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UN ministerial meeting on Iranian nuclear program
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Tuesday, 16 December 2008
UN ministerial meeting on Iranian nuclear program
December 15, 2008 10:36 EST NEW YORK (AFP) Ministers from the six nations involved in talks over Iran's nuclear program will meet Tuesday at the United Nations with representatives of several Arab countries, diplomatic sources said Monday.Read Full Article ...
 
EU naval escort & UN Somalia food aid
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Tuesday, 16 December 2008
EU naval escort & UN Somalia food aid
European Union naval escort boosts security for UN food aid en route to Somalia 15 December 2008 The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today expressed ...
 
FAO chief stresses importance of tapping water resources in Africa
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Tuesday, 16 December 2008
FAO chief stresses importance of tapping water resources in Africa
UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 15 (Xinhua) -- Harnessing Africa's largely untapped water resources is critical to feeding and providing for its people, a senior UN offic...
 
Silent reps: Show voters they matter
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Tuesday, 16 December 2008
Silent reps: Show voters they matter
Tun Dr Ismail Abdul Rahman was MalayaRead Full Article ...
 
US, UK Press UNC To Engage On Zimbabwe Crisis
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Tuesday, 16 December 2008
US, UK Press UNC To Engage On Zimbabwe Crisis
US, Britain Press UN Security Council To Engage On Zimbabwe Crisis By Ntungamili Nkomo & Thomas Chiripasi Washington 15 December 2008 The United States and Bri...
 
Quartet says U.S.-led Mideast talks "irreversible"
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Tuesday, 16 December 2008
Quartet says U.S.-led Mideast talks "irreversible"
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The Quartet of Middle East peace negotiators said on Monday there was no turning back from U.S.-led talks between the Israelis and P...
 
RF Dpty FM, UNU Rector discuss cooperation prospects
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Tuesday, 16 December 2008
RF Dpty FM, UNU Rector discuss cooperation prospects
MOSCOW, December 16 (Itar-Tass) - Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affaris, and Konrad Ostrerwalder, Rector of the United Nations Univer...
 
RF FM to attend two UNSC meetings, and meet Arab FMs
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Tuesday, 16 December 2008
RF FM to attend two UNSC meetings, and meet Arab FMs
UNITED NATIONS, December 16 (Itar-Tass) - Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov is to attend a UN Security Council (UNSC) meeting scheduled for Tue...
 
Staunch Israel critic at UN reports receiving death threats
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Monday, 15 December 2008
Staunch Israel critic at UN reports receiving death threats
A senior United Nations official who is regarded as a harsh critic of Israeli policy said Monday that he received death threats through the Internet, though no...
 
UN calls to end discrimination
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Monday, 15 December 2008
UN calls to end discrimination
KATHMANDU, Dec 16 - The United Nations office in Nepal has called for zero tolerance against all forms of violence against women. Issuing a press statement on ...
 
?Elders? spurn attempt to revive role for UN in Zimbabwe
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Monday, 15 December 2008
?Elders? spurn attempt to revive role for UN in Zimbabwe
The self-styled diplomatic Read Full Article ...
 
Senior UN officials urge greater protection for Afghan children
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Monday, 15 December 2008
Senior UN officials urge greater protection for Afghan children
Senior United Nations officials in Afghanistan have called for greater efforts to improve the situation of children in the strife-torn nation, after a new repo...
 
Six powers and Arabs to discuss Iran nuclear issue
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Monday, 15 December 2008
Six powers and Arabs to discuss Iran nuclear issue
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany will hold a rare meeting with Arab diplomats to discuss Iran's n...
 
UN hosts Bush effort on Mideast, Somalia, Zimbabwe (AP)
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Monday, 15 December 2008
UN hosts Bush effort on Mideast, Somalia, Zimbabwe (AP)
AP - Condoleezza Rice made her final visit to the United Nations as secretary of state Monday, launching a two-day effort to firm up her boss' imprint on the M...
 
Canadian diplomats working for UN missing in Niger (AP)
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Monday, 15 December 2008
Canadian diplomats working for UN missing in Niger (AP)
AP - Two Canadian diplomats working for the United Nations in Niger have been missing since Sunday night along with the driver of their abandoned vehicle, U.N....
 
POLITICS: Staunch Critic of Israel at U.N. Reports Death Threats
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Monday, 15 December 2008
POLITICS: Staunch Critic of Israel at U.N. Reports Death Threats
UNITED NATIONS, Dec 15 (IPS) - The outspoken president of the General Assembly, Father Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann, who recently described Israeli policies in th...
 
