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Pakistan sees two suicide bombings in one day
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Sunday, 01 November 2009
Pakistan sees two suicide bombings in one day
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan ? A suicide bomb killed 35 people near Pakistan's military headquarters Monday while a second blast wounded several police, continuing a wave of terrorism that prompted the United Nations to suspend long-term...Read Full Article ...
 
Huge amounts of avoidable post-harvest losses worsens hunger for poor - UN
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Sunday, 01 November 2009
Huge amounts of avoidable post-harvest losses worsens hunger for poor - UN
The plight of the hungry in developing countries is needlessly aggravated by farmers losing up to half of their crops after gathering the harvest, the United N...
 
DR Congo: UN peacekeeping chief calls for probe into killings by armed forces
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Sunday, 01 November 2009
DR Congo: UN peacekeeping chief calls for probe into killings by armed forces
The head of United Nations peacekeeping has called for a joint investigation into the targeted killing this year of dozens of civilians in the far east of the ...
 
Police officers with UN force in Liberia stymie mass attempt at prison escape
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Sunday, 01 November 2009
Police officers with UN force in Liberia stymie mass attempt at prison escape
Police officers serving with the United Nations peacekeeping force in Liberia have helped foil an attempted mass jail break this weekend from a prison in the W...
 
Congo-Kinshasa: Surge in Army Atrocities - UN Peacekeeping Force Knowingly Supports Abusive Military
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Sunday, 01 November 2009
Congo-Kinshasa: Surge in Army Atrocities - UN Peacekeeping Force Knowingly Supports Abusive Military
Congolese armed forces in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have brutally killed hundreds of civilians and committed widespread rape in the past three month...
 
IAEA Chief Urges Iran To Respond Quickly To Enrichment Offer
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Sunday, 01 November 2009
IAEA Chief Urges Iran To Respond Quickly To Enrichment Offer
(INTRO) The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Mohammed el-Baradei has urged Iran (November 2) to respond quickly to an offer on nuclear fue...
 
U.N. cuts back aid for Congo army after killings
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Sunday, 01 November 2009
U.N. cuts back aid for Congo army after killings
KINSHASA (Reuters) - The United Nations said on Monday it would cut support for some units of Congo's armed forces amid allegations that the U.N.-backed soldie...
 
UN assembly draft urges action on Gaza "war crimes"
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Sunday, 01 November 2009
UN assembly draft urges action on Gaza
* Majority of U.N. member states expected to back draft * Western diplomats say current Arab draft is unacceptable By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS, Nov 2 (...
 
Pressure on Iran over nuclear deal
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Sunday, 01 November 2009
Pressure on Iran over nuclear deal
John Shovelan, Washington Last Updated: Tue, 3 Nov 2009 09:18:00 +1100 American Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned Iran it is at a "pivotal moment" to s...
 
UN slashes aid for Congo army after killings
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Sunday, 01 November 2009
UN slashes aid for Congo army after killings
The United Nations has cut support for some units of the Congo armed forces amid allegations that the soldiers killed, raped and mutilated hundreds of civilian...
 
Iran risks overplaying hand
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Sunday, 01 November 2009
Iran risks overplaying hand
“Yes in general but no on every detail” is how Iran responded to a United Nations-backed deal on its nuclear programme that world powers were hoping would ...
 
Sudan: Joint African-UN Force Takes Part in Ceremony Aimed at Reducing Ethnic Tensions
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Sunday, 01 November 2009
Sudan: Joint African-UN Force Takes Part in Ceremony Aimed at Reducing Ethnic Tensions
The joint African Union-United Nations peacekeeping mission in Darfur has participated in a reconciliation ceremony in the north of the region that is aimed at...
 
ElBaradei Sees ‘Fleeting’ Chance to Ease Iran Dispute
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Sunday, 01 November 2009
ElBaradei Sees ‘Fleeting’ Chance to Ease Iran Dispute
Negotiations over the future of Iran's nuclear program represent a chance to resolve the dispute, Mohamed ElBaradei, the head of the United Nations nuclear wat...
 
HEALTH: Vaccines, Antibiotics Could Slash Pneumonia Deaths
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Sunday, 01 November 2009
HEALTH: Vaccines, Antibiotics Could Slash Pneumonia Deaths
UNITED NATIONS, Nov 2 (IPS) - Seven-month-old Marta lived in the central highlands of Guatemala when she came down with a high fever and rapid, shallow breathi...
 
Pakistan sees two suicide bombings in one day
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Sunday, 01 November 2009
Pakistan sees two suicide bombings in one day
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan ? A suicide bomb killed 35 people near Pakistan's military headquarters Monday while a second blast wounded several police, continuing a w...
 
