Security Council Receives Elements for Actions against Israel

2 United Nations, Jan 19. -With information about the impact of Israeli settlements on Palestinian territories, the UN Security Council received convincing elements that support the universal demand for actions against Israel.Despite U.S. reluctance to discuss the issue in that body, UN Undersecretary General for Humanitarian Affairs, Valerie Amos, appeared on Wednesday before the 15 members of the Security Council

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DRC: Full UN Withdrawal by 2011

2 United Nations, May 29. -The UN Security Council decided to pull out 2,000 troops from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in June this year and fully withdraw its contingent in June 2011. The agreement, adopted unanimously on Friday by the 15-member UN body establishes the end of the UN Mission in Congo (MONUC), which will change its name

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