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Armed mob under guise of peaceful protest attacks U.N. in South Sudan

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) — A mob of armed civilians pretending to be peaceful protesters delivering a petition to the United Nations in South Sudan forced their way into a U.N. base sheltering some 5,000 civilians Thursday and opened fire, the worl…continue reading on dglobe.com

Russia calls for urgent U.N. Security Council session on Ukraine

March 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The U.N. Security Council will hold its third emergency meeting on the crisis in Ukraine on Monday, this time at the request of Russia as Moscow continues to tighten its military hold on the eastern part of the former Sovie…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

LETTER: Congress needs to oppose United Nations

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.
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UN official says McGovern was tireless advocate

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.
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Attack by Iran’s Ahmadinejad sparks Israel walkout

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

UN fact finder: Consult with tribes on land sale

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.
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UN fact finder to recommend return of Black Hills to tribes

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.
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UN fact finder to recommend some lands be returned to Native Americans, Alaska Natives

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

Syria says it accepts United Nations peace plan, but bloodshed persists

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.
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European Union slaps sanctions on wife, relative of Syria’s Assad

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