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The United Nations Refugee Commission says more than 45.2 million people were in "situations of displacement" around the world as of last year the most since 1994.
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The hearing, which was scheduled to begin on September 26, will not start until February 10. At the hearing, the judge will decide whether there is sufficient evidence to support the prosecution's charges.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says the world body's peacekeeping efforts face growing dangers from non-traditional threats such as suicide bombers and improvised explosive devices.
I'm happy to spend just a few minutes with you today and I apologize that I have to run over to the White House quickly after this, but I wanted to be able to focus personally on an important addition to our team here at the State Department; an individual who is going to provide, I believe, a very important focus on a long-troubled region.
"The reality is, Africa is being ripped off big time," was the unusually blunt assessment by Donald Kaberuka, president of the African Development Bank , in an interview with Reuters on Sunday.
Secretary of State John Kerry announced on Tuesday that he has chosen former Sen. Russ Feingold as the new U.S. special representative for the Great Lakes region of Africa and the ongoing crisis in the Congo.
Actress Angelina Jolie, in her role as UN envoy, talks during a news conference on sexual violence against women in conflict, during the G8 foreign ministers meeting in London last month, ahead of the summit this week in Northern Ireland.
President Obama's upcoming trip to Tanzania may have more to do with Rwanda than meets the eye.
The National Mall in Washington DC was recently filled with nearly a million bones to raise awareness of genocide and ongoing wars in countries like Sudan and Somalia.
The Abu Sayyaf, Moro Islamic Liberation Front and the New People's Army have been included by the United Nations in a list of 29 groups that are "persistent perpetrators" of the use of children in armed conflict.
Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Leila Zerrougui addresses the Security Council.
Children stand on the road outside the village of Tenke, in Congo's copper-producing Katanga province.
Security in Congo's copper-mining heartland of Katanga is a "very serious concern" that must be tackled politically and militarily, the outgoing head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission said on Monday.
The Democratic Republic of Congo's M23 rebels are accusing the government of refusing to negotiate at peace talks in Kampala, Uganda.
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