|SOP newswire3||Petraeus: Progress Made In Afghanistan, But Challenges to Continue - The top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan today cited encouraging signs of progress in Afghanistan during an address to the Veterans of Foreign Wars convention and in a BBC interview.
|SOP newswire3||UN Promotes Cultural Diversity - UN promotes the beneficial effects of cultural diversity.|
|SOP newswire3||UN: Situation Improves In Somalia - The scale of the humanitarian crisis in Somalia has eased this year, with the number of people needing aid falling by 25 per cent to 2 million.|
|SOP newswire3||UN Chief Ban Welcomes Talks Between Israel And Palestinian Leaders - Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the decision by the Israeli and Palestinian leaders to begin direct negotiations.|
|SOP newswire3||Forces Work Through Tough Summer in Afghanistan - As U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan close a difficult summer of fighting, the top commander there remains optimistic about the country`s future and committed to the military mission.
|SOP newswire3||Commander Describes Road March Out of Iraq - The redeployment of the 2nd Infantry Division`s 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team from Iraq demonstrated the changes that have happened in the country, the brigade`s commander said today.
|Garrett Godwin||I'VE SEEN FILMS International Competition provides one of the largest innovative celebrations - Rutger Hauer challenges filmmakers around the world to show him 'things you people wouldn't believe', and he will personally award the winners during the Festival's Gala Award evening.|
|SOP newswire3||Haiti: UN Reconstruction Projects Win Approval - United Nations projects in health, education, job creation, rubble removal, reproductive health and improving access to food have been approved for Haiti.|
|SOP newswire3||Last Full Combat Brigade Leaves Iraq in Convoy - The brigade`s departure leaves 56,000 U.S. servicemembers in Iraq.|
|SOP newswire3||UN Developes Green Approach To Humanitarian Aid - A new online resource centre developed by the United Nations seeks to help reduce the damage done to the environment during humanitarian and relief activities.|
|SOP newswire3||UN Pleads For Greater Access To Those In Need In Afghanistan - On the eve of World Humanitarian Day, the United Nations health agency and its partners in Afghanistan are appealing for greater access by and to those most in need of medical assistance. |
|SOP newswire3||UN Marks World Humanitarian Day - The United Nations will mark the second-ever World Humanitarian Day on Thursday by paying tribute to the life-saving work carried out by aid workers around the globe.|
|SOP newswire3||UN Condemns Deadly Attack On Iraqi Army Recruitment Center - The United Nations has strongly condemned today`s terrorist attack on an Iraqi army recruitment centre in the capital.|
|SOP newswire3||US Helicopters, Cargo Planes Continue Pakistan Aid - Four U.S. Marine Corps CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters arrived today and U.S. Air Force C-130 cargo aircraft began transporting international aid within Pakistan |
|Robert Paul Reyes||Evil German Pop Singer Didn't Tell Her Hookups She Is HIV-Positive - A German pop star told a court she was 'sorry' Monday after admitting to having unprotected sex without telling her partners she was HIV positive.
|SOP newswire3||UN Shielding Children From Violence In Kyrgyz - The UN launched an initiative to ensure safe access to education at the start of the new school year in September for thousands of youngsters affected by the recent violence in the southern city of Osh. |
|SOP newswire3||UN Chief Ban Urges Young People To Practice Tolerance - Ban Ki-moon urged participants at a UN student forum to use their voices for the common good, and to build a culture of tolerance in a world that is more connected than ever before. |
|SOP newswire2||UK: How Women Won The Vote - A hundred years on, just after a general election that brought disappointingly few women to power and attracted a mediocre turnout of 65.1 per cen|
|SOP newswire2||Andaman Islands: Life in the Forest - Gathering wild edible plants is an important subsistence activity for the (Jarawa) women. The major edible plant resources are wild tubers|
|SOP newswire3||UN Urges Extra Vigilance To Ensure Safe Afghan Polls Next Month - The UN warned today that security will be the main challenge and called for extra vigilance to ensure that the polls are safe. |
|SOP newswire3||UN Celebrates International Day Of Youth - The International Year of Youth kicked off with calls from the UN to harness the talents of the world`s young people to promote better understanding between different generations and cultures.|
|SOP newswire2||Women Architects and Their Green Designs - An energy-efficient home is the new buzzword among those who want to reduce their carbon footprint on Planet Earth.|
|SOP newswire2||India: Can I Just Live Freely In This City? - New Delhi (Women`s Feature Service) - Over the past several years, it has become apparent that women`s safety, or the lack of it, plays a central role in |
|SOP newswire3||UN Sends Food To Drought-Stricken Niger - The UN has begun a major round of feeding for 670,000 children under the age of two and their families in drought-stricken Niger.|
|SOP newswire3||U.S. Aid to Pakistani Flood Victims Ramps Up - U.S. Army helicopters took advantage of a break in the weather to fly relief missions in Pakistan.|
|SOP newswire3||Ban Meets with Panel Of Inquiry Into Gaza Flotilla Incident - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today met with the four-member panel of inquiry into the May Gaza flotilla incident as they sat down to map out how they will conduct their work. |
|SOP newswire3||UN Chief Ban Extends Condolences To Families Of Victims Of Flooding In China - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today he was saddened by the loss of life and destruction caused by the severe flooding and landslides that have hit China.|
|SOP newswire3||UN: World Must Boost Efforts To Protect Somali Civilians - The UN called on the international community to step up efforts to protect civilians in Somalia.|
|SOP newswire2||Lessons from India: Prospects for a Better City and a Better Life - As India celebrates Independence Day on August 15, their Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo is a striking soft contrast to those of concrete and steel. |
|SOP newswire2||Prof. Bhim Singh Chairman of the Panther's Party Will Attend All Party Meetings - Two-member delegation of J&K National Panthers Party led by Prof. Bhim Singh, Chairman of the party shall attend All Pa|