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Israeli siege forces UN to halt food aid in Gaza Strip
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
Israeli siege forces UN to halt food aid in Gaza Strip
The United Nations announced it was suspending food distribution to half of Gaza's 1.5 million people on Thursday after Israel refused to allow emergency supplies into the Palestinian territory. Israel had said it would allow 30 trucks to deliver supplies Thursday after it completely sealed off the Gaza Strip again on November 5.Read Full Article ...
 
Italian peacekeepers hand over special classrooms, football facility
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
Italian peacekeepers hand over special classrooms, football facility
The Italian contingent operating as part of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) inaugurated developmental projects in two villages in the Tyre...
 
UN Food Program for Gaza Strip in Jeopardy
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
UN Food Program for Gaza Strip in Jeopardy
GAZA CITY Read Full Article ...
 
Citing civilian deaths, UN urges end to
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
Citing civilian deaths, UN urges end to
The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has unequivocally condemned three recent attacks that have resulted in numerous civilian deaths an...
 
General Assembly continues high-level
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
General Assembly continues high-level
Heads of State, ambassadors and senior officials from nearly 60 countries are addressing the General Assembly today on the second and final day of the high-lev...
 
Urgent action needed before global crisis worsens, Ban warns ahead of G-20 summit
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
Urgent action needed before global crisis worsens, Ban warns ahead of G-20 summit
Immediate action is needed to prevent the current financial crisis from becoming a "human tragedy," resulting in political and security challenges that would o...
 
Man-made
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
Man-made
A three-kilometre-thick "brown cloud" of man-made pollution, which stretches from the Arabian Peninsula to China to the western Pacific Ocean, is making Asian ...
 
New UN initiative aims to boost energy efficiency in world's hotels
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
New UN initiative aims to boost energy efficiency in world's hotels
The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has launched a new project to increase energy efficiency in the majority of the world's 5.9 million hotel...
 
3km thick cloud of pollution hangs over Asia
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
3km thick cloud of pollution hangs over Asia
A threekilometre thick cloud of brown soot and other pollutants hanging over Asia is darkening cities killing thousands and damaging crops the United Nations s...
 
UN agency runs out of food supplies for Gaza
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
UN agency runs out of food supplies for Gaza
A United Nations aid agency said on Thursday it had run out of food supplies for 750,000 Palestinians in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip after Israel blocked deliveri...
 
DEVELOPMENT: A Global Health Model, Village by Village
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
DEVELOPMENT: A Global Health Model, Village by Village
SEATTLE, Washington, Nov 13 (IPS) - Working for sustainable development in Kenya, which ranks 148th out of 177 countries on the United Nations development inde...
 
UN alarmed at congestion in refugee camps
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
UN alarmed at congestion in refugee camps
The United Nations has expressed concern at increasing overcrowding in three refugee camps in Kenya following an influx of asylum seekers from Somalia.Read Ful...
 
Dominican deputies hold seminar in beach resort
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
Dominican deputies hold seminar in beach resort
SANTO DOMINGO.- Dominican RepublicRead Full Article ...
 
Gordon Brown backs more troops for Congo
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
Gordon Brown backs more troops for Congo
Britain has threwn its weight behind calls to send up to 3000 more United Nations peacekeeping troops to the strifehit eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.Rea...
 
UN suspends food distribution in Gaza
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
UN suspends food distribution in Gaza
GAZA CITY: The United Nations announced it was suspending food distribution to half of Gaza's 1.5 million people on Thursday after Israel failed to allow emerg...
 
Bush Speaks About 'Common Values' at Interfaith U.N. Conference
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
Bush Speaks About 'Common Values' at Interfaith U.N. Conference
NEW YORK, Nov. 13 -- Employing unusually vivid religious imagery for the secular United Nations, President Bush on Thursday praised the "transformative and upl...
 
Cameroon
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
Cameroon
The First Lady of Cameroon, Chantal Biya, will become a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) f...
 
Kenya: Protect Somali refugees says human rights watchdog
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
Kenya: Protect Somali refugees says human rights watchdog
Government and Donors Should Urgently Address Refugee Crisis (Nairobi, November 13, 2008) Read Full Article ...
 
UN reports second day of relative calm in strife-torn eastern DR Congo
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
UN reports second day of relative calm in strife-torn eastern DR Congo
The strife-torn eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has remained relatively calm over the past two days apart from two skirmishes betw...
 
Cameroon: First Lady to Become Goodwill Ambassador for Unesco
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
Cameroon: First Lady to Become Goodwill Ambassador for Unesco
The First Lady of Cameroon, Chantal Biya, will become a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) f...
 
Citing civilian death toll, UN calls for end to senseless
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
Citing civilian death toll, UN calls for end to senseless
The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has unequivocally condemned three recent attacks that have resulted in numerous civilian deaths an...
 
Sudan: Egyptian Troops Arrive to Boost Strength of Joint UN-African Union Force
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
Sudan: Egyptian Troops Arrive to Boost Strength of Joint UN-African Union Force
More than 160 Egyptian personnel arrived in Darfur today as part of a large battalion that will boost the strength of the joint United Nations-African Union fo...
 
Taliban Make Death Row Plea to U.N.
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
Taliban Make Death Row Plea to U.N.
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan's Taliban, notorious for summary public executions, urged the United Nations on Thursday to press the Afghan government to stop e...
 
Gaza in crisis: Israel turns away UN food convoy at border; blackouts as power plant shuts down
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
Gaza in crisis: Israel turns away UN food convoy at border; blackouts as power plant shuts down
Gaza Read Full Article ...
 
Poor Dominican Republic farmers to win greater access to markets under UN project
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
Poor Dominican Republic farmers to win greater access to markets under UN project
Some 19,000 rural households in the poorest areas of the Dominican Republic are set to benefit from a $31 million United Nations project to directly link farme...
 
Bush calls for faith-based foreign policy to help democracy
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
Bush calls for faith-based foreign policy to help democracy
New York - US President George W Bush urged governments at the United Nations on Thursday to include religion in their work and help spread democracy around th...
 
Bush promotes religious freedom at UN gathering
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
Bush promotes religious freedom at UN gathering
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush on Thursday called religious freedom the foundation of a healthy society and defended the U.S. record ...
 
Somalia: UN Envoy Hails European Union's Anti-Piracy Force Off Coast
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
Somalia: UN Envoy Hails European Union's Anti-Piracy Force Off Coast
The top United Nations envoy to Somalia has welcomed the decision by the European Union (EU) to dispatch ships to combat piracy off the Horn of Africa nation's...
 
UN chief calls for new investment, multilateralism in overcoming financial crisis
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
UN chief calls for new investment, multilateralism in overcoming financial crisis
UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 13 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on the upcoming G20 conference on world economy to demonstrate ...
 
Cypriot leaders make further progress in reunification process - UN
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
Cypriot leaders make further progress in reunification process - UN
Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders made good progress today in talks on the judiciary as part of broader United Nations-sponsored negotiations aimed at ...
 
Top UN officials tell world leaders it is time for action in fight against global woes
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Thursday, 13 November 2008
Top UN officials tell world leaders it is time for action in fight against global woes
The General Assembly President today told global leaders the world is facing its most difficult period since the founding of the United Nations and urged them ...
 
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