|UN Chief Ban Talks Climate Change With US And Japan - Climate change figured prominently in Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon`s recent talks with senior officials from the US and Japan, his spokesperson announced today. |
|Mike Mullen Fights For Mental Health Funding For Troops - With increasing pressure on the defense budget, the top military officer called increased mental health care services for returning combat troops a priority that can`t be allowed to fall by the wayside.
|Promoting Gender Balance In NATO Forces - NATO realizes there is a need for women to play a larger role in peacekeeping and peace support operations.|
|Obama Tours Buchenwald Concentration Camp - Obama paid a visit to Buchenwald accompanied by Chancellor Merkel and Elie Wiesel.|
|Joe Biden Presents Environmental Awards - Joe Biden praised winners of the 2009 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards today for leading the way in environmental stewardship as they lead the way in the nation`s defense. |
|UN Chief Ban Praises Obama's Speech To Muslim World - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon strongly welcomed the speech delivered today in Cairo by President Barack Obama.|
|UN Rushing Food Aid To Pakistan - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today sent nearly 100 metric tons of urgently-needed food to north-west Pakistan |
|Michelle Obama's Speech To A Charter High School - In her address to the graduating seniors of Washington Math and Science Technology Public Charter High School today, the First Lady told graduates they would be more than ready for the world after high school.|
|UN Opens Camps For Displaced Pakistanis - The UN opened two new camps in Pakistan for thousands of civilians fleeing fighting.|
|The Economic Case For Health Care Reform - The White House Council of Economic Advisers issued a report entitled "The Economic Case for Health Care Reform," explaining why health reform is vital for the future of the American economy.|
|UN Chief Ban: Tobacco Use Needless Threat To Public Health - Ban Ki-moon has urged governments everywhere to address tobacco consumption, which he described as a needless threat to public health. |
|UN Tackles Global Warming - Delegates from 182 nations are gathering in Bonn, Germany, today to initiate discussions on negotiating texts which could form the basis of an ambitious UN-backed climate change deal.|
|UN Chief Ban Praises Disarmament Negotiations - Ban Ki-moon welcomed today''s adoption by the Conference on Disarmament " the world''s sole multilateral forum for disarmament negotiations "|
|UN Assists Congo Military In Offensive Against Hutu Rebels - The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) announced on Saturday that it is supporting Congolese government forces.|
|Obama Announces Cyber Security Office - The nation's computer network infrastructure will be defended as a national strategic asset, President Barack Obama said May 29.
|Global Trends Indicate Years Of Conflict - Global trends and conditions portend the likelihood that persistent conflict " will occur around the world for some years to come, the Army`s top military officer said. |
|Robert Gates Calls On Asian Allies To Help In Afghanistan - Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates today called on U.S. allies in Asia to render more aid to bolster the fight in Afghanistan. |
|Robert Gates: North Korea "Reckless" - Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates today said the United States will not accept North Korea as a nuclear weapons state and promised to defend U.S. allies in the region. |
|Obama Talks About Hurricane Preparedness - The President stated that he had no greater responsibility than the safety of the American people, and emphasized the importance of planning in ensuring that safety.
|UN Celebrates International Day Of Peacekeepers - The UN is marking the annual International Day of Peacekeepers by honouring the brave troops, police and civilians who serve in some of the most difficult places around the world.|