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New Kerala
Ban deplores UN base attack in MaliUnited Nations, Feb 13 : UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday condemned a
Ban deplores UN base attack in Mali
New Kerala / Posted an hour ago
United Nations, Feb 13 : UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday condemned an attack against the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) early in the day that killed five peacekeepers and injured approximately 30,... Read more
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Daily News
Joint Opposition in uproar of self crisis: Victims' relief gets focus in Hussein visitThe visit of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad
Joint Opposition in uproar of self crisis: Victims' relief gets focus in Hussein visit
Daily News / Posted an hour ago
The visit of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, certainly did not cause the political storm the forces of Mahinda Rajapaksa and the so-called Joint Opposition (JO) had expected from the event. The issue of... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
5 killed in UN base attack in Mali; 3 killed near TimbuktuBAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Militants attacked a U.N. base in northern Mali on Friday,
5 killed in UN base attack in Mali; 3 killed near Timbuktu
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 2 hours ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Militants attacked a U.N. base in northern Mali on Friday, killing at least 5 peacekeepers and wounding 30 others, a U.N. official said. Armed men also attacked a Malian army convoy carrying civilians near Timbuktu, killing three... Read more
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The Verge
4 billion people face severe water scarcity at least one month a yearAn estimated , researchers have found, and nearly half of them live in China an
4 billion people face severe water scarcity at least one month a year
The Verge / Posted 3 hours ago
An estimated , researchers have found, and nearly half of them live in China and India. The findings, published today in the journal Science Advances, suggest that severe water... Read more
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dna
All-female Indian peacekeeping unit inspiration for all: UN chief BanUN chief Ban Ki-moon on Friday hailed India's women peacekeeping unit in Liberi
All-female Indian peacekeeping unit inspiration for all: UN chief Ban
dna / Posted 3 hours ago
UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Friday hailed India's women peacekeeping unit in Liberia as an inspiration for all as the first-ever all-female police unit deployed ended its operations after nine years. "Through their unwavering performance,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Five dead, about 30 injured in attack on UN peacekeepers in MaliUNITED NATIONS (UNITED STATES) - At least five United Nations peacekeepers were
Five dead, about 30 injured in attack on UN peacekeepers in Mali
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 hours ago
UNITED NATIONS (UNITED STATES) - At least five United Nations peacekeepers were killed and some 30 others injured in an attack on a UN base in northern Mali, UN chief Ban Ki-moon said Friday. United Nations (UN) soldiers patrol in the northern... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Five dead, about 30 injured in attack on UN peacekeepers in MaliAFP/File | United Nations (UN) soldiers patrol in the northern Malian city of K
Five dead, about 30 injured in attack on UN peacekeepers in Mali
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 hours ago
AFP/File | United Nations (UN) soldiers patrol in the northern Malian city of Kidal on July 27, 2013 UNITED NATIONS, UNITED STATES: At least five United Nations peacekeepers were killed and some 30 others injured in an attack on a UN base in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Five dead, about 30 injured in attack on UN peacekeepers in MaliUNITED NATIONS: At least five United Nations peacekeepers were killed and some
Five dead, about 30 injured in attack on UN peacekeepers in Mali
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 hours ago
UNITED NATIONS: At least five United Nations peacekeepers were killed and some 30 others injured in an attack on a UN base in northern Mali, UN chief Ban Ki-moon said on Friday (Feb 12). Ban condemned the "complex" assault on the base in Kidal and... Read more
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New Kerala
Indian women peacekeepers an inspiration, says BanUnited Nations, Feb 12 : Secretary General Ban Ki-moon paid tributes on Friday
Indian women peacekeepers an inspiration, says Ban
New Kerala / Posted 4 hours ago
United Nations, Feb 12 : Secretary General Ban Ki-moon paid tributes on Friday to Indian women peacekeepers who are completing this weekend their mission in Liberia as the first ever all-female police unit deployed in UN operations. He thanked the... Read more
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The Mercury News
North Korea's rocket launch escalates dangerShould Geico Insurance decide to make one of its signature commercials about wo
North Korea's rocket launch escalates danger
The Mercury News / Posted 4 hours ago
Should Geico Insurance decide to make one of its signature commercials about world geopolitics, the copy might read: "If you're an off-kilter dictator who wants to convince the world that your small, secretive nation is a world power, you launch a... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Europeans remove welcome mat for migrantsEuropean leaders faced with overwhelming numbers of migrants are tightening the
Europeans remove welcome mat for migrants
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
European leaders faced with overwhelming numbers of migrants are tightening their border controls and toughening their rhetoric in an effort to manage the crush of people. In Sweden, Interior Minister Anders Ygeman said last week that up 80,000... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
A fourth war on Gaza?Recently, Israel stepped up threats of new military operations against the Gaza
A fourth war on Gaza?
