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©REUTERS Record backing expected for UN anti-death penalty vote A record number of countries are expected to back a UN General Assembly call for a moratorium on capital punishment on Thursday.
20 декабря 2012
Photo courtesy of Confusion on Internet future after UN treaty split The freewheeling, unregulated Internet seemed to survive a push for new rules at a UN treaty meeting, but the collapse of talks leaves unanswered questions about the Web's future.
16 декабря 2012
Troubled UN climate talks spill over UN talks seeking to slow the march of destructive global warming ran far into extra time Saturday as host Qatar sought to broker an end to the standoff between rich and poor nations on funding.
09 декабря 2012
Photo courtesy of UN sanctions Al-Qaeda linked Mali Islamists The UN Security Council on Wednesday ordered sanctions against an Al-Qaeda linked Islamist group in a new sign of the tougher line being taken with militants who have taken over much of the Mali.
06 декабря 2012
UN chief Ban Ki-moon arrives in Baghdad: TV UN chief Ban Ki-moon arrived in Baghdad on Thursday for talks with Iraqi leaders, state television said, after a visit to Kuwait in which he called for a new era in relations between the two countries.
06 декабря 2012
Climate talks enter second week with 'hot air' dispute Countries entered a second week of UN climate talks in Doha on Monday deeply divided on key issues even as fresh warnings were issued that rising greenhouse gas levels are putting our planet in peril.
03 декабря 2012
UN headquarters. Photo by Maksim Popov© UN backs holding G-Global in Kazakhstan From economic and political points of view Kazakhstan is eligible to bid for hosting G-Global under the aegis of the United Nations: Kassym-Jomart Tokayev.
30 ноября 2012
DR Congo rebels appear to be quitting key city of Goma: UN There are signs that Congolese rebels are withdrawing from the strategic eastern city of Goma, following a round of diplomatic efforts to prevent the conflict from spreading across the region.
29 ноября 2012
Photo courtesy of Record number back UN vote against death penalty A record 110 countries on Monday backed a resolution voted every two years at a UN General Assembly committee calling for the abolition of the death penalty.
21 ноября 2012
UN protests to Syria over Golan Heights attacks The United Nations has protested to the Syrian government for claiming it had UN permission to attack rebel opponents in the Golan Heights demilitarized zone.
17 ноября 2012
US defends Israeli attacks on Gaza at emergency UN meeting Arab nations demanded the UN Security Council condemn Israel's deadly attacks on Gaza at an emergency meeting, but the United States strongly defended Israel's military strikes.
15 ноября 2012
Photo courtesy of US vows to attack 'flaws' in UN Human Rights Council The United States on Monday won a new term on the UN Human Rights Council and vowed to renew its campaign to put right "flaws" in the controversial body.
13 ноября 2012
Meeting of the UN Human Rights Council. ©REUTERS Kazakhstan became member of UN Human Rights Council The elections of the new Council members for 2013-2015 were held during the 67th session of the UN General Assembly on November 12 in New York.
13 ноября 2012 stock photo Kazakhstan mulls becoming UN Human Rights Council member Kazakhstan has presented itself as a candidate for membership in the UN Human Rights Council from Asian-Pacific States for 2013-2015.
12 ноября 2012
Photo courtesy of of Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry's press-service UN Population Fund views Kazakhstan as regional hub Kazakhstan is becoming a regional hub and we have to see how Kazakhstan grows, develops and renders support to the neighboring countries in this region: UNFPA head.
02 ноября 2012
US backs call for Eid truce in Syria The United States on Friday backed a call by the United Nations, the Arab League and their special envoy to Syria for a ceasefire by both sides in the conflict over this month's Eid al-Adha holiday.
20 октября 2012
Photo courtesy of UN report warns of possible rise in child marriages The number of girls who marry before their 18th birthday could increase dramatically over the next two decades, a new UN report warned Thursday.
12 октября 2012
Ban refuses to abandon dream of united Korea All the signs are that he will be disappointed, but Ban Ki-moon refuses to abandon hope that he will live to see peace prevail on the Korean peninsula.
11 октября 2012
World must work out how to grey gracefully: UN Governments around the world must work out how to cope with ageing, a UN report said Monday, warning developing economies with lots of young workers may one day find their populations a drag.
01 октября 2012
Kazakhstan advocates cultural rapprochement decade Kazakhstan advocates the initiative to declare a decade of cultures rapprochement.
30 сентября 2012

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