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UN mission in Iraq receives new one-year mandate


August 8th, 2008 - 5:07 am ICT by IANS
DPA New York, Aug 8 (DPA) The UN Security Council extended Thursday the mandate of its mission in Iraq another year so it can assist the Iraqi government in attaining democratic reform, national ... Read more...

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Iraq failed to adopt new electoral law: UN


August 8th, 2008 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
DPA New York, Aug 8 (DPA) The UN mission in Iraq said Thursday it was ready to help Iraq's parliament complete a set of electoral laws after it failed to reach an agreement ... Read more...

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UN appoints South African judge as human rights chief


July 25th, 2008 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
DPA New York, July 25 (DPA) South African judge Navanethem Pillay was named High Commissioner for Human Rights, the UN's top position that is tasked with promoting and protecting human rights worldwide. The ... Read more...

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Pak formally asks for UN probe in Benazir murder


June 7th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
United Nations, June 7 (ANI): Pakistan is learnt to have formally requested the United Nations to hold a high-level inquiry into the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto.Pakistan ambassador at ... Read more...

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UN chief promises full probe into child abuse


May 28th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by admin
DPA New York, May 28 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Tuesday reports of child abuse by UN peacekeepers and aid workers was a "significant and painful issue" that needs to be ... Read more...

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UN head meets Zimbabwe’s opposition leader


April 22nd, 2008 - 3:00 am ICT by admin
DPA New York, April 22 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon met Monday with Zimbabwe's opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai in Accra, Ghana, to discuss the impasse in Zimbabwe's March 29 presidential elections, a ... Read more...

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UN envoy to visit Myanmar for more talks


March 4th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by admin
DPA New York, March 4 (DPA) UN envoy for Myanmar Ibrahim Gambari will make his third visit to the southeast Asian nation this week for talks with groups he had not met with ... Read more...

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