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UN health agency aims to wipe out trans fats worldwide

The World Health Organization has released a plan to help countries wipe out trans fats from the global food supply in the next five years.
 
The United Nations agency has in the past pushed to exterminate infectious diseases, but now it’s aiming to erase a hazard linked to chronic illness.
 
 

Israeli violence against Palestinians will never end as a result of UN & US hypocrisy

The US is fine with "rebels" like Al-Qaeda "protesting" in Syria, but when genuinely unarmed Palestinians protest the occupiers who violently expelled them from their homes and land, they are "inciting violence."
 
 

Israel boycotts U.N. human rights council, first ever country to do so

By Al Arabiya | 30 Jan 2013

Israel has boycotted a review by the U.N.’s human rights council, the first time any country has done so reported the BBC on Wednesday.

The council decided last year to investigate Jewish settlements in the West Bank, this prompted Israel to announce it would no longer cooperate with the body.

 

UN Recognizes International Day of the Girl Child

Source : Agencies | 12 Oct 2012

The first United Nations International Day of the Girl Child was observed Thursday with a worldwide call to end child marriage.

The day was designed to recognize the rights of girls around the world and highlight the unique challenges they face.

 

Ahmadinejad Pushes New World Order

By Edith M. Lederer and Wendy Benjaminson | AP 26 Sep 2012

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Tuesday that a new world order needs to emerge, away from years of what he called American bullying and domination.

Ahmadinejad spoke to The Associated Press in a wide-ranging interview on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly — his last as president of Iran. He was to address the assembly Wednesday morning.

 

Two Shades of Evil Battle in Syria

By Joseph Klein | FrontPage | 23 Jul 2012

Russia and China predictably vetoed the proposed United Nations Security Council resolution authorizing sanctions against the Syrian regime, which was submitted for a vote on July 19th by the United Kingdom.

 
 

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