The deal was criticized by environmental groups for being too weak.
“Dozens” were arrested in Cuba, local human rights watchers reported.
There no evidence of “meaningful recruitment” by ISIS in UN camps, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees said on Thursday. But previous reports show that recruitment is definitely taking place in other camps.
“Science has spoken,” U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon said. “Time is not on our side.”
The staffer was a driver for the Sierra Leone office of U.N. Women. The organization said it is taking immediate action to quarantine everyone who came in contact with the victim.
It’s not bribery if everyone is doing it.
Despite “intensive medical procedures”, the 56-year-old died after contracting the virus in Liberia.
The violence comes after several months of relative calm.
“In the 30 years I’ve been working in public health, the only thing like this has been AIDS,” CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden said Thursday of the Ebola crisis in West Africa.
It’s rare for a United Nations official to so directly call for the use of force.
The 25–14 vote may indicate support is growing for protecting LGBT rights under international human rights law.
“If we don’t take care of this now, we are going to see fallout effects and secondary effects from this that will have ramifications for a long time, above and beyond the lives that will have been lost.”
On September 21st, India joined 48 other countries in the global demonstration of peace.
“Mommy promises you, no one will come and devour you.”
It’s the Australian climate butt salute.
“To cut back on food rations, the most basic thing, is absolutely heartbreaking,” a World Food Program spokesperson said.
Advocates fear South Africa might turn against an LGBT rights resolution at the UN that it sponsored three years ago.
It’s the side of the UN the politicians don’t want you to see. Sort of.
The firm, Independent Diplomat, has a history of taking on clients seeking statehood.
The al-Qaeda-affiliated group released the peacekeepers after two weeks in captivity.
Troops from Uganda and Burundi, deployed under a United Nations mandate to stabilize Somalia, are allegedly exploiting medical services and aid for sex.
More than 2,000 people have died in the Ukraine conflict as of Aug. 10, the United Nations said.
“My feelings pale into insignificance compared to the enormity of the tragedy confronting each and every other person in Gaza at this time,” Gunness said of the incident.
The school was being used as a refuge for Palestinians when tank fire hit it during last night’s Israeli bombardment.
The latest attack brings the Palestinian death toll to 734.
The doctor and “national hero” leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone contracted the deadly virus around July 23. The doctor died on July 29.
“I’ve been thinking how horrible it must have been, the final moments of their lives, when they know the plane was going down,” Frans Timmermans said.
The three men were abducted June 18 in North Darfur. They spent the next 32 days as captives.
In 1990 there were only 10 cities in the world with 10 million or more people. By 2030, there will be 41.
The reference to a singular “family” without acknowledging diversity could be used as precedent to oppose rights for LGBT couples.