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  1. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    United Nations slams Sri Lanka for early deportation of asylum seekers

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 03:47am by AFP

    ... by deporting Afghan and Pakistan refugees before their asylum claims could be assessed. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said Sri Lankan authorities arrested 214 Afghan and Pakistani nationals in an operation beginning on June 9. Eighteen Pakistani asylum seekers had already been deported with 10 more facing imminent expulsion, in violation of Sri Lanka's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1565739/united-nations-slams-sri-lanka-early-deportation-asylum-seekers
  2. Four mainland police officers to join Haiti peace force

    Posted Jan 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Beijing with a prime opportunity to burnish its image as a responsible world power. They said United Nations peacekeeping missions would provide a useful stage for a central government ... Kristine Kwok in Beijing The mainland is sending four police officers to bolster its peacekeeping force in Haiti, where a devastating earthquake claimed eight of their colleagues last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/704344/four-mainland-police-officers-join-haiti-peace-force
  3. News - World - CONGO

    Congo rebels ready to fight new UN forces

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... attack by the United Nations' first offensive force. In March, the UN Security Council renewed the mandate of the UN mission in the Congo (Monusco) and approved the creation of a 3,000-strong "intervention brigade". The force, which will include troops from South Africa, Tanzania and Malawi, will be equipped with an artillery unit and attack helicopters, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1231600/congo-rebels-m23-ready-battle-un-intervention-brigade
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Ozone depletion not a threat to a united world

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:03am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial No threat too big for a world united The inability of governments to formulate a common strategy against global warming gives the impression that even severe threats cannot get the world's nations working together. A joint UN and World Meteorological Organisation study's findings that the earth's ozone layer is showing early signs of thickening say ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1594130/success-against-ozone-depletion-shows-no-threat-too-big
  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Suspect in murder of Irish soldiers in Lebanon arrested in Detroit

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:02pm by AP

    ... and killing of two Irish soldiers serving as United Nations peacekeepers in Lebanon 34 years ago. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement last Tuesday detained Mahmoud Bazzi, 71, at his home ... committed to rooting out alleged human rights violators who seek a safe haven in the United States". Before his arrest, Bazzi denied killing Derek Smallhorne and Thomas Barrett, telling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557026/suspect-murder-irish-soldiers-lebanon-arrested-detroit
  6. News - World - SCOTLAND

    Cameron makes plea to Scots: Don’t rip apart Britain’s ‘family of nations’

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 07:31pm by Reuters

    ... to speak at separate events in Scotland. “We do not want this family of nations to be ripped apart,” Cameron, 47, said in an opinion piece published in the Daily Mail newspaper. “The United Kingdom ... will be blamed just as Britain prepares for a national election planned for May next year. We do not want this family of nations to be ripped apart. The United Kingdom is a precious and special country ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1589492/cameron-makes-plea-scots-dont-rip-apart-britains-family-nations
  7. News - World - FLIGHT MH17

    United Nations aviation body denies it can close global air routes

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:36am by Reuters

    ... structure as a United Nations body with 190 members, said John Saba, a lecturer at McGill University's Integrated Aviation Management Programme in Montreal. "The political constraints ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1556693/united-nations-aviation-body-denies-it-can-close-global-air-routes
  8. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Veterans of Israel's elite Unit 8200 denounce its conscientious objectors

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 09:58pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem Israeli veterans denounce elite unit's refuseniks Scores of veterans of elite Israeli intelligence unit 8200 rallied to its defence after 43 comrades ... of the most high-profile expressions of conscientious objection in years. The signatories- reservists and former members of Unit 8200- said the intelligence collected by the unit "was an integral ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1593294/veterans-israels-elite-unit-8200-denounce-its-conscientious-objectors
  9. Why the UN welcomes Chinese peacekeepers

    Posted Mar 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the 43 men and women of his Chinese unit provide medical backup for 4,000 United Nations peacekeepers struggling to restore calm in eastern Congo after a war that has ... it will also be key to the peaceful entry of China onto the world stage. David Harland is chief of the United Nations Peacekeeping Best Practices Unit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/447583/why-un-welcomes-chinese-peacekeepers
  10. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Video shows captured Syrian soldiers executed by Islamic State

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 09:24pm by Reuters

    ... by the militants yesterday, and the world body was working to secure their release, the United Nations said. ... of Syria, mostly areas in the north and east of the country. The United States has launched air strikes on the same group over the border in Iraq and is considering doing the same in Syria. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581481/video-shows-captured-syrian-soldiers-executed-islamic-state

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