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October 6th, 2015
Antigua former top UN Official charged in Chinese Bribery Investigation

ABCNEWS

Six people, including former United Nations General Assembly President John Ashe, were charged today in a wide-ranging corruption and bribery scheme related to business projects in the Chinese gambling hub of Macau.

February 11th, 2015
Mediterranean sinking kills 200 migrants bound for Europe

BBC NEWS

More than 200 migrants are dead after the motorboats they were travelling on sank in the Mediterranean Sea, the UN's refugee agency says.

January 22nd, 2015
UN condemns Myanmar monk Wirathu's 'sexist' comments

BBC NEWS

The UN human rights chief has called on Myanmar to condemn a Buddhist nationalist monk for calling a UN special envoy a "bitch" and a "whore".

August 23rd, 2014
Iraq conflict: UN warns of possible Amerli 'massacre'

BBC NEWS

The UN has called for action to prevent what it says may be a possible massacre in the northern Iraqi town of Amerli.

July 23rd, 2014
UN's Navi Pillay warns of Israel Gaza 'war crimes'

BBC NEWS

The UN's top human rights official has condemned Israel's military actions in the Gaza Strip, saying that war crimes may have been committed.

May 15th, 2014
Venezuela: United Nations Concerned Over Renewed Violence

By the Caribbean Journal staff

The United Nations is expressing its concern over renewed violence in Venezuela, the world body said earlier this week.

May 10th, 2014
Haiti: UN, Core Group Urge “All Necessary Measures” to Hold Elections

By the Caribbean Journal staff

Haiti’s political actors must take “all necessary measures” in order to advance toward the organization of planned legislative elections in October, the United Nations urged in a statement.

February 17th, 2014
UN 'wants North Korean regime crimes punished'

BBC

A year-long UN inquiry into rights abuses in North Korea is due to be published, and is expected to urge punishment for systematic violations by the state.

February 7th, 2014
Syria crisis: UN poised for Homs humanitarian operation

BBC

A pause in fighting to evacuate hundreds of civilians from besieged areas of the city of Homs in Syria is expected to begin on Friday.

September 30th, 2013
St Vincent’s Gonsalves Urges UN to Apologize For Bringing Cholera to Haiti

By the Caribbean Journal staff

The UN needs to apologize for its role in bringing cholera to Haiti in 2010, St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves told the UN General Assembly on Friday.



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