Kerry: U.S., Russia 'committed to a negotiated solution' on Syria

Kerry: U.S., Russia 'committed to a negotiated solution' on Syria

GENEVA, Switzerland, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov were "working hard to find the common ground" on Syria's chemical arms.

Sewage stink empties parts of U.N.

NEW YORK, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- U.N. officials said two areas of the organization's New York headquarters were evacuated due to a stink believed to have come from a sewer line.

Envoy: Ugandan peace talks progressing

KAMPALA, Uganda, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Peace talks between the Ugandan government and rebel forces are moving toward a possible end to their lengthy conflict, a United Nations envoy said Saturday.

UN to assist in Garang probe

, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- UN to assist probe in death of Gurang

U.N. special rep arrives in Baghdad

UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- A U.N. spokesman says Secretary-General Kofi Annan's new special representative arrived Friday in Baghdad.

U.N. Iraq political team visits Mosul

BAGHDAD, April 12 (UPI) -- U.N. special Iraq adviser Lakhdar Brahimi and his team traveled to Mosul last weekend, their first trip outside Baghdad on this visit to Iraq.

Study: Cloning cures Parkinson's in mice

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Scientists said Sunday they have successfully used therapeutic cloning techniques to cure symptoms of Parkinson's disease in mice, bolstering hopes the technology eventually will lead to life-saving medical treatments in humans.
STEVE MITCHELL, Medical Correspondent

Explosion at U.N. Baghdad office

BAGHDAD, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- An explosion rocked the U.N. headquarters in Iraq Tuesday, reports said. SkyNews quoted U.S. military officials as saying there were "scores of casualties," although there were no immediate reports of fatalities.
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