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Few talking after shoving match at UN assembly – AP

Monday, September 26, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 27,2011
By JONATHAN M. KATZ
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — This much is agreed: Last Friday at the United Nations, as all eyes were on the Palestinian president’s speech asking for Read more…

UN General Assembly opens high-level meeting on non-communicable diseases

Monday, September 19, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 19,2011

 UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) — The UN General Assembly, the principal UN body which represents all 193 member states, on Monday opened an Read more…

U.N. assembly recognizes Libya’s interim government + Related News

Saturday, September 17, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 17,2011
UN Security Council eases Libya sanctions, sets up mission
Libyan transitional government given UN seat 

UN sending new mission to Libya Read more…

UN General Assembly opens 66th session

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 14,2011
UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) — The UN General Assembly opened on Tuesday its 66th session at the UN Headquarters in New York, with veteran Read more…

South Sudan becomes 193rd member of U.N.

Thursday, July 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 14,2011
UNITED NATIONS, July 14 (Xinhua) — The U.N. General Assembly Thursday unanimously approved a resolution admitting the newly independent Republic of South Sudan as the 193rd members of the United Nations. Read more…

Sudan:UN Security Council votes to withdraw peacekeeping force in Sudan

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 12,2011
UNITED NATIONS, July 11 (Xinhua) — The UN Security Council Monday unanimously adopted a resolution to withdraw the UN peacekeeping force in Read more…

General Assembly appoints Ban Ki-moon to second term as UN Secretary-General

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 21,2011

UNITED NATIONS, 21 June 2011 –The United Nations General Assembly today agreed to appoint Ban Ki-moon to a second consecutive term as the Secretary-General of the 192-member Organization.
Under the resolution, which was adopted by Read more…