|UN Still Hard At Work In Haiti - As Haiti continues to recover from January`s catastrophic earthquake, the head of the United Nations World Food Programme announced an increase in cash- and food-for-work programmes for the country. |
|UN Chief Ban Visits Canada - Ban Ki-moon today stressed the importance of the relationship between the United Nations and Canada.|
|UN Seeks $18 Million For Mongolia - The UN requested more than $18 million to assist nearly 800,000 people in Mongolia who are suffering from the combined effects of a long, severe winter and a preceding harsh summer drought. |
|First Lady Announces Military Family Review - Obama has directed the national security staff to lead a 90-day review aimed at developing a federal government wide approach to supporting military families, Michelle Obama announced here today.
|U.S., Afghan Defense Leaders Agree to Long-Term Partnership - Senior U.S. and Afghan officials today agreed to explore ways to broaden and deepen defense cooperation between the two countries and establish a long-term partnership for the future.|
|UN Concerned Over Mysterious Illnesses Of Girls In Afghan Schools - The top United Nations envoy to Afghanistan today sounded the alarm over the illnesses of girls attending schools in parts of the country, allegedly due to chemical contaminants. |
|Kitty Kelley Quotes Robert Paul Reyes In Her Bestseller: Oprah: A Biography - The SOP is proud that Kitty Kelley`s research included an article written by SOP columnist Robert Paul Reyes in 2006.
|Robert Gates Thanks Spouses for Soldier Support - Robert M. Gates met with military spouses during a town hall meeting here. He discussed local school issues and healthcare before thanking the spouses supporting their soldiers.|
|UN: Hundreds Of Thousands Of Women Die In Childbirth Every Year - Hundreds of thousands of women, nearly all of them in developing countries, die in childbirth every year.|
|UN Condemns Killing Of Peacekeepers In Darfur - The UN has voiced outrage after two peacekeepers serving with the joint African Union-UN force in Sudan's war-scarred Darfur region were killed. |
|UN Calls For End To Child Labor - The UN warned in a new study that efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labour are waning|
|Mike Mullen Tells Troops It`s OK to Get Help - The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff wants servicemembers to know it`s OK to get help for behavioral health-related conditions.|
|Robert Gates Calls for Significant Cuts in Defense Overhead - Robert M. Gates used the occasion of the 65th Anniversary of the Victory in Europe to declare war on duplicative overhead, bloat and needless spending in the Defense Department.
|Christina Aguilera Using Her Celebrity To Spotlight Global Hunger - Christina Aguilera has joined the growing chorus of celebrities committed to using their voice to spotlight global hunger as ambassadors for the United Nations World Food Programme |
|Obama Signs Veterans, Caregivers Legislation - Obama signed legislation today to improve health care for veterans and to recognize the important role that family caregivers play in the recovery of wounded personnel.
|UN Condemns Attacks On Government Buildings In Afghanistan - The UN condemned deadly attacks on Government buildings in the country`s southwest.|
|UN Condemns Use Of Child Soldiers In Somalia - The UN urged an immediate halt to the recruitment and use of child soldiers in Somalia,|
|Robert Gates Approves Federal Money for Guard Units in Gulf - Robert M. Gates has given verbal approval to the governors of Alabama, Mississippi and Florida for Title 32 status for National Guardsmen to help to combat the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
|Mia Farrow Bears UN Message of Hope And Help for Guinea`s Afflicted Children - Mia Farrow leaves for Guinea tomorrow in her real-life role as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador to boost funding for maternal and child health.|
|UN Urges Calm In Darfur - The joint African Union-United Nations mission in Darfur today urged the Government and one of the leading insurgent groups in the western Sudanese region to stop fighting.|