Mali war triggers fears of wider conflict

BAMAKO, Mali, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- As France steps up its war on jihadists in Mali, there are concerns the intervention could trigger a wider conflict with al-Qaida -- just as the 2011 U.S.-NATO intervention in Libya that helped topple Moammar Gadhafi led to the Islamist conquest of northern Mali.

Minister: More Afghan helicopters needed

LONDON, July 22 (UPI) -- Retiring Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister Mark Malloch-Brown agrees that British troops in Afghanistan don't have enough helicopters.

U.S. wants apology from U.N. on Darfur

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Ambassador John Bolton of the United States is demanding an apology from U.N. Deputy Secretary-General Mark Malloch Brown for remarks he made on Darfur.

Iraq and U.N. discuss new compact

BAGHDAD, July 6 (UPI) -- A top U.N. official is in consultation with the Iraqi government to form a new partnership to assist Iraq in its economic and political transition.

U.N. rejects U.S. demand for retraction

UNITED NATIONS, June 7 (UPI) -- U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has rejected a call by U.S. Ambassador John Bolton to repudiate strong words his deputy pointed towards the United States.

Bolton miffed over U.N. comments

UNITED NATIONS, June 7 (UPI) -- U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton Wednesday said remarks made by an aide to Secretary-General Kofi Annan are unacceptable.

Malloch Brown to be U.N. deputy chief

UNITED NATIONS, March 3 (UPI) -- U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan has named Chef de Cabinet Mark Malloch Brown to become Deputy Secretary-General April 1.

New U.N. spokesmen named

UNITED NATIONS, June 20 (UPI) -- U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan's Chief of Staff Mark Malloch Brown has announced the appointment of a new chief spokesman and a deputy.

Annan: UNDP's Brown heads Afghan recovery

UNITED NATIONS, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Secretary-General Kofi Annan late Friday appointed Mark Malloch Brown, administrator of the U.N. Development Program, to head up early recovery efforts in Afgha
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President George W. Bush stands with Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations, after the President's arrival on September 19, 2006, to the U.N. in New York. With them are from left: Josh Bolten, White House Chief of Staff; Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State, and Mark Malloch Brown, Deputy Secretary-General of the U.N. (UPI Photo/Eric Draper/White House).
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