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 5 hours ago
Recently, Israel stepped up threats of new military operations against the Gaza Strip, as politicians, both pro-government and opposition, as well as Hebrew-language media, appear to be exaggerating the military capabilities of Hamas. They mostly... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Silencing critics of IsraelIsrael doesn’t accept criticism. In fact, whether from friend or foe, even mild
Silencing critics of Israel
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 5 hours ago
Israel doesn’t accept criticism. In fact, whether from friend or foe, even mild criticism is viewed as an existential threat, prompting Israeli officials to unleash a torrent of abuse to silence and/or punish critics. And, given new initiatives being... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Students Call on UN to Stop Obama's Aggression (Students at several Russian universities have released a video message in which
Russian Students Call on UN to Stop Obama's Aggression (
The Moscow Times / Posted 6 hours ago
Students at several Russian universities have released a video message in which they call on the United Nations to stop the “aggression” of U.S. President Barack Obama and demand that he be prosecuted for �the thousands of lives he has taken.� �We... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Security Council Expresses Its Full Support for Ban Ki-Moon's Visit to Western SaharaBir Lahlou — The United Nations Security Council voiced Wednesday its full supp
UN Security Council Expresses Its Full Support for Ban Ki-Moon's Visit to Western Sahara
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Bir Lahlou — The United Nations Security Council voiced Wednesday its full support for the planned visit of the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to Western Sahara, according to a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. At the initiative of... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Five things I’ve learned about how the government used BuzzFeedPOLITICS BRIEFING About a year and a half ago, the Department of Foreign Affai
Five things I’ve learned about how the government used BuzzFeed
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
POLITICS BRIEFING About a year and a half ago, the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (now called Global Affairs Canada) tried an experiment: Could it use BuzzFeed to spread the government’s messages? Thanks to newly disclosed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'They Are Our Strongest Allies,' UN Political Chief Says, Urging Efforts to Engage Terrorism VictimsAt a Headquarters conference on the human rights of terrorism victims, the top
'They Are Our Strongest Allies,' UN Political Chief Says, Urging Efforts to Engage Terrorism Victims
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
At a Headquarters conference on the human rights of terrorism victims, the top United Nations political official today urged Member States to engage with victims of terrorism and violent extremism, especially the young and the vulnerable, to build on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ban Deplores Twin Suicide Bomb Attack On Camp for Displaced Persons in Northeast NigeriaUnited Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today condemned the recent double
Ban Deplores Twin Suicide Bomb Attack On Camp for Displaced Persons in Northeast Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today condemned the recent double suicide attack carried out by suspected Boko Haram elements in the Dikwa Camp in Borno State in restive northeastern Nigeria. "[Mr. Ban] deplores the death of scores of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ban Appoints Senegalese General As UN Force CommanderUnited Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of
Ban Appoints Senegalese General As UN Force Commander
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Balla Keïta of Senegal as the Force Commander of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic... Read more
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CBC.ca
The not inconsiderable cost of 're-engaging' with the UN: Chris HallHe came. They met. They smiled for the cameras and said all the right things.
