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Hackers Publish Emails From U.N. Members
2011-11-30 06:11:03

Hackers have posted over 100 email addresses and login details that they stole from members of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). The group known as "Teampoison" attacked the U.N.'s behavior and called it a "fraud."  The details were posted on the website Pastebin under the Teampoison logo. A spokeswoman for the UNDP confirmed the attack to the BBC and said that the agency believed "an old server which contains old data" had been targeted. "The UNDP found [the]...

2008-11-17 15:27:17

China says the lives of its people have been vastly improved over the last three decades, according to a UN report. The report said poverty has fallen, adult literacy has climbed and Chinese people are now living longer than ever. However, new problems have emerged, such as the gap between rich and poor. "These problems need urgent attention," said the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), which published the report entitled "ËœBasic Public Services for 1.3 Billion People'. The...

2008-06-19 12:50:00

Despite tensions between their governments, wildlife experts from Iran and the West are collaborating to save endangered Asiatic cheetahs from extinction in the rugged, mountainous region of central Iran. The country is thought to host the only 60 - 100 Asiatic cheetahs that remain in the wild. The animals inhabit the unforgiving terrain of jagged peaks, gorges and arid plains in the Kuh-e Bafgh protected area in central Iran's Yazd province. Conservation groups from Britain and the U.S. are...

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