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Lebanon's economy ravaged by Syria

...a new report by the World Bank.The assessment was prepared quickly for a meeting of donors and others at the U.N. General Assembly in New York next week to try to raise aid to relieve Lebanon's heavy financial burden. U.N. Secretary-General...
Sudan drops off Internet on 3rd day of riots

...due to fighting between government-backed tribes and rebels.Al-Bashir received an invitation to attend the U.N. General Assembly and applied for a visa to enter the U.S. The State Department said Washington received a visa request but that...
Philanthropist Bill Gates hopes polio will be eradicated by 2018 the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, spoke ahead of a high-level meeting on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly which launched the new campaign to stamp out polio forever. Timothy Wirth, president of the United Nations Foundation...
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Not Arafat, Sharon or the UN

...implies by her omissions. As to him being guilty of genocide, Ms. Noble should consult a dictionary, not the U.N. General Assembly or Palestinian propaganda emissions. Genocide is an attempt to annihilate an entire people, and the events at...
My Turn: The mirage of WMDs

...the American people, and our allies. Should you need reminding: On Sept. 12, 2002, Bush addressed the U.N. General Assembly. His claims of Iraqi WMDs covered more than two, single-spaced pages of his speech. On Oct. 7, 2002, Bush...
My Turn: C-student Bush gets a big fat F in my book

...eroded revealing the true aspirations of this destructive band of politicians. The general debate during the 61st U.N. General Assembly was a prime opportunity for Bush to reach out to other countries and present himself and our country as people...
This Day in History

...In 1965, Pope Paul VI became the first reigning pontiff to visit the Western Hemisphere as he addressed the U.N. General Assembly. In 1966, the kingdom of Lesotho gained its independence from Britain. In 1978, funeral services were held...
This Day in History

...Frenchmen who had been held hostage in Lebanon, were released. In 2001, President Bush, in an address to the U.N. General Assembly, warned that all nations were possible targets of terrorism and urged them to join with the United States in...
This Day in History

...In 2005, Southern California running back Reggie Bush won the Heisman Trophy. In the world In 1948, the U.N. General Assembly adopted its Universal Declaration on Human Rights. In 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt became the first American...
This Day in History miles into the air. In the nation In 1819, Alabama joined the Union as the 22nd state. In 1946, the U.N. General Assembly voted to establish U.N. headquarters in New York. In 1962, the U.S. space probe Mariner Two approached...


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