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Fight against terror to go waste if ‘banned outfits’ not smashed for good: Editorial


August 23rd, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 23(ANI): An editorial in a leading Pakistani daily has said that if the country wants to be successful in its fight against terrorism it should pull out terror outfits, including ... Read more...

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Imran backs flood relief efforts by ‘terror outfits’ in garb of Pak Islamic charities


August 23rd, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 23(ANI): Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan has downplayed the alarm being raised in the West about the flood relief efforts being carried out by terror outfits, including Jamaat-ud-Daawa (JuD), in ... Read more...

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UN chief appeals for aid as flood crisis worsens in Pak


August 15th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 15(ANI): UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged the world to provide more aid to flood-ravaged Pakistan, as over 20 million people have been made homeless and new torrents inundated villages.Ban ... Read more...

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Pak says Cameron’s ‘terror sponsorship’ remarks hampering flood aid efforts


August 12th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12(ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the United Nations, Abdullah Hussein Haroon, has said that British Prime Minister David Cameron's accusation of Islamabad promoting terrorism has hampered aid efforts for the ... Read more...

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Militants can exploit Pak flood-affected people’s misery, warns UN envoy


August 12th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Aug 12(ANI): UN Special Envoy for Assistance to Pakistan, Jean-Maurice Ripert, has warned that militants, including activists from the banned terror group Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), can take advantage of the country's ... Read more...

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Pak floods ‘greatest humanitarian crisis in recent history’: UN


August 10th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 10(ANI): The United Nations (UN) has rated the floods in Pakistan as the greatest humanitarian crisis in recent history.According to assessment done by the UN, the number of people suffering ... Read more...

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UN says Pak floods worse than Asian tsunami, Haiti quake


August 9th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.9 (ANI): Maurizio Giuliano, a spokesman for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, has described flood-hit Pakistan as going through an experience that was far worse than ... Read more...

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Pak needs ‘billions of dollars’ to recover from flood disaster: UN


August 9th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 9(ANI): The United Nations (UN) has said that Pakistan will need billions of dollars to recover from he unprecedented devastation caused by the country's worst ever floods.Over 1,600 people have ... Read more...

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Gilani asks UN to reconsider decision to reduce 40 percent staff in Pakistan


December 18th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 18(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has asked the United Nations (UN) to reconsider its decision to trim down its staff in Pakistan.Gilani said this while holding ... Read more...

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UN appoints first Special Envoy for humanitarian affairs for Pakistan


August 25th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
United Nations, Aug.25 (ANI): UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has appointed French UN ambassador Jean-Maurice Ripert as the first Special Envoy in charge of humanitarian affairs for Pakistan.Ban's spokeswoman, Michele Montas, ... Read more...

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French diplomat to oversee UN aid work in Pakistan


August 25th, 2009 - 6:15 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 25 (Xinhua) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Monday announced the appointment of Jean-Maurice Ripert of France as head of its humanitarian assistance programme in Pakistan. Ripert is expected to work ... Read more...

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UN Security Council discusses situation in Sri Lanka


April 23rd, 2009 - 7:00 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 23 (DPA) The UN Security Council met Wednesday to discuss the humanitarian crisis in Sri Lanka, where more than 100,000 refugees have fled rebel-held areas. The informal meeting was requested ... Read more...

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Be cautious over North Korea, China asks UNSC


April 6th, 2009 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 6 (Xinhua) China has called on the UN Security Council (UNSC) to be "cautious and proportionate" in its reaction to North Korea's rocket launch. Ambassador Zhang Yesui, China's permanent representative ... Read more...

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Security Council meets on North Korea missile launch


April 6th, 2009 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 6 (Xinhua) The UN Security Council began Sunday afternoon a closed-door meet to discuss how to respond to the rocket launch of North Korea, as the US and France ... Read more...

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UN Security Council hails Gaza truce


January 22nd, 2009 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 22 (Xinhua) The UN Security Council has welcomed the Gaza ceasefire between Islamic Hamas militants and Israel, and called for making it into a durable truce with guarantees to ... Read more...

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UN Security Council fails to agree on Gaza ceasefire (Lead)


January 8th, 2009 - 8:10 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 8 (DPA) The UN Security Council ended Wednesday's closed-door discussion on seeking a ceasefire in the conflict in Gaza Strip without an agreement on how to move forward.The 15-member ... Read more...

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UN’s Ban Ki-moon calls for global action on Gaza


January 5th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 5 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday renewed appeals for the international community to act to halt the fighting in the Gaza Strip.His statement comes less than two ... Read more...

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Security Council fails to reach Gaza resolution (Third lead)


January 4th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 4 (DPA) The UN Security Council was again unable to reach a resolution on the Mideast conflict late Saturday, hours after Israeli troops launched a ground offensive into the ... Read more...

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No agreement on Gaza in Security Council meeting


January 4th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 4 (Xinhua) No agreement was reached among the members of the UN Security Council after discussions on the Israeli military operations in the Gaza Strip, the president of the ... Read more...

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UN allows use of force against pirates off Somalia coast


October 8th, 2008 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 7 (DPA) The UN Security Council Tuesday authorized the use of force to stop piracy against ships off Somalia, while the European Union is studying sending a military mission ... Read more...

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Bush threatens sanctions against Mugabe


June 29th, 2008 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, June 28 (DPA) US President George W. Bush Saturday criticized the presidential election run-off in Zimbabwe, calling for sanctions and a weapons embargo against the government led by President Robert Mugabe. ... Read more...

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