United Nations Initiatives
Stop propaganda against women: PM   
March 08, 2015
- The Daily Star - Describing Bangladesh's achievement of numerous awards including the South-South Award and the UNESCO "Peace Tree" women literacy award, Sheikh Hasina said different countries and organizations, including the...
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Opening bell of Istanbul Stock Exchange rings for gender equality   
March 08, 2015
- Turkish Weekly - The ceremony was organized in cooperation with the îU.Nî. Women, îU.Nî. îGlobal Compactî and the Sustainable Stock Exchanges ... James Zhan said the îUnited...
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UN Calls to Israel to Probe PA Deaths during Gaza Op.   
March 08, 2015
- Arutz Sheva - The îUnited Nationsî Human Rights Council (UNHRC) called upon Israel to investigate the deaths of over 1,500 Palestinian Arabs in Gaza during Operation Protective Edge, and to publish the results of said...
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Attack of jellyfish turns deadly on sea farms   
March 08, 2015
- Yakima Herald - Combined land and ocean surface temperatures have warmed 0.85 of a degree Celsius since 1880, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a group established in 1988 by the îUnited...
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Pay Equality for Women May Take 70 Years: International Labour Organisation   
March 08, 2015
- NDTV - îUnited Nationsî: It will take at least 70 more years to achieve pay equity between women and men, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) said today, noting that women earn on average 77 per cent of what...
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Gunman targets foreigners in Mali capital; 5 slain   
March 08, 2015
- Arkansas Online - We are not used to this sort of barbarism," Mariko said. The îUnited Nationsî, which still has a large peacekeeping operation in Mali, said that two U.N. anti-mine experts had been wounded in the...
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Two civilians killed in Mali rocket attack on UN: source   
March 08, 2015
- The Peninsula - Bamako---Two civilians were killed by stray rockets on Sunday as militants attacked a barracks used by îUnited Nationsî MINUSMA peacekeepers in northern Mali, a source inside the force told AFP. "Some...
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No plane, but year-long search for MH370 yields other discoveries   
March 08, 2015
- The Times Of Israël - The International Civil Aviation Organization, which is part of the îUnited Nationsî, has proposed that airlines be required to get position updates from each of their planes every...
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Pakistan calls for addressing terror root causes   
March 08, 2015
- The Nation - îUNITED NATIONSî - Making her debut at the îUnited Nationsî on Friday, Pakistanâs new Ambassador to the îUnited Nationsî Dr Maleeha Lodhi called for addressing the underlying...
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Militants raze another ancient Iraqi site   
March 08, 2015
- Arkansas Online - On Friday, the group looted artifacts from Nimrud, a 3,000-year-old city in Iraq, and bulldozed it in a move îUnited Nationsî Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon declared "a war crime." Baghdad-based...
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