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Arizona girl, 3, qualifies for Mensa membership

PHOENIX, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- A pair of Arizona parents said their 3-year-old daughter has been accepted as the youngest member of the state's chapter of the high IQ organization Mensa.

Writers guild announces award winners in LA, New York

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- The Writers Guild of America named "Her" the Best Original Screenplay and "Captain Phillips" Best Adapted Screenplay at ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York.

Djokovic, Murray take BNP Paribas wins

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 11 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Novak Djokovic and No. 3 Andy Murray each needed three sets to record second-round victories Sunday at the BNP Paribas Open.
Celeb breakups, weddings and babies

Celeb breakups, weddings and babies

Despite the staggering number of media outlets dogging their every move, some celebrities still managed to shock the world with their marriage, divorce and birth announcements in 2012.
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Libyan justice focus of U.N. report

TRIPOLI, Libya, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Human rights and the rule of law are cornerstones for a strategy to implement a national reconciliation program in Libya, a U.N. diplomat said.

United Nations welcomes Libyan transition

TRIPOLI, Libya, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Much work lies ahead for new members of the Libyan congress after taking control from interim authorities, the U.N. special envoy for Libya said.
Islamists falter in Libyan vote

Islamists falter in Libyan vote

TRIPOLI, Libya, July 12 (UPI) -- The party of former interim Libyan leader Mahmoud Jibril is trouncing the Muslim Brotherhood's political arm, results from the country's elections indicate.
Praise heaped on Libya after historic vote

Praise heaped on Libya after historic vote

TRIPOLI, Libya, July 9 (UPI) -- There should be no underestimating the achievements made in Libya since the country emerged from civil war last year, a U.N. special envoy said.

Rights issues hang over Libyan campaigning

TRIPOLI, Libya, June 18 (UPI) -- The future leaders of Libya need to ensure rights issues and concerns over torture are addressed if they hope to move the country forward, a rights group said.
Libyan vote likely delayed

Libyan vote likely delayed

TRIPOLI, Libya, June 4 (UPI) -- The first nationwide democratic election in Libya might be delayed until July because of vetting and logistical concerns, an official said.
Libya wraps up voter registration campaign

Libya wraps up voter registration campaign

TRIPOLI, Libya, May 23 (UPI) -- A voter registration campaign launched in preparation for June elections in Libya was a major accomplishment for the country, a U.N. envoy said.
Institutional challenges remain for Libya

Institutional challenges remain for Libya

UNITED NATIONS, May 11 (UPI) -- There's a sense in Libya that citizens are growing accustomed to their new form of government though institutional gaps remain, a U.N. representative said.

U.S. condemns attack on U.N. in Libya

WASHINGTON, April 11 (UPI) -- A spokeswoman for the U.N. Mission in Libya said nobody was hurt in an attack on a U.N. convoy in Benghazi, though Washington expressed deep concern.

Bomb tossed at U.N. convoy in Libya

BENGHAZI, Libya, April 10 (UPI) -- An explosive device thrown at a United Nations convoy in Benghazi, Libya, Tuesday produced no casualties, a U.N. spokeswoman said.

U.N., Moscow frustrated by Libya

TRIPOLI, Libya, April 5 (UPI) -- All parties to the conflict in Libya are called on to recall last year's strife and settle differences peacefully, a U.N. special envoy said.
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Ian Martin, from the United Kingdom, is a human rights activist who has been involved in a number of human rights organisations. He was the Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Nepal for the United Nations Mission in Nepal from 2007 to 2009.

He has also been:

His writings include Self-Determination in East Timor: the United Nations, the Ballot, and International Intervention.

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