green' awards
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
Leaders in climate disaster response honoured with UN-backed ‘green' awards
Among the five winners of the first-ever Green Star Awards - honoured for work in response to environmental emergencies - are a Brazilian scientific support ce...
 
Ban encourages peaceful final settlement of dispute over Sudanese town
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
Ban encourages peaceful final settlement of dispute over Sudanese town
As legal arguments in the case over Abyei, an oil-rich town straddling northern and southern Sudan, ended today at a United Nations-backed tribunal in The Hagu...
 
Armed groups, weapons still threatening Lebanon's stability, reports UN envoy
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
Armed groups, weapons still threatening Lebanon's stability, reports UN envoy
While noting further strides towards strengthening Lebanon's sovereignty, a top United Nations official today highlighted the continuing threat posed by the pr...
 
Chief executive officers against corruption
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
Chief executive officers against corruption
7 May 2009 - Chief executive officers (CEOs) from some of the world's leading companies today took an unprecedented step by calling on Governments to implement...
 
UN chief Ban slams Hezbollah for activities in Egypt
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
UN chief Ban slams Hezbollah for activities in Egypt
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is alarmed at the public admission by Lebanese militant Hezbollah group that it provided support from Egypt to Gaz...
 
UN Hails Sudan Aid Initiative
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
UN Hails Sudan Aid Initiative
KHARTOUM – The United Nations welcomed on Thursday, May 7, a decision by Sudan to invite new foreign aid agencies to operate in Darfur and allow those on the...
 
POLITICS: Security Council Silent on Burma’s Child Victims
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
POLITICS: Security Council Silent on Burma’s Child Victims
UNITED NATIONS, May 7 (IPS) - The U.N. Security Council, which has remained virtually paralysed on Palestine because of strong Western support for Israel, is c...
 
NAFTA ready for WTO challenges over pork - Canada
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
NAFTA ready for WTO challenges over pork - Canada
07 May 2009 18:08:40 GMT Source: Reuters OTTAWA, May 7 (Reuters) - The United States, Canada and Mexico are prepared to launch complaints at the World Trade Or...
 
UN condemns Italy for turning away boatloads of African migrants at sea
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
UN condemns Italy for turning away boatloads of African migrants at sea
Italy turned away boatloads of African migrants at sea and sent them directly back to Libya today, a shift in immigration policy swiftly condemned by the Unite...
 
Cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe continues to decline - UN
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
Cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe continues to decline - UN
The cholera outbreak that took hold of Zimbabwe from last August sustained its downward trend last month while aid agencies continued their efforts to combat t...
 
Insecurity leads to suspension of UN food distribution in eastern Chad
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009
Insecurity leads to suspension of UN food distribution in eastern Chad
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) says it has temporarily suspended food distribution for some 22,000 Sudanese refugees in eastern Chad owing to a ...
 
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