|Hillary Clinton Presses Congress to Ratify Nuclear Treaty - Hillary Rodham Clinton yesterday reiterated the call she and Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates have made for the Senate to move quickly to ratify the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.
|UN Sends Food To Drought-Stricken Niger - The UN has begun a major round of feeding for 670,000 children under the age of two and their families in drought-stricken Niger.|
|UN Health Agency Declares H1N1 Pandemic Over - The United Nations health agency today declared an end to the H1N1 pandemic but urged continued vigilance, cautioning that pandemics, like the viruses that cause them, are unpredictable.|
|U.S. Aid to Pakistani Flood Victims Ramps Up - U.S. Army helicopters took advantage of a break in the weather to fly relief missions in Pakistan.|
|Ban Meets with Panel Of Inquiry Into Gaza Flotilla Incident - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today met with the four-member panel of inquiry into the May Gaza flotilla incident as they sat down to map out how they will conduct their work. |
|Obama Calls Gates Announcement 'Step Forward in Reform` - Obama called Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates` announcement concerning Pentagon efficiency initiatives another step forward in the reform efforts.|
|UN Chief Ban Extends Condolences To Families Of Victims Of Flooding In China - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today he was saddened by the loss of life and destruction caused by the severe flooding and landslides that have hit China.|
|UN: World Must Boost Efforts To Protect Somali Civilians - The UN called on the international community to step up efforts to protect civilians in Somalia.|
|State Department: Al-Qaida Still Top U.S. Terror Threat - Transnational terrorism poses the United States` gravest security threat, with al-Qaida`s core in Pakistan remaining the most-formidable terrorist organization targeting the U.S. homeland, according to a new State Department report.|
|Pentagon Demands WikiLeaks Return Stolen Documents - The Pentagon is demanding that WikiLeaks immediately return the stolen military documents in its possession.|
|Security Council Extends UN Presence In Iraq For Another Year - The Security Council extended for another year the mandate of the UN mission that is helping Iraq with its efforts to build a secure, stable and prosperous nation. |
|UN Chief Ban: Achieving Nuclear-Weapon-Free World Is Possible - A more peaceful world can be ours, " Ban Ki-moon said in remarks to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony held in Japan.
|UN Chief Ban Visits Japan - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged the world to work to ensure that nuclear weapons were eliminated. |
|Robert Gates Calls on FBI to Join Leak Investigation - Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates announced he has asked the FBI to help Pentagon authorities investigate the leak of the classified documents published by WikiLeaks. |
|Robert Gates: WikiLeaks Guilty on Moral Grounds - The WikiLeaks whistleblower website is morally guilty of putting people`s lives at risk by making public tens of thousands of classified U.S. military documents, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said today.
|Mike Mullen: No Easy Answer To Military Suicide Problem - While no easy answers exist to a military suicide problem that has reached "crisis level," a big part of the solution is tied to leadership, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said today.
|U.S. Military in Afghanistan Responds to Pakistan Floods - The U.S. military in Afghanistan is responding rapidly to the disastrous flooding that reportedly killed more than 1,200 people in Pakistan.|
|U.S. Rushes Aid to Pakistan Flood Victims - United States is rushing aircraft, food and shelter to help those impacted by flooding in Pakistan.|
|UN: Disease New Threat In Flood-Hit Pakistan - United Nations humanitarian agencies warned today of the possibility of waterborne disease outbreaks emerging in north-western Pakistan.|
|Obama Reaffirms Commitment to Veteran Care - Caring for veterans is a moral obligation, President Barack Obama said today in a speech at the Disabled American Veterans National Convention in Atlanta.|