February 24, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Only time will tell whether we will stand by and let the U.N. “peacekeepers” in their little blue helmets march down our streets and demand surrender of our deer rifles, pheasant shotguns, and whatever else we may have.
October 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) The director-general of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization says the world has lost a tireless advocate for the hungry with the death of George McGovern.
September 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Iran’s president called Israel a nuclear-armed “fake regime” shielded by the United States, prompting Israel’s U.N. ambassador to walk out of a high-level U.N. meeting Monday promoting the rule of law. Continue Reading
August 23, 2012 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) A United Nations fact finder is urging the federal government and local and state officials in South Dakota to consult with Native Americans ahead of a planned auction of land in the Black Hills.
May 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic
WASHINGTON (AP) A United Nations fact finder surveying conditions of Native Americans and Alaska Natives says he will recommend in his report that some of their lands are returned. He named the Black Hills of South Dakota as an example.
May 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
A United Nations fact finder surveying conditions of Native Americans and Alaska Natives says he will recommend in his report that some of their lands are returned. Continue Reading
March 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Syria has accepted a peace plan by U.N. envoy Kofi Annan that includes a cease-fire by the Syrian government, but the bloodshed persisted as intense clashes between government troops and rebel fighters spilled across the border into Lebanon, officials said. The U.N. says more than 8,000 people have been killed in Syria’s uprising.
March 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
EU foreign ministers have slapped sanctions on the wife and other close relatives of Syrian President Bashar Assad, freezing their assets and banning them from traveling to the EU in a continuing attempt to stop the violent crackdown on opposition, officials said today. Continue Reading
March 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The U.N. Security Council sent a strong and united message to the Syrian government and opposition today to immediately implement proposals by international envoy Kofi Annan to end the yearlong bloodshed. Continue Reading
March 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov warned that the resolution shouldn’t turn into an ultimatum to the Syrian government, setting the stage for tough bargaining over the wording of the document at the U.N. Security Council. But Lavrov’s statement appeared to indicate growing impatience with Syrian President Bashar Assad.