United Nations

Type: Organization
Name: United Nations
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 47 mins ago - 3 reports

XINHUA - UN gives Benin 6.4 mln USD to fight gender based violence

UN gives Benin 6.4 mln USD to fight gender based violenceContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.COTONOU, Oct. 25 (Xinhua) -- The UN has given Benin's government 6.4 million U.S. dollars to fund a program aimed at eliminating gender based violence and promote human ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 47 mins ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 14 reports

10/25/2014: HT WORLD: At least 824,000 displaced by Ukraine conflict: UN

GENEVA: The conflict in Ukraine has driven more than 824,000 people from their homes, the UN refugee agency said on Friday, warning that it was having to scramble aid to offset the impact of winter. At least 430,000 people had been displaced within.. ... [Published Hindustan Times - 10 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 12 reports

Chinese pianist Lang Lang performs at UN Day concert

UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations celebrated its 69th birthday with its messenger of peace, world-renowned pianist Lang Lang performing at a concert on Friday evening.Held in the newly-renovated General Assembly Hall at UN Headquarters ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - 8 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 4 reports

United Nations calls on Mexico to do more to find 43 missing students, asks permission to help

MEXICO CITY: The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on Friday admonished Mexico to “step up” efforts to locate 43 students who went missing nearly a month ago, a sign that Mexico faces increasing heat over its human rights record.In a statement ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - 8 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 11 reports

China urges full implementation of new UN resolution on Somalia

A Chinese envoy to the United Nations on Friday urged a new Security Council resolution on Somalia be implemented fully and "to the letter."The UN Security Council on Friday adopted a resolution authorizing member states to inspect vessels suspected of ... [Published China.org.cn - 11 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 5 reports

Roundup: Ukraine risks sliding into "protracted conflict" -- UN officials

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- Two top UN officials said Friday that the simmering conflict in Ukraine continues to take lives and exacerbate already precarious humanitarian conditions in the country's eastern regions, ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 11 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 4 reports

UN day to look at roadmap for future: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday greeted the United Nations on the occasion of UN Day, the day in 1945 when the Charter of the United Nations was brought into force, and said it was also a day to "look at a roadmap for the future". In tweets, the ... [Published Rediff Realtime News - 15 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 6 reports

First Lady named UN Kenya Person of the Year - PHOTOS

By PSCUMore by First Lady Margaret Kenyatta was on Friday named the 2014 United Nations in Kenya Person of the Year.Mrs Kenyatta received the award for her efforts in the Beyond Zero campaign during the United Nations Day celebrations at Gigiri, Nair ... [Published Daily Nation - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 4 reports

PM's greetings on United Nations Day

24th October is celebrated as the United Nations Day and the organisation recommends this day as a public holiday.Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has conveyed his greetings on the occasion of the United Nations Day."I convey my greetings on @UN Day. ... [Published News Track India - 17 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 9 reports

US judge considers whether UN can be sued

A US judge is considering whether or not the United Nations can be sued over allegations that its peacekeepers in Haiti caused one of the country’s worst ever cholera epidemics. The outbreak occurred during the international effort to help Haiti, following ... [Published CNTV - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 9 reports

UN Transfers $$2.2 Billion in Aid to Iraq

The United Nations has delivered $2.2 in aid to Iraq intended to help five million people who are in dire need of assistance due to the fight against the "Islamic State" (ISIS)."The Iraqi people are in need of immediate aid," said Neill Wright, UN coordinator ... [Published Israel National News - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 12 reports

UN Flag To Be Raised In Weymouth

People in Weymouth are being invited to a service this morning to recognise the work of the UN.It’s United Nations Day, and the UN flag will be raised at Radipole Gardens.The service will be led by the Mayor of Weymouth and Portland Councillor Kate W ... [Published Wessex Fm - Oct 24 2014]

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"The Houthis are very much engaged in talks over forming a unity government." Al Saleh said. "According to our sources they have secured at least six posts, which reflects their increasing political power."
" for the previous day of the dead Among our soldiers no, damage health received 10 Ukrainian military, " said Lysenko, noting that the intensity of the fighting fell...
"Only when her true intentions are exposed and she tells the truth about her accomplice and what really went down will we be prepared to grant mercy" he said at the time
"We at the UN System believe that girls and women should not continue to suffer just because of their gender" Mounier said

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Iran hangs Reyhaneh Jabbari in defiance of inte... [Published Times of India - 36 mins ago]
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Number of Ebola cases above 10,000, WHO says [Published Boston Globe - 47 mins ago]
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Iran Hangs Woman Convicted in 'Flawed Trial' De... [Published Breitbart Feed - 2 hours ago]
The execution of 26 year old Reyhaneh Jabbari has been carried out in Iran, according to the country’s news wire. IRNA quoted the Tehran’s prosecutor’s office as saying she was hanged at dawn on Saturday, Al Jazeera reports , which appears to be ...
The Most Interesting Man in the World [Published Washington Free Beacon - 2 hours ago]
Enoch Powell once remarked, “all political lives, unless they are cut off in midstream at a happy juncture, end in failure.” Nelson Rockefeller, so unlike the gloomy Powell, would have agreed, and said so in his way. Near the end of his life, he told ...
Chad: Regional instability overshadows the fate... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 4 hours ago]
Source: Internal Displacement Monitoring CentreCountry: Chad Chad’s security situation has improved and the country has become more politically stable since 2010, but it lies at the centre of a region troubled by various conflicts. It continues to ...
South Sudan: Displaced Return to Rebuild Lives ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 5 hours ago]
Source: Voice of AmericaCountry: South Sudan Philip Aleu BOR— At a compound in Bor, workers pound nails into wooden planks and iron sheets as they build a shelter for Joseph Chaar Anyuat and his family. It will provide shade on sunny days, and protection ...
Nigeria: In northern Nigeria, a little cash goe... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 9 hours ago]
Source: UN Children's FundCountry: Nigeria By Patrick Moser Tens of thousands of girls in north-western Nigeria will benefit from a cash transfer programme aimed at helping cover the costs of sending them to school. The newly launched UNICEF initiative ...
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Aid ramps up for Ebola-hit countries [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Oct 22 2014]
UN appeals for help from Turkey in fight agains... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Oct 10 2014]
UN condemns aid worker killing [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Oct 04 2014]
Naomi Klein Is Wrong [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 30 2014]
Rouhani says time is running out for nuclear deal [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 27 2014]
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IOM Appeals for $295.5 million for Iraq Emergen... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Oct 24 2014]
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Crombie REIT announces monthly distribution [Published Financial Services - Oct 22 2014]
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