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Both binding, voluntary cuts must for global climate deal: UNEP


December 6th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 6 (IANS) With the debate between rich and poor countries in Durban stuck on legally binding emission cuts versus voluntary measures, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Tuesday ... Read more...

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No-fly zone: Libya thanks countries that abstained UN vote


March 18th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 18 (IANS) Libya has said it was grateful to the five countries, including India, who abstained from voting on a UN Security Council resolution authorising a no-fly zone ... Read more...

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UN wants broadband for half the world by 2015


September 20th, 2010 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 20 (DPA) Half of the world's population should have access to high-speed internet within five years, the UN said Sunday. The world's governments should put internet access at the ... Read more...

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‘Food secure’ Pak will now have to “start from scratch”, says UN official


September 8th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 8 (ANI): Pakistan's ability to feed itself is in doubt after massive floods ravaged the "food-secure" country, and it may now have to "start from scratch", Luigi Damiani, senior emergency ... Read more...

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UN report says information and communication technologies is helping countries make progress toward anti-poverty goals


May 13th, 2010 - 3:06 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- Information and communication technology (ICT) projects are helping countries make significant progress towards the globally agreed anti-poverty targets world leaders have pledged to achieve by 2015, according ... Read more...

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Global meltdown will hit HIV funds: UNAIDS official (Dec 1 is World AIDS Day)


November 30th, 2008 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Global economic recession will have an adverse impact on funding to fight HIV and AIDS, but India with its "robust" banking system should not worry too much ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh leaves for Japan


July 7th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
By Mritunjay Singh New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today left for Japan to attend the G-8 summit in Hokkaido. During the two-day Summit beginning Tuesday, he is ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh leaves for Japan G-8 Summit today


July 7th, 2008 - 9:37 am ICT by ANI
By Mritunjay SinghNew Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr Manamohan Singh will leave for the G-8 summit in Hokkaido, Japan, today.During the two-day Summit beginning Tuesday, he is expected ... Read more...

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Global cyber security experts meet in Kuala Lumpur


May 20th, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kuala Lumpur, May 20 (DPA) More than 100 government officials and cyber security experts from around the world gathered Tuesday in Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur for a summit aimed at discussing ... Read more...

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Cypriot leaders move forward in unification talks


March 21st, 2008 - 11:28 pm ICT by admin
DPA Nicosia, March 21 (DPA) Cypriot leaders on the divided Mediterranean island said Friday they had agreed to open up the crossing point of Ledra Street in Nicosia, in a move indicating progress ... Read more...

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