UN pulls out foreign staff from FATA, NWFP
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Sunday, 01 November 2009
UN pulls out foreign staff from FATA, NWFP
ISLAMABAD: The United Nations on Monday announced immediate withdrawal of its staff from the NWFP and FATA due to the deteriorating security situation there. T...
 
Liberia: Police Officers With UN Force in Country Stymie Mass Attempt at Prison Escape
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Sunday, 01 November 2009
Liberia: Police Officers With UN Force in Country Stymie Mass Attempt at Prison Escape
Police officers serving with the United Nations peacekeeping force in Liberia have helped foil an attempted mass jail break this weekend from a prison in the W...
 
Telegraph: Karadzic 'regretted that Muslims got away'
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Sunday, 01 November 2009
Telegraph: Karadzic 'regretted that Muslims got away'
Radovan Karadzic's one regret was that some Bosnian Muslims "got away" and were not killed in the Srebrenica massacre, Europe's first genocide since the Second...
 
General Assembly: Support Goldstone Recommendations on Gaza
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Sunday, 01 November 2009
General Assembly: Support Goldstone Recommendations on Gaza
(Washington D.C.) - A global coalition of civil society organizations from every corner of the world, ranging from Human Rights Now in Japan to the South African Council of Churches, have urged members of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to support the recommendations of the Goldstone....Read Full Article ...
 
IAEA Wants Quick Iranian Response To Enrichment Offer
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Sunday, 01 November 2009
IAEA Wants Quick Iranian Response To Enrichment Offer
(INTRO) The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Mohammed el-Baradei has urged Iran (November 2) to respond quickly to an offer on nuclear fuel enrichment proposed by the United States, Russia, and France. El-Baradei told the United Nations' General Assembly that the UN-drafted plan....Read Full Article ...
 
23:44 on 02 November, 2009 UTC
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Sunday, 01 November 2009
23:44 on 02 November, 2009 UTC
3,000 people in Samoa still need water delivered Posted at 23:44 on 02 November, 2009 UTC The United Nations Children’s Fund says almost 3,000 people in Samo...
 
Govt set for cessation clause roadmap
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Sunday, 01 November 2009
Govt set for cessation clause roadmap
The government is set to join the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) to establish a roadmap that will see year 2010 end with the cessation cla...
 
UN Bankrolls Cassava Projects with $2m
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Saturday, 31 October 2009
UN Bankrolls Cassava Projects with $2m
The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC), an autonomous inter-governmental and financial institution established within the framework of the United Nations (UN), ...
 
UN bodies in Sudan start largest-ever delivery of voter registration materials
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Saturday, 31 October 2009
UN bodies in Sudan start largest-ever delivery of voter registration materials
October 31, 2009 (KHARTOUM) – The United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) are starting Sudan’s largest-ever deliver...
 
S'pore among economies blamed for financial secrecy
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Saturday, 31 October 2009
S'pore among economies blamed for financial secrecy
LONDON, ENGLAND - Leading economic centres, including the United States, Britain and Singapore, are among the countries most to blame for promoting internation...
 
Bush backs India for Security Council seat
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Saturday, 31 October 2009
Bush backs India for Security Council seat
Former US President George W Bush on Saturday said that India must be considered for the United Nations Security Council and added that...Read Full Article ...
 
Haiti: UN calls for speedy new government after premier's ouster
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Saturday, 31 October 2009
Haiti: UN calls for speedy new government after premier's ouster
The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Haiti today appealed to all sides to cooperate in ensuring stability and speedily install a new government team afte...
 
Karzai shocked
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Saturday, 31 October 2009
Karzai shocked
KABUL (NNI): Afghan President Hamid Karzai has condemned in his strongest words the terrorist attack on a guesthouse used by United Nations staff in Shar-i-Naw...
 
UNAMID seeks to defuse tribal tensions in Darfur
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Saturday, 31 October 2009
UNAMID seeks to defuse tribal tensions in Darfur
October 31, 2009 (KHARTOUM) – The African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) facilitated a meeting this week between representatives from the Su...
 
UN chief hails U.S. lifting of ban on HIV travel
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Saturday, 31 October 2009
UN chief hails U.S. lifting of ban on HIV travel
United Nations. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday congratulated U.S. President Barack Obama for announcing that travel restrictions for people livin...
 
OIC attends a preparatory gathering for the next meeting of the International Contact Group on Somal
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Saturday, 31 October 2009
OIC attends a preparatory gathering for the next meeting of the International Contact Group on Somal
Upon the invitation of the United Nations Political Office for Somalia (UNPOS), Ambassador Mahdy Fathallah, the OIC Director General for Political Affairs part...
 
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