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Robert Gates: Women Will Serve On Subs - The Navy plans to repeal its ban on women serving on submarines, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has informed Congress.

Abuse Of "Date Rape" Drugs On The Rise - Governments need to give greater attention to fighting drug abuse, particularly the so-called date-rape drugs whose use is on the rise.

UN Envoy Calls For End To Conflict In Afghanistan - The outgoing UNenvoy to Afghanistan warned that " on its own " the massive US-led military push in Taliban strongholds in southern Helmand province will not bring peace and stability to the country.

UN Chief Ban To Visit Los Angeles - Ban Ki-moon will travel to LA to meet with the creative community and look into how the UN and the entertainment industry can spotlight and mobilize the public on global issues.

60,000 Haitians Vaccinated By UN-backed Campaign - More than 60,000 people in earthquake-devastated Haiti have been vaccinated against diphtheria, tetanus and other diseases.

UN Concered About Israel's Actions In Palestinian Territory - A senior United Nations official today voiced concern at Israel`s announcement that it was adding two religious sites in occupied Palestinian territory to its list of national heritage sites.

Afghanistan: Combined Forces Detain Militants - Combined Afghan and international forces in Afghanistan killed or detained militants and seized enemy weapons in recent operations, military officials reported.

UN: Safeguard Afghan Civilians - The UN called on parties to the conflict to avoid civilian casualties, after an international military operation killed at least 27 people, including women and children, in the southern province of Uruzgan.

General Sees Positives In Afghan Army Training - Though training an Afghan army essentially from the ground up has been a difficult undertaking, an Army general involved in the effort said yesterday that he`s seeing positive results.

Mike Mullen Honors Black Military Engineers - The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff helped to honor the accomplishments of Army and Navy members here Feb. 20 during the 24th Annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards gala.

Mike Mullen Cites Importance Of Families - During a week-long tour through Southwest Asia, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff spent time focusing on what he calls his No. 1 priority: servicemembers and their families.

Iraq: UN Welcomes Signing Of Code Of Conduct For Upcoming Polls - The UN welcomed the signing of an electoral Code of Conduct by the main political blocs ahead of next month's polls, calling on all parties and candidates who have yet to do so to join the initiative.

UN Chief Ban: Social Justice More Important Than Ever - Social justice based on the values of fairness, equality and respect for diversity is more important than ever, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today.

UNICEF Study Finds Millions of Egyptian Children Still Live In Poverty - Millions of Egyptian children continue to live in poverty, despite recent gains made for young people, particularly on the legislative front, a study commissioned by UNICEF has found.

UN: 1.5 Billion Needed For Haiti Relief Efforts - The UN and its aid partners today issued a call for nearly $1.5 billion to assist 3 million Haitians " one third of the Caribbean nation`s population.

Iran Continues To Subvert Iraq - As national elections in Iraq loom on the horizon, Iran continues to subvert its western neighbor`s security and political infrastructure, top American military officials said.

UN Hopes Serious Israeli-Palestinian Talks Will Begin Soon - The UN is voicing the hope that both the Israelis and the Palestinians will accept a proposal put forward to restart talks.

UN Climate Chief Steps Down - The top UN climate change official said he stepped down from his position, citing his desire to pursue new opportunities to advance progress on the issue in both the private sector and academia.

UN: Jihadists Can't Reverse Progress In Iraq - While there are still forces in Iraq trying to disrupt reconstruction with deadly violence, they cannot reverse the progress already taking place.

UN Condemns Lack Of Punishment For Sex Crimes In Liberia - The United Nations is urging media practitioners in Liberia to play a major role in creating public awareness about gender-based violence.


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