Tag Archives: U.N.

Afghan elections need to be fraud-free, U.N. says

KABUL, Afghanistan, March 18 (UPI) — Free and fair elections in Afghanistan are crucial for the country’s successful future, U.N. deputy envoy Nicholas Haysom said Tuesday. Special Reports – UPI.com

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Syria questions fairness of U.N. inquiry

GENEVA, Switzerland, March 18 (UPI) — The Syrian government said Tuesday it suspects a U.N.-backed inquiry based its reporting on highly questionable testimonies. Special Reports – UPI.com

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U.N.: Islamic State crucifying, beheading, burying alive children

Amy R. ConnollyGENEVA, Switzerland, Feb. 6 (UPI) — The United Nations said the Islamic State militant group systematically tortures and rapes children in Iraq, and recommends government forces step in. Top News – UPI.com

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South Sudan favors war over diplomacy, U.N. says

NEW YORK, March 19 (UPI) — Rival parties to the conflict in South Sudan are putting military gains ahead of political settlement, a top U.N. official told the Security Council. Special Reports – UPI.com

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Women vital for democratic success in Afghanistan, U.N. says

KABUL, Afghanistan, March 19 (UPI) — Elections can only be representative if all members of society, including women, play a role, the head of the U.N. mission in Afghanistan said Wednesday. Special Reports – UPI.com

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Lebanese forces show resolve, U.N. mission says

BEIRUT, Lebanon, March 19 (UPI) — The Lebanese military is commended for its commitment to peace in light of its vast security obligations, a UNIFIL official said Wednesday. Special Reports – UPI.com

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U.N. wants international courts to look into Israeli settlements

GENEVA, Switzerland, March 21 (UPI) — A U.N. special envoy on Palestinian issues said Friday it was time for the International Court of Justice to assess what he said was Israeli colonialism. Special Reports – UPI.com

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Afghan elections need to be fraud-free, U.N. says

KABUL, Afghanistan, March 18 (UPI) — Free and fair elections in Afghanistan are crucial for the country’s successful future, U.N. deputy envoy Nicholas Haysom said Tuesday. Special Reports – UPI.com

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Syria questions fairness of U.N. inquiry

GENEVA, Switzerland, March 18 (UPI) — The Syrian government said Tuesday it suspects a U.N.-backed inquiry based its reporting on highly questionable testimonies. Special Reports – UPI.com

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South Sudan favors war over diplomacy, U.N. says

NEW YORK, March 19 (UPI) — Rival parties to the conflict in South Sudan are putting military gains ahead of political settlement, a top U.N. official told the Security Council. Special Reports – UPI.com

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