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In the Stacks: New adult nonfiction

...early soil-warming, and buffalo flies to continue to make a living, and, Irene Khan, the former Bangladeshi secretary general for Amnesty International, to make the case that climate change is disproportionately weighted to affect poor countries...
Skier out of Olympics, citing violence in Ukraine

...represented at team captains' meeting on Thursday night ahead of Friday's women's slalom. Sarah Lewis, the secretary general of the International Ski Federation, told the AP that Matsotska's decision was a matter for the Ukrainian NOC...
Sochi opening: Let Putin's games begin

...66 leaders - including heads of state and international organizations - are joining the games, including U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon.The opening ceremonies will gloss over these ugly bits as they hand over the games to the men and...
Iran minister, UN chief discuss nuclear issue

...foreign minister and the U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon exchanged views...S. did not attend.The secretary-general told reporters he had "a very...had a good meeting with the secretary-general, discussed various issues...
Lebanon's economy ravaged by Syria

...General Assembly in New York next week to try to raise aid to relieve Lebanon's heavy financial burden. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is leading the meeting.The World Bank has not yet released the report, but it was published Thursday...
Today In Sports History

...Olympic competition. The Soviet Union wins 51-50 with the help of a controversial ending. Dr. William Jones, secretary general of the International Amateur Basketball Federation, tells the referees to have the players replay the final 3 seconds...
Legal pot in Uruguay faces test re-think drug laws.Uruguay's legalization proposal won support from the Organization of American States Secretary-General Jose Miguel Inzulza, who met with Mujica last week and said his members had no objections. Pope Francis, however...
Moscow and Washington hold key to Syria's future

...transitional government, leading to elections. The slim prospect for such a solution does not rest with former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who is still trying to revive a peace plan that is dead.The sole chance for such an outcome lies...
Outside editorial: Moscow sends mixed signals on Syria

...had returned to international skies after an accidental violation of Syrian airspace. On another front, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on Syria to respect its border with Lebanon after Lebanese complaints of an incursion by...
Syria's Aleppo running low on food amid siege

...Aleppo and other places in Syria amount to war crimes that are punishable under international law," Arab League Secretary-General Nabil Elaraby said in Cairo.U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Washington is "not contemplating any...
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