The not inconsiderable cost of 're-engaging' with the UN: Chris Hall
CBC.ca / Posted 12 hours ago
He came. They met. They smiled for the cameras and said all the right things. After years of uneasy relations between the UN and the previous Conservative government, the mere meeting of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Prime Minister Justin... Read more
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Pilipino Star
UN chief alarmed over Islamic State sympathy in Southeast Asia, PhilippinesMANILA, Philippines — United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon warned secur
UN chief alarmed over Islamic State sympathy in Southeast Asia, Philippines
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon warned security officials of member nations of the gravity of threat and expansion of the so-called Islamic State (IS) in many parts of the world, including Southeast Asia. In a... Read more
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New Kerala
In Canada, Ban applauds country's commitment to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugeesNew York, Feb 12 : During his fifth visit to Canada as United Nations Secretary
In Canada, Ban applauds country's commitment to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees
New Kerala / Posted 17 hours ago
New York, Feb 12 : During his fifth visit to Canada as United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon on Thursday applauded the country's commitment to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees, stressing that they "deserve opportunity, human rights protection... Read more
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New Kerala
Ban appoints Senegalese General as UN Force Commander for Central African RepublicNew York, Feb 12 : United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday ann
Ban appoints Senegalese General as UN Force Commander for Central African Republic
New Kerala / Posted 17 hours ago
New York, Feb 12 : United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Balla Keita of Senegal as the Force Commander of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central... Read more
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New Kerala
'They are our strongest allies,' UN political chief says, urging efforts to engage terrorism victimsNew York, Feb 12 : At a Headquarters conference on the human rights of terroris
'They are our strongest allies,' UN political chief says, urging efforts to engage terrorism victims
New Kerala / Posted 17 hours ago
New York, Feb 12 : At a Headquarters conference on the human rights of terrorism victims, the top United Nations political official on Thursday urged Member States to engage with victims of terrorism and violent extremism, especially the young and... Read more
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New Kerala
Ban deplores twin suicide bomb attack on camp for displaced persons in northeast NigeriaNew York, Feb 12 : United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday con
Ban deplores twin suicide bomb attack on camp for displaced persons in northeast Nigeria
New Kerala / Posted 17 hours ago
New York, Feb 12 : United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday condemned the recent double suicide attack carried out by suspected Boko Haram elements in the Dikwa Camp in Borno State in restive northeastern Nigeria. [Ban] deplores the... Read more
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Calgary Sun
On ISIS, Canada's priorities are backwardsLet’s just recap what is happening in the world these days: ISIS, a murderous a
On ISIS, Canada's priorities are backwards
Calgary Sun / Posted 18 hours ago
Let’s just recap what is happening in the world these days: ISIS, a murderous and barbaric cult, is sweeping through huge swaths of territory displacing millions, killing thousands and inspiring terrorists in almost every corner of the globe.... Read more
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Daily News
Ban Ki moon warns against ISIS spread in South AsiaUN: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has warned of the danger of the Islamic St
Ban Ki moon warns against ISIS spread in South Asia
Daily News / Posted 20 hours ago
UN: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has warned of the danger of the Islamic State terror group spreading its tentacles to South Asia through organisations like the Tehreek-e-Khilafat in Pakistan. "The recent expansion of the ISIL sphere of... Read more
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CTV News
Canada will seek seat on UN Security CouncilCanada plans to make a bid for a seat on the UN Security Council, Prime Ministe
Canada will seek seat on UN Security Council
CTV News / Posted 22 hours ago
Canada plans to make a bid for a seat on the UN Security Council, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday as he hosted UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon. At a news conference in Ottawa, Trudeau said he has indicated to Ban that Canada wants to... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Are Egyptian people happy?“Making money is happiness; making other people happy is super-happiness” — Nob
Are Egyptian people happy?
