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Top UN body to meet over Gaza
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
Top UN body to meet over Gaza
The most powerful United Nations body will meet next week to discuss a report accusing both Israeli forces and Palestinian militants of war crimes and possible crimes againstRead Full Article ...
 
Mugabe accused following ban on torture investigator
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
Mugabe accused following ban on torture investigator
Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe has been blamed for a ban on a United Nations' torture investigator from entering the country.Read Full Article ...
 
China calls for "rational, appropriate" UN budgetary growth
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
China calls for
A senior Chinese diplomat said here Thursday that the United Nations ought to "maintain a rational and appropriate" budgetary growth. In an address to the Fift...
 
Zimbabwe: 'Gatecrashing' UN Envoy Back in Vienna
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
Zimbabwe: 'Gatecrashing' UN Envoy Back in Vienna
United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture Mr Manfred Nowak yesterday returned to his base in Vienna, Austria, after trying to gatecrash into Zimbabwe agains...
 
UN Chief Says Boosting Security After Afghan Attack
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
UN Chief Says Boosting Security After Afghan Attack
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is calling on the Afghan government and the international community to do more to protect UN staff in Afghanistan ...
 
Increased UN security measures in Afghanistan
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
Increased UN security measures in Afghanistan
The United Nations plans to boost its security staff in Afghanistan in the wake of the deadly Taliban attack on a UN guesthouse in Kabul. Secretary General Ban...
 
NYT: Iran rejects UN-drafted nuclear deal
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
NYT: Iran rejects UN-drafted nuclear deal
Iran has rejected a United Nations proposal to ship most of the country's uranium abroad for enrichment in an attempt to resolve the international standoff ove...
 
Iran Rejects Deal to Ship Out Uranium
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
Iran Rejects Deal to Ship Out Uranium
Washington: Iran Rejects Deal to Ship Out Uranium, Iran told the nuclear watchdog of the United Nations on Thursday it would not accept a plan of their negotia...
 
Report: Iran rejects U.N. draft agreement
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
Report: Iran rejects U.N. draft agreement
Iran told the United Nations nuclear watchdog on Thursday that it would not accept a plan its negotiators agreed to last week to send its stockpile of uranium ...
 
Afghanistan: UN chief appeals for extra security for staff, premises
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
Afghanistan: UN chief appeals for extra security for staff, premises
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today he will ask Member States to expedite measures to strengthen security to respond to the "dramatically escalated" threa...
 
Report: Iran rejects U.N. draft agreement
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
Report: Iran rejects U.N. draft agreement
Iran told the United Nations nuclear watchdog on Thursday that it would not accept a plan its negotiators agreed to last week to send its stockpile of uranium ...
 
Minsk to host Tolerance and Refugee Protection conference 30 October
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
Minsk to host Tolerance and Refugee Protection conference 30 October
MINSK, 30 October (BelTA) – A round table conference, Refugee Protection and Issues of Tolerance in Multicultural Society, will be held in Minsk by the Unite...
 
Nigeria: Nation's UN Security Council Seat
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
Nigeria: Nation's UN Security Council Seat
THE recent election of Nigeria into the United Nations (UN) Security Council on a non permanent basis represents a diplomatic triumph which must be built upon ...
 
Lebanon warns UN: Israel planning to attack us
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
Lebanon warns UN: Israel planning to attack us
Lebanon's ambassador to the United Nations has warned that Israel is exhibiting signs of an imminent attack on his country, the Lebanese newspaper Al-Hayyat re...
 
Israel signaling plans to attack us
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
Israel signaling plans to attack us
Lebanon's ambassador to the United Nations has warned that Israel is exhibiting signs of an imminent attack on his country, the Lebanese newspaper Al-Hayyat re...
 
Mauritania: 15,000 Mauritanian refugees repatriated from Senegal
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
Mauritania: 15,000 Mauritanian refugees repatriated from Senegal
2009-10-30 Some 14,955 Mauritanian refugees, consisting of 3,888 families, have been repatriated from Senegal to Mauritania since the end of January 2008, unde...
 
