UN Peacekeeper Shot Dead In Darfur - An Ethiopian peacekeeper serving with the joint United Nations-African Union mission in Darfur has died after being shot while travelling in the west of the troubled Sudanese region.
UN: Human Rights Are For Everyone - The UN said said that the so-called Arab Spring across North Africa and the Middle East this year has shown that human rights are for all of us, all of the time, everywhere. "
UN: Use Of Synthetic Drugs On The Rise - While global markets for cocaine, heroin and cannabis declined or remained stable, the production and abuse of prescription opioid drugs and new synthetic drugs rose.
Young Palestinian Refugee Wins UN Film Competition - A short film based on the story of a Palestinian refugee family returning to their ruined home in a conflict-ravaged camp in Lebanon was declared the winner of a film competition organized by the UN.
UN Condemns Violence In Sudan - Clashes continue to be reported in the Sudanese state of Southern Kordofan despite calls by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and other top United Nations officials for an end to the hostilities.