Tag: United Nations

Syrian president reaches agreement with Kofi Annan

Syrian president reaches agreement with Kofi Annan
July 9, 2012
World News

Joint Special Envoy for the League of Arab States for the Syrian Crisis, Kofi Annan, was in Damascus on Monday …Read the Rest

Bomb attacks strike Iraq

Bomb attacks strike Iraq
June 13, 2012
World News

The all too familiar sound of explosions filled the air in southern Iraq and Baghdad on Wednesday.  The attacks are …Read the Rest

UN warns Syria the world is watching

UN warns Syria the world is watching
April 13, 2012
World News

As a relative peace falls on Syria, the United Nations has warned that the world is looking on. In accordance …Read the Rest

William Hague: “Situation in Syria is dire”

William Hague: “Situation in Syria is dire”
April 2, 2012
Politics

Speaking at a Friends of Syria meeting in Istanbul on Sunday, Foreign Secretary William Hague described the situation in Syria …Read the Rest

Food shortage is North Korea’s “most pressing human rights issue” says UN

Food shortage is North Korea’s “most pressing human rights issue” says UN
March 13, 2012
World News

An expert working for the United Nations has described the chronic food shortages in North Korea as one of the …Read the Rest

Pro and anti-Qadhafi forces committed Libya war crimes, says UN

Pro and anti-Qadhafi forces committed Libya war crimes, says UN
March 6, 2012
World News

An inquiry mandated by the United Nations (UN) and responsible for investigating war crimes in Libya says that human rights abuses and war …Read the Rest

UN calls for dialogue over Falklands dispute

UN calls for dialogue over Falklands dispute
February 11, 2012
Politics

Tensions between Argentina and the United Kingdom have increased following the recent deployment of the HMS Dauntless to the South …Read the Rest

Second anniversary of Haiti earthquake marked today

Second anniversary of Haiti earthquake marked today
January 12, 2012
Featured News

The second anniversary of the devastating 7.0 earthquake which hit Haiti in 2010 was marked today. The devastation caused to …Read the Rest

UN condemns sentencing of Chen Wei

UN condemns sentencing of Chen Wei
December 27, 2011
World News

The United Nations (UN) issued a statement on Monday condemning the sentence handed down to Chinese dissident and human rights …Read the Rest

Death toll in Syria reaches 3500

Death toll in Syria reaches 3500
November 10, 2011
World News

3500 protesters have lost their lives in Syria since the uprising began in March, according to figures released by the …Read the Rest