Government expels UN torture expert
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
Government expels UN torture expert
2009-10-30 United Nations torture expert Manfred Nowak said on Thursday he would recommend that the U.N. Human Rights Council (UNHRC) take action against Zimba...
 
General Assembly to consider UN probe into Gaza conflict next week
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
General Assembly to consider UN probe into Gaza conflict next week
The General Assembly will meet on 4 November to consider the report of the United Nations fact-finding mission on the Gaza conflict, which found evidence that ...
 
UNICEF and Zambia say ‘just stop it' to gender-based violence
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
UNICEF and Zambia say ‘just stop it' to gender-based violence
A new campaign in Zambia backed by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) calls for an end to gender-based violence, the second biggest scourge in the nat...
 
UN chief pleads for extra Afghan security (AFP)
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
UN chief pleads for extra Afghan security (AFP)
AFP - United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon warned that the world body was vulnerable to more attacks in the week leading up to the Afghan elections and pleaded for...
 
Africa: More than a million recently displaced in Eastern and Central Africa
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
Africa: More than a million recently displaced in Eastern and Central Africa
2009-10-30 he total number of people forced from their homes in the past six months by persistent violent conflict in Central and Eastern Africa has topped 1 m...
 
Iran Rejects Deal to Ship Out Uranium, Officials Report
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
Iran Rejects Deal to Ship Out Uranium, Officials Report
Washington, October 30 (QNA) - Iran told the United Nations nuclear watchdog on Thursday that it would not accept a plan its negotiators agreed to last week to...
 
AU imposes sanctions on Guinea
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
AU imposes sanctions on Guinea
imposed by the European Union, reports say. EU member states are believed to have voted on the decision on Wednesday, although it still has to (AFP) Guinea's ...
 
Gaza fire sparks drama on stage
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
Gaza fire sparks drama on stage
JERUSALEM: There is nothing ordinary about this United Nations advocacy campaign. The lights dim before a packed audience and a slideshow begins: images of Gaz...
 
Zimbabwe expels torture inspector
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
Zimbabwe expels torture inspector
JOHANNESBURG: The United Nations torture investigator said he would recommend action against Zimbabwe after he was detained on arrival at Harare airport and de...
 
Zimbabwe accuses UN rights expert of provocation
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
Zimbabwe accuses UN rights expert of provocation
30 Oct 2009 13:02:08 GMT Source: Reuters * U.N. expert accused of provocation * Invitation still open By Cris Chinaka HARARE, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Zimbabwe on Fr...
 
Barak cancels visit to Spain amid controversy over UNIFIL command
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
Barak cancels visit to Spain amid controversy over UNIFIL command
Madrid/Tel Aviv/Rome - Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak has cancelled a visit to Spain in the coming week amid alleged disagreements over the command of the...
 
Lisbon more generous to poor countries than some powers
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
Lisbon more generous to poor countries than some powers
31/10/2009 The US think tank Centre for Global Development has ranked Portugal ahead of the United States, Japan and Switzerland for its policies of aid to dev...
 
UN health agency updates H1N1 flu vaccine recommendations
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
UN health agency updates H1N1 flu vaccine recommendations
Single doses of H1N1 flu vaccine for adults, adolescents starting at age 10, and pregnant women are among the latest recommendations issued today by the United...
 
After 37 years, last of Burundian refugees return home under UN-backed scheme
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
After 37 years, last of Burundian refugees return home under UN-backed scheme
Ending one of the world's longest-running refugee sagas, the United Nations announced that some 400 Burundians left Tanzania today returning to the Central Afr...
 
Zimbabwe accuses U.N. rights expert of provocation
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Thursday, 29 October 2009
Zimbabwe accuses U.N. rights expert of provocation
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe on Friday accused United Nations torture expert Manfred Nowak, who was expelled from the country, of trying to provoke a diplomatic...
 
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