|UN Chief Ban Welcomes North Korea's Release Of US National - Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the release of Aijalon Mahli Gomes, a United States national who was freed by the Democratic People`s Republic of Korea.|
|Mike Mullen: American Support Boosts Troop Morale - Navy Adm. Mike Mullen threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the game and he also helped the host White Sox honor soldiers from a local Army Reserve unit.
|UN Agencies Offer Relief To Families Still Displaced By Cyclone - United Nations agencies are providing relief to about 14,000 Bangladeshi families who are still living on embankments and in need of assistance, 15 months after they lost their homes when Cyclone Aila.|
|UN Condemns Murder Of Indonesian Journalist - The UN has condemned the murder of Indonesian television journalist Ridwan Salamun.|
|Ban Appoints General Babacar Gaye Military Adviser For UN peacekeeping operations. - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Lieutenant General Babacar Gaye as military adviser for United Nations peacekeeping operations. |
|UN Chief Ban Ban Lays Out Options For Prosecuting Pirates - The use of force is among several options to prosecute pirates operating off the Somali coast laid out |
|UN Responding To Cholera Outbreak In West Africa - An outbreak of cholera in the three neighbouring West African countries of Cameroon, Nigeria and Niger has infected nearly 4,000 people.|
|Lack Of Funds May Force UN To Cut Food Aid In Central African Republic - The UN warned today that it may have to cut its feeding programme in the Central African Republic where tens of thousands risk becoming malnourished unless new funding is secured. |
|UN Urges Russia To Protect Rights Of Indigenous People - Although the Russian Government has made important steps " to protect the rights of its indigenous people, a United Nations independent human rights expert today urged the country to accelerate progress. |
|Angelina Jolie: Urgent Solutions Needed For Bosnia`s Displaced - Angelina Jolie used her recent visit to Bosnia to call for practical and urgent steps to alleviate the plight of the 113,000 people who remain displaced15 years after the end of the war. |
|UNICEF Brings Safe Drinking Water To Displaced Families In Tajikistan - More than 3,000 people displaced by last year`s severe flooding and mudslides in southern Tajikistan now enjoy the benefits of safe drinking water, thanks to the efforts of the UNICEF.|
|Marines Support Pakistan Flood Relief Efforts - The Marine Corps has responded to the crisis in Pakistan with troops, aircraft and a host of evacuation support, and relief supplies, the service`s commandant said here today.
|UN Seeks More Helicopters To Fly Aid To Pakistan - An estimated 800,000 people affected by the catastrophic floods in Pakistan can only be reached by helicopter.|
|UN Condemns Mass Rape By Rebels In Eastern DR Congo - The UN is dispatching a senior staff member to the Congo as senior officials express outrage at the recent rape and assault of more than 150 civilians by rebels>|
|Conway Predicts Ongoing Marine Presence in Afghanistan - The commandant of the Marine Corps predicted a continued Marine presence in southern Afghanistan well after July 2011.|
|UN Deplores Deadly Attack On Somali Hotel - The United Nations strongly condemned today`s attack on a hotel in the capital, Mogadishu, which reportedly killed at least 30 civilians, including Members of Parliament. |
|Joe Biden: Afghanistan Finally Gets Needed Resources - Any talk of coalition forces being unable to succeed in Afghanistan is premature, Vice President Joe Biden said today.
|Petraeus: Progress Made In Afghanistan, But Challenges to Continue - The top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan today cited encouraging signs of progress in Afghanistan during an address to the Veterans of Foreign Wars convention and in a BBC interview.
|UN Promotes Cultural Diversity - UN promotes the beneficial effects of cultural diversity.|
|UN: Situation Improves In Somalia - The scale of the humanitarian crisis in Somalia has eased this year, with the number of people needing aid falling by 25 per cent to 2 million.|