|Iraqis Mourn After Horrifying Bombings - Terrorist bombings that struck Baghdad yesterday demonstrate the security challenges that exist there, a senior Defense Department official said here today. |
|Charity Provides 30 Million Mosquito Nets To Nigeria - The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, in its largest-ever malaria initiative, will provide 30 million long-lasting treated mosquito nets to Nigeria.|
|UN Concerned Over Conditions In Iraqi Camp Housing Iranian Dissidents - The top United Nations envoy to Iraq has expressed his concerns over the humanitarian situation in a camp north of Baghdad, housing thousands of Iranian dissidents. |
|UN Warns Against Fraud In Second Round Of Afghan Elections - The United Nations said it wants to see a better and cleaner " election in the 7 November run-off. |
|Michelle Obama Highlights Breast Cancer Awareness - Friday afternoon in the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden, First Lady Michelle Obama donned pink to honor the millions of women and families affected by breast cancer. |
|UN Chief Ban Urges Hamid Karzai To Respect Constitutional Process - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Afghan President Hamid Karzai today discussed the latest developments concerning the recent elections.|
|John Brennan's Thoughts On Cybersecurity - John Brennan is Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism.
|Airman Honored For Heroic Actions - A Charleston Air Force Base technical sergeant was honored Oct. 15 for his heroism and bravery while suffering from injuries sustained during a patrol on his seventh deployment to the Middle East.
|ICC Opens Hearing On War Crimes Charges Against Darfurian Rebel - The International Criminal Court began a hearing into whether to confirm war crimes charges against a rebel leader.|
|UN Condemns Attacks On Civilians In Congo - Night-time attacks on civilians and rape by armed men remain widespread in the Congo.|
|UN: Chadian-Sudanese Tensions Halting Peace Efforts - Continuing tensions between Chad and Sudan have stalled regional peace efforts.|
|UN Chief Ban Praises Release Of Darfur Captives - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the release of two female aid workers who were abducted in Darfur three months ago. |
|Mike Mullen Asks Celebs To Keep Supporting Troops - Despite waning American support for the war, Mullen urged the gathering of celebrity journalists and politicians to stand by the troops.
|Robert Gates Receives Marshall Foundation Award - Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates accepted the prestigious Marshall Foundation Award today, calling George C. Marshall his hero and inspiration as defense secretary. |
|Robert Gates Asks Countries For More Afghanistan Support - Robert M. Gates travels this week to Japan and South Korea, he`s expected to ensure the issue of support for Afghanistan remains solidly on front burner. |
|UN: Latest Military Offensive In Pakistan Could Displace 170,000 - Government estimates that over 100,000 people have already been displaced by the latest military offensive against militants and the number could rise even further.|
|UN Chief Condemns Terrorist Attack In Iran - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned yesterday`s deadly terrorist attacks in Iran which killed dozens of people.|
|UN Condemns Human Trafficking - Trafficking in persons is an under-detected crime in Europe, according to a new UN report, which calls for better information sharing and monitoring to combat this scourge. |
|Remarks By Obama On The Recovery Act - President Obama delivers a speech in Virginia on the Recovery Act.|
|Shrinking Lake Chad Could Trigger Humanitarian Disaster - Lake Chad, once one of the world`s largest water bodies, could disappear in 20 years due to climate change.|