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Latest United Nations Items
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced Wednesday that the U.S. would give the Palestinian Authority an additional $150 million in direct aid.
Next month's crucial U.N. climate summit can yield agreement on a system for transferring funds and technology to developing nations _ but only if intellectual property issues are left for later, officials said Wednesday.
The United States and China, which have clashed repeatedly at U.N. climate talks, are moving closer toward a limited agreement at a major global warming conference next month, the top U.N. official on climate change said Wednesday.
A report by the U.N. Security Council made public Wednesday states that North Korea is linked to covert shipments of banned nuclear technology and missiles to Iran, Syria and Burma.
Military intervention in Afghanistan by members of the international community has failed, and it's time to start looking at an exit strategy, a European Union report said.
The most potent challenge to Iran's ruling system may not be international sanctions or the homegrown political opposition but something as simple as a shopping list.
President Obama delivered an underwhelming speech to a less than enthusiastic, mandatory assemblage of Indian parliamentarians during his visit to India Monday ("Obama backs India for U.N.," Page 1, Tuesday). Our president lauded all the things India has done to make the largest democracy in the world such a success. Ironically, these are the qualities he often eschews as America's leader at home.
President Obama moved to cement the U.S. alliance with India, endorsing on Monday his host's bid for a permanent seat on the U.N. Security Council as recognition of the country's growing political, economic and military clout.
The Obama administration has offered to take Sudan off a U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism if the Sudanese government holds a credible and on-time referendum on southern independence.