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Nearly 4.1 million recieved humanitarian aid in Syria UN

Sep 02, 2014

Nearly 4.1 million recieved humanitarian aid in Syria UN

Syria's civil war has touched off a massive humanitarian crisis, with some 10.8 million people in need of assistance, including 4.7 million in hard-to-reach areas, according to the UN. #Barack Obama #United Nations #US #Syria #NewsTracker #UN #Bashar al-Assad #Iraq #Humanitarian aid #journalists #Syrian civil war #Sarin gas #American government #Ghouta #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #James Foley #Peter Theo Curtis #Food assistance
UN climate chief warns 'door closing' on global warming fix

Sep 02, 2014

UN climate chief warns 'door closing' on global warming fix

UN climate change chief Christiana Figueres on Tuesday warned time was running out for meaningful action on global warming, citing the plight of low-lying Pacific nations facing ever rising seas. #World #United Nations #Environment #climate change #NewsTracker #Christiana Figueres
Israel's plan to seize West Bank land is illegal, says UN chief

Sep 02, 2014

Israel's plan to seize West Bank land is illegal, says UN chief

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern over Israel's plan to declare nearly 1,000 acres of land in Bethlehem as "state land," saying such seizure is illegal. #United Nations #NewsTracker #Israel #Ban Ki-moon #Palestine #Gaza Strip #West Bank #UN chief #Israel-Gaza fighting #Israel-Gaza ceasefire #Israel land seizure

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In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

Jan 12, 2014

In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

The Americans grossly misjudged and miscalculated the response of India, ignoring the fact that Washington chose to up its ante at a time when general elections are less than four months away and no government in New Delhi could have politically afforded to take the American affront lying low. #United States #Barack Obama #diplomacy #ConnectTheDots #Preet Bharara #Nisha Desai Biswal #United Nation #Devyani Khobragade #Sangeeta Richards #India-US diplomacy #Diplomat arrest row

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No need to fight: Jairam, Modi both right about toilets

Sep 02, 2014

Syrian Rebels Set Terms for U.N. Hostage Release

An al Qaeda-linked group holding 45 United Nations peacekeepers have issued demands for their release, including the extremist group's removal from a U.N. terrorist list and compensation for the killing of three of its fighters in a shootout with U.N... #United Nations #Al-Qaeda
No need to fight: Jairam, Modi both right about toilets

Sep 01, 2014

Europol launches international cybercrime task force

Europol launched a cybercrime task force Monday to fight online crime in the EU and other countries. The Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce (J-CAT) will be piloted for six months and hosted at Europol’s European CyberCrime Center (EC3), the organizati... #United Nations #Al-Qaeda
No need to fight: Jairam, Modi both right about toilets

Aug 31, 2014

Affiliate of Al Qaeda Confirms Capture of U.N. Peacekeepers in Syria

The Nusra Front, the Syrian branch of Al Qaeda, said it had seized more than 40 peacekeepers because the United Nations failed to help the people of Syria during the country’s civil war... #Syria #United Nations #Al-Qaeda #Israel #Fiji #Golan Heights #Philippines