Posts Tagged ‘U.N.’

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

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

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

Syria questions fairness of U.N. inquiry

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

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

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

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

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

Lebanese forces show resolve, U.N. mission says

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

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

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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Former head of U.N. climate panel charged with sexual harassment in India

Former head of U.N. climate panel charged with sexual harassment in India

Andrew V. PestanoNEW DELHI, March 1 (UPI) — Rajendra Pachauri, former head of the United Nations’ climate change panel, was formally charged by a court in India for sexual harassment. Top News – UPI.com

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Swedish prosecutor wants to interview Julian Assange despite U.N. report

Swedish prosecutor wants to interview Julian Assange despite U.N. report

Ed AdamczykSTOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 9 (UPI) — A Swedish prosecutor said Tuesday she intends to question Julian Assange, despite a United Nations report saying he was detained arbitrarily. Top News – UPI.com

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Report: U.N. committee on North Korea could propose drone ban

Report: U.N. committee on North Korea could propose drone ban

Elizabeth ShimSEOUL, Feb. 5 (UPI) — The United Nations Security Council Sanctions Committee is likely to suggest a ban on the sale of drones to North Korea. Top News – UPI.com

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Gunmen attack west African hotel used by U.N., U.S. personnel; Several reported dead and wounded

Gunmen attack west African hotel used by U.N., U.S. personnel; Several reported dead and wounded

Doug G. WareOUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, Jan. 15 (UPI) — Gunmen attacked a luxury hotel in Burkina Faso Friday — an establishment regularly used by U.N. staffers and some U.S. military personnel, officials said. Top News – UPI.com

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