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 23 hours ago
“Making money is happiness; making other people happy is super-happiness” — Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mohamed Yunus The wrinkles on the face of Atiyat, a 65-year-old maid, tell of a long life of hardship. But her smile immediately lights up her... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Trudeau signals economic woes may delay balanced budgetPrime Minister Justin Trudeau, who is signalling that the Liberals may be unabl
Trudeau signals economic woes may delay balanced budget
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who is signalling that the Liberals may be unable to meet a campaign pledge to balance Ottawa’s books by 2019, says the challenge is whether his government can spur sufficient economic growth to reverse damage caused by... Read more
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CBC.ca
PM's plan to sell legalized pot in liquor stores draws firePrime Minister Justin Trudeau may favour selling marijuana at the same place yo
PM's plan to sell legalized pot in liquor stores draws fire
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau may favour selling marijuana at the same place you buy your favourite bottle of scotch, but that combination doesn't sit well with at least one province as well as some public health officials. Legalizing pot was a... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Canada seeks UN security council seat in effort to re-establish ties, Trudeau saysCanada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau, has announced that his country will se
Canada seeks UN security council seat in effort to re-establish ties, Trudeau says
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
Canada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau, has announced that his country will seek a seat on the United Nations security council as part of his government’s pledge to establish closer ties with the world body. That pledge to recommit to the UN was... Read more
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CBC.ca
Ban Ki-moon takes time on Canada trip to meet Ottawa studentsBan Ki-moon might only be in Canada for 48 hours, but the UN Secretary-General
Ban Ki-moon takes time on Canada trip to meet Ottawa students
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
Ban Ki-moon might only be in Canada for 48 hours, but the UN Secretary-General still made time to take questions from a group of Ottawa high school students. Ban and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dropped by Glebe Collegiate Institute on Thursday... Read more
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The Hill
Labels and disputed territoriesJosh Ruebner offers to give Sen. Tom Cotton a geography lesson because the Arka
Labels and disputed territories
The Hill / Posted yesterday
Josh Ruebner offers to give Sen. Tom Cotton a geography lesson because the Arkansas Republican opposes discriminatory labeling of imports from Israeli settlements (“The West Bank and Gaza Strip are not Israel, Sen. Cotton,” February 8). It’s Ruebner... Read more
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CTV News
Canada will seek seat on UN Security Council: TrudeauCanada plans to make a bid for a seat on the UN Security Council, Prime Ministe
Canada will seek seat on UN Security Council: Trudeau
CTV News / Posted yesterday
Canada plans to make a bid for a seat on the UN Security Council, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday as he hosted UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon. At a news conference in Ottawa, Trudeau said he has indicated to Ban that Canada wants to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
UN secretary general urges Trudeau to focus on aid targetThe UN secretary general says Canada should be able to meet a commitment by wor
UN secretary general urges Trudeau to focus on aid target
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
The UN secretary general says Canada should be able to meet a commitment by world leaders to devote 0.7 per cent of gross national product to development aid. Ban Ki-moon met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday in Ottawa.... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
UN Secretary-General welcomes ‘very warm’ relations with CanadaUnited Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is welcoming Canada’s renewed comm
UN Secretary-General welcomes ‘very warm’ relations with Canada
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is welcoming Canada’s renewed commitment to the world body, which the Prime Minister said will include a plan to seek a non-permanent seat on the Security Council and a pledge to support more UN... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Canada will seek a United Nations security council seat, Trudeau saysOTTAWA -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is going to look at securin
Canada will seek a United Nations security council seat, Trudeau says
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
OTTAWA -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is going to look at securing a seat on the UN Security Council as vacancies come up. His comments come after a meeting today with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Trudeau says seeking a seat on... Read more
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CTV News
UN chief praises Canada's commitment to refugees, climate changeUN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon applauded Canada’s commitments to tackle clima
UN chief praises Canada's commitment to refugees, climate change
CTV News / Posted yesterday
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon applauded Canada’s commitments to tackle climate change and welcome Syrian refugees after meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa on Thursday. At a news conference following their meeting, Ban said he... Read more
