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U.N. Chief Rolls Out World Toilet Day

(UNITED NATIONS) — The lack of access to a decent toilet is no joke for a third of the world's people, but a matter of life and death. Some 2.5 billion people...

U.N.: Canadian Abducted in Golan Heights Freed

(UNITED NATIONS) — The United Nations says a Canadian lawyer abducted in February while serving with the U.N. observer force in the Golan Heights has been...

Syria: Soldiers Came Under 3 Chemical Attacks

(UNITED NATIONS) — Syria's U.N. ambassador is demanding that United Nations experts investigate three alleged chemical weapons attacks against Syrian soldiers. ...

United Nations: More UNESCO trouble

In the ongoing battle between the U.S. and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, the U.S. employed a tactic last week that one...

United Nations: Money Delayed Is Money Denied

Like partners approaching a divorce, the Reagan Administration and the director-general of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization...

United Nations: Sea Settlement

The U.S. opposes a new treaty After eight years of negotiations, 130 nations last week approved a draft of a new treaty designed to extend the rule of...

UNITED NATIONS: A Reckless Act

"The United Nations is at the point of officially endorsing anti-Semitism," warned U.S. Ambassador Daniel P. Moynihan. "It is a reckless act, an obscene act."...

UNITED NATIONS: Shanghai Expressed

As one of the minor boons of Chinese membership in the United Nations. that organization's annual Demographic Yearbook, published last week, was finally able to...

UNITED NATIONS: Goodbye, Confucius

In one of the oddest administrative tricks in its history, the United Nations Secretariat disclosed last week that it was excising all references to Taiwan and...

UNITED NATIONS: Veto No. 5

During seven weeks of debate, U.S. Ambassador John A. Scali maneuvered to keep an anti-Israel resolution from coming to a vote in the U.N. Security Council...

UNITED NATIONS: China's First Veto

Exactly ten months after China's admission to the United Nations, the Peking delegation last week wielded its first veto as a permanent member of the Security...