U.N. panel visits Sudan polling centers

U.N. panel visits Sudan polling centers

KHARTOUM, Sudan, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- A U.N. panel charged with monitoring the secession referendum in Sudan visited polling centers for the fifth straight day Thursday, U.N. officials said.

U.N. laments low Sudanese voter turnout

UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Low turnout for voter registration for a January referendum in Sudan is a sign of a lack of political interest, a U.N. official said.

U.N. calls for implementing of agreements

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo, April 9 (UPI) -- The United Nations and the African Union are calling on leaders in Congo take steps to implement agreements made for peace.

Talks resume to end violence in DR Congo

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- A third session of peace talks is under way in Kenya aimed at bringing an end to rebel violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Kenyan crisis talks expand in Nairobi

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- The former U.N. leader mediating talks between the Kenyan government and opposition said personalities aren't the main issue, Nairobi media reported Tuesday.
Annan sets Kenyan election talks deadlines

Annan sets Kenyan election talks deadlines

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has given the two sides in Kenya's disputed election results two deadlines for talks in Nairobi, aides reported.

Annan bows out of Zimbabwe mediation

HARARE, Zimbabwe, July 3 (UPI) -- U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan has bowed out of mediating talks with Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and is leaving it to the African Union.

Burundi peace talks end without agreement

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- A regional Burundi peace summit ended Tuesday in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, without an agreement, but some officials stressed the talks had not collapsed.