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A group founded by American actor George Clooney said Tuesday it has teamed up with Google, a U.N. agency and anti-genocide organizations to launch satellite surveillance of the border between north and south Sudan to try to prevent a new civil war after the south votes in a secession referendum next month.
South African police seized a shipment of guns they believe was bound for Somalia to be used against pirates in a possible violation of a U.N. arms embargo, authorities said Tuesday.
Some 300,000 desperately poor villagers impoverished by fighting in Pakistan's tribal belt are scrambling to feed themselves after a female suicide bomber killed 45 people outside a World Food Program food distribution center, triggering a district-wide suspension of the relief project.
Israel vowed Sunday to boycott a 2011 U.N. summit commemorating a controversial conference on racism that became overshadowed by disputes over the Middle East.
At least 45 people have been killed across Haiti due to accusations they are using "black magic" to spread cholera, the director of a Voodoo association said Friday.
A nation's counterterrorism measures range from employing its intelligence agencies to monitor, understand and, if possible, take pre-emptive actions against terrorists to mobilizing the international community against them. These themes are discussed in several recently published books
At the Dec. 16 White House Tribal Nations Conference, President Obama announced that the United States is recognizing the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, also known as UNDRIP.
One month after a deadly exchange of artillery fire, the two Koreas ramped up their rhetoric Thursday, with South Korea's president pledging unsparing retaliation if his country is attacked again and a top North Korean official threatening a "sacred" nuclear war if provoked.
Fresh off a peacekeeping trip to the Korean peninsula, New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson warned that violence between North and South Korea could flare anew if the South continues its military drills and the North abandons its intentions to refrain from retaliation.