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Name: United Nations
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 46 mins ago - 20 reports

UN: More than half of Syrian civilians displaced by civil war

A new UN report states that more than half of civilians in Syria have either fled the country or been internally displaced by the civil war. Half of that number are children. National Geographic:The Syrian crisis "has become the biggest humanitarian ... [Published American Thinker - 9 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 58 mins ago - 5 reports

Syria rebels besiege UN position near Golan Heights

Armed militant groups on Saturday besieged a position of the UN peacekeepers in Syria's southern province of Qunaitera, bordering the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, the pan-Arab al-Mayadeen TV reported. ... [Published CHINAdaily - 58 mins ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 8 reports

Election Results Will Be Announced Soon: IEC

News - AfghanistanSaturday, 30 August 2014 17:04 Written by The Independent Election Commission (IEC) is said to announce the election results in a matter of days as the United Nations (UN) has promised to increase the number of observers for both processes, ... [Published Tolo News - 1 hour ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 45 reports

Militants attack Syria's UN peacekeeper

Dozens of Filipino peacekeepers in the Golan Heights have come under attack by foreign-backed terrorists fighting the Syrian government. Philippine Defense Minister Voltaire Gazmin said the militant assault had started early on Saturday.Gazmin also noted ... [Published Press tv - 1 hour ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 19 reports

Philippines UN forces in firefight with Syria rebels

World Bulletin/News DeskSome 75 Filipino members of the United Nations Peacekeeping Forces were involved in a fierce firefight Saturday with Syrian rebels after a two-day stand off in the Golan Heights, according to the Philippines defense secretary.In ... [Published World Bulletin - 2 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 6 reports

UN Halts Flights Following Helicopter Crash

By Waakhe Simon WuduThe United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has halted flights to Bentiu after a helicopter on a U.N. cargo mission crashed near the town, killing most of the Russian crew, said acting UNMISS head Toby Lanzer on Thursday."There ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 7 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 8 reports

UN says Syria refugees top 3 million mark

Geneva, Aug 30 (TruthDive): Three million refugees have left Syria in the conflict as of Friday, according to the UNHCR, the United Nations’ Refugee Agency.Syria had a pre-war population of 23 million. Syria’s civil war has forced 3 million people to ... [Published TruthDive - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 20 reports

Death toll, torture on the rise in east Ukraine, UN says

KIEV, UKRAINE (CBS) - Around three dozen people a day are being killed in eastern Ukraine where both sides target civilians in violation of international law and the death toll has risen to at least 2,220, the U.N. human rights office said on Friday.The ... [Published Live 5 WCSC - 10 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 86 reports

Filipino peacekeepers defence UN positions

Filipino peacekeepers in the Golan Heights were prepared to defend their positions against Syrian rebels as UN officials worked to end the standoff, the Philippine military said Friday.Seventy-five Filipino soldiers, located in two positions in the separation ... [Published Spy Ghana - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 17 reports

UN: Syrian refugees top three million

The United Nations agency for refugees, UNHCR, says nearly half of all Syrians are now displaced within Syria and outside. Most of the refugees have fled the Syrian civil war to camps in Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey. Nathan Frandino reports. ... [Published NEWS.com.au - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 21 reports

Syrian refugees top 3M – UN

Share this:Geneva – The number of refugees from the Syrian civil war has risen above 3 million, the UN refugee agency said Friday, calling the crisis “the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era.”More than 1 million people have fled in the last 12 months ... [Published Manila Bulletin - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 131 reports

UN: Armed group detains 43 peacekeepers in Syria

A blog is a discussion or informational site published on the web, consisting of daily or weekly entries, or posts, about specialized topics of interest. Bloggers are unique in that they do not only produce content to post on their blogs, but also build ... [Published Altoona Mirror - Aug 29 2014]

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UK accused of harbouring Libyan cleric who help... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - 39 mins ago]
WOW!!! The UK truly is FUBAR!! UK accused of harbouring Libyan cleric who helped aid Islamist insurgency http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/aug/29/uk-accused-libyan-grand-mufti-sadik-al-ghariani Grand mufti Sheikh Sadik Al-Ghariani faces possible ...
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Originally posted on Piazza della Carina :Occupied Jerusalem, (SANA)- An Austrian officer who worked within the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) in Golan revealed that Israel provides a large-scale support for the armed terrorist groups ...
13 Photos by an Exiled Iranian Photojournalist ... [Published Global Voices Online - 47 mins ago]
Inside the camp for Komala, the Kurdish branch of the Iranian communist party, in Sulaymaniyah province, a group of men and women peshmerga who have recently finished their military training test their guns in late 2012. All photos were provided by ...
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Following an incomplete count due to ethnic conflicts in parts of the country, Myanmar said today that its first census in 30 years shows the population to be 51.4 million, some ten million less than expected.The provisional findings of the census, taken ...
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U.N.: Syrian refugees top three million [Published Reuters Video: Top News - 22 hours ago]
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