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UN Agency Plan Tackles Hidden Cost of Gold

From smartphones to wedding rings, the hidden cost of everyday gold is its threat to human and environmental health, according to a new United Nations-driven initiative launched on Monday that aims to tackle mercury-based mining methods.

SOP newswire3UN Staff Killed In Afghanistan - United Nations personnel working in Afghanistan have been killed today after demonstrators attacked a UN compound in the country`s northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif.
SOP newswire3UN Refugee Chief Heads To Kenya - The head of the United Nations refugee agency has concluded a two-day visit to Egypt to review the response to the humanitarian crisis sparked by the unrest in Libya.
SOP newswire3UN Chief Ban Urges Bold Action To Tackle AIDS - Ban Ki-moon today urged world leaders to take bold decisions to tackle the AIDS epidemic.
SOP newswire3Ban Calls For Genuine Transition To Democracy in Myanmar - Myanmar`s authorities have a duty to show that their announced transfer of power from the long-ruling State Peace and Development Council to a new Government is more than a change in name, Ban Ki-moon said today.
SOP newswire3Ban Welcomes Transition To Constitutional Order In Niger - Ban Ki-moon has telephoned the key players in the recent elections in Niger to congratulate them for the dignity, leadership and statesmanship they have shown in the transition to constitutional order.
SOP newswire3UN In Pact With Satellite Firms To Restore Communications After Disaster - The UN telecommunications agency announced that it has reached agreement with two satellite organizations to expedite the restoration of vital telecommunications services in the aftermath of natural disasters.
SOP newswire3Cote d`Ivoire: UN Condemns Firing At Helicopter And Killing Of Civilians - The United Nations peacekeeping force in Côte d`Ivoire reported today that one of its helicopters was shot at by forces loyal to the country`s President.
SOP newswire3UN: Half Of World`s Poorest Countries Can Escape Poverty By 2020 - Half the world`s 48 least developed countries can graduate out of their impoverished status within 10 years if they benefit from better targeted development aid.
SOP newswire3UN-backed Polio Immunization Campaign Under Way In Sudan - A United Nations-backed polio immunization campaign is under way in Southern Sudan.
SOP newswire3UN: Economic Diversification Vital To Boost Poorest Countries - Diversifying production rather than relying on commodity exports is crucial to boosting the economies of the least developed countries.
Ron G AnselmSyria Joins the Ranks of Using Violence Against its Protestors - The protest wave in the Arab world has spread to Syria and so has the violence against the innocent protestors.
SOP newswire3Robert Gates: Forces Accomplish No-fly Zone Mission - U.S. and coalition forces have accomplished the no-fly zone aspect of the United Nations mission in Libya.
SOP newswire3Obama: Coalition Mission Succeeding in Libya - The military mission in Libya is succeeding and preventing further atrocities against the Libyan people by Moammar Gadhafi and his forces, President Barack
SOP newswire3Coalition Air Operations Take on Gadhafi`s Forces - The coalition struck a number of targets in Libya with air operations flown to protect the Libyan people from Moammar Gadhafi`s forces.
SOP newswire3Robert Gates Offers Perspective On Middle East - During a week of visits with leaders who all are affected by simultaneous antigovernment protests in Middle East countries, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates focused on the opportunities that come with the challenges.
SOP newswire3UN Condemns Murder Of Journalist In Yemen - The UN condemned the death of journalist Jamal Ahmed Al-Sharabi, who was killed when gunmen opened fire on protesters in the Yemeni capital.
SOP newswire3Robert Gates Visits Egypt - Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates met with Egyptian leaders here today as part of a visit officials said is designed to reaffirm U.S. support and advance the nations` defense partnership.
SOP newswire2Panthers Party`s 28th Foundation Anniversary Procession Includes Elephants, Camels and Horses - After 28 years the people of J&K witnessed massive colourful procession of the Panthers Party activists led by an elephant, camels and 28 horses in the historic streets of the city of temples, Jammu.
SOP newswire2Secretary Clinton Shocked Over First Bombing in Jerusalem in Past 7 Years - This morning I was shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the bombing in Jerusalem today that took at least one life and injured innocent civilians.
Judyth Piazza CEO (Editor)Breaking News: Bomb Blast in Jerusalem Carried Out by Hamas? - Twenty five people injured in the explosion. The bomb blast occurred at a bus station and it is unknown whether or not this was a suicide attack.
SOP newswire3Obama Says U.S. Part of Broad Coalition in Libya - U.S. military actions in Libya are being conducted as part of a broad multinational coalition.
SOP newswire3Robert Gates Cites Efforts to Avoid Civilian Casualties in Libya - Coalition forces enforcing a no-fly zone in Libya to halt the slaughter of citizens by Moammar Gadhafi have gone to great lengths to avoid civilian casualties, " Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said here today.
Robert Paul ReyesFox News Lies: Story About Human Shields Fabricated - Fox News may trounce CNN in the ratings in the United States, but CNN International is a very popular and respected news outlet in the rest of the world.
Ron Robins (Mentor/Columnist)India Economic Juggernaut Poised to Dominate China - When Europe was going through its murderous medieval period, India was an economic behemoth controlling from one-fourth to one-third of the world`s wealth.
SOP newswire2Real World Economics - How do you get the crooks out? - In 1765 it was the King of England who was robbing the country blind. Today it is the same game, but different players.
SOP newswire3Mike Mullen: Attacks Make No-Fly Zone over Libya Possible - The coalition attacks yesterday have put in place the conditions needed to establish a no-fly zone over Libya, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said on NBC`s Meet the Press today.
SOP newswire3Obama: Broad Coalition Seeks to Help Libyans - President Barack Obama said the military action that began today in Libya is an international effort designed to protect a threatened people.
SOP newswire3UN Chief Ban Deplores Killing of Yemeni Protesters by Security Forces - Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned today`s reported killing by Yemeni security forces of at least 33 people.
SOP newswire3UN Authorizes Use Of Force Against Libya - Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the Security Council`s historic decision to authorize the use all necessary measures " to protect civilians in Libya.
Ron G AnselmWhat's Happening in Bahrain With the Saudi Arabian Military? - It used to be for many years when Saddam Hussein was in power in Iraq, just about all Middle Eastern countries where afraid of Iraq and looked at them like the school yard bully.
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