Report: Activists die saving journalist

Report: Activists die saving journalist

HOMS, Syria, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- A British photographer has been spirited out of Syria, but word that a French reporter had made her way to Lebanon was retracted, The Guardian reported Tuesday.

UN envoy 'very satisfied' with nuke talks

SEOUL, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's special envoy to North Korea said Friday he is "very satisfied" with a new session of nuclear talks.

U.N. envoy seeks to resume N. Korea talks

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- A U.N. envoy said Saturday his upcoming visit to North Korea will include discussions on how to resume six-party talks regarding the country's nuclear program.

Despite cease-fire, Lebanon still fragile

UNITED NATIONS, July 10 (UPI) -- The United Nations called the security situation in Lebanon fragile Wednesday despite a cease-fire with Israel that has remained intact.

U.N. 'convinced' Iraq is improving

UNITED NATIONS, April 29 (UPI) -- Top U.N. political chief B. Lynn Pascoe told the Security Council Baghdad expressed its gratitude to the world body but noted more work could be done.

U.N. pleased with progress in Iraq

UNITED NATIONS, April 23 (UPI) -- The top U.N. political officer said he was impressed by the assistance provided by the world body to support the Iraqi government in political reconciliation.

Significant crossing opens in Cyprus

NICOSIA, Cyprus, April 3 (UPI) -- A politically significant crossing in Nicosia opened Thursday allowing Greek and Turkish Cypriots to travel in the world's only divided capital.

Arab-Israeli peace crucial for stability

DAMASCUS, Syria, April 1 (UPI) -- U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says solving the conflict between Arabs and Israelis is critical for any kind of peace and stability in the region.

U.N. Security Council briefed on Kenya

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- The U.N. Security Council in New York was briefed Thursday on Kenya's post-election violence that has claimed hundreds of lives.

CICIG commission launched in Guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- An investigation into the presence and activities of illegal armed groups in Guatemala was officially launched Friday in the country's capital.

U.N. official says Iraq showing progress

UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- A top U.N. official reported to the U.N. Security Council Monday that recent developments in Iraq have opened an opportunity for progress.

U.N. may broaden role in Iraq

UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- The U.N. envoy for Iraq will travel to Baghdad for talks on a broader role for the United Nations in the violence-torn country, a U.N. official said Friday.

U.N. envoy to help solve Macedonia dispute

UNITED NATIONS, March 22 (UPI) -- A U.N. official is trying to help the governments in Athens and Skopje resolve their row over the name of Macedonia.

Indonesia seeks help recovering black box

JAKARTA, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Indonesia is asking for international help in recovering the "black box" recorders from an airliner that went down in deep water earlier this month.

U.S. aircraft carriers to leave Aceh

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- The U.S. military began to scale back tsunami relief efforts after five weeks of ferrying relief aid to survivors in Indonesia's stricken Aceh province.
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B. Lynn Pascoe is the Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations for Political Affairs.

Pascoe was previously United States Ambassador to Indonesia, from 2004 to 2007 and to Malaysia from 1999 to 2001.

On 4 September 2001, he took up duties as Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs at the U.S. State Department. Earlier, he served as U.S. Special Negotiator for Nagorno-Karabakh and Regional Conflicts and the U.S. co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.

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