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By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan plans to visit Israel, Lebanon, Iran and Syria in coming days to help shore up an uneasy Lebanon cease-fire, the United Nations announced on Wednesday.
By Adrian Croft LONDON (Reuters) - The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations kept up his war of words with the U.N.'s number two official on Thursday, saying his comments about middle America could throw U.N. reform into disarray. Ambassador John Bolton demanded on Wednesday that U.N.
By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan refused on Wednesday a U.S. demand that he repudiate his deputy for accusing Washington of relying on the United Nations but failing to defend it against domestic critics. An outraged U.S.
By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N.-established panel that investigated the Iraq oil-for-food program will stay open until the end of the year to allow prosecutors access to its documents, the United Nations said on Friday.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Secretary-General Kofi Annan chose a German conservationist to head the U.N. Environment Program for a four-year term, a U.N. spokesman announced on Wednesday.
By Ed Harris ASMARA (Reuters) - Eritrea said on Friday it was not to blame for the death of a U.N. peacekeeper from a heart attack after government flight restrictions prevented his quick evacuation to hospital. Both U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan and the 15-member U.N.
By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador John Bolton said on Monday that Secretary-General Kofi Annan should be pushing U.N. officials harder in planning a force in Sudan's Darfur region rather than just lobbying the United States for contributions.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, U.S. President George W. Bush and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will meet in Washington this month to try to pump new life into a flagging U.N. reform campaign that has run into strong opposition from developing nations.
By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Eight U.N. officials have been suspended with pay as part of an investigation into the world body's procurement services following scandals in the oil-for-food program in Iraq, U.N. officials said on Monday. The investigation by the U.N.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador John Bolton has complained to U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan about an annual U.N. event where a map of pre-1948 Palestine, an area that now comprises the state of Israel, is displayed. "It was entirely inappropriate for this map to be used.
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