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BBC News
Yemen crisis: Saudi Arabia 'repels Houthi border attack' - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Yemen crisis: Saudi Arabia 'repels Houthi border attack'
BBC News / Posted yesterday
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America Yemen crisis: Saudi Arabia... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ban Warns Illicit Drugs Impede Sustainable Development, Calls for Every Solution to Be WeighedIllicit drugs promote violence, impede sustainable development, endanger commun
Ban Warns Illicit Drugs Impede Sustainable Development, Calls for Every Solution to Be Weighed
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Illicit drugs promote violence, impede sustainable development, endanger communities and undermine people's health, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned today, calling on the global community to weigh every option available to confront... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Trudeau hits 100th day in officePOLITICS BRIEFING On Nov. 4, Justin Trudeau exited Rideau Hall for his first a
Trudeau hits 100th day in office
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
POLITICS BRIEFING On Nov. 4, Justin Trudeau exited Rideau Hall for his first address as Prime Minister. “Government by cabinet is back. We’re going to sit down around the cabinet table and talk about the solutions that need to be put forward, what... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
US can still hit climate goals despite Supreme Court pause, White House saysWASHINGTON — The White House vowed Wednesday that the United States would still
US can still hit climate goals despite Supreme Court pause, White House says
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON — The White House vowed Wednesday that the United States would still meet international commitments to cut carbon emissions, seeking to allay concerns that the Supreme Court might take away one of its main weapons against climate... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ethiopian Defence Force - Legacy and DevelopmentEthiopia has kept its independence thanks to its heroic sons and daughters who
Ethiopian Defence Force - Legacy and Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Ethiopia has kept its independence thanks to its heroic sons and daughters who defeated all external aggressors becoming the only black nation that kicked away all those who tried to subject it to slavery and colonial rule. All that added with the... Read more
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CTV News
Climate, refugees and peacekeeping on agenda for Trudeau and UN chief meetingOTTAWA - Climate change, refugees and peacekeeping are among the topics up for
Climate, refugees and peacekeeping on agenda for Trudeau and UN chief meeting
CTV News / Posted yesterday
OTTAWA - Climate change, refugees and peacekeeping are among the topics up for discussion as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets in Ottawa today with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. The meeting is part of Trudeau's efforts to have Canada work more... Read more
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CBC.ca
UN chief Ban Ki-moon 'excited' Canada ready to play leadership roleAs he gears up for his first visit to Canada since the election of Justin Trude
UN chief Ban Ki-moon 'excited' Canada ready to play leadership role
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
As he gears up for his first visit to Canada since the election of Justin Trudeau, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says he is "excited" by the potential of what he sees as Canada's renewed engagement in multilateralism on issues such as climate... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
the Untold StoryZambia may not be well known by people on the streets of western capitals like
the Untold Story
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Zambia may not be well known by people on the streets of western capitals like London or Paris or even Washington DC, in comparison to countries like Nigeria or Tunisia. This is because of the absence of the kind of news 'diet' which the western... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
As Budget Advisory Panel Turns 70, Ban Lauds 'Strong Collaboration' On Reaching UN's GoalsUnited Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today praised the UN's advisory co
As Budget Advisory Panel Turns 70, Ban Lauds 'Strong Collaboration' On Reaching UN's Goals
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today praised the UN's advisory committee on budgetary matters for its help in carrying out the world body's lifesaving work around the world, as the 16-member body marked the 70th anniversary of its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Humanitarian Summit Must Be 'Turning Point' in Cooperation to Tackle Crises - UN ChiefWorld leaders must come together in 2016 to renew their commitments to humanity
World Humanitarian Summit Must Be 'Turning Point' in Cooperation to Tackle Crises - UN Chief
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
World leaders must come together in 2016 to renew their commitments to humanity and unite to prevent and end crisis and reduce vulnerability, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, telling UN Member States that the World... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN ICT Chief Believes All Girls Should Aspire to Be 'Geeks'Atefah "Atti" Riazi, the Chief Information Technology Officer of the United Nat
UN ICT Chief Believes All Girls Should Aspire to Be 'Geeks'
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Atefah "Atti" Riazi, the Chief Information Technology Officer of the United Nations, carries the following items in her handbag at all times - a screwdriver set, a Swiss Army knife and an iPhone. "Of course, the iPhone," she laughs, adding that... Read more
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