|UN Chief Ban: We Must Keep Nuclear Materials From Terrorists - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today proposed a series of high-level conferences to flesh out efforts to prevent terrorists from getting their hands on nuclear materials. |
|UN Chief Ban Appeals For Peaceful End To Kyrgyz Crisis - Ban Ki-moon today called once again on all parties in Kyrgyzstan to restore constitutional order in a peaceful manner.|
|Obama: Risk Of Nuclear Attack Has Grown - While the risk of nuclear war between countries has dropped, the risk of a nuclear attack has risen, President Barack Obama said today.
|Michelle Obama Praises Military Children - The wives of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden paid tribute to military children, honoring their strength and sacrifice.|
|Robert Gates Calls Video Of US Helicopter Killing Iraqis "Painful To Watch" - Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said recently published footage of a U.S. Apache helicopter killing 12 people in Iraq, including two Reuters news agency personnel, was painful to watch, "|
|Robert Gates, Brazilian Defense Minister Sign Security Pact - Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and Brazilian Defense Minister Nelson Jobim signed a new defense cooperation agreement today |
|Robert Gates: Summit Draws Attention to Nuclear Security - The international summit on nuclear security is an opportunity to draw greater attention to the issues of nuclear nonproliferation and the control of nuclear material, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said today.
|UN Chief Ban Pays Tribute To Polish President Killed In Plane Crash - Ban Ki-moon has voiced his shock and sadness after learning of today's plane crash in western Russia that has killed the Polish President, his wife and many senior Government officials. |
|Robert Gates To Foster Cooperation With Latin America - Robert M. Gates will focus next week on Latin America, signing a defense agreement with Brazil, then visiting Peru, Colombia and the Caribbean to reaffirm U.S. commitment to the region and promote closer defense cooperation. |
|Obama, Medvedev Sign New START Treaty - The so-called New START " sets new limits on ready-to-use, long-range nuclear weapons and establishes comprehensive verification procedures for both countries to verify which weapons the other possesses.
|UN Chief Ban Dispatches Envoy To Krygyzstan - Ban Ki-moon dispatched a special envoy to Kyrgyzstan, which has been rocked by bloody unrest after demonstrations against the high cost of energy appear to have turned into an uprising against the Government. |
|UN Hails New Russian-US Arms Control Treaty - The UN welcomed the new treaty signed today by the leaders of Russia and the United States by which they pledged to slash their nuclear arsenals by a third. |
|UN Condemns Violence In Krygyztan - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today he was shocked by the reported deaths and injuries in Kyrgyzstan, where demonstrators in the country`s capital have clashed with the police.|
|The UN Deplores Violence In The Congo - The UN has voiced deep concern at a deadly attack in a region cited by Ban Ki-moon as showing the potential for local conflicts to rapidly escalate.|
|UN Chief Ban Calls On Uzbekistan To Deliver On Human Rights Pledges - Respect for human rights is key to ensuring a modern and prosperous Uzbekistan, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today.|
|Angelina Jolie Visits Bosnia And Herzegovina - Angelina Jolie travelled to Bosnia and Herzegovina, where she visited people displaced during the war that ravaged the country in the 1990s and called for solutions to end their suffering. |
|UN Chief Ban: Greater Understanding Of Autism Needed - Ban Ki-moon marked World Autism Awareness Day today by appealing for stepped-up understanding of the disability that affects millions worldwide. |
|Robert Gates Presents Transcom with Joint Meritorious Unit Award - Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates traveled here yesterday to personally present U.S. Transportation Command with the Joint Meritorious Unit Award. |
|Success In Afghanistan Depends On Logistics - The massive amount of equipment and supplies being sent to support troops in Afghanistan is a historic logistical effort critical to mission success there.|
|UN Chief Ban Promotes Human Rights In Turkmenistan - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called on authorities in Turkmenistan to focus on the promotion of human rights.|