Sudan orders aid agencies to leave

Sudan orders aid agencies to leave

KHARTOUM, Sudan, March 5 (UPI) -- The Sudanese government ordered several aid agencies to leave the country after an arrest warrant was issued for the country's president, a U.N. official said.

Four die in helicopter crash in Darfur

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- A United Nations-contracted helicopter crashed in the Darfur region of Sudan, killing all four crew members aboard, a U.N. spokeswoman said Tuesday.

U.N. chief secures relief for Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar, May 25 (UPI) -- The military junta in Myanmar will let relief workers into the country to help cyclone victims, the U.N. chief said Sunday at a donor's conference in Yangon.

Uganda, LRA fail to reach peace deal

KAMPALA, Uganda, April 15 (UPI) -- Officials are calling for a redoubling of efforts after a failed attempt to reach a permanent peace agreement in the war-ravaged north of Uganda.

Scheduling to keep Ban from Games opening

UNITED NATIONS, April 10 (UPI) -- U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon will not attend the Beijing Summer Olympics opening ceremony and alerted Chinese officials of his planned absence.

U.N., AU envoys talk with former rebels

JUBA, Sudan, April 10 (UPI) -- U.N. and African Union envoys took their mission to resolve the Darfur conflict to Juba Thursday for talks with former Sudanese rebels, a U.N. spokeswoman said.

Uganda, LRA reach breakthrough deal

KAMPALA, Uganda, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- U.N. officials say an agreement between the Ugandan government and the rebel Lord's Resistance Army is a breakthrough toward ending the conflict.

UN dispatches envoy to Myanmar region

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday a special U.N. envoy is being sent to the region in response to the crumbling situation in Myanmar.

U.N. staff member's dismissal is rescinded

UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- A U.N. employee who had been fired after being linked to the Iraq oil-for-food scandal has been rehired and given two years salary for the embarrassment.

U.N. condemns Iraqi assassination

UNITED NATIONS, July 19 (UPI) -- U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has expressed shock at the assassination of a Sunni member of the commission writing Iraq's new constitution.

Zimbabwe increasingly concerns U.N.

UNITED NATIONS, July 18 (UPI) -- U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan is becoming "increasingly concerned" about housing evictions and demolitions in Zimbabwe, his office says.

U.N.'s Annan undergoes shoulder surgery

UNITED NATIONS, July 15 (UPI) -- U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has returned home after a successful operation to repair a sporting injury to his left shoulder.

U.N. seeks Syria pullback from Lebanon

UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- The U.N. envoy seeking withdrawal of foreign troops from Lebanon has ended his visit to the region with talks with the country's religious leaders.

U.S. House seeks U.N. audits

UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- The United Nations is honoring a request by the U.S. House Investigations Committee for audits of the World Meteorological Organization.

Women still underrepresented at U.N.

UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan says despite modest gains women are still underrepresented at the United Nations.
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