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- Senators to FIFA, others: Don’t reward Putin with the World Cup in 2018
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- Obama to Republicans: ‘Stop just hatin’ all the time’
Latest United Nations Items
NEW YORK — Sri Lanka yesterday lost its bid for re-election to the United Nations' Human Rights Council — a likely recognition by the international community of rampant and ongoing human rights abuses in the country.
NEW YORK — Sen. Barack Obama would talk directly with adversaries, without the fig leaf of multilateralism.
NEW YORK - Sen. Barack Obama would talk directly with adversaries, without the fig leaf of multilateralism.
BURMA (AP) — After weeks of international pressure, Burma agreed to let in medical teams from neighboring countries and give the Association of Southeast Asian Nations some oversight of foreign aid distribution, the regional bloc announced yesterday.
NEW YORK — A U.N. expert on racism and xenophobia arrived in Washington yesterday for a three-week fact-finding visit to examine human rights lapses in the United States.
The body count continues to rise in Burma (or "Myanmar" if you accept the name used by the brutal military junta that rules the nation). An estimated 100,000 people were killed by a cyclone that hit May 2. Another million are at risk.
Stop at the deli
Three months from today, Pope Benedict XVI's Alitalia flight will touch down at Andrews Air Force Base to begin what may be his only papal visit to the United States.