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UN calls for creation of special court to investigate alleged atrocities during Sri Lankan civil war

UN calls for creation of special court to investigate alleged atrocities during Sri Lankan civil war
11 November, 2015 No Comments

The U.N.'s top human rights official is urging the creation of a special court to look into atrocities committed during

US sanctions UN agency under whistle-blower law in unprecedented move

US sanctions UN agency under whistle-blower law in unprecedented move
11 November, 2015 No Comments

EXCLUSIVE: The U.S. State Department has taken a symbolic step to withhold money from a United Nations organization, in order to

UN Chief calls for Syria to be referred to International Criminal Court

UN Chief calls for Syria to be referred to International Criminal Court
11 November, 2015 No Comments

The U.N. secretary-general for the first time called Monday for the situation in Syria to be referred to the International

US pledges more than 40,000 troops to UN peacekeeping

US pledges more than 40,000 troops to UN peacekeeping
11 November, 2015 No Comments

President Barack Obama on Monday announced notable steps to upgrade U.N peacekeeping, with his administration saying more than 50 countries

UN report on web harassment could open door to gov’t control of Internet, critics warn

UN report on web harassment could open door to gov’t control of Internet, critics warn
11 November, 2015 No Comments

Buried at the end of a wonkish UN report about problems women face online last month was a proposal that

UN fireworks? Ukraine to sit with Russia on powerful Security Council

UN fireworks? Ukraine to sit with Russia on powerful Security Council
11 November, 2015 No Comments

Ukraine won a seat on the United Nations Security Council Thursday, giving the country a new platform to spar diplomatically

UN reportedly drops push to decriminalize all drug use after Branson leak

UN reportedly drops push to decriminalize all drug use after Branson leak
11 November, 2015 No Comments

A United Nations office had drafted a proposal to decriminalize all drug use and possession around the world, but withdrew

UN deal clears way for satellite tracking of jets to prevent another Malaysia Airlines disaster

UN deal clears way for satellite tracking of jets to prevent another Malaysia Airlines disaster
11 November, 2015 No Comments

A deal reached at a U.N. meeting on Wednesday opens the way for satellite tracking of airliners, a major breakthrough

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