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UN chief demands immediate release of seized Fijian peacekeepers

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday again called for the release of 44 Fijian peacekeepers seized in the Golan.

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 5:00 am

SAMOA: Tsunami-hit community honours Ban with 'chief' title

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was on Sunday given the title of 'Tupua' or 'chief' in south-eastern Samoa by villagers whose homes had been struck by a tsunami nearly five years ago.

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 5:00 am

SAMOA: Urging sustainable action, UN officials link small islands to global issues at conference opening

Calling small island developing nations a magnifying glass for vulnerabilities around the world, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday urged the international community to support sustainable development in these countries through multi-stakeholder partnerships.

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 5:00 am

Ban voices concern about reported military takeover in Lesotho

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voiced concern on Sunday about the reported military takeover in the southern African nation of Lesotho, and called on all parties to resolve their differences peacefully.

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 5:00 am

Trapped Filipino peacekeepers relocated to safe area in the Golan – UN

The United Nations said on Sunday that all 72 Filipino peacekeepers formerly surrounded by armed elements in two different locations in the Golan are now safe.

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 5:00 am

SAMOA: On eve of major conference, UN chief spurs green investment in small islands

Encouraging partnerships between the private sector and small developing island nations, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday urged corporate leaders to invest in renewable energy and make historic strides in sustainability.

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 5:00 am

SAMOA: Apia welcomes thousands for UN conference

Ahead of the official opening of the United Nations conference on small island developing countries, the UN and Samoan flags were raised on Saturday over the site in the capital, Apia, that will host what is considered the largest conference of its kind in the Pacific region.

Posted on 30 August 2014 | 5:00 am

UN peacekeepers in the Golan come under renewed attack

The United Nations said its peacekeepers in the Golan were attacked by armed elements on Saturday, as efforts continue to achieve the safe release of 44 blue helmets detained on Thursday.

Posted on 30 August 2014 | 5:00 am

Enforced disappearances cannot be tolerated in 21st century, Ban says on International Day

Stressing that the enforced disappearance of individuals by States constitutes an unacceptable violation of human rights, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has declared that the time has come for the end to this “abhorrent” practice.

Posted on 30 August 2014 | 5:00 am

SAMOA: Business execs build partnerships with small islands at UN forum

Small island developing States offer opportunities for genuine and sustainable business partnerships, said executives and officials participating in a United Nations co-hosted private sector forum in Samoa.

Posted on 30 August 2014 | 5:00 am

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The U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) claimed that racial minorities are victims of oppression by authorities and apparently targeted by whites with the self-defense laws. "Racial and ethnic discrimination remains a
United Nations condemns U.S. racism as reverberations over Ferguson continueWisconsin Gazette
UN urges US to stop police brutality after Missouri shootingReuters
UN Condemns U.S. Police Brutality, Calls For 'Stand Your Ground' ReviewHuffington Post
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Posted on 1 September 2014 | 5:01 am

SAMOA: Urging sustainable action, UN officials open conference by linking … – UN News Centre


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SAMOA: Urging sustainable action, UN officials open conference by linking
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31 August 2014 – Calling small island developing nations a magnifying glass for vulnerabilities around the world, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday urged the international community to support sustainable development in these …
United Nations launches new funding facility for the PacificRadio Australia
Push for climate change on UN agendaRadio New Zealand
Climate focus at UN small islands summit in SamoaChannel News Asia
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Posted on 1 September 2014 | 4:48 am

Ban voices concern about reported military takeover in Lesotho – UN News Centre


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Ban voices concern about reported military takeover in Lesotho
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The small, landlocked nation is surrounded on all sides by South Africa, which is where Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has reportedly fled after alleging that the army carried out a coup. According to media reports, the army has denied that it staged a
On Lesotho Coup & TV Black-out, UN's Ban Now Concerned, Silent on CensorshipInner City Press
Lesotho Prime Minister alleges army coup attempt, forced into hidingQ13 FOX

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Posted on 31 August 2014 | 7:17 pm

Affiliate of Al Qaeda Confirms Capture of UN Peacekeepers in Syria – New York Times


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Affiliate of Al Qaeda Confirms Capture of UN Peacekeepers in Syria
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ISTANBUL — The Syrian branch of Al Qaeda has acknowledged that it captured 45 United Nations peacekeepers in southern Syria, saying they were being held in retaliation for what the group called the United Nations' failure to help the people of Syria …
More than 70 Filipino United Nations peacekeepers escape after being attacked New York Daily News
UN, Fiji say no word on location of peacekeepers abducted in Golan HeightsReuters
United Nations, Fiji say no word on location of peacekeepers abducted in Golan Tribune-Review
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Posted on 31 August 2014 | 4:33 pm

SAMOA: On eve of major conference, UN chief spurs green investment in small … – UN News Centre


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SAMOA: On eve of major conference, UN chief spurs green investment in small
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31 August 2014 – Encouraging partnerships between the private sector and small developing island nations, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday urged corporate leaders to invest in renewable energy and make historic strides in sustainability.

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 9:54 am

SAMOA: Tsunami-hit community honours Ban with ‘chief’ title – UN News Centre


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SAMOA: Tsunami-hit community honours Ban with 'chief' title
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Taking a polished coconut with the 'ava drink, Mr. Ban toasted the village and pledged the UN's support to working with the local communities: “I know your country is facing a lot of difficulties. First of by climate change, rising sea tides. That's

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Posted on 31 August 2014 | 8:28 am

Syrian Rebels Trade Fire With Troops From UN – New York Times


Syrian Rebels Trade Fire With Troops From UN
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ISTANBUL — Two bases for United Nations peacekeepers came under fire in southern Syria on Saturday, the United Nations said. One base was evacuated, and soldiers on the second returned fire, and later left the area. The clashes were a violent new turn …

Posted on 30 August 2014 | 10:44 pm

UN Forces Are Caught in New Standoff – New York Times


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UN Forces Are Caught in New Standoff
New York Times
BAGHDAD — Another contingent of United Nations peacekeepers was caught in a standoff with Syrian rebels on Friday, a day after an armed group captured 44 peacekeepers in the area near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. The confrontation on Friday …

Posted on 29 August 2014 | 11:37 pm

Ukraine: UN report shows rising civilian deaths, ongoing rights abuses – UN News Centre


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Ukraine: UN report shows rising civilian deaths, ongoing rights abuses
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… of heavy weaponry by both sides, in densely populated areas of eastern Ukraine, has increased the loss of civilian life, with an average of around 36 people being killed every day, says a new report issued today by the United Nations human rights
Death Toll in Ukraine Conflict Exceeds 2200, UN SaysNew York Times
Death toll in Ukraine fighting hits 2593: United NationsDeccan Chronicle
In Ukraine, human rights abuses and 36 killed every daySBS

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Posted on 29 August 2014 | 3:17 pm

United Nations: Peacekeepers detained by armed group in Syria – New York Daily News


New York Daily News

United Nations: Peacekeepers detained by armed group in Syria
New York Daily News
An armed group in Syria detained 43 UN peacekeepers from Fiji during fighting early Thursday, the United Nations said. The office of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the peacekeepers were abducted during increased fighting in the Golan Heights …

Posted on 29 August 2014 | 12:15 pm