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Six killed after plane carrying UN staff members crashes in Bolivia


May 8th, 2011 - 5:10 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Six people were killed on Thursday when a Bolivian Air Force plane carrying United Nations staff members crashed northeast of the capital of La Paz, the UN ... Read more...

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UN driver killed in Kabul, police clash with protesters


June 29th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 29 (DPA) A United Nations driver was shot dead Tuesday in Kabul while 20 people were injured when police clashed with a stone-throwing mob in another part of the city, ... Read more...

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Abducted UN workers released in Afghanistan


May 17th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 17 (IANS) Five United Nations staff kidnapped by militants in Afghanistan a month ago were released in a military operation Monday, an official said. "Following an operation against militants in ... Read more...

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Ban to visit quake-hit Haiti Sunday


January 16th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 16 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon plans to visit Haiti Sunday to show his solidarity with the earthquake-ravaged Haitian people and United Nations staff. The UN office announced Friday ... Read more...

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Relief teams helping Haiti’s traumatised quake victims (Lead)


January 14th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince/Sao Paulo, Jan 14 (DPA) A mammoth relief operation slowly picked up Thursday in a race against time to help survivors of the earthquake that devastated the Haiti capital of Port-au-Prince. Relief teams ... Read more...

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India to give one million dollar aid for emergency relief purposes in Haiti


January 14th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 14(ANI): India on Thursday said that it was deeply saddened at the death and destruction caused by the earthquake in Haiti on Tuesday, and decided to give one million ... Read more...

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UN starts food distribution in Haiti


January 14th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Jan 14 (DPA) Small scale food distributions were underway in Haiti, UN officials said Thursday, while warning of health threats to the vulnerable population of the Caribbean nation. "Food distribution started yesterday ... Read more...

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Five hundred thousands feared dead in Haiti earthquake


January 14th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Port-au-Prince (Haiti), Jan. 14 (ANI): Nearly five hundred thousands are feared to be dead in Haiti after a grade 7.0-magnitude quake struck the impoverished country's capital on Tuesday afternoon.A major international ... Read more...

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Ban Deplores Deadly Car Bomb Attack In Afghan Capital


August 16th, 2009 - 12:33 am ICT by admin
Via BNO NewsSecretary-General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned Saturday morning's suicide car bombing in central Kabul that has reportedly killed at least seven people and injured dozens of others, days ahead of ... Read more...

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LTTE must release abducted UN staffers: Lankan envoy


March 17th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) have been asked to release United Nations staff members and three children, who have been forcibly detained by them for ... Read more...

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UN to probe Gaza bombings


February 13th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Feb 13 (ANI): UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has said that a team would leave soon for the Middle East to review all incidents that resulted in death or injuries to ... Read more...

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CBI files charge sheets in five housing scams


December 30th, 2008 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday filed in a city court five charge sheets in five cases relating to irregularities in cooperative group housing societies (CGHS).Filing ... Read more...

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