UN assembly president accuses Israel of
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Monday, 15 December 2008
UN assembly president accuses Israel of
The president of the United Nations General Assembly, who is involved in an acrimonious diplomatic spat with Israel, said on Monday he had received death threa...
 
Giles Foden: Act now, or Congo could be Rwanda all over again
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Monday, 15 December 2008
Giles Foden: Act now, or Congo could be Rwanda all over again
In 2001, I was in a bar in Kigoma, on the Tanzanian side of Lake Tanganyika. As I sipped my beer, I could hear the clipped tones of a South African speaking in...
 
Quartet calls for more Palestinian-Israeli peace efforts
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Monday, 15 December 2008
Quartet calls for more Palestinian-Israeli peace efforts
Special report: UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 15 (Xinhua) -- The diplomatic group on the Middle East peace process, or Quartet, on Monday called upon both Israel and Pa...
 
Six powers, Arabs to discuss Iran nuclear issue
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Monday, 15 December 2008
Six powers, Arabs to discuss Iran nuclear issue
16 Dec 2008 00:42:03 GMT Source: Reuters By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS, Dec 15 (Reuters) - The five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council and Ge...
 
Africa: Massive Hydro Scheme for Continent's Food, Energy Security Focus of UN Forum
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Monday, 15 December 2008
Africa: Massive Hydro Scheme for Continent's Food, Energy Security Focus of UN Forum
A senior United Nations official today told a meeting of African ministers that harnessing the continent's largely untapped water resources is critical in feed...
 
Brussels aims to set CO2 targets 10% higher
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Monday, 15 December 2008
Brussels aims to set CO2 targets 10% higher
Scarcely had European leaders concluded their climate change package on Friday by committing themselves to a 20 per cent cut in greenhouse gases by 2020 than t...
 
Congo-Kinshasa: UN Deploys Nearly All Its 17,500 Peacekeepers to Strife-Torn East
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Monday, 15 December 2008
Congo-Kinshasa: UN Deploys Nearly All Its 17,500 Peacekeepers to Strife-Torn East
More than 90 per cent of the nearly 17,500 United Nations peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are now deployed in the strife-torn east o...
 
EXTRA: UN: Israel's expulsion of human rights envoy 'dangerous'
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Monday, 15 December 2008
EXTRA: UN: Israel's expulsion of human rights envoy 'dangerous'
New York - Israel's decision to expel a US expert on human rights was a dangerous move that contravened mandates given to rights advocates working for the Unit...
 
Israel bars critical UN human rights official
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Monday, 15 December 2008
Israel bars critical UN human rights official
Israel on Monday turned away Richard Falk, the United Nations Human Rights Council special rapporteur for the Palestinian territories, saying he was "unwelcome...
 
Israel expels UN rights envoy who compared Israelis to Nazis
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Monday, 15 December 2008
Israel expels UN rights envoy who compared Israelis to Nazis
Professor Richard Falk, a United Nations envoy who once sparked controversy by comparing Israelis to Nazis, has been barred entry to Israel and was put on a pl...
 
Libya slams U.S. draft on Middle East crisis at UN
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Monday, 15 December 2008
Libya slams U.S. draft on Middle East crisis at UN
15 Dec 2008 18:13:23 GMT Source: Reuters By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Libya, the only Arab member of the U.N. Security Council, crit...
 
Memorial lecture recalls Giorgio Borg Olivier's speeches to the UN
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Monday, 15 December 2008
Memorial lecture recalls Giorgio Borg Olivier's speeches to the UN
A proposal made in 1967 by then Maltese Prime Minister Giorgio Borg Olivier to the United Nations General Assembly created such a buzz that, according to a Bri...
 
UN hails EU support to curb piracy on food aid
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Monday, 15 December 2008
UN hails EU support to curb piracy on food aid
, 15 December - The United Nations food agency has said the European Union move to escort and protect food aid against piracy is a long term solution to save l...
 
UN official critical of Israel gets death threats
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Monday, 15 December 2008
UN official critical of Israel gets death threats
15 Dec 2008 19:19:42 GMT Source: Reuters By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS, Dec 15 (Reuters) - The Nicaraguan head of the U.N. General Assembly, who has been...
 
UN Resolution on Moratorium on the Use of the Death Penalty: Call on Nigeria to Abstain
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Monday, 15 December 2008
UN Resolution on Moratorium on the Use of the Death Penalty: Call on Nigeria to Abstain
Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, the Nigerian Bar Association and Nigerian NGOs have called on Nigeria to abstain during the vote on a second resolut...
 
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