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UN honours fallen peacekeepers; looks to past, present and future of ‘invaluable’ operations

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On the International Day of United Nations Peacekeeping, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed the “invaluable contribution” of peacekeeping to the history of the Organization and reaffirmed his commitment to improving the effectiveness of ‘blue helmets’ in the coming years. Source: United Nations News Centre – UN honours fallen peacekeepers; looks to past, present and future of […]

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At debate, UN and Security Council renew pledge to counter foreign terrorist fighters

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The increasing number of foreign terrorist fighters populating the front-lines of the world’s conflict zones is cause for deepening concern and requires the international community’s bolstered efforts to combat the scourge, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared today as the Security Council renewed its resolve in addressing this growing threat to international peace and security. […]

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UN rights office welcomes Nebraska as latest US state to abolish death penalty

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Welcoming Nebraska as the nineteenth state in the United States to abolish the death penalty, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) today urged the Federal Government to engage with those states retaining the policy towards achieving a nationwide moratorium as a first step to abolition. Source: United Nations News Centre […]

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At main UN economic and social body, former US President Clinton calls for partnerships to boost health

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As the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) met to discuss the role of partnerships in achieving the Post-2015 development agenda, the focus fell on the recent response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa and the need to work together to boost capacity in healthcare systems. Source: United Nations News Centre – At […]

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Sepp Blatter wins fifth term as FIFA president

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Swiss incumbent secures four-year term in office after rival candidate Prince Ali withdraws following first round. 29 May 2015 Blatter has been FIFA president since 1998 [Getty Images] Sepp Blatter has been re-elected as FIFA President for a fifth time after rival candidate Prince Ali bin al Hussein conceded defeat as the voting went into […]

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Happy Republic day to Nepal on May 29.

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http://www.nepalhomepage.com/general/history http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nepal http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_holidays_in